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An Evening of Excellent Downhome Blues Was Just What I Needed

I was in the mood for some blues last night – the holidays have been quite stressful this year and I hoped that hearing the blues would lift my spirits.  It did that and more!


I first saw Sue Foley perform almost twenty years ago at Antone’s in Austin, Texas, and loved her. I saw her again at a blues festival in New Hampshire about eleven years ago and not since. I had never heard of Peter Karp, but figured since he and Sue have partnered, he had to be good.  Johnny D’s is quite possibly my favorite venue in the Boston area and was the perfect place to host this terrific blues band.

Peter and Sue

Peter and Sue

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Concert Announcements This Week


Happy post-Thanksgiving and Hanukkah!

Because of the holiday, this was a slow week for concert announcements. For your future listening pleasure, here are some of them:

Sue Foley at Johnny D’s – Friday, December 27

The Low Anthem (with the Felice Brothers) at Brighton Music Hall – Tuesday, December 31

Greensky Bluegrass at The Paradise – Friday, January 24

B.B. King at Lynn Auditorium – Saturday, April 13

Blind Boys of Alabama in Antrim, NH – Thursday, May 22


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