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Archive for January 2015

The Shier Blues Band

Facebook About PLAYING “ELECTRIC BLUES” Michel Flanigan Lead Guitar Kerry Shier Lead Vocals and Guitar Mike Burton Drums Rick Smith Bass

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Big Bill Harwell Band

Facebook About: The Big Bill Harwell Band … Real Chicago Style Blues !!! Biography: The Big Bill Harwell Band is a top-notch blues band based out of the Flint Michigan area. Fronting the band is singer/guitar player William “Big Bill Harwell.” From the very first note you realize that Big Bill is the real deal,…

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Roadside Rick & The Breakdowns

About: “Roadside Rick & the Breakdowns is a high energy professional rocking blues band based out of Port Huron Michigan. Band members include Rick Wittner on Guitar/vocals, Blues veteran/legend Harry “Pappy” Rybinski on bass, Hugh Midnight on harmonica/vocals, and drummer extraordinaire Doug Torres keeping the beat. This crew is on a mission to keep the…

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Dirty Basement Blues

Dirty Basement Blues Website 2012 and 2013 Detroit Blues Challenge Finalists 2014 Detroit Blues Challenge winners About: Hailing from the outskirts of the Motor City, Dirty Basement Blues is a band comprised of 5 guys who are as hard working and gritty as the town they represent. The group was initially formed in late 2011…

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Kenny Parker

About: In the mid-’90s, Detroit blues guitarist and songwriter Kenny Parker released his debut album for the London-based JSP Records, Raise the Dead. Parker’s blues education began with the Beatles in the early 1960s, but it wasn’t long before he discovered the roots of their music. Parker grew up in Albion, Michigan and began playing…

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Bobby Murray

About: Murray was born in Nagoya, Japan, to an Irish father and a Japanese mother. Growing up in a military family setting, he was later raised in Tacoma, Washington. Murray attended the same high school as Robert Cray, and they engaged Albert Collins to play at the school’s graduation party. He started his musical career…

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The Alligators

About: Detroit has a very rich musical history. over the years many artists have gone out in the world and made their Detroit roots known. Yet there are many more artists who have labored away year after year, staying in and around the general region. One of these gems is The Alligators. The Alligators have…

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The Boa Constrictors

Six Time Detroit Music Award Nominee The Boa Constrictors About: The Boa Constrictors are an International touring act, hand-assembled band from Detroit’s very best musicians. All of the members came from the cores of many of the very best Blues bands that Detroit has to offer. The Boa Constrictors are a Detroit Blues band with…

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