Come and help Boise Blues Society celebrate 25 years bringing the blues to Treasure Valley, on Saturday night (May 13) at Mardi Gras Ballroom. Local musicians and blues fans will take over the Mardi Gras for the Release Party of the new BBS CD. You’re invited to party with us!
RJ Mischo returns to Boise to follow up his energy charged performance at this year’s Boise Blues Festival in July.
Mischo, master of the blues harp and voice, returns to Boise on Saturday, January 14 at Playhouse Boise. RJ is one of the best blues harmonica players anywhere! He showed his prodigious skills accompanying the Andy T band at the festival, and now Boise Blues Society is bringing him back for his own show.
Studebaker John (Grimaldi) returns to Boise’s Sapphire Room after a 2 year absence on Tuesday, November 15, and his presence is sure to be felt! Yes, the dance floors will be open – come join us there! Just 10 bucks advance for general seating, 15 for preferred.
Here he is – rockin’ for sure!
Legendary slide guitar and blues harp artist Studebaker John (Grimaldi) returns to Boise in support of his 18th album of all-original material, Eternity’s Descent. Boise Blues Society last sponsored Studebaker John at the Sapphire Room in the fall of 2014.
Studebaker John is among those who were fortunate to learn the Blues trade from the Chicago legends the rest of us read about. Grimaldi grew up in Chicago listening to Chicago Blues and still makes his living there doing what he does best, playing slide guitar and harmonica with his band of many years, The Hawks (named after the Studebaker Hawk he still owns today).
Not too many living Bluesmen can say they saw or played with or knew the legends of Chicago Blues. John mentions Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Big Walter, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Albert King, Paul Butterfield, Mike Bloomfield and many others in casual conversation. He’s not being pretentious; he was merely in the right place at the right time in his life. (Blues Blast Magazine)
Studebaker John is indeed sure to rock the house! Get your tix now! http://www.sjblues.bpt.me/