Blusin' it The Rockabilly Strangers
3 to 5
The Rockabilly Strangers formed in 2006, played countless shows in small Midwest towns surrounding the Detroit area. In 2010, they relocated to the Southwest, and have played all over New Mexico, and El Paso TX. For the Red, White & Blues Festival a special full set of their favorite blues songs is planned. The band has always played a mix of styles :rockabilly, surf, blues, honky tonk, country and good old rock and roll. The line-up features: C.L. Smith on guitar and vocal, Jukebox Charlie on upright bass & vocal, and Chino Alarcon on drums.
$15 On-Line until 4/20 at noon
$20 At the Door
The Lucky Losers
7 to 9
The Lucky Losers are based in San Francisco. They are a duet with Cathy Lemons on vocals and Phil Berkowitz on vocals and hard. They are accompanied by a dynamic three-piece ensemble and deliver a truly signature sound, marrying vintage soul, swing, and blues together with a splash of Americana.
In the span of four years, The Lucky Losers have produced three chart-topping albums with world renowned producer, Kid Andersen. Their first album, "A Winning Hand," was nominated for "Best Traditional Blues Album" by Blues 411 and made The Roots Music Report’s "Top Blues Albums of 2015". Their second album, "In Any Town," was nominated for a total of SEVEN awards. Their third album, “Blind Spot,” released in May of 2018, is comprised solely of original material. Critics from around the world gave the album five-star reviews. Downbeat, Making a Scene, and The Roots Music Report, all included “Blind Spot” in their notable year-end lists. To honor their outstanding work, The Independent Blues Awards nominated The Lucky Losers for “Best Independent Blues/Soul Artist,” “Best Independent Blues/Soul CD,” and “Best Independent Blues/Soul Song” in 2018.
The Border Blues All Stars
5 to 7
The band is led by Pat Dutton, vocals and harmonica, has been playing around the area for over 30 years. He is backed up by a great cast of musicians. Pat "Guitar Slim" Chase , lead guitar and vocals, who played with Charlie Musslewhite, Albert King, and Mark Hummel among others. Ruben Galvan, a well-known local performer, on drums. He has an excellent touch. Jake Jacobs, another local favorite, will be on bass.
We enjoyed them so much last year that we invited them back. A band not to miss.