Thursday, July 2, 2009

Oskar Blues Brewery Radio - 7/1 to 7/15 Music Update

We continue our bi-weekly audio podcast hipping you to the local & national touring acts whose music (like our beer) is way too flavorful for the mainstream as they make their way to our intimate brew-pub stage. The OB show is hosted by Lyons Bluesologiest Dave McIntyre. Stay tuned as Oskar Blues Radio brings you whats fresh at our Lyons brew-pub. Check out Oskar Blues Radio in the Podcast section of iTunes or HERE via our podbean homepage.

July starts on a Wednesday and the first Wednesday of every month we have our local band night. This month we will have The Slick Allen Trio and the Mike Schikora Band Mike is a great country singer/songwriter and the Slick Allen Trio play Americana style music. It starts at 7pm and we hope you will support these fine local groups. Thursday the 2nd will mark the return of the Jeff & Vida band with their Colorado band consisting of Greg Schochet on guitar , Justin Hoffenberg on fiddle, Jake Schepps on banjo and Will Downs on bass these guys add to Jeff & Vida already great bluegrassy sound. Friday the 3rd will be Jockamo with their jumpy New Orleans sound This will be their last show with Skye as she heads to Austin Texas in the fall. Tyler Grant has relocated to the area from Nashville he is a award winning guitar player and has an all-star lineup for his bluegrass show on July the 4th. Heidi & The Rhythm Rollers will be back on Sunday the 5th joining the effervesent Heidi are Gene Libeaa (2 time Grammy winner) Rodney James on guitar from The Blue Flames They play what they call Bluesabilly resurrecting great tunes from the 40’s & 50’s. Wednesday the 8th is a special show with a fabulous band from the Ozarks Big Smith a family band of cousins who play a hippie tinged roots music or alt-country sound. A Six piece they are high energy and not to be missed. Thursday the ninth will be Lil Joe McClarren who just won the International blues Challenge as a solo act but will be bringing a small band with him. Joe is originally from around here and is a true purveyor of the old acoustic blues. Watch out July 10th for a return visit by Oskar old friend John Lee Hooker Jr. a show that is over the top. John was nominated for a second Grammy this year but lost out to B.B. King and is the first bluesman to have his own animated video. Saturday the 11th will be Eddie Devil Boy Turner a smoking guitarist from Denver who was Otis Taylor’s guitarist for his first 3 or 4 CD’s. Sunday the 12th we have the one and only Joe Price Back for a visit with his lovely wife Vickie, Joe is an Iowa Blues Hall of Famer and endorsee of National Resophonic guitars and an exceptional slide guitarist who has lots of fun from stage. Our acoustic plug-in blues jam is Monday the 13th hosted by Peter Maves, Patrick Cullie and Brain Donnell everyone is welcome and they even let me play a couple last month. So come on down and join in on stage. Wednesday the 15th is our Tribute night this month we will be honoring Outlaw Country artists like Willie, Waylon and the boys of outlaw music, hosted by Oskar’s Jamie Lunde, get a hold of Jamie @ Awnry girl productions and join in on the fun and great music starting at 7pm.Thursday the 16th is that wonderful Lyons duo of Coyote Joe and Emilyn Inglis they play acoustic folk, country and even graced us with an opera song last time.

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