Sep 212016
 

Wednesday, September 21
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Louisville Fats & the Rhythm Cats – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, September 22
Cheapside Park Pavilion (Lexington, KY) – Central Bank Thursday Night Live with Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) – 5:00-7:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 8:00-11:00
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
Tavern in the Garden (Elizabethtown, KY) – D Man Duo (blues/rock)
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
8UP – Soul Circus Trio (funk/soul/blues)

Friday, September 23
Captain’s Quarters – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 8:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Shake Anderson (soul) on The Morning Jam from 7:00 to 9:00 am, The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Kingfish (River Road) – D Man & the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) – 7:00-11:00
Lettersong Calligraphy Studio and Gallery – Tyrone Cotton, Dave Bension and Phil Ragland – 7:30-10:00 – $10 suggested donation
Show is to help raise funds for a new Tyrone Cotton CD
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Fatt Matt and the Sluggers (blues/rock) 6:30 / Kirby (variety) 9:30
Super Chef’s (1702 Bardstown Rd) – Grand Opening with Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30

Saturday, September 24
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder & Friends – 7:30-11:30
Baxter’s 942 – Five Below Band (rock/blues) – 8:00-11:00
Belterra Casino (Florence, IN) – Ladi T of Cinci Band (blues/runk/r&b)
Chateau Thomas Winery (Nashville, IN) – Fistful of Bacon – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Diamond Pub & Billiards (St Matthews) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 10:00
Hard Rock Cafe – Dallas Cole Band (blues/southern rock) – 8:00-11:00
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
New Albany Indie Fest (New Albany, IN) – Several acts including Jimmy G & the Sidewinders – 3:00-4:00
New Vintage – J.D. Wilkes (southern gothic/hillbilly blues), Chief Ghoul (folk/blues) and 40RTY (folk punk) – 8:00-11:00 – $10
Nulu Fest – Several acts including Shake Anderson & the Louisville All-Stars (soul) from 8:00-10:00
Shake will also release a new CD entitled “Advice For The Kind Hearted” at the festival
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Kirby (variety) – 9:30
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, September 25
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Sunday Afternoon Jam – 3:00-7:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kingfish (Jeffersonville, IN) – The Boogie Men (blues/rock) – 4:00-8:00
Lexington Diner (Lexington, KY) – Kelly Richey (solo) – Noon
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – KBS Solo/Duo Contest – 4:00 – $7 ($2 off for KBS members)
Winner receives $750, studio recording time at Al Fresco’s Place Recording Studio and will represent the KBS at the International Blues Challenge next January in Memphis, TN
Acts include Big Poppa Stampley, Bob Dellaposta, Carla Reisert, Delta Duo, Jack Whittle, Jimmy Davis, Kate Larken, Larry Grisham, Leroy Ellington, Marjorie Marshall, Randy Colvin, The Tangerine Johnson Blues Conspiracy and The Texas Avenue Rhythm Kings

Monday, September 26
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, September 27
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Sep 142016
 

Wednesday, September 14
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Gary Sampson One On One with Amy Johnson of Little T&A from 10:00 pm to midnight and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Jenny and the Jets (variety) – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, September 15
Brother’s BBQ (Danville, KY) – Ronn Crowder – 6:00-9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 8:00-11:00
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, September 16
Brother’s BBQ (Danville, KY) – One Shot Johnny – 8:00-11:30
Butchertown Grocery – G Burns Jug Band – 10:00-1:00
Captain’s Quarters – D Man & the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) – 7:00-11:00
Clifton’s Pizza – Juggernaut Jug Band – 7:30-10:30
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Goodwood Brewery – Jug Band Jam Session – 7:00-10:00
Horse Cave Heritage Festival (Horse Cave, KY) – Several acts including Charlie Edmonds and the Michael Gough Group
Jeff Ruby’s – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Bardstown, KY) – Several bands including Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) – 7:15-8:15
Levee at the River House – Robbie Bartlett Band (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-1:00
Old Talbott Tavern (Bardstown, KY) – Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00
On The Rox (Seymour, IN) – Gary Applegate – 8:00
Smoketown Getdown (Corner of Shelby and Lampton Streets) – Several acts including The Sheryl Rouse Band (blues/r&b/jazz) – 5:40-6:40
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Guitar Showcase with Tyrone Cotton, Rob Pickett, Cort Duggins and backed by Steve Parrish and Tim Dennison of The Stella Vees – 8:00-12:00
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30

Saturday, September 17
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder & Friends – 7:30-11:30
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – Spot Check Billie – 7:00-10:00
Brown-Foreman Amphitheater (Waterfront Park) – National Jug Band Jubilee with The Bourbonville Buskers 1:00 / Cincinnati Dancing Pigs 2:00 / Side Street Steppers 3:00 / Workshop 4:00 / Ever-Lovin’ Jug Band 5:00 / G Burns Jug Band 6:00 / Juggernaut Jug Band 7:00 / The Gallus Brothers 8:00 / Dom Flemons 9:00
Captain’s Quarters – 100 Proof (blues/r&b/rock) – 7:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Horse Cave Heritage Festival (Horse Cave, KY) – Several acts including Tommy Womack and OTIS
Hotel Louisville – Jenny and the Jets (variety) – 7:00-11:00
Jeff Ruby’s – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Bardstown, KY) – Several bands including Exile (country/rock) – 9:30
Levee at the River House – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00-1:00
Louisville Pride Festival – Several acts including Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 8:30-9:30
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
MOM’s Music (Mellwood Ave) – Open Jam hosted by Marvin Maxwell the third Saturday of every month – 2:00
Monkey Hollow Winery (St Meinrad, IN) – Gary Applegate – 3:00
Red Ass Bike Bash (Irvington, KY) – Below Zero Blues – 4:00-6:00
River City Winery (New Albany, IN) – Tyrone Cotton – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Boogie Men (blues/rock) 6:30 / Billy Davis Group (rock/soul) 9:30
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, September 18
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Diamond Pub Concert Hall – Benefit for Kevin McCreery with several bands including Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 1:00 pm – 1:00 am
Irving Theater (Indianapolis, IN) – Irvington Acoustic Blues Festival with Delta Duo Noon / Jason Hathaway 12:40 / Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine 1:20 / Reverend Charlie Edmonds 2:00 / Gordon Bonham 2:40 / Jon Strahl 3:20 / Gene Deer 4:00 / Achilles Tenderloin 4:40 / Dave Muskett 5:20
Kentucky Bourbon Festival (Bardstown, KY) – Laurie Jane & The 45’s 1:00 / 10th Street Blues Band 2:15 / The Stella Vees 3:45
Louisville Cemetery Tour (Eastern Parkway and Poplar Level Road) – Michael Jones and Gary Falk lead a tour for the Louisville Historical League that includes unveiling an upgraded tombstone for Earl McDonald with music by The Gallus Brothers (jug band) – 2:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00

Monday, September 19
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, September 20
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Sep 072016
 

Wednesday, September 7
Butchertown Grocery – Tyrone Cotton (solo) – 8:00-1:00
Check’s Cafe – KBS Board Meeting – 7:00
Tonight’s meeting will be held at Check’s Cafe in Germantown. The address is 1101 E Burnett Ave
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, September 8
Chick Ridge Bike Rally (Hardinsburg, KY) – Dallas Cole Band (blues/southern rock) 8:00 / The Beat Daddys 9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
The Burl (Lexington, KY) – Short & Company – 9:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Willie’s Locally Known (Lexington, KY) – Sauce Boss – 9:00

Friday, September 9
Barret Bar – Tyrone Cotton – 9:00
Blues at the Crossroads (Terre Haute, IN)
Verve Stage – The Bastard Hounds 7:00 / Joel Levi 9:00 / The Nerve 11:00
Main Stage – Crowe Committee 6:30 / Eric Steckel 8:00 / Max Allen 9:30 / Ellusion 11:00
Captain’s Quarters – Walnut Street Blues Band – 7:00-11:00
Chick Ridge Bike Rally (Hardinsburg, KY) – The Beat Daddys 3:00-6:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Diamond Pub & Billiards (St Matthews) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 10:00
Foxhollow Farm – Sunset Concert Series with Laurie Jane & The 45’s and Soul River Brown & The Foundation Band (funk/soul/blues) – 6:00-9:00
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky State BBQ Festival (Danville, KY) – TDH4 aka Tall Dark and Handsome (folk) 7:00 / The Carmonas (folk/bluegrass) 9:00
Lake Cumberland Blues Society Blues, BBQ & Arts Festival (Somerset, KY) – Jeff Taylor & The KY Hermitz 5:30 / The Blue Crawdads 6:30 / The Allmanacs (Allman Brothers) 8:00 / D.J. Rice 9:30
Mercury Ballroom – Tina Turner Tribute “What’s Love Got to Do with It” starring Sheryl Rouse – 9:00
Roots & Heritage Festival (Lexington, KY) – Lauren Cunningham 6:00 / RC & The NightShades 7:00 / Roy Williams and Soul Review 8:00 / G Busy Soul Review 9:15 / Billy “Soul” Bonds 10:15
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – One Shot Johnny 6:30 / Radiotronic (80’s dance cover band) 9:30
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30

Saturday, September 10
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder & Friends – 7:30-11:30
Blues at the Crossroads (Terre Haute, IN)
Verve Stage – David Ross 5:30 / Soupbone and the Blackwater Mission 7:30 / White Light Revival 9:30 / Jazz Metamorphosis 11:30
Main Stage – ISU Rock Band 3:15 / Ken Tucker 4:00 / Kelly Richey 5:30 / Charles Walker Band 7:00 / Edward David Anderson and Friends 8:30 / Midnight Motive 10:30 / Fresh Hops Midnight
Clifton Center – Kentucky Homefront with Big Poppa Stampley, Another Mule (variety), Jeff Sherman Duo (jazz) and the Karan Chavis Ensemble (blues/jazz/r&b) – 7:30
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Harlequin Theater (Columbus, IN) – Gary Applegate – 7:30
Iroquois Amphitheater – St. Paul and The Broken Bones (soul/r&b) – 8:00 – $15/$30
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky State BBQ Festival (Danville, KY) – Nouveaux Honkies (roots/blues/swing) 1:00 / Paul Childers and The Black Tie Affair (pop/jazz) 2:00 / Nick Dittmeier & The Sawdusters (americana) 3:00 / The Saints (r&b/soul/funk) 6:00 / The Stella Vees 7:30 / Long Tall Deb 9:00
Lake Cumberland Blues Society Blues, BBQ & Arts Festival (Somerset, KY) – D.J. Rice & Lake Cumberland Blues Society Band 1:00 / Tee Dee Young 3:00 / Rachel Crowe & The Royal Purples (blues/rock/soul) 5:00 / Boscoe France 7:00 / Glenn Kaiser Band (rock/blues) 9:00
Lanesville Heritage Festival (Lanesville, IN) – Several acts including da Mudcats – 5:00-7:30
McCormick’s Creek State Park (Spencer, IN) – 8th Annual BBQ & Blues Festival with Ray Cashman 10:45 / John Ford Noon / Below Zero Blues 1:45 / Fistful of Bacon 3:30 / Gordon Bonham Blues Band 5:30
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
Proud Mary BBQ (Lexington, KY) – Five Below Band (rock/blues) – 8:00-12:00
Roots & Heritage Festival (Lexington, KY) – Encore / One Sound / Tim Talbert / Positive Movement / P-Funk Connections / Club Nouveau
Sauce Boss Louisville House Party – 5:00-8:00 – $10 advance / $15 day of show
Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton brings his own hot sauce to every gig, and he cooks a big pot of gumbo, while smoking his slide guitar. At the end of the show, everyone gets a bowl. Sauce Boss not only plays slide, sings his tamales off, makes gumbo and feeds everybody … he also plays a drum kit with his feet. “You take that 53 Telecaster, pump it through that 48 Fender amp, add a bass rig, mix in some drums, all simmered down over some funky swamp blues and smothered with gumbo, and you got a recipe for a good time.”
For location, tickets and additional information, visit http://www.sauceboss.com/
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Carla Zee and Holy Smoke (blues/soul/funk) 6:30 / Jimmy Davis Band 9:30
Thyme Cafe (Paris, KY) – Spot Check Billie – 7:00-11:00
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am
Zanzabar – The Delta Saints (rock/roots/blues) – 9:00 – $10/$12
4th Street Bar & Grill (Columbus, IN) – Cadillac Scott and the Snakehandlers – 9:00-1:00

Sunday, September 11
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State BBQ Festival (Danville, KY) – The Bankesters (bluesgrass/folk) 3:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
PLAY Dance Club – A Recipe to End Hunger Benefit with several bands including Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 2:00-9:00 – $15 at the door or $10 if you bring canned goods for Dare To Care
Roots & Heritage Festival (Lexington, KY) – Gospel Celebration
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – National Kidney Foundation Benefit with da Mudcats 4:00 / Rock Bottom Band (rock/blues/country) 5:00 / Lefty and the Lunatics (rock) 6:00 / Carla Zee and Holy Smoke (blues/soul/funk) 7:00 / Jimmy G & the Sidewinders 8:00 – $10

Monday, September 12
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, September 13
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Nominations are currently underway for the Fourth Annual Louisville Music Awards.
Nominations are open through September 9th online at http://do502.com/p/louisvillemusicawards

Nominations are currently underway for the Lexington Music Awards. For more information including categories visit http://lexingtonmusicawards.blogspot.com/2016/09/2017-nominee-ballot-live-now.html

Aug 312016
 

Bill “Sauce Boss” Wharton brings his own hot sauce to every gig, and he cooks a big pot of gumbo, while smoking his slide guitar. At the end of the show, everyone gets a bowl. Sauce Boss not only plays slide, sings his tamales off, makes gumbo and feeds everybody … he also plays a drum kit with his feet. “You take that 53 Telecaster, pump it through that 48 Fender amp, add a bass rig, mix in some drums, all simmered down over some funky swamp blues and smothered with gumbo, and you got a recipe for a good time.”

Tickets are $10 in advance or 15 the day of show.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1770493189899352/

Aug 312016
 

Wednesday, August 31
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Rock Bottom Band (rock/blues/country) – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, September 1
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, September 2
Belvedere – WorldFest with several acts including Big Poppa Stampley and The Groove and The Mr. Wonderful Production Band (old school soul and r&b)
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Downtown Frankfort Summer Concert Series (Frankfort, KY) – da Mudcats – 8:00
Endzone Pizza & Pub (Somerset, KY) – The Pentones – 8:00-12:00
Joe’s Crab Shack – The Tarnations 6:00 / The KingBees 7:45 / Stacy Mitchhart 9:15 – $5
Both MERF and the KBS will have booths set up at the event
A portion of the proceeds from the evening will go to MERF
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Kentuckiana Blues Roadshow with Laurie Jane & the 45’s 6:30 / The Stella Vees 9:00 / Jimmy G & the Sidewinders 11:30 – $6
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30
Zanzabar – Johnny Conqueroo (blues/rock) / OTIS (blues/rock) / Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown (rock) – 9:00 – $12/$15

Saturday, September 3
Cooper’s Bottom by the River (Milton, KY) – The Hewitt & Fink Band
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 8:00-1:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
Paddy Wagon (Richmond, KY) – The Pentones – 8:00
R Place Pub – Dallas Cole Band (blues/southern rock) – 10:00-2:00
Rusty Bucket and Venro (Charlestown, IN) – The Boogie Men (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Rock Bottom Band (rock/blues/country) 6:30 / Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) 9:30 – $6
Talon Winery (Shelbyville, KY) – Double Dog Dare (blues/folk) – 4:00-7:00
The Burl (Lexington, KY) – Johnny Conqueroo (blues/rock) / OTIS (blues/rock) / Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown (rock)
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, September 4
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Belvedere – WorldFest with several acts including Joe DeBow and Tee Dee Young
Captain’s Quarters – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 6:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rockport City Park (Rockport, IN) – Blues on the Rock Festival with Lew Jetton & 61 South / The Beat Daddys / 2 Miles Back / Mo’ Pie – 2:00-12:00 – $5
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00

Monday, September 5
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, September 6
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Aug 242016
 

Wednesday, August 24
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – Noon-3:30
Levee at the River House – Tanita Gaines Trio – 8:00-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Blues Drifters – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Wick’s Pizza (New Albany, IN) – The Saints (r&b/soul/funk) – 8:00-11:00

Thursday, August 25
Bean Blossom Blues Festival (Bean Blossom, IN) – Thursday Night Jam with Jeff Jensen, the Ghost Town Blues Band and more – 7:00-11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky State Fair Bourbon World Tent – Five Below Band (blues/rock) – 8:00-10:00
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – Noon-3:30
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
Swiss Wine Festival (Vevay, IN) – Darryl Hewitt & Brian Fink – 8:00-10:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, August 26
Bean Blossom Blues Festival (Bean Blossom, IN) – Cabin 12 Jammers 5:00 / Ghost Town Blues Band 6:00 / Matt Tedder 7:30 & 9:30 / Carolyn Wonderland 8:00 / Tad Robinson Band Chicago Blues Tribute with guests Dave Specter and Deitra Farr 10:00
Belterra Casino (Florence, IN) – Ladi T of Cinci Band (blues/runk/r&b) – 8:00-12:00
Bistro 42 (Prospect, KY) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 9:00-12:00
Kenlake’s Hot August Blues Festival (Hardin, KY) – Deja Blues Band 6:00 / Blues and Greys 7:30 / Bottoms Up Blues Gang 9:00 / River Towne Alley Cats 10:30
Kentucky State Fair Bourbon World Tent – Five Below Band (blues/rock) – 8:00-10:00
Manny & Merle – Jimmy G & the Sidewinders – 9:30-12:30
Planet Experience – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Smyrna Inn – SuAmy featuring Sue O’Neil and Amy Johnson – 9:00-12:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Rock Station (rock) 6:30 / V-Groove (blues/soul/r&b) 9:30 – $5
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30
Willie’s Locally Known (Lexington, KY) – Cedric Burnside Project / Home Grown Head Band (swing/rock) – 9:00 – $8

Saturday, August 27
Art in Speed Park (Sellersburg, IN) – Tyrone Cotton – Noon
Bean Blossom Blues Festival (Bean Blossom, IN) – Jeff Jensen 3:30 / Jack Broadbent 5:00 & 9:30 / Moreland & Arbuckle 5:45 / Elvin Bishop 8:00 / Victor Wainwright & the WildRoots 10:15
Buttermilk Days Festival (Bardstown, KY) – Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/jazz), Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) and Lakeside (funk) – 6:00-10:00
Capital City Blue and River Festival (Frankfort, KY) – Robbie Bartlett and Tee Dee Young – 6:00-10:00
Champions Bar & Grill (Richmond, KY) – Five Below Band (blues/rock) – 9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Diamond Pub & Billiards (St Matthews) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 10:00-2:00
Exchange Pub & Kitchen (New Albany, IN) – Tyrone Cotton – 7:00
Hog’s Tavern (Lanesville, IN) – The Boogie Men (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
Kenlake’s Hot August Blues Festival (Hardin, KY) – Adam and the H-Bombs 2:00 / da Mudcats 3:15 / Toad Strangler 4:45 / 2 Miles Back Band 6:30 / Long Tall Deb featuring Colin John 8:15 / Markey Blue Band 10:00
Kentucky Center – Guitar Army with Robben Ford, Lee Roy Parnell and Joe Robinson – 8:00 – $30
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – Noon-3:30
Levee at the River House – D Man & the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
R Place Pub – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
Seven Senses Festival (The New Vintage, Zanzabar and Purrswaytions) – Over 40 acts including Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) (4:00) and the Cedric Burnside Project (9:30) – Free
Spring Mill State Park (Mitchell, IN) – Arts in the Parks Concert Series with Craig Brenner – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Bottle Trees (rock/blues) 6:30 / Soul River Brown (funk/soul/blues) 9:30
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, August 28
Art in Speed Park (Sellersburg, IN) – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) 1:15 / Tyrone Cotton 2:00
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – Noon-3:30
Kingfish (Jeffersonville, IN) – The Boogie Men (blues/rock) – 4:00-8:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00
Stream Cliff Farms Winery (Commiskey, IN) – Gary Applegate – 1:00
Yearlings Club – Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/jazz) – 4:00-7:00 – $20

Monday, August 29
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, August 30
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Hamilton Loomis (7:00-9:30) followed by the Tuesday Night Blues Jam (10:00) – $12 advance/$15 day of show

All dates subject to change without notice.

Aug 172016
 

Wednesday, August 17
Brooke & Billy’s Bites, Bourbons & Brews – Tyrone Cotton – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Louisville Fats & the Rhythm Cats – 8:30-12:30
The Pub (Lexington, KY) – Keith Hubbard – 7:30-10:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, August 18
Brother’s BBQ (Danville, KY) – Ronn Crowder – 6:00-9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – da Mudcats – Noon-3:30
Levee at the River House – Five Below Band (blues/rock) – 8:00-11:00
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, August 19
Barret Bar – Tyrone Cotton – 9:00
Belterra Casino (Florence, IN) – Leroy Ellington Band (r&b/blues/funk) – 8:00-12:00
Brother’s BBQ (Danville, KY) – RC and the NightShades – 8:00
Captain’s Quarters – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 7:00-11:00
Clifton’s Pizza – Juggernaut Jug Band – 7:30-10:30
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Elk Creek Vineyards (Owenton, KY) – John Ford (roots/blues) – 5:30-9:30
Kentucky State Fair Bourbon, Bites & Brew Tent – Joe DeBow – 11:45-3:15
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – da Mudcats – Noon-3:30
Kingfish (River Road) – D Man & the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) – 7:00-11:00
Levee at the River House – Napoleon & the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 9:00-1:00
Madison Ribberfest (Madison, IN) – The Ghost Town Blues Band 6:00 / Junior Brown 8:00 / Jonny Lang 10:00
Rabbit Hash General Store (Rabbit Hash, KY) – Lagniappe (zydeco/swing/blues) – 7:30-10:30
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Clark Band (variety) – 9:00
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30
Westport Village – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 6:30-8:00

Saturday, August 20
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder & Friends – 7:30-10:30
Belterra Casino (Florence, IN) – Leroy Ellington Band (r&b/blues/funk) – 8:00-12:00
Big Busted Bar (Nashville, IN) – Opal Fly & Kapow (funk/jazz/blues) 7:30 / Fistful of Bacon 10:00
Bistro 42 (Prospect, KY) – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 9:00-12:00
Brother’s BBQ (Danville, KY) – One Shot Johnny
Chateau Thomas Winery (Nashville, IN) – The Warrior Kings (blues/rock) – 7:00-10:00
Chocolate Fest – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 6:00-11:30
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – da Mudcats – Noon-3:30
Kentucky State Fair Party on the Midway Tent – Joe DeBow Band – 12:00-3:30
Kickstand Saloon (Westport, IN) – The Beat Daddys – 9:00
Knight Club (Frankfort, KY) – Five Below Band (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
Levee at the River House – V-Groove (blues/soul/r&b) – 9:00-1:00
Madison Ribberfest (Madison, IN) – Tanita Gaines 11:30 / The Beat Daddys 1:30 / The Lucky Losers featuring Phil Berkowitz 3:30 / Sonny Moorman Band 5:30 / The Legendary Downchild Blues Band 7:30 / Los Lobos 9:30
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
MOM’s Music (Mellwood Ave) – Open Jam hosted by Marvin Maxwell the third Saturday of every month – 2:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Gary Applegate – 10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) 6:30 / Old School (funk/soul/r&b) 9:30
That’s the Ticket (Georgetown, IN) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00-1:00
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, August 21
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – Noon-3:30
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Player’s Pub (Bloomington, IN) – First Annual South Central Indiana Blues Society Blues Challenge – 2:00
Solo/Duo acts include David Withered, Geoffrey Gentry, Jack Whittle, Ken Tucker and Paul Holdman & Rebekah Meldrum
Bands include Dick & the Roadmasters, Forest Gras Band, Jimmy G & the Sidewinders, King Bee & The Stingers, The Amanda Webb Band, The Essentials, The James Plessinger Trio and The JJ Reeves Band
Retired Servicemen’s Club (1700 W Hill St) – Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/Jazz) – 8:00-11:00 – $5
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00

Monday, August 22
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – Noon-3:30
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, August 23
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Kentucky State Fair Budweiser Tent – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – Noon-3:30
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Aug 102016
 

Wednesday, August 10
Butchertown Grocery – Tyrone Cotton – 8:00-11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Jenny & the Jets featuring Wayne Young (variety) – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Thursday, August 11
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 8:00-11:00
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00

Friday, August 12
Broadway Fountain (Madison, IN) – Jordan Wilson and the Jimmy Davis Blues Band – 6:00-9:00
Cincy Blues Festival (Cincinnati, OH)
Budweiser Main Stage – Cincy Blues Challenge Winner 4:30 / Johnny Fink 5:30 / Teeny Tucker 6:45 / Albert Castiglia 8:30 / Sugar Ray & the Bluetones 10:15
Women’s Showcase Stage – Six-Strings for Solace and G4V Cincinnati 5:45 / EK Kight 7:00 / Gaye Adegbalola 8:30 / Andra Faye & Scott Ballantine 9:30 / Saffire Revisited with special guest Cheryl Renee 10:30
Local Stage – Dudley Taft 5:45 / John Redell & The Company He Keeps 7:00 / Leroy Ellington Band 8:15 / The Soulfixers 9:30 / Tempted Souls Band 11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Fraternal Order of Eagles (Jeffersontown, KY) – Bike Nite with Dallas Cole Band (blues/rock)
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Below Zero Blues (blues/rock) 6:30 / The Saints (r&b/soul/funk) 9:30
St. Rita’s Picnic – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 7:00
Third Street Dive – Several bands including Short & Company 10:00 – $8
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30

Saturday, August 13
Bistro 42 (Prospect, KY) – Little T&A (rock/blues) – 9:00
Captain’s Quarters – D Man and the Alley Hounds (blues/rock)
Cincy Blues Festival (Cincinnati, OH)
Budweiser Main Stage – Blues in the Schools Band 5:00 / Jay Jesse Johnson Band 6:00 / Tinsley Ellis 7:15 / Rod Piazza and the Mighty Flyers 8:45 / Walter Trout 10:15
Arches Boogie Piano Stage – Liz Pennock & Dr. Blues 4:45 / Ricky Nye 5:20 / Ethan Leinwand 5:55 / Nirek Mokar 6:30 / Eden Brent 7:10 / Gene Taylor 7:50 / Michael Kaeshammer 8:30 / Bob Seeley 9:10 / Henri Herbert 9:50 / Henry Butler 10:30 / Chuck Leavell 11:05
Local Stage – The Blue Birds 4:45 / Ralph & the Rhythm Hounds 6:00 / The Beaumonts 7:15 / The Doug Hart Band 8:30 / Chuck Brisbin & the Tuna Project 9:45 / Magic Lightnin’ Boys 11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Gerstle’s Place – V-Groove (blues/soul/r&b) – 9:00 – $5
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Kentucky Kingdom – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 3:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
Prodigy Winery (Frankfort, KY) – Five Below Band (rock/blues)
Spectator’s Sports Bar & Grill – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 10:00-2:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Mississippi Adam Riggle 6:30 / The Decades (variety) 9:30
St. Joseph’s Orphanage Picnic – Dallas Cole Band (blues/rock)
Summers on the River (Charlestown, IN) – The Boogie Men (rock/blues) – 8:30-12:30
The Burl (Lexington, KY) – Several bands including Short & Company
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, August 14
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Bloomington Boogies: Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival (Bloomington, IN) – Mike Lucas, Bob Seeley, Henry Butler, Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes, Bill Sims, Jr., Craig Brenner, Cynthia Girtley, Mark “Mr. B” Braun, and Ricky Nye – Noon-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – The Tarnations (soul/funk/blues) – 7:00-10:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00

Monday, August 15
Bloomington Boogies: Blues & Boogie Woogie Piano Festival (Bloomington, IN) – Free concert at Templeton Elementary School followed by a free workshop for young piano students
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (Lexington, KY) – WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour with Matt Andersen and Janiva Magness – 6:30
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, August 16
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Aug 032016
 

Wednesday, August 3
Brooke & Billy’s Bites, Bourbons & Brews – Tyrone Cotton – 7:00-10:00
Casa Fiesta (Frankfort, KY) – Sean, Shaun and not Shawn (blues/rock) – 6:00-9:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Levee at the River House – Brian Curella and the Vineyard (jazz/soul/blues) – 8:00-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – KBS Board Meeting – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, August 4
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Levee at the River House – Jenny and the Jets (variety) – 8:00-11:00
Louisville Slugger Field – Jake & Elwood and the Boys (Blues Brothers) – 5:00-6:45
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
Tavern in the Garden (Elizabethtown, KY) – Laurie Jane and the 45’s – 6:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, August 5
Brendon’s Catch 23 (Embassy Suites Hotel) – Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Old Talbott Tavern (Bardstown, KY) – Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00
Riverstage (Jeffersonville, IN) – Jake & Elwood and the Boys (Blues Brothers) / Kudmani (variety) – 7:00-10:30
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – D Man and the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) 6:30 / Replay (variety) 9:30 – $5
Talon Winery (Shelbyville, KY) – Double Dog Dare (blues/folk) – 6:00-9:00
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30
Thyme Cafe (Paris, KY) – Legendary Payin’ Dues Blues Band
Willie’s Locally Known (Lexington, KY) – Woody Pines (roots/country blues) – 9:00 – $5

Saturday, August 6
Brendon’s Catch 23 (Embassy Suites Hotel) – Sheryl Rouse (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Chateau Thomas Winery (Nashville, IN) – Gary Applegate – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Levee at the River House – D Man and the Alley Hounds (blues/rock) – 9:00-1:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
Old Talbott Tavern (Bardstown, KY) – Big Black Cadillac (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00
River City Winery (New Albany, IN) – Jim Stevenson – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – 100 Proof 6:30 / Edge of Barstow (rock/soul) 9:30 – $6
Waterfront Grille & Gathering (Winchester, KY) – Kelly Richey – 8:00
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, August 7
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Captain’s Quarters – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 7:00-11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Kingfish (River Rd) – Blues and Greys (blues/rock) – 4:00-8:00
Levee at the River House – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 7:00-10:00
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Hippie Reunion Benefit for Bruce Lively with SuAmy 5:00 / 100 Proof 6:00 / The Saints 7:00 / Another Mule 8:00 / Higgs Boson 9:00 – $10 https://www.facebook.com/events/198372613892650/

Monday, August 8
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (Lexington, KY) – WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour with Jimmy “Duck” Holmes and The Blues Sisters (Ina Forsman, Layla Zoe and Tasha Taylor) – 6:30
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, August 9
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.

Jul 272016
 

Wednesday, July 27
Brooke & Billy’s Bites, Bourbons & Brews – Jim Masterson and Steve Bradley – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Electric Lady (Madison, IN) – Open Mic Night – 7:30-11:00
Linda’s Log Cabin (Vernon, IN) – Open Jam with Gary Applegate – 7:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Blues Drifters – 8:30-12:30
Third Street Dive – Open Mic – 9:00-12:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Thursday, July 28
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Hooters (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder – 7:00-10:00
Levee at the River House – Napoleon and the Beats (blues/funk/r&b) – 8:00-11:00
Majid’s – Tanita Gaines and Corey Gaines – 6:30-9:30
Mick’s Lounge (Jeffersonville, IN) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 8:00-11:00
Paddock Shops Summer Concert Series – da Mudcats – 6:30-8:00
Seidenfaden’s Cafe – WFPK’s Woodrow on the Radio spins wax every Thursday from 10:00 pm to 3:00 am
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Thursday Night Throwdown Open Jam – 8:00-1:00
VFW Post (Madison, IN) – Open Jam with Jimmy Davis – 8:30-11:00
Volare Italian Ristorante – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00

Friday, July 29
Bistro 42 (Prospect, KY) – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 9:00
Chateau Thomas Winery (Nashville, IN) – SmokeStack Lightning – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – The Kentuckiana Blues Radio Show hosted by Gary Sampson from 8:00 to 9:00 pm and the local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Levee at the River House – Rick Bartlett Band (jazz/blues) – 9:00-1:00
On the Rox (Seymour, IN) – The Hewitt Fink Band (rock/blues) – 8:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Jimmy G & the Sidewinders 6:30 / Toad Strangler (blues/rock) 9:30 – $5
Time Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – Kentucky Showcase with highlights from local shows – 4:30
Warder Park (Jeffersonville, IN) – The Saints (r&b/soul/funk) – 7:00-9:00
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am
Willie’s Locally Known (Lexington, KY) – Tin Can Buddha – 9:00

Saturday, July 30
Backstretch Bar & Grill (Lexington, KY) – Ronn Crowder & Friends – 7:30-10:30
Bluebird Cafe (Vallonia, IN) – Darryl Hewitt & Brian Fink
Burdette Blues Festival (Evansville, IN) – Dale Niehaus and Bad Mojo featuring Leland Isbill 2:00 / Blues 4 U 3:30 / Honey Roy 5:30 / ZoGo 7:30 / Two Tone Express 9:30
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Gerstle’s Place – Five Below Band (rock/blues) – 9:00
Jeff Ruby’s – Robbie Bartlett (blues/r&b/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
META – Derby City Soul Club with DJ’s Matt Anthony and Kim Sorise – 10:00-4:00
New Vintage – Nick Moss Band and Laurie Jane & the 45’s – 9:00 – $10/$12
$2 off for KBS members with a current membership card
Off Broadway Taproom (Madison, IN) – V-Groove (blues/soul/r&b) – 9:00
Red Bicycle Hall (Madison, IN) – Jason Ricci and The Bad Kind (blues/rock/jazz) – 9:00 – $15
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – The Travlin Mojos 6:30 / Lindsey Lane (variety) 9:30 – $6
WFPK Rolling Stones Radio Hour and Saturday Night Blues Party (91.9 FM) – 9:00-Midnight with Kevin Yazell
WFPK Woodrow on the Radio (91.9 FM) – Midnight to 6:00 am

Sunday, July 31
ARTxFM (WXOX/97.1 FM and http://artxfm.com/) – Blues Highway hosted by Mike Suttles – 8:00-10:00 am
Captain’s Quarters – Soul Circus (funk/soul/blues) – 7:00-11:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Pizza Place (Hikes Point) – Open Jam hosted by Larry Ferguson – 7:00-10:00
Rubbies Southside Grill & Bar – Open Jam – 9:00
Shamrock Bar & Grille (Lexington, KY) – Open Jam – 6:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – KBS Band Contest – 4:00 – $7 ($2 off for KBS members)
Bands include the Blues and Greys, Dick & the Roadmasters, Jimmy G & the Sidewinders, Laurie Jane & the 45’s, Old Rusty Dave and The Tarnations
Willow Park – Cherokee Triangle Summer Concert Series with Delicious Blues Stew (blues/cajun) – 7:00-9:00

Monday, August 1
Bourbon on Main (Frankfort, KY) – A Frankfort Jam – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center (Lexington, KY) – WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour with Royal Southern Brotherhood featuring Cyril Neville (blues/rock) and We Banjo 3 (irish/bluegrass/folk) – 6:30
Tee Dee’s Blues & Jazz Club (Lexington, KY) – The Tee Dee Young Band & Friends (blues/jazz) – 9:00-12:00
Time-Warner Cable (Channels 98 and 12.97) – The Joe DeBow Show – 8:00-8:30

Tuesday, August 2
Corbett’s – Robbie Bartlett Duo (blues/r&b/jazz) – 7:00-10:00
Crescent Hill Radio (WCHQ/100.9 FM and http://www.crescenthillradio.com/) – Local/regional blues hour from 1:00 to 2:00 am
Henry Clay’s Public House (Lexington, KY) – Northside Sheiks (blues/r&b) – 8:00
Off Broadway Tap Room (Madison, IN) – Open Acoustic Jam with Jimmy Davis – 7:00-10:00
Stevie Ray’s Blues Bar – Blues Jam – 9:00-1:00

All dates subject to change without notice.