The Blues News

BLUESDAY TUESDAY for November features Santana & Buddy Guy Concert Film

posted on November 21st, 2014 6:53AM

In celebration of blues music, Bluesday Tuesday hosts a screening of the concert film “Carlos Santana Plays Blues at Montreux 2004”, on Tuesday, November 25 at 7:00 pm in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.

Filmed on July 12, 2004, superstar guitarist Carlos Santana assembles a blues dream team for this concert at Switzerland's legendary Montreux Jazz Festival.

Featured at this screening is Buddy Guy
delivering a full concert set packed with sumptuous blues guitar playing. Santana, who also served as musical director for the evening, sits in with the performer and R&B great Nile Rodgers also makes a
guest appearance.

There is no admission charge to attend the event which is sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the library.

Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

BLUES SOCIETY NOMINATIONS NEEDED

posted on November 20th, 2014 12:48PM

The Marquette Area Blues Society announces upcoming elections for its Board of Directors. There are six spots open on the board, with each term lasting two years.

For those interested, nominations must be submitted by the December board meeting, which will be held at the Landmark Inn Boardroom at 6:30pm on December 17, 2014. The elections will be held at the January 21, 2015 meeting.

For more information, call Mark Hamari at (906) 235-9690.



BLUESDAY TUESDAY for October features U.P. Gumbo

posted on October 23rd, 2014 11:03AM

In celebration of blues music, Bluesday Tuesday hosts a live performance by U.P. Gumbo, the acoustic quartet that plays music from Louisiana and the Delta region, on Tuesday, October 28 at 7:00 pm in
the Peter White Public Library Community Room.

Band members Warren Hantz, on keyboard, fiddle and banjo, Bill Hart, on resonator guitar, Bob Guidebeck, on stand-up bass, and Brad
Gleason, filling in for regular percussionist, Randy Seppala will perform delightful, toe tapping mix of songs from the New Orleans area.

The band performs regularly at Marquette’s Lagniappe Cajun & Creole Eatery and has also played at the Marquette Area Blues Fest and other
venues and private parties.

Laisse Les bon ton roulez!

There is no admission charge to attend the event which is sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the library. Call 226-4318 or
visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

The Bus is On Us

posted on October 2nd, 2014 2:24PM

You can ride for free - MABS is headed to the Island Resort and Casino to see Johnny Lang in concert November 8th. All current MABS members are eligible for free round trip bus fare. We will be departing from and returning to Marquette. Call now Terry (906)204-4239 to reserve your spot - space is limited.