BLUES ICON JOE LOUIS WALKER CELEBRATES HIS FALCON RESIDENCY EVERY MONDAY IN MAY

The irrepressible blues icon, Joe Louis Walker, celebrates his Falcon Residency every Monday in May, with extraordinary Special Guests. Joe Louis Walker http://www.joelouiswalker.com/ Joe Louis Walker is a walking encyclopedia of blues history, and blues vocal and guitar styles. In many ways, Walker’s story is unusual. Born in San Francisco on Christmas Day 1949, now based in Westchester, NY. He

LOCAL MUSICIAN TO JUDGE 2016 CONNECTICUT BLUES BAND CHALLENGE FINALS

(June 10, 2016) – Tom “The Suit” Forst, a local musician will act as a judge in tomorrow’s Connecticut Blues Band Challenge finals. The event will take place tomorrow, June 11 at 1pm at the Hannon Hatch VFW in West Hartford. The community is invited to attend this special event. Finalists in the competition include: The Coffee Grinders Easybaby Carl

REGION’S ALL-STARS TO PLAY AT HELSINKI HUDSON BLUES JAM JULY 14

(June 21, 2016) – Vocalist/drummer Trisha Marie Pallo of the Differents, singer/guitarist Petey Hop, bassist/vocalist Pat Perkinson, Craig Keil, and drummer Sonny Rock will headline the 16th Blues Pro Jam at Club Helsinki Hudson on Thursday, July 14, at 8pm. (This is a rescheduling of an event originally announced for June 30). As always, the region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of

REGION’S ALL-STARS TO PLAY AT HELSINKI HUDSON BLUES JAM JULY 13

(June 18, 2017) – The 20th Blues Pro Jam at Club Helsinki Hudson takes place on Thursday, July 13, at 8pm. As always, the region’s top blues musicians will join together for an evening of jamming on the blues. This time out, the core band will feature keyboardist Bruce Katz, drummer Randy Ciarlante, saxophonist Jay Collins, guitarist Chris Vitarello, bassist Rick Knapp, and drummer Sonny Rock.

2017 GRAMMY NOMINEE JANIVA MAGNESS COMES TO DARYL’S HOUSE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 12

(August 8, 2017) – Following her strut down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards and her newest release “Blue Again,” soul-blues star Janiva Magness will be debuting her new material live on her Blue Again Tour. Magness will demonstrate how her robust and soulful voice can seamlessly shift from swampy blues to funky soul as she performs songs from her 2017

PATTERSON ROTARY 6TH ANNUAL BLUES AND BBQ FESTIVAL

(September 15, 2017) – The Sixth Annual Patterson Rotary Blues & BBQ Festival will take place this weekend at the Patterson Firehouse lawn. The two-day festival consists of some of the best in Blues musicians from throughout the Hudson Valley. The event is free (a $10 donation is recommended as all proceeds go to the Patterson Rotary Club). Live music will

LOCAL MUSICIAN TOM “THE SUIT” FORST INDUCTED INTO THE BLUES HALL OF FAME

(February 21, 2018) – Factory Underground Recording Artist Tom The Suit Forst has been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame, a national organization established on March 31, 1999. The Hall of Fame seeks to “present and preserve the history of Blues Music, a unique American heritage art form, by inducting, promoting and honoring Legendary Blues Artists, Master Blues Artists, and

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