Last Update: Wed April 17, 2019 at 9:54AM


~ Shows by Date ~

*Joey Harris and The Mentals With Brawley
-4/17, Belly Up Tavern - 143 S. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach. Good Food and Cocktails, Dancing, 21 and Up. For Tickets See www.bellyup.com Or www.joeyharris.com

*Gilbert Castellanos and The Young Lions
-4/17, Panama 66 - 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park. Sandwiches, Salads and Craft Beer. Great way to spend a Wednesday evening with cool live jazz from 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Call (619) 696-1966 Visit www.balboapark.org/in-the-park/panama-66 And www.facebook.com/GilbertCastellanos

*KSDS Wednesday Jam With Special Guests
-4/17, Hosted by Mark Augustin and Mr. J. Otis Williams of KSDS 88.3 Radio fame. Proud Mary's Bar and Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Road. (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at 163). Dancing, Good Food, Beer, Cocktails. PA, Bass Amp, Small amp and Keyboard provided. 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Try the Fried Chicken! (858) 278-0800 Or www.proudmaryssd.com

*Lafayette Wednesday
-4/17, The Prohibition Lounge - 548 5th Ave. in the Gaslamp, Downtown San Diego. Celebrate the jam hot spot downtown. With Kevin Cooper and Friends. Most Wednesdays from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am. www.prohibitionsd.com

*The Dixie Express Sounds like New Orleans
-4/17, Fuddruckers - 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa. (across from Macy's). Looking for a good burger and some cool Dixieland music? Then get down here! Most Wednesdays 6:00 - 8 pm. Check First www.fuddruckers.com Or www.dixieexpressjbsandiego.com

*Dennis Jones Band Blues you can Rock to! www.dennisjonescentral.com

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/18, Coyote Bar and Grill (Carlsbad, CA) - Featuring Special Guest R. J. Mischo! 6:00 - 10:00 pm. www.billywatson.com

*Acoustic Dinner Thursday With Local Artists
-4/18, Downtown Cafe - 182 E. Main St. El Cajon. Hosted by Jerry! Dinner and Drinks are Served, No Cover, Cool Live Music every week from 6:00 pm. Tonight it's The Humdingers

*Mr Tomcat Courtney
-4/18, Proud Mary's Bar & Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Road. Thursdays 6:30 - 10:00 pm. Try the Fried Chicken! (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at the 163) www.proudmaryssd.com

*Casey Hensley Band www.caseyhensleymusic.com

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/19, Proud Mary's /Ramada Inn (Kearney Mesa, CA) - Spring Harp Fest Pre Show Featuring R. J. Mischo and Billy Watson! Live 7:30 - 10:30 pm. www.billywatson.com

*Flophouse Playboys Check www.facebook.com/Flophouse-Playboys-SD-107920379291073/

*annual Spring Harmonica Festival
-4/20, Harry Griffen Park - La Mesa. One of the Best Parties in town! www.springharpfest.org

*The Farmers Gonna Rock you up!
-4/20, Downtown Cafe - 182 E. Main St. in downtown El Cajon. No Cover, All Ages, Dancing, Food, Beer and Cocktails Served. Be ready to Shake what your Mama gave ya! www.thefarmersmusic.com

*Sharifah
-4/20, Hacienda de Vega - 5806 Van Allen Way, Carlsbad. Live from 6:30 pm. Arrive early for best seating.
Check www.haciendadevega.com And www.facebook.com/sharifah.muhammad.3

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/20, Spring Harmonica Festival (Harry Griffith Park /La Mesa, CA) - See event details for performer time slots! www.springharpfest.org from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm. www.billywatson.com

*Nathan James Knows what to do
-4/20, Proud Mary's Southern Bar and Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd. San Diego. No Cover, Free Parking, Try their Southern Style Fried Chicken, Cold Beer and Cocktails are served! (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at 163). (858) 278-0800. Good Music 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Visit www.proudmaryssd.com And www.nathandjames.com

*Mercedes Moore Band Will Reach Your Soul
-4/20, Tio Leo's Lounge - 5302 Napa St, San Diego. Food, Beer, Cocktails and Dancing. Live from 8:00 pm. Cover at Door. And it's Mercede's Birthday! For more details Check www.tioleos.com Or www.mercedesmooreband.com

*R. J. Mischo knows what to do www.feelingoodproductions.com/en/r-j-mischo

*Sunday Brunch and Jam
-4/21, Gaslamp - 6251 E. PCH, Long Beach. Now Serving Sunday Brunch and a real good time. Live Blues by Mike Arguello with Junior Watson, Bill Stuve, Ron Felton and assorted special guests sitting in all day! Free Parking, No Cover, Fun for everyone! Bottomless Mimosas, Surf and Turf, Bloody Mary's, Eggs Benedict, Country Fried Steak and more. . . Open 11:00 am. Music from 12:00 pm. For more info Call (562) 596-4718. Visit www.thegaslamprestaurant.com or www.2000lbsofblues.com

*Gospel Brunch
-4/21, House of Blues - 1055 Fifth, downtown San Diego. Serving Live Music and All You Can Eat Buffet. Most Sundays from 11:00 am. Good Food, Cold Drinks and all that! www.hob.com

*Chet and The Committee
-4/21, Patio Party Blues Jam @ The Downtown Cafe - 182 E. Main Street in El Cajon. No Cover, All Ages, Hot Food, Cold Beer, Coffee, Cake and Cocktails Served. The Band with a few pals. *Jammers; Drum Kit, Bass Amp and PA Provided. Dancing is Always Welcome. Sun Will Shine! From 3:30 - 6:30 pm. (or so).
We may be Available for your House Party, Festival, Club, Street Fair or Special Event.
E-Mail BluShouter@aol.com any questions.

*Blues Against Hunger Jamboree Food Drive
-4/21, Bobby's by the Sea Resort at k43 in Rosarito Beach, Baja. Sundays from 1:00 - 5:00 pm Music by Wild Pack and Friends Today through July 28th. Food raised support 23+ orphanages through the efforts of Hearts of Baja. For more info Visit www.heartsofbaja.com And www.bluesagainsthunger.org

*Cadillac Zack has the Best Jam
-4/21, Malainey's - 168 North Marina Drive in Long Beach, CA. Live Blues, Good Food, Cold Beer, Cocktails Sold. Held most Sundays 4:00 - 8:00 pm. With Special Guests every week! Call (562) 598-9431. Meet Zack: www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001492747577

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/21, Thunderbird Studios (Oceanside, CA) - Featuring R. J. Mischo And Steven Taylor Band 5:00 - 9:00pm www.billywatson.com

*Bobs Jam
-4/21, Bancroft - 9143 Campo Rd, Spring Valley. Beers, Blues and Booze. . . Some Sundays from 3:00 pm. For details Call (619) 469-2337.

*Blues Brokers Shakin at The Kraken
-4/21, The Kraken - 2531 S. Hiway 101, Cardiff by Sea. Cold Beer, Full Cocktail Bar. . . and plenty of room for Dancing! Most Sundays! Check First. www.thekrakencardiff.com

*Catfish and The Hollywood Hound Dogs
-4/21, Shenanigans Irish Pub - 423 Shoreline Village Dr. Long Beach, CA. Cold Beer, Burgers, Fish and Chips. Every Third Sunday 5:00 - 9:00 pm. (562) 437-3734 See www.shenaniganslb.com Or www.facebook.com/catfishandthehollywoodhounddogs

*Wild Pack Rocking the Baja www.wildpackband.com

*Archie Thompson and The Archtones
-4/22 and 4/23, Trulucks Seafood and Steaks - 8990 University Center Lane, La Jolla. Live 5:30 - 10:00 pm. Now Most Monday and Tuesdays. Visit www.trulucks.com

*Acoustic Mondays Open Mic with Alternating Host
-4/22, Navajo Live - 8515 Navajo Road, San Diego. (619) 465-1730. Cold Beer, Cocktails and Dancing. Rockin' Monday from 7:00 pm! See www.navajolive

*Cadillac Zack has the Best Jams With Special Guests
-4/22, Maui Sugar Mill Saloon - 18389 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana, CA. Another fun night with some of the coolest fans! Features National And Regional Guest Artists. Most Mondays Live from 8:00 pm. Donation requested at the door. Questions? E-Mail Zack here: CadillacZack@socalblues.org

*Ramona Blues Jams
-4/22, D' Carlos Restaurant - 1347 Main St. Ramona. Some Mondays 6:30 - 8:30 pm. Hosted by Ramona Music. See www.dcarlosramona.com

*Electric Waste Band Grateful Dead Tribute
-4/22, Winston's - 1921 Bacon, Ocean Beach. Mondays 9:00 pm. Cover at the Door. www.winstonsob.com For more show info Call (619) 222-6822.

*Ruby and The Red Hots www.rubyandtheredhots.com

*Robin Henkel Fresh Cornbread!
-4/23, House of Blues - 1055 Fifth Ave. downtown San Diego in The Voodoo Lounge. Good Food, Cold Drinks and Cool Live Music 7:00 - 11:00 pm. www.robinhenkel.com

*Michael Dwyer Check him out
-4/23, Hacienda Casa Blanca - 700 N. Johnson Ave. El Cajon. Fine Mexican Dining and Live Music Now on Tuesdays from 5:30 pm. Telephone (619) 442-9827. Visit www.reverbnation.com/michaeljdwyer

*Tuesday Jam With Evan Caleb Yearsley
-4/23, Wildwood Bar - 116 Civic Center Dr. Vista. Good Food, Cool Drinks and Jamming. Most Tuesdays 6:00 - 10:00 pm. Check www.wildwoodbar.com

*Walter Gentry's Hot Chicken Wing Jam
-4/23, Patrick's Pub - 428 'F' St. downtown San Diego. Most Tuesdays. Drinking, Dancing. . . from 9:00 pm. Bound to be Fun! www.facebook.com/walter.gentry1

*Malachi Henry and The Lights featuring Ben Hernandez www.facebook.com/malachihenryandthelights

*The Mellow Downs Low Down West Coast
-4/25, Wildwood - 116 Civic Center Dr, Vista. 6:30 pm. Features John Flynn, Mark Jackson, Brad Karow, Gary Hutcheson and Mr. Boogie Woogie Tom Mahon! Now every other Thursday! Be sure to Check out their all new California Girls record: www.cdbaby.com/cd/themellowdown

*Janiva Magness www.janivamagness.com

*The Derringers With Fred Kokaska
-4/26, Proud Mary's Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd. (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at the 163). Good Food, No Cover, Beer, Cocktails etc. . . See www.proudmaryssd.com

*Robin Henkel Fresh Cornbread Here Visit www.robinhenkel.com

*House Rent Matinee Party aka Sprang Thang (for Chet)
-4/27, Proud Mary's Southern Bar and Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd. (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at the 163). The Kitchen and Bar will be Serving Lunch. . . Arrivee Hungry! We're Live and Rockin' from 1:00 - 5:30 pm (or so) With The Committee and Friends, Jerry Raney, Ron Houston, Cousin Dane Terry, Fred and Barbara Koksaka, Johnny Flynn with The Mellow Downs and Other Special Guests. Thanks again Everyone!

*Whitney Shay www.whitneyshay.com

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/28, Wilson Creek Winery (Temecula) Reds, Whites and Blues 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. www.billywatson.com

*Lady Star Blues Jam
-4/28, American Legion Post 310 - 465 47th St. San Diego 92102. Big Dance Floor, Cold Beer, Wine and Cocktails are Always Served. Join the Party from 4:00 pm! See www.legion.org And www.facebook.com/ladystar.blues

*Jimmie Vaughan www.jimmievaughan.com

*Coyote Blues Redemption First Saturday
-5/4, Pour House - 1903 S. Coast Hiway, Oceanside 4:30 - 9:00 pm. Beer, Dancing! Check it out www.pourhouseoceanside.com

*Leilani Kilgore is Rockin' www.facebook.com/leilani.kilgore.88

*Charles Burton Band
-5/8, Kraken - 2531 South Hiway 101, Cardiff by Sea. Cold Beer, Cocktails, Pool Table, Live Music 8:00 - 11:00 pm. Second Wednesday of each month. See www.thekrakencardiff.com And www.charlesburton.com


*Visiting the OC and wondering where them blues at? Check www.orangecountybluessociety.com



~ More Good Stuff ~

*James Harman www.facebook.com/james.harman.98
James latest record Fineprint is Now Available. Get your copy soon as you can.

*Sue Palmer Boogie Woogie Queen www.suepalmer.com

*The Farmers Gonna Rock you up! www.thefarmersmusic.com

*Lady Star putting some blues on you! www.facebook.com/ladystar.blues

*Euphoria Brass Band San Diego Second Line www.euphoriabrassband.com

*Rock 'N Roll Camp for Girls www.rockcampforgirlssd.org

*The Fremonts Deep in the Swamp www.thefremonts.com Get the Alligator Record!

*Mercedes Moore Band Will Reach Your Soul www.mercedesmooreband.com

*The Rob Thorsen Trio www.robthorsen.com

*Serena Geroe Jazz Trio www.facebook.com/serenageroemusic

*Band of Gringos The Dead to Hendrix and More www.facebook.com/thebandofgringos

*Taryn Donath Watch out y'all! www.tarynd.com

*Michele Lundeen and Blues Streak www.michelelundeen.com

*Bill Magee Still rocking the blues www.billmageeblues.com

*Nena Anderson This gal can Sing! www.nenaanderson.com

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time! www.billywatson.com

*Little Hurricane blew me away! www.littlehurricanemusic.com

*Funks Most Wanted www.funksmostwanted.com

*Linda Berry and John January See www.johnjanuaryandlindaberry.com

*Bayou Brothers Get your Zydeco on www.bayoubrothers.net

*Mick Fleetwood Blues Band www.mickfleetwoodofficial.com

*Chickenbone Slim and The Biscuits www.chickenboneslim.com

*Eric Burdon www.ericburdon.com

*Chris James and The Blue Four www.facebook.com/chrisguitarjames

*Rosie Flores www.rosieflores.com

*Cadillac Wreckers doin their thing www.facebook.com/CadillacWreckers

*Jerry DeMink www.hotroddemink.com

*Missy Andersen 2016 BMA Nominee for Soul Blues Artist Female
www.missyandersen.com

*Billy Idol www.billyidol.net

*Deb Ryder Powerhouse Vocalist at large www.debryder.com

*Stoney B Blues Son of a Seventh Son www.stoneybbluesmusician.com

*Sara Petite and The Sugar Daddies Rocking Americana and Country www.sarapetite.com

*Jack Tempchin Master Songwriter www.jacktempchin.com

*High Tide Society with Mercedes Moore www.facebook.com/HighTideSocietySD

*Bela Fleck www.belafleck.com

*Rose Winters Artist and Storyteller www.rosewinters.com

*Bill Tarsha and The Rocket 88s www.rocket88s.net

*The Silver Kings Some Deep Blues www.facebook.com/silverkingsmusic

*Bonneville Seven With Ms. Becky Russell www.facebook.com/BonnevilleSeven

*Sugaray Rayford www.sugarayblues.com

*Paul Thorn www.paulthorn.com

*Tiffany Jane and The Kicks www.facebook.com/Tiffanyjaneandthekicks

*Bubba McCoy Knows what to do! Pick up his Learn To Dance With Bubba CD! www.unrealmccoy.webs.com

*The Moneymen With Michael Head www.facebook.com/themoneymen

*Ana Popovic www.anapopovic.com/home

*Hotshot Drifters Western Swinging www.facebook.com/Thehotshotdrifters

*Lenny Fuzzy Rankins www.fuzzyrankinsblues.com

*Little A and The All Nighters www.facebook.com/LilAandtheAllnighters

*Nikki Hill www.facebook.com/nikkihillmusic

*Buddy Guy www.buddyguy.net

*Plow With Chris Clarke American Roots www.plowroots.com

*Dick Dale King of Surf Guitar RIP www.dickdale.com

*Lady Dottie and The Diamonds www.facebook.com/ladydottieandthediamonds

*Anthony Cullins aka The Fallbrook Kid www.facebook.com/fallbrookkid

*Charles Burton Band www.charlesburton.com

*Marcia Ball www.marciaball.com

*Laurie Morvan www.lauriemorvan.com

*The Sleepwalkers www.facebook.com/TheSleepwalkersBand

*Will Lovealot does it right www.wilovalot.com

*Tinsley Ellis Guitar Man www.tinsleyellis.com

*The Shenanigans Rock and Roll www.facebook.com/jim.mcinnes?fref=ts

*Lance Lopez Texas Guitar Slinger www.lancelopezmusic.com

*Archie Thompson and The Archtones www.archiethompson.com

*Tab Benoit www.facebook.com/TabBenoit

*Jimmy Woodard's Swinging Kings www.reverbnation.com/swinginkings

*Robert Cray www.robertcray.com

*Joey Harris and The Mentals www.joeyharris.com

*The Stilettos Jump Blues and Rockabilly www.tommypriceandthestilettos.com

*Little Steven and The Disciples of Soul www.littlesteven.com

*Rhythm and The Method Good Times Tonight www.rhythmandthemethod.com

*The Bonedaddys www.thebonedaddys.com

*Fanny and The Atta Boys www.facebook.com/fannyandtheattaboys

*Guitar Shorty www.guitarshorty.com

*The Chris Fast Band www.facebook.com/Chris-Fast-Band-1003483176377025/

*Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise www.wynonna.com

*Suspicious Grits No Nonsense Rocking www.facebook.com/suspiciousgrits

*The Hurricanes www.facebook.com/hurricanesbluesband

*Robert Randolph and The Family Band www.robertrandolph.net

*Theo and Zydeco Patrol www.zydecopatrol.com

*Mike Eldred Trio www.facebook.com/mikeeldredtrio

*Ringo Starr All Star Band www.ringostarr.com

*Flipside Burners Rockabilly Fun www.flipsideburners.com

*Ry Cooder The Prodigal Son www.rycooder.com

*Len Rainey's Midnight Players www.reverbnation.com/lenraineyandthemidnightplayers

*Coco Montoya Follow the tour www.cocomontoyaband

*David Patrone Trio www.davidpatrone.com

*Theo and Zydeco Patrol www.zydecopatrol.com

*Lee Ritenour Grammy Award Guitarist www.leeritenour.com

*Country Rockin Rebels www.countryrockinrebels.com

*Kenneth Roxide Presents Live www.facebook.com/kenneth.rexrode.3?ref=br_rs

*Violent Femmes American Roots Music Since 1981 www.vfemmes.com

*Fred Heath and The Slidewinders www.facebook.com/fred.heath.90?fref=ts

*Lyle Lovett and His Large Band www.lylelovett.com

*Michael Dwyer Check him out www.reverbnation.com/michaeljdwyer

*Roni Lee Guitar Slinger at Large www.ronileegroup.com

*Rick Estrin and The Nightcats www.rickestrin.com

*Taj Mahal and Keb Mo Band Follow the Tour www.tajmo.com

*The Groove Squad www.facebook.com/TheGrooveSquadSD

*The Blind Boys of Alabama www.blindboys.com

*John Clifton Blues Band www.johncliftonmusic.com

*Junior Brown The American Original www.juniorbrown.com

*Cerissa Mc Queen and The 332 Band www.facebook.com/cerissa.cole2

*Monophonics Psychedelic Soul www.monophonics.com

*Backwater Blues Band www.backwaterbluesband.com

*Kenny Wayne Shepherd www.facebook.com/kennywayneshepherd

*The Bedbreakers Blues and Roots www.facebook.com/TheBedbreakersSanDiego

*Do Right Louie featuring Rich Wiley www.facebook.com/dorightlouie

*Rebecca Jade www.rebeccajademusic.com

*Hugh Gaskins and The G String Daddies www.gstringdaddies.com

*Rick Holmstrom Band www.rickholmstrom.com

*Walter Gentry www.facebook.com/walter.gentry1

*Alastair Greene Band www.agsongs.com

*Stanley Clarke www.stanleyclarke.com

*Los Lobos www.loslobos.org

*Brown Sugar Band Oldies Rock Blues www.brownsugaroldies.com

*John Mayall Godfather of British Blues www.johnmayall.com

*Ben Powell Visit www.benpowellmusic.com

*Billy Bacon Burns it up www.forbiddenpigs.com

*Joey Harris and The Mentals www.joeyharris.com

*The 44s featuring Johnny Main www.the44sbluesband.com

*Charlie Musselwhite www.charliemusselwhite.com

*Stan Ruffo Blues, Jazz and Soul around Bullhead City www.ruffo.com

*Buddy Guy Dang Right I Got The Blues www.buddyguy.net

*Karl and The Hornets Some Buzzing Going On! www.facebook.com/karlandthehornets

*The Money Band www.themoneyband.com

*Gregory Page just good music www.gregorypage.com

*George Thorogood and The Destroyers www.georgethorogood.com

*The Sickstring Outlaws Get in and Hold On! www.facebook.com/TheSickstringOutlaws

*Gino Matteo Cat is on Fire! Visit www.ginomatteo.com

*Earl Thomas World Tour www.earlthomasmusic.com

*Big Boss Bubeleh www.reverbnation.com/bigbossbubeleh

*San Pedro Slim West Coast Blues www.sanpedroslim.com

*Debbie Davies Band www.debbiedavies.com

*Victor Wooten www.facebook.com/victorwootenmusic

*Blue Rockit Band www.bluerockitband.com

*Full Strength Funk www.facebook.com/fullstrengthfunk

*Robben Ford www.facebook.com/RobbenFordOfficial

*The Cameltones www.facebook.com/TheCameltones-164483145265

*John Hammond www.johnhammond.com

*Gypsy Swing Cats think Django Reinhardt www.thegypsyswingcats.com

*Theo and Zydeco Patrol www.zydecopatrol.com

*Jon Atkinson and The Nationals www.facebook.com/jon.atkinson.5209?fref=ts

*The Blasters www.theblasters.com

*Big Toe Rocks www.bigtoerocks.com

*Leo Kottke www.leokottke.com

*Hoodoo Blues www.hoodooblues.com

*Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson www.fabulousthunderbirds.com

*Johnny Mastro and Mama's Boys Tearing it Up www.johnnymastro.com

*Catfish and The Hollywood Hound Dogs www.reverbnation.com/thehollywoodhounddogs

*Berkley Hart www.berkleyhart.com

*Mark Hummel Golden State Lone Star Revue www.markhummel.com

*Stephen Stills www.stephenstills.com

*Andy T Band You gonna dig it! www.andytband.com

*Rod Piazza and Mighty Flyers www.themightyflyers.com

*Wyatt Lowe Band www.wyattlowemusic.com

*Red Lotus Revue www.redlotusrevue.com

*Sugaray Rayford Band For tour info see www.sugarayblues.com

*Elvin Bishop See www.elvinbishopmusic.com



~ Brother James New Record Now Available ~

Get your autographed copy of James New release "fineprint" now on Electro-Fi Records. *Send a $20.00 US Postal Money Order To: Icepick Productions c/o Mr. James Harman PO Box 4175, Oceanside Ca 92052. Foreign orders will cost more to cover shipping... Believe you are gonna dig it! Also catch him Live when you can. www.facebook.com/james.harman.98



~ Looking For Work ~

Gary Lehmann available for pro gigs on guitar, mandolin and harmonica. email gnarlyheman@gmail.com or call (858) 254-9389.

Melanie Hintz Drummer with experience in Blues, Rock and Jazz now accepting paid professional gigs. Need a last minute fill in? Sub calls accepted. Give Mel a call (619) 517-6562 Or Mail mhintzsd@cox.net

Tenor Sax man Dave Good is interested in a steady paying gig with a working band playing out several times a month. Need a Horn? Contact him today (619) 850-3283 Or davegoodmail@gmail.com

Guitarist with plenty experience available for pro/paid gigs. Contact Joe Norwood: joen@cox.net

Drummer available for pro shows Ric Lee: bayoubrothers@cox.net or (619) 691-1609.

Experienced Harp player Steve Escamilla looking for work with a blues band. One night stands and/or Emergencies OK. call (760) 310-0822.

West Coast Blues Guitarist available for pro shows and studio work. Last minute gigs okay. Call John Flynn: (619) 871-4960 or e-mail jodecartat@att.net.

Dummer available for professional gigs. Contact Grant Mitchell Today mgm53@cox.net or (619) 248-1474.

Alto Sax Player Chuck "da killa" Arcilla Now accepting Paid Gigs! Call (619) 916-6147, or e-mail chuckarcilla@cox.net

Experienced soul/blues/R&B bassist now looking for a pro-level working band situation. Contact Harry Magalong (858) 386-3493 or email: hmagalong@gmail.com

*Mick Fritzshing Freelance Cellist www.facebook.com/mick.fritzsching

Experienced blues/rock guitarist accepting sub work for working band. Pro/Paid gigs only! Paul Alvarado (760) 451-0527, Or e-mail: paul.jpdiego@gmail.com

Big Jon Atkinson is a talented cat playing traditional blues in and around California. Harmonica, Guitar, Drums and he Sings like a Mutha! Fill ins are OK. Paid Pro Gigs Only!
Hit him up www.facebook.com/jon.atkinson.5209?fref=ts

Tom Stewart drummer for Backwater Band now accepting paid professional gigs. . . Send e-mail to HTSMKT@aol.com

Professional Bass Player Available for Serious Pro gigs. Former Member of Candy Kane Band. Contact Kennan Shaw Kennanshaw@gmail.com Or Call (510) 761-7547.

Pro Tenor Sax Player available for paid gigs: Contact Dana "Kid Tater" Garret: kid_tater@yahoo.com

We may be Available for your House Party, Festival, Club, Street Fairs or Special Events. Swing by to check out our reverb web spot. www.reverbnation.com/chetandthecommittee Visit and like us on facebook, Or E-Mail BluShouter@aol.com with any questions.

Drummer Available for Pro Weekend Gigs. e-mail Greg "Stickman" Hennig here: gkzoid@aol.com

Harmonica Player Available: Pros only please. Can play drums at same time if needed. John Frazer (619) 263-6826 or harmonicajohns@cox.net

Top Notch Drummer seeks quality paid gigs only: Brian 'Nucci' Cantrell (619) 606-1649.



~ Need some fiddle music ~

Check with San Diego Bluegrass Society www.sandiegobluegrass.org



~ Important Non Music Business ~

Did you ever ask for a pony or a horse of your own when you were a kid? I know right. . . Well, here is a chance to help take care of the rescued horses of Tir Na Nog Sanctuary. Hay, Donations and Volunteers are always needed! Visit www.horsesoftirnanog.org



~ Meet with other Blues Fans ~

Ready to make a few new friends? www.meetup.com/BLUES-RULES-IN-SAN-DIEGO



~ Get Your Stickers Here ~

Let folks know you mean business. Limited Edition 2.75 X 7" All Weather I Support Live Blues Music Stickers Now Available. 3 for $5 Or 7 for $10 includes shipping. Proceeds go in Computer fund. Please send good checks payable to Chet Cannon, Post Office Box 12016, El Cajon, California 92022. Thanks again for Supporting Live Music!



~ Music Instruction ~

Private Drum Lessons - All Ages, All Levels Now Available with Billy Wear email Bill direct here: billywdrums@gmail.com

Wayne Riker is accepting a few new students. 40 years teaching, all styles and levels. Class is on Tuesday and Wednesday in Kearny Mesa. Eleven books out on electric blues, Ongoing instructional columnist for Guitar Player, Acoustic Guitar and Premier Magazines, Seventeen years co-hosting workshops with many of the known A list blues guitarists, complete info and his contact is available online www.waynerikerguitar.com

Guitar lessons from Mr. Joe Norwood. He'll get you rockin! Blues, rock, and slide guitar. Contact joen@cox.net today.



~ Harmonica Goodies ~

Rockin Ron's Music
Looking for tools of the trade? Harmonicas, Replacement Reeds, Mics, Strings and other things? Contact my friend Ron today for the hook up. www.rockinronsmusic4less.com

Having troubles with your harmonica? Interested in alternate tunings? Harmonica Tech Gary Lehmann can help! Reed replacement for Hohner and Suzuki, retuning and optimization, also some refurbished harps for sale. Diatonic and chromatic. Email gnarlyheman@gmail.com or call (858) 254-9389.



~ Learn what is going on to the North ~

Sign Up for the Southland Blues E-Weekly Report via info@southlandblues.com Blues Shows mostly in LA, OC, LB etc. . . Don't miss out!



~ Live Stand Up Comedy ~ We can all use a good laugh right about now.

American Comedy Company - 818 Sixth Ave. San Diego. Food and Drinks Served! For Tickets Call (619) 795-3858 Or www.americancomedyco.com



~ Chances Are ~

You're the best looking blues artist on the block Now get the best looking blues mag! Just got mine last week. Get yours soon. . . it's Beautiful! www.Blues-E-News.com



~ What's Happening Downtown ~

Find out all about it right here. . . www.facebook.com/downtownsandiegolive



~ Get it Fixed Right ~

You want the best gear?!? Get the best tech team. . . Call Top Gear Pro Shop Today! San Diego's One Stop Custom Guitar and Amp Shop! 7293 University Ave. in La Mesa. Open Monday - Friday 12:00 - 6:00 pm. Call (619) 464-4969 and ask for my pal Tim or send an E-mail to info@topgearguitar.com and Visit www.topgearguitar.com

San Diego meet Planet of The Amps your Full Service Vintage Tube Experts right here. Repair, Restoration and Modification of all tube amplifiers. Professional Service and Speedy Turn around Call Kevin (619) 890-7495 or email planetoftheamps@yahoo.com



~ Turn it On Tune it in and Turn it up ~

Sheldon Abbott Cure for the Blues is on KUCI Radio Mondays from 10:00 am - 12:00 Noon. Tune in. . . he know his business! www.tunein.com/radio/KUCI-889-s35860/



~ From our Neighbors ~

Looking for blues in L.A. area? Check with The Los Angeles Blues Society. Dedicated to preserving and perpetuating wide variety of Live Blues music in Los Angeles and around Southern California. www.lablues.org



~ Day by Day ~

Have you ever wondered what was happening in the blues scene fifty years ago today? Well, here is a good web site to learn about and hear some of it. www.bluesland.net



~ Check it First ~

Before buying a used axe be sure you're not buying a stolen treasure. If you have lost one lately register it now. Owning a stolen guitar is very bad Ju-Ju! www.stolenguitarregistry.com/listguitars.php?showby=all



~ Good Morning Ladies ~

OK, where are all my Blues Divas at? You'll want to visit this very interesting website. It's a Girl Thing! www.girlthang.net/historical.htm



~ Check it Out ~

*Mr. Charlie Lange has all of those real blues CDs that you have been searching for! Visit www.bluebeatmusic.com today!

*If you're heading south of the border for a night or for the winter insure that vehicle. My pals at Baja Bound Insurance will hook you up right away! www.bajabound.com

*Firehouse Swing at San Diego Women's Club - 2557 3rd Ave, San Diego. A huge dance floor. . . one of the best places in San Diego to learn swing dancing! Visit www.firehouseswing.com for details.

*Have a show planned where you or the venue wants a Contract/Written Agreement? Check this link for some ideas where to begin. www.blues101.org

*Red Elvises
Not blues - just one of the best darn party bands around! Check this Tour Schedule! www.redelvises.com

*Always something going on at The Coach House - 33157 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano. Now Available for your private events. For information Call (949) 496-8930 today Or visit www.thecoachhouse.com

*Still trying to figure out that guitar business? Check www.all-guitar-chords.com/guitar_scales.php

*Rhythm Room - 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoeniz AZ. Want Some Real Live Blues? This is the place! "It's like they moved Chicago out to the AZ!" Call (602) 265-4842 Or Visit www.rhythmroom.com

*Searching for New Orleans Style Cuisine and great live entertainment in So Cal? Well, you're looking for Iva Lee's in San Clemente www.ivalees.com

*Good Blues every weekend at Arcadia Blues Club - 16 E. Huntington Dr, Arcadia. Just a short drive up the I-5. Good Salads, Sliders and Sandwiches! Solid Live Music! (626) 447-9349 Check www.arcadiabluesclub.com

*Need a 15 Passenger Tour Van? Contact our friends at AIRPORT Rent-A-Car - 3101 India St. San Diego. (619) 295-3111 for a Good Deal!

*101 Ways Harmonica Players can Sound Better by Dane Mr. Chromatonic Terry www.chromatonic.blogspot.com/2008/04/101-ways-to-sound-better.html

*DIZZY'S where music matters most. www.dizzyssandiego.com

*Free Business Tips and more for Musicians: www.blamepro.com/mwn/tips/index.htm

*John Fuhrmann's Harp Page Playing Tips, Lessons and more! take a peek: www.bluesharp.ca

*Do you need help tuning that guitar? try this web tuner! www.8notes.com/guitar_tuner/default.asp?sstring=e1


~ Weekly Shows ~




Hi Folks, Blues Jams are now simply posted on the main page by date. Thanks!





Bands, You now also have the option of using a self posting facebook version of The Good Blues Update website. Have a gig?!?! Advertise it right there. . . . right now! Go to the facebook group page it's called "Blues Central San Diego (and beyond)" When posting events include date, address, time, cover and other pertinent info. . . not just a link that folks have to wade through searching for details. Thank you! *Submit your band schedule and events for sharing here to BluShouter@aol.com