Last Update: Fri March 24, 2017 at 10:41AM

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 "San Diego Blues Central (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

~ Shows by Date ~

*Raney, Evans and Raney
-3/24, Nicky Rottens - 3773 Willow Glen, Rancho San Diego/El Cajon. Good Drinks, Food, Dancing and Music from 7:00 pm. Stop in to get weird with Nathan on drums, Kontopuls on Bass and Jerry on guitar and vocals. Visit And

*Whitney Shay and The Hustle High energy Soul & R&B
-3/24, Park and Rec Club - 4612 Park Blvd. San Diego. Specializing in Classic Cocktails and Live Music from 9:30 pm. Call (619) 795-9700 or Visit And Also be sure to ask for the Soul Tonic CD.

*Barry Baughn Band knows what to do
-3/24 and 3/25, Shanghai Reds Bar and Grill - 255 S. Indian Canyon Dr. in Palm Springs at Fisherman's Market. Good Drinks and Food Served, Live 8:00 - 11:00 pm. Friday and Saturdays. And

*Flipside Burners Rockabilly Fun
-3/24, Hooley's Irish Pub - 5500 Grossmont Center Drive #277, La Mesa. Good Food, Cold Beer, Live Music from 9:00 pm. Call (619) 713-6900 Visit And

*Nena Anderson This gal can Sing!

*Bill Magee Still Rockin the Blues
-3/25, Sand Crab Tavern - 2229 Micro Place Escondido. Grand Re Opening! No Cover But Please call for Reservation. New Orleans style menu with many Fresh Seafood selections. Mimosas and Thirty five - Yes, (35) brands of beer served! Visit And

*Chet and The Committee Good Time Blues, Swing and Rockin' Boogie
-3/25, University of San Diego - Linda Vista Rd. Twilight Blues aka Dean's annual Celebration. Live and Swinging with Marcus, Fred, Preacher and Judd from 6:00 - 9:00 pm. *Sorry friends, this is a Private Event but you know we'll tell you all about it later. We may be Available for your House Party, Festival, Club, Street Fair or Special Event. E-Mail any questions.

*Gino Matteo Cat is on Fire! Visit And

*Sunday Brunch and Jam
-3/26, 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 or

*Big Daddy Deluxe
-3/26, PKs Roadhouse - 15573 Grand, Lake Elsinore, CA. All styles of music welcome, Fun times, great people, talented musicians! The heart and soul of our local community! Good food and New IPAs Served! Now Jamming Every Sunday from 2:00 - 6:00 pm. (951) 609-0426 Or

*Chet and The Committee Good Time Blues, Swing and Rockin' Boogie
-3/26, Patio Party Blues Jam at Downtown Cafe - 182 E. Main St. in downtown El Cajon. No Cover, All Ages, Hot Food, Cold Beer, Cocktails. The Band with a few pals sitting in. Jammers; Drums, Bass Amp and PA are Provided. Bring what gear you need to Play. Dancers; it's concrete but Dancing is Welcome. Winter Hours 2:30 - 5:30 pm. (or so).
We may be Available for your House Party, Festival, Club, Street Fair or Special Event. E-Mail any questions

*Gilbert Ardilla Trio With Special Guests
-3/26, Fillipis Pizza Grotto - 871 Showroom Place, Chula Vista. Good Food, Drinks and Live Music from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Call (619) 397-5000 for reservations or visit

*Cadillac Zack has the Best Jam
-3/26, Malarkey's - 168 North Marina Drive in Long Beach, CA. Live Blues, Good Food, Cold Beer, Cocktails Sold now most Sundays 4:00 - 8:00 pm. Call (562) 598-9431. Zack:

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-3/26, Bel Vino - 33515 Rancho California Rd, Temecula. Spectacular Views, Handcrafted Boutique Wine with Great Live Music from 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Call (951) 676-6414 Visit And

*The Blues Brokers Shakin at The Kraken
-3/26, The Kraken - 2531 S. Hiway 101, Cardiff by Sea. Cold Beer, Full Cocktail Bar. . . and plenty of room for Dancing! Sundays from 4:00 pm.

*Lady Star brings the blues. . .

*Cadillac Zack has the Best Jams
-3/27, Maui Sugar Mill Saloon - 18389 Ventura Blvd. in Tarzana, CA. Another fun night with some of the coolest fans! Featuring National Or Regional Guest Artists each week. Most Mondays Live from 8:00 pm. Donation requested at the front door. Meet Zack: Or Call (818) 344-0034. Questions? EMail

*Little Hurricane this duo will blow you away!

*Cadillac Wreckers Doing their thing
-3/28, Humphrey's Lounge - 2241 Shelter Island. Free Parking, Good Food, Dancing, Beer and Cocktails! 1/2 Price Live Music Happy Hour 5 - 7 pm. $5.00 Cover from 7:00 - 11:00 pm And

*Solo Blues Tuesday With Mr. Robin Henkel
-3/28, House of Blues - 1055 Fifth Ave. downtown San Diego in The Voodoo Lounge. Good Food, Cold Drinks, Live 7:00 - 11:00 pm. Or

*Casey Hensley Band
-3/28, Tio Leo's Lounge - 5302 Napa St, San Diego. Food, Beer, Cocktails and Dancing. Live from 8:00 pm. $5.00 Cover. For more details Check out Also see

*Doug Allen Jam Tuesday
-3/28, The Kraken - 2531 South Highway 101 in Cardiff by The Sea. Now Most Tuesdays 8:00 - 12:00 pm.

*John Marx and The Blues Patrol
-3/28, Chop Shop - 4351 Valley Fair St., Simi Valley, CA. (Most Tuesdays) at 7:00 pm. Whiskey and Wings. . . Everything in between! Visit Or Call (805) 581-6021. Check John out here

*Tuesday Blues Jam Lawndale
-3/28, Eagle's Nest Saloon - 15150 Prairie Ave. Lawndale Ca. Hosted by Howlin' Blues. Every Tuesday Night! Bass amp, Drums, P.A. provided. You bring the rest to the Nest! 8:00 - 11:30 pm. See you there!

*Tuesday Night Blues
-3/28, Mojo Lounge - 3714 Peralta Blvd, Fremont, CA. Featuring Johnny Soubrand, Vance Ehlers, Jon Atkinson and Aki Kumar!

*Walter Gentry's Hot Chicken Wing Jam
-3/28, Patrick's Pub - 428 'F' St. downtown San Diego. Most Tuesdays. Drinking, Dancing. . . from 9:00 pm. Bound to be Fun!

*Black Market III Scottie and Roxanne are back in town

*Dave Scott Latin Jazz Trio
-3/29, Hacienda Casa Blanca - 700 N. Johnson Avenue, El Cajon. Fine Mexican Dining Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Call (619) 442-9827 Or See

*Gilbert Castellanos and The Young Lions
-3/29, 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 And

*KSDS Wednesday Jam With Special Guests
-3/29, 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. 6:30 - 9:30 pm. Try the Fried Chicken! (858) 278-0800 Or

*Tomcat Courtney
-3/29, Turquoise Cafe Bar Europa - 873 Turquoise Street, North Pacific Beach. 7:00 pm. Now on most Wednesdays. Call (858) 488-4200 for more details.

*Dwight Yoakam
-3/29, The Observatory - 2891 University Ave. San Diego. Food and Drink Served by West Coast Tavern. For more info call (619) 239-8836 Or See And

*The Dixie Express Sounds like Dixieland
-3/29, Fuddruckers - 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa. (across from Macy's). Looking for a good burger and some cool Dixieland Style music? Then get down here! Wednesdays 6:00 - 8 pm. Or

*Lafayette Wednesday
-3/29, The Prohibition Lounge - 548 5th Ave. in the Gaslamp, Downtown San Diego. Celebrate the new jam hot spot downtown. With Kevin Cooper and Ed Cleveland. Most Wednesdays from 9:00 pm - 1:00 am.

*Jeff Moore and The Witchdoctors Rockin' Guitar Blues!
-3/29, The Kraken - 2531 S. Hiway 101, Cardiff by Sea. Cold Beer, Full Cocktail Bar, Pool Table and Room for Dancing! Most Wednesdays. See

*Ruby and The Red Hots

*The Rockin' Aces
-3/30, Tio Leo's Lounge - 5302 Napa St, San Diego. Food, Beer, Cocktails and Dancing. Live from 8:00 pm. $5.00 Cover. For more details Check out and

*Billy Watson With Tommy Harkenrider and The Memphis Kings
-3/30, La Rinconada - 300 W 5th St, Santa Ana. Features John Bazz and Ron Felton. 7:00 - 10:00 pm. And

*Robert Randolph Family Band
-3/30, The House of Blues - 1055 Fifth Ave. downtown San Diego. Good Food and Cold Drinks are Served! Don't Delay Order Tickets Today Also See

*Blue Largo Oh there will be Swinging!

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-3/31, Iva Lee's - 555 North El Camino Real, San Clemente. Good Creole Style Food and Drinks Served! Live 7:30 - 11:00 pm. Telephone (949) 361-2855 for Reservations. Visit Or

*Flipside Burners Rockabilly Fun
-3/31, Molly Malone's Waypoint Saloon - 1270 Main Street, Ramona, CA 92065. 23 Beers on Tap, Pool Tables, Gourmet Burgers and Appetizers. Patio Lounge, HD TVs and More! Call (760) 789-9050. From 9:00 pm - 1:00 am. Visit Or

*Sue Palmer Boogie Woogie Queen

*Coyote Blues Redemption First Saturday
-4/1, Pour House - 1903 S. Coast Hiway, Oceanside 4:30 - 9:00 pm. Beer, Dancing! Check it out

*The 44s featuring Johnny Main
Here is a little sample for y'all! Also Check

*Acoustic Blues Jam
-4/3, Templar's Hall at Old Poway Park - 14134 Midland Road in Poway. Now being held 6:30 - 9:00 pm on first Monday of each month. Telephone (858) 668-4576 for details.

*The Groove Squad
-4/3, Patrick's Gaslamp Pub - 428 F Street, downtown San Diego. (619) 233-3077. Drinking, Dancing and all that from 9:00 pm. See And

*Missy Andersen 2015 BMA Nominee for Soul Blues Artist Female Get your copy of their In The Moment CD!

*Arlo Guthrie
-4/5, Belly Up Tavern - 143 S. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach. Good Food, Beer and Cocktails are Served, Dancing, 21 and Up Only. Show is at 8:00 pm. Get Tix Now

*Jon Atkinson and The Nationals

*Billy Watson Submarine Trio You're gonna have a good time!
-4/6, Cellar Wine and Cheese - 156 Avenida Del Mar, San Clemente. 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Check And

*Donna Larsen Singer Songwriter

*First Friday Happy Hour
-4/7, Gillespie Cafe - 2015 N. Marshall, El Cajon (by Flight Tower) Party from 4:30 pm.
No Cover, Free Parking, Good Food, Wine, Pie and Coffee, Cold Beer, Cool Live Music, Vintage Airplanes and More!

*Joey Harris and The Mentals

*The Fallbrook Vigilantes Featuring Anthony Cullins! CD Release
-4/8, Casa Estrella - 3757 S. Mission Rd. Fallbrook, CA. All Ages Welcome, No Cover, Live music from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Traditional Mexican Food and Cold Drinks are Served. Call (760) 728-3200 or Check out

*Chet and The Committee Good Time Blues, Swing and Rockin' Boogie
-4/8, Old Town Pub and Grub - 28677 Old Town Front St, Temecula, CA 92590. Salads, Sliders, Flatbread, and more Served. Live Music 7:00 - 10:00 pm. All Ages, No Cover! (951) 693-3184 Or And

*Billy Watson With Rod Piazza!
-4/8, Arcadia Blues Club - 16 E. Huntington Dr, Arcadia, CA 91006. Tearing it up from the floor up 8:00 - 11:00 pm. Call (626) 447-9349, Visit Or And

*AMSD Concerts Presents David Bromberg
-4/8, Sweetwater High School - 2900 Highland Ave. National City. Order tickets now. David is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, eclectic artist that has played with many famous musicians, including Jerry Jeff Walker, Willie Nelson, Dylan, Jorma Kaukonen and Jerry Garcia. Comfortable with blues, folk, jazz and rock. Known for quirky, humorous lyrics, his finger picking style learned from Reverend Gary Davis and an ability to play rhythm and lead guitar at same time. For more info Keep an eye on Also be sure to Check Do you need just a little more inspiration? Here is one of my favorite tunes by David early on:


*Boogie Magazine Second Sunday Jam
-4/9, Sam Ash Music Store - 3418 College Ave, San Diego. From 12:00 - 4:00 pm. Come try out your next new guitar. Call (619) 573-9669 Or Visit

*Earl Thomas and Friends Celebrating 25 Years
-4/9, Winston's - 1921 Bacon, Ocean Beach. $5.00 at Door. Party from 5:00 pm. For more show info Call (619) 222-6822. And See Or

*Aaron Neville Duo
-4/9, Belly Up Tavern - 143 S. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach. Good Food, Beer and Cocktails are Served, Dancing, 21 and Up. Show is at 8:00 pm. Check and Get Tix Now

*American Monster Burlesque Blues Show

*Chris Cain Night
-4/10, Little Lou's BBQ - 2455 S. Winchester Blvd, Campbell, CA 95008. Good Food and Drinks are Served. Second Monday of Each Month! Live Music from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Double Check And

*Michele Lundeen Workin it all night long

*Sue Palmer Boogie Woogie Queen
-4/11, Tio Leo's - 5302 Napa Street, San Diego (off I-8 at Morena Blvd.) Great Food, Dancing, Cold Beer, Coffee and Cocktails Served! (619) 542-1462. Now Most Tuesdays. Ready to Dance? See And

*Billy Bacon Burns it up

*Charles Burton Band
-4/12, Kraken - 2531 South Hiway 101, Cardiff by Sea. Cold Beer, Cocktails, Pool Table, Live Music 8:00 - 11:00 pm. Now on Second Wednesday of each month. See And

*Shelle Blue and Souled Out

*The Fremonts Deep in the Swamp
-4/13, Tio Leo's Lounge - 5302 Napa St, San Diego. Food, Beer, Cocktails and Dancing. Live 8:00 pm. $5.00 Cover. Second Thursday of each month. See And Visit Get your copy of the new Record Alligator now!

*The Delgado Brothers 2016 IBC Winners

*Billy Watson With Robin Henkel and Whitney Shay
-4/14, Ki's Restaurant - 2591 S. Coast Highway 101, Cardiff by The Sea. Local, Organic, Casual and Delicious! Cool Music from 7:30 pm. Call (760) 436-5544 Visit Or

*Eve Selis Band Boot Stompin' Americana

*18th annual Spring Harmonica Festival
-4/15, Harry Griffen Park - Milden Lane, La Mesa. Headliners include Eric Von Herzen, Kellie Rucker, John Clifton, Jeffrey Joe Moran, Billy Watson and Plenty More! Visit for more information

*Cash'd Out
-4/15, Belly Up Tavern - 143 S. Cedros Ave. Solana Beach. Cocktails, Cold Beer, Good Music, Great Food, Dancing. And

*Ben Powell Visit

*Earl Thomas and Friends Celebrating 25 Years
-4/16, Winston's - 1921 Bacon, Ocean Beach. $5.00 at Door. Party from 5:00 pm. For more show info Call (619) 222-6822. And See Or

*Catfish and The Hollywood Hound Dogs
-4/16, Shenanigans Irish Pub - 423 Shoreline Village Dr. Long Beach, CA. Cold Beer, Burgers, Fish and Chips. Now Every Third Sunday 5:00 - 9:00 pm. Call (562) 437-3734 See Or

*Shari Puorto

*Stoney B Blues
-4/19, Proud Mary's Grill - 5550 Kearny Mesa Rd. (Clairemont Mesa Blvd. at 163). Dancing, Good Food, Beer, Cocktails. Try the Fried Chicken! Live 7:00 - 10:00 pm. (858) 278-0800 Visit And

*Cadillac Wreckers doin their thing. . .

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/21, Iva Lee's - 555 North El Camino Real, San Clemente. Good Creole Style Food and Drinks Served! 7:00 - 10:30 pm. Telephone (949) 361-2855 for Your Reservation. Visit Or

*Taryn Donath Watch out y'all!

*Billy Watson You're gonna have a good time!
-4/23, Coyote Bar & Grill - 300 Carlsbad Village Dr. Carlsbad. Patio Fire pits, Good Food, Cold Beer, Largest selection of Tequila around and Cool Live Music from 2:00 - 4:30 pm. Call (760) 729-4695 Or see And

*Euphoria Brass Band San Diego Second Line

*Rock Your Billy Wednesday With Gino and The Lone Gunmen
-4/26, Tio Leo's - 5302 Napa St. San Diego. Great Mexican Food, Ice Cold Beer, Dancing, Coffee and Classic Cocktails! Live 8:00 - 11:00 pm. $5.00. Call (619) 542-1462. Now fourth Wednesday of Month. Visit

*Mercedes Moore Band Will Reach Your Soul

*Chet and The Committee Good Time Blues, Swing and Rockin' Boogie
-4/30, Shanghai Reds Bar and Grill - 255 S. Indian Canyon Dr. in Palm Springs at Fisherman's Market. Good Drinks and Food Served, Live Music from 7:00 - 10:00 pm. Tell your friends The Committee is coming to town! Check And

Always Check with the band or venue before you head out to that big party!
Things sometimes get changed with no advance notice to us here at the GBU.

~ Other Good Stuff ~

*James Harman
James latest record "Bonetime" Now Available. Get your copy soon as you can.

*Lady Dottie and The Diamonds

*David Patrone Trio

*Roni Lee Guitar Slinger at Large

*The Fremonts Get their New Record Alligator from the band!

*Deb Ryder Powerhouse Vocalist at large

*Len Rainey's Midnight Players

*Cindy Lee Berryhill Singer Songwriter

*Wild Pack Rocking the Baja

*Give Me Back My Wig Featuring Lil G

*Robin Henkel Visit

*Rose Winters All over town

*Jimmy Woodard's Swinging Kings

*Sara Petite and The Sugar Daddies Rocking Americana and Country

*The Farmers Gonna Rock you up!

*Amber Whitlock Jazz and R 'N B

*Bubba McCoy Knows what to do! Pick up his new Learn To Dance With Bubba CD!

*Tiffany Jane and The Kicks

*Coco Montoya Follow the tour

*Whitney Shay Singin' up a storm!

*The Chris Fast Band

*Leilani Kilgore

*Johnny Mastro and Mama's Boys Tearing it Up

*Bad Penny and The Pistols With Ms. Dawn Nier

*Michael Dwyer Check him out

*The Bedbreakers Blues and Roots

*Flipside Burners Rockabilly Fun

*Bill Magee Still rocking the blues

*Steph Johnson will knock you out!

*Chill Boy Catch him if you can

*Cindy Lee Berryhill Singer Songwriter

*Fred Heath and The Slidewinders

*Sue Palmer Boogie Woogie Queen

*Chickenbone Slim & The Biscuits

*Jack Tempchin Master Songwriter

*Rhythm and The Method Good Times Tonight

*Alan Iglesias and Crossfire A loving tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan

*Cerissa Mc Queen and The 332 Band

*Rod Piazza and Mighty Flyers

*Laura Jane and The Tighten Ups

*The Money Band With Mark Eppler Check

*Casey Hensley Band

*Walter Gentry

*Catfish and The Hollywood Hound Dogs

*Big Boss Bubeleh

*Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson

*Backwater Blues Band

*Gregory Page just good music

*Charles Burton Band

*Red Lotus Revue

*Clapton Hook Tribute

*Rebecca Jade

*San Pedro Slim West Coast Blues

*Hoodoo Blues

*Earl Thomas World Tour

*Blue Rockit Band

*Andy T - Nick Nixon Band You gonna dig it!

*David Patrone Quartet

*The Groove Squad

*Gypsy Swing Cats think Django Reinhardt and for a sample

*Brown Sugar Oldies - Rock - Blues

*Bi-Polar Express

*Karl and The Hornets Some Buzzing Going On!

*Will Lovealot

*Wyatt Lowe Band

*Stoney B Blues

*Billy Watson You will have a good time!
Collect all his records while you can. Visit

~ Looking For Work ~

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

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

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

Guitarist with plenty experience available for pro/paid gigs. Contact Joe Norwood:

Drummer available for pro shows Ric Lee: 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pro Tenor Sax Player available for paid gigs: Contact Dana "Kid Tater" Garret:

We may be Available for your House Party, Festival, Club, Street Fairs or Special Events. Swing by to check out our new web spot. Visit and like us on facebook, Or E-Mail with any questions.

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

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

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

~ 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

~ Meet with other Blues Fans ~

Ready to make a few new friends?

~ Music Instruction ~

Private Drum Lessons - All Ages, All Levels Now Available with Billy Wear email Bill direct here:

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

Guitar lessons Now Available from Mr. Joe Norwood. He'll get you rockin! Blues, rock, and slide guitar. Contact today.

~ Learn what is up to the North ~

Sign Up for the Southland Blues E-Weekly Report via email to Good Live Blues info on shows mostly in LA, OC, LB etc. . . Don't miss out!

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

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

~ 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!

~ What's Happening Downtown ~

Find out all about it right here. . .

~ 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 and Visit

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

~ 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!

~ From our Neighbors ~

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

~ Harmonica Goodies ~

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

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 or call (858) 254-9389.

~ 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.

~ Good Morning Ladies ~

OK, where are all my Blues Divas at?!? You'll be wanting to visit this interesting website. It's a Girl Thing!

~ Check it First ~

Before buying a used axe be sure you're not buying a fellow musician's lost treasure. If you have lost one lately register it now. Owning a stolen guitar is very bad Ju-Ju!

~ Check it Out ~

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

*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 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.

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

*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

*Still trying to figure out that guitar business? Check

*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

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

*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

*Need a 15 Passenger Tour Van or a Compact car for family visiting this weekend? Contact our friends at AIRPORT Rent-A-Car for the Good Deals on Some Good Wheels! Airport Rent-A-Car 3101 India St. San Diego. (800) 243-9656 or (619) 295-3111.

*101 Ways Harmonica Players can Sound Better by Dane Mr. Chromatonic Terry

*DIZZY'S where music matters most.

*Free Business Tips and more for Musicians:

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

*Video of Your Band on DVD, Steady Hand With Good Quality Super Reasonable!
Contact Mark MOB Productions.

*Do you or a friend need help tuning that guitar? try this web tuner!

~ Weekly Shows ~

Monday Tango Lessons from 6-8 pm. Tio Leo's - 5302 Napa St.

The Barry Baughn Blues Band with friends Friday and Saturday Nights at Shanghai Reds - 255 S. Indian Canyon Dr. in Palm Springs at the Fisherman's Market Building 8-11 pm.

Come on now. . . Get Out, Have some Fun, Dance a Little!

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