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Monday, April 14, 2008

Bob Corritore Blues News

April 14, 2008

* Candye Kane Benefit Tonight: Please come to support Candye just four days before her cancer surgery. Candye will be flying into town to perform at this event! Other acts include: Sistah Blue, Big Pete Pearson & Rhythm Room All-Stars (with Big Pete Pearson, Bob Corritore, Chris James, Patrick Rynn, and Brian Fahey), Dave Riley, Mario Moreno, Mike Eldred, Bill Tarsha & The Rocket 88s, The Flamekeepers (Chico Chism's last band), Kevin Casenhiser from KC Blues Band, Joann Powers (JPowers Band), Darryl Porras, Jim Glass, Tommy Grills, Rich Brydle of Cold Shott, "Stevie Ray" on drums, Slim from Cold Shott, Kevin Christman from The Jim Glass Band, Rich Arnold, Gordie Lynde, comedy in between sets by Keith Hertz, and many others yet to be announced, with support from the Phoenix Blues Society. The Rhythm Room is located at 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Doors open at 6pm, a minimum donation of $10 is asked, with opportunities to win gift raffles. This night will be a patio smoking only event; no indoor smoking will be permitted.
* Little Arthur Hospitalized: Chicago blues harmonica great Little Arthur Duncan was hospitalized on Friday, April 11, 2008. This email was sent via Rick Kreher: "I just wanted to send you all an email to let you know that Little Arthur Duncan was rushed to the hospital earlier today and had emergency brain surgery. He is in intensive care at the University of Illinois Hospital on the West Side." On Saturday, reported that "Little Arthur Duncan underwent emergency brain surgery last night to remove a growth the size of a golf ball." On Sunday, Twist Turner got news from Arthur's sister that Little Arthur had opened his eyes briefly, but is still not talking. More news on this as it comes in.

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