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Monday, May 25, 2009

John Hammer Blues News


This Week On

Hammered By The Blues
KOWZ 1170am Sunday at 10pm (When sports talk ain't on)
On the Internet:
Tues 9am
and Sat. 11am

Joanne Shaw Taylor

'White Sugar'

'Grace & Grit'
Robin Rogers
'Crazy Cryin' Blues'
Important Links
Fresh Stuff Ya Wanna Know
June Blue Monday
'fresh' On Line
May 29-31: Smokin' In Steele
State BBQ Championship and Blues
Steele Co. Fairgrounds;
Owatonna, MN
May 30: Blues Bash
Historic Trempealeau Hotel; Trempealeau, WI
* Checkout the 7 Day LIVE Blues Forecast*

Yo! Blues Buddies:

Be sure to visit to read our entire June issue. Pass this along to friends and tell them they can sign up for this weekly e-bluesblast right on the bottom of the first page of the website. Check out the links and support yer local blues band! Hope to see you at a LIVE show soon! Until then, Take care of each other, and we'll catch up with ya real soon!
John 'blueshammer' Hammer

Blues Heals what Ails Ya on Yer Radio

Once again we come slammin' home for ya. Now PLEASE NOTE the new time for the show to aire. If ya'll live close by, you'll be able to hear us if yer antenna is big enough. This week on Hammered By The Blues ( Sunday on KOWZ 10pm on 1170am. Classic episodes rebroadcast on line Tues at 9am and Sat at 11am on we are gonna dance with some simply smokin' hot chantueses. Be ready with a cold shower as Joanne Shaw Taylor turns up the heat with tracks off 'White Sugar'. Then we will steam up yer personal windscreen with Deb Callahan with tracks shared off 'Grace & Grit'. We end up tossin' all restraint to the wind and get oh so close and personal with Robin Rogers as she weaves a web of seduction off 'Crazy Cryin' Blues'. You may want to grab an extra box of nicotine patches while baskin' in the glow, Thrillseekers!
Now before the weeks' over we've got a hot date;
Ya know where to come, and don't dare to be late;
If ya likes your 'Q hot and yer blues the real deal;
We'll see ya this week at Smokin' In Steele!


TwinCities & other MN venues:
Mon 25
-Davina & the Vagabonds/Famous Dave's; Mpls
Thu 28-Brandon Scott Sellner/Neumann's; St Paul
- Mick Sterling/Gianni's; Wayzata
-Cadillac Kolstad & the Flats/Hell's Kitchen; Mpls
Fri 29-Brandon Scott Sellner; Plan B/Smokin' in Steele-Fairgrounds; Owatonna
-Scottie Miller & the Re-Uptake Inhibitors/Applewood Grill; Burnsville
- The Irresistibles/PD Pappy's; Stillwater
- Swamp Kings/Red Wing Elks Club
-James Armstrong; Greg Inhofer/Famous Dave's; Mpls
-Everett Smithson/Whistle Binkies; Rochester
-Deb Callahan/Macho Nacho; Rochester
- Davina & the Vagabonds/Forest Laker
- Lamont Cranston/Casa Vieja; St Paul
Sat 30-Scottie Miller & the Re-Uptake Inhibitors; Shufflin' Duprees; Paul Mayasich Trio/Smokin' in Steele-Fairgrounds; Owatonna
-The Irresistibles/Bunkers; Mpls
-Cadillac Kolstad & the Flats/Narrows; Navarre
- Brandon Scott Sellner/Country Prime Time; Lydia
- Davina & the Vagabonds/Al's; Glencoe
-T Albert Lloyd/Dixie's; St Paul
- Paul Mayasich Band/Floyd's; Victoria
-Hookers & Blow; Liz Cummings/Famous Dave's; Mpls
Sun 31- Davina & the Vagabonds/VFW on the Lake; WBL

Iowa Venues:
Wed 27
-Bruce Katz/Blues On Grand
Fri 29-Insomniacs/Blues On Grand
Sat 30-Sean Carney/Blues On Grand

Nebraska Venues:
Wed 27
-Chris Duarte/Zoo Bar
Thu 28-Bruce Katz/Zoo Bar
-Candye Kane/The Panic; Lincoln
-Chris Duarte/Murphy's
Sun 31-The Insomniacs; Blues Orchestra/Blues Cruise; Omaha

Wisconsin Venues:
Mon 25
-Scottie Miller & the Re-Uptake Inhibitors/(3pm) Muddy Waters;
Fri 29-Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo/Piggy's; La Crosse
Sat 30-Aaron Williams & the Hoodoo/Piggy's; La Crosse

BB's Jazz Blues & Soups-St. Louis, MO:
Mon 25-Closed
Tue 26-St Louis Beat Poetry Series; Javier Mendoza
Wed 27-Jason Ricci & New Blood
Thu 28-Jim Stevens Group; The Insomniacs
Fri 29-Arthur Williams

Ground Zero Blues Club-Clarksdale, MS:
Wed 27-Mark "Mule Man" Massey
Thu 28-Blues Jam w/Guitar Mikey

Fri 29-Sat 30
Sat 30-BLUES BASH 2009/Trempealeau, WI Info:

Every Week All Month Long (all venues)
Every Sunday-Tom Hunter(10:45a)/United Methodist Church; Minnetonka, MN
-Cadillac vs. Cornbread/Palmer's; Mpls
-Blues Jam w/ Big Bob Scoggin/McMahon's Irish Pub; Mpls
-Toby Marshall/(7-10)Cherokee Sirloin Room; W St. Paul
-Barbara Blue/(4-8)Silky O'Sullivan's; Beale St-Memphis, TN
-Open Blues Jam w/ Moses Oakland/(8p) Famous Dave's; Mpls
-Open Blues Jam /Floyd's; Victoria, MN
Every Monday-Best Damn Blues Jam in Town/Shaw's Bar & Grill; Mpls
-Willie Murphy/American Legion #523; Golden Valley, MN
-True Blue Mondays-Lunch w/ Ellis Kell/(12p)Mojo's-River Music Experience;
Every Tuesday-Paul Mayasich & Friends/Hollihan's; White Bear Lake
-Chippewa Valley Blues Society Free Show, Owen Park, Eau Claire, WI
-Big Daddy Cade/(8p)Centerfields; Mpls
-Bob Pace & the Blues Groove/Blues On Grand; Des Moines, IA
Every Wednesday-Blues Jam w/Curtis & the Kicks/Jethro's Char House; N St Paul, MN
-The Butanes/Eagles Club #34; 25th St., Mpls
-Dave Lambert/Neisen's; Savage; MN
-Paul Mayasich & Friends/School of the Wise II; Chanhassen, MN
- Root City/Glueks; Mpls
- John Iden & Jim Ouska/TGI Fridays; Eden Prairie, MN
- Big Daddy Cade Jam/(7p)Baggins; Fridley, MN
-Barbara Blue/(7-9)Silky O'Sullivan's; Beale St-Memphis, TN
-Wed. Blues Jam/Nighthawks Tap; La Crosse, WI
- Matt Woods & the Thunderbolts/Blues On Grand; Des Moines, IA
- Open Mic Night/Redstone Room-River Music Experience; Davenport, IA
- Cryin' Shame; Big Mike Aguirre/BB's Jazz Blues & Soups; St Louis, MO
Every Thursday-Moses Oakland Quartet/School II/ Chanhassen, MN
- Dan Ristrom & the Big Throwdown/Gluek's; Mpls
- John Burlingame hosts Acoustic Open Mic Night/Main Entrance; Prairie du Chien, WI
-Barbara Blue/(7-9)Silky O'Sullivan's; Beale St-Memphis, TN
- Legendary Blues Jam/Blues On Grand; Des Moines, IA
- Blues Jam/Ground Zero Blues Club/ Clarksdale; MS
- Leroy Pierson/(7-9:30)BB's Jazz Blues & Soups; St. Louis, MO
Every Friday-The Butanes/McMahon's; Mpls
-Front Porch Swingin' Liquor Pigs/Eagles #34; Mpls
-Barbara Blue/(7-9)Silky O'Sullivan's; Beale St-Memphis, TN
-Leroy Pierson/(7-9:30)BB's Jazz Blues & Soups; St. Louis, MO
Every Saturday-Barbara Blue/(5-9)Silky O'Sullivan's; Beale St Memphis

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