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Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Andy Coats Update

Hey everyone,

Happy New Year to you all - I hope 2011 is starting off right for you and yours!

I wanted to let y'all know about a solo show I'm doing this Friday: 

Friday, January 21, 9 pm - mid
Andy Coats, solo
City Tap

89 Hillsboro Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 545-0562 

And to remind you that my newest CD, "Folk the Blues," is still available from CD Baby:

I'll have a lot of good things coming up this year, both solo and with the Bank Walkers, so please stay tuned!

All the best, 

Sunday, January 16, 2011

John Hammer Blues News

'Hook, Line & Sinker'

'Blues Intervention'

'Who I Am & What I Do'

'Mirage Cartography'


Important Links

Phonetically Blue on the Radio 
If we sound it out and speak REAL slow, just about anybody will understand it's just about our passion for this music. January 23rd onHammered By The Blues  (every Sunday on KOWZ 1170AM at 10pm) we will provide the simple fodder to eloquently make our case in anyone's mind. To establish a high standard we initiate things with Room Full of Blues as they give it up completely off 'Hook, Line & Sinker'. Speaking softly allows our brains to soak up knowledge so we go stealth on ya and change yer wickedly wanton ways as Marshall Lawrenceinteracts with ya acoustically off 'Blues Intervention'. Not wanting you to get too comfortable, we hook you up with Chris Beard to electrically define yer senses with a handful off'Who I Am & What I Do'. To provide the broad perspective that any idea needs, we take the long view from Paul Mark and his visionary CD'Mirage Cartography'. Now if'n ya'll still don't get it, try reading slower! 
 Now I really don't know, but I've been told;    
Age is just an attitude, you don't need to get old;  

If you embrace them blues and dance all night;

Yer mind'll stay sharp and yer abs will be tight!
Fresh Stuff Ya Wanna Know
January Blue Monday 
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Jan.18 Hamilton Loomis at Famous Dave's in Mpls, MN
Jan.20 Dave Herrero 
See Poster Below
Jan.22 Sena Ehrhardt Band at the Covered Bridge in Zumbrota MN
Jan. 23 GTCBMS GOOT Fundraiser
See Poster below

  'The gospel of the 12 bar made easy at Hammered By the Blues'
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Episode #245 featuring
: J. Edwards, James Kinds, Studebaker John & The Maxwell Street Kings, and Tom Principato

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Blue Monday Monthly Magazine 
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