This coming Saturday, April 17
The Bernie Pearl Blues Band returns to the ABC for "Blues Society Night". Anyone with a membership card from any blues society, world-wide, will be admitted for $5, half-price! Opening at 8:00 is the great Bobby Bluehouse Band, which features Dave Melton on guitar, one of my favorite players. We play 10:15-1:30.
Again, we will offer our CDs for "What You Can Pay". Arrive early for best seating. General admission $10, with Blues Society card (tonight only) $5. Dancing, over 21, menu. Arcadia Blues Club, 16 E. Huntington Dr., Arcadia 91006. (626)447-9349 http://www.arcadiabluesclub.com/
Friday, April 23
Dwayne Smith and I return to Iva Lee's Restaurant to play the duo blues. 7:30 start, no cover. Great food and drink. 555 El Camino Real, San Clemente 92672.(949) 361-2855. www.IvaLees.com.
Friday, May 7
Bassist Mike Barry and I play the acoustic blues at the Gator By the Bay Fest, Spanish Landing Park, San Diego, 5:15 - 6:30, Bourbon Street Stage. $20 at gate. (619) 234-8791 http://sandiegofestival.com/
Saturday, May 8
I will be in acoustic concert with Mike Barry at Old Time Music in San Diego, $20, 7:00 - 9:00. All ages.That afternoon, I will lead an Acoustic Blues Guitar workshop - a "Hands On!" approach to playing the blues on an acoustic guitar. Students should bring acoustic guitar, slide, thumb pick, and are welcome to record the two-hour session. Noon-2:00, $25.
A wonderful music store with an intimate concert stage. A great music venue.Old Time Music, 2852 University Ave., San Diego. (619) 280-9035. http://www.sdoldtimemusic.com/