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Comprised of rotating band leaders, the T Blues Band is a nightly, sound-shifting, blues machine. Tight knit groups of 4 musicians combine forces to generate the most powerful and authentic blues incarnations around. Sit back, and enjoy! It's an experience you can't find anywhere else but Terra Blues.

 

 

T Blues Band

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MONDAYS

JR MACK

SARON CRENSHAW

CLIFF SCHMITT

BARRY HARRISON

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7/12/2018

SARON CRENSHAW

SOLOMON HICKS

CLIFF SCHMITT

MIKE NAPPI

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7/14/2018 (ACOUSTIC)

IRVING LOUIS LATTIN

MICHAEL HILL

JOANNA STERNBERG

BARRY HARRISON

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7/17/2018

IRVING LOUIS LATTIN

JR MACK

CLIFF SCHMITT

MIKE NAPPI

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7/19/2018

IRVING LOUIS LATTIN

MICHAEL HILL

CLIFF SCHMITT

MIKE NAPPI

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7/26/2018

SARON CRENSHAW

BOBBY BRYAN

TBD

MIKE NAPPI

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7/28/2018 (ACOUSTIC)

IRVING LOUIS LATTIN

MICHAEL HILL

JOANNA STERNBERG

BARRY HARRISON

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DATE

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

01-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
02-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
03-TUE SARON CRENSHAW STORY/BRYAN BAND
04-WED IRVING LOUIS LATTIN JR MACK BAND
05-THU BLUE MOON MARQUIS KING SOLOMON HICKS
06-FRI SARON CRENSHAW TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
07-SAT BOBBY RADCLIFF TRIO SARON CRENSHAW BAND
08-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
09-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND/HILL
10-TUE RAY SCHINNERY BOBBY BRYAN BAND
11-WED SARON CRENSHAW JR MACK BAND
12-THU IRVING LOUIS LATTIN T BAND/CRENSHAW/HICKS
13-FRI JR MACK MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
14-SAT ACOUSTIC T BAND JR MACK BAND
15-SUN IRVING LOUIS LATTIN THE PIONEERS
16-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
17-TUE SARON CRENSHAW T BAND/LATTIN/MACK
18-WED RAY SCHINNERY CLARENCE SPADY BAND
19-THU JR MACK T BAND/LATTIN/HILL
20-FRI CLARENCE SPADY TRIO MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
21-SAT BOBBY RADCLIFF TRIO SARON CRENSHAW BAND
22-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
23-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
24-TUE IRVING LOUIS LATTIN SARON CRENSHAW BAND
25-WED TERRA BLUES 28th ANNIVERSARY PARTY ! ! !
26-THU JR MACK T BAND/CRENSHAW/BRYAN
27-FRI BILL HOWL-N-MADD PERRY MICHAEL POWERS FREQUENCY
28-SAT ACOUSTIC T BAND CLARENCE SPADY/ANDY STORY BAND
29-SUN RAY SCHINNERY THE PIONEERS
30-MON MICHAEL POWERS T BLUES BAND
31-TUE BOBBY BRYAN BOBBY RADCLIFF/STEVE GUYGER

 

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bluemoon

blue moon marquee

july 5th, 2018

thursday - 7 pm

They've been hailed as the "best undiscovered blues duo around" and they are the rare set whose originals are just as good as the classics they cover! A.W. Cardinal and Jasmine Colette comprise Blue Moon Marquee --- a Montreal-based gypsy-blues band influenced by the likes of Blind Willie Johnson, Tom Waits, Charley Patton, & Memphis Minnie (to name a few). Join us for this out-of-town treat and a night full of musical story-telling.

www.bluemoonmarquee.com

july

terra blues' 28th anniversary party!


july 25th, 2018

wednesday - 7:00pm to close


Come join the rarest medley of blues musicians for our 28th anniversary celebration! Featuring performances by Terra Blues' greats:

Andy Eulau, Andy Story, Barry Harrison, Bill Sims Jr., Bobby Bryan, Bobby Radcliff, Chuck Lambert, Clarence Spady, Cliff Schmitt, Hazmat Modine, Irving Louis Lattin, Joanna Sternberg, Jr. Mack, King Solomon Hicks, Michael Hill, Michael Powers, Ray Schinnery, SaRon Crenshaw, Steve Guyger, & more!


BILL

bill howl-n-madd perry

july 27th, 2018

friday - 7 PM

One of the first singers to appear on Soul Train, Mississippi born Bill Perry has been performing and writing blues, gospel, and soul for over 35 years. Playing solo, duo, trio, or with his full band, Perry's music is described as "instantly infectious" and his high energy performances, featuring a mixture of blues classics and "Howl-n-Madd" originals, are a bright spot on his impressive resume. Bill says "I've been doing this a long time. Hopefully it shows. I'm just playing the blues I love."

www.mississippideltabluesinfo.com/billperry.html


 

the pioneers

sunday nights

The Pioneers got their start at Terra Blues as the legendary backup group that supported Moe Holmes, former alto and tenor voice of the Holmes Brothers. Created in the early 1990's, the band is comprised of rotating talented musicians. After Moe's death in 2008 the current group of Jr Mack, Barry Harrison, Brian Killen & Pat Firch carry on in his footsteps.


mack

jr mack

A New Jersey native and self-taught guitarist, Jr Mack forged his own path into the heart of the blues. With the collected stage presence of a seasoned performer, Jr Mack lulls, mesmerizes, and reels the audience into a groove all his own. Having sat in or worked with The Allman Brothers Band, Robert Randolph, & many others, Junior Mack's soulful interpretation of the blues never fails to captivate.

www.jrmack.com

irving louis lattin

Irving Louis Lattin, another of Chicago's notable music exports, is one of the most desirable talents in the entertainment industry. Called upon for his song writing prowess and blues/funk performances, Lattin's sound has been featured in commercials (Covergirl, Chevy, Pfizers ... etc) and on stages across the world.  Lattin began playing music at age 13 and by the time he was 25, mastered both composition and piano. Although you have probably heard Irving Louis Lattin during your every day life without even realizing it, wake up your consciousness and grab a featured show of his talented song writing and "real-thing" appeal right here at Terra Blues!

www.myspace.com/irvinglouislattin


michael powers

Heralding from Bayonne New Jersey, Michael Powers now defines the New York City blues scene. Since settling in NYC in the 1970's, Power's originals and "re-shaped classics" have been dictating the raw essence of real blues in the city for years. This 5 time Blues Music award nominee "is no "rocker" masquerading as a "bluesman", no "Hendrix wanna be" - he is simply true to his ... heart and the rockin' soul in his music." Michael Powers is a rare find in the music world; "an impressive musical range and versatility - a musician for all seasons." (Blues Matters)

www.michaelpowers.com

 


ray schinnery

Raised in New York City, Ray Schinnery is known for his humorous originals, guitar mastery, and his unique "story-telling" voice. BLUES MAGAZINE wrote "just when you think his vocal is a standard, rough-hewn blues shouter, he turns around and lays down some of the shivery-sweetest 3 part harmonies this side of the bible belt". A regular on the international as well as the local blues scene, "with his band, a solo performer, or with his guitar, Ray is a master showman..."

www.rayschinnery.com


 

 

clarence spady

Raised in Scranton Pennsylvania, where he still lives, Clarence Spady is accredited with defining the 1990's blues scene. Raised by a musical family and encouraged to pursue blues, Spady started touring right out of high school. By the '90's, this singer/guitarist decided to head out and tour with a band of his own. Clarence Spady's skills as a songwriter paired with his solid mastery of guitar transcends typical blues performances, leaving audiences clamoring for more of his unique & intelligent sound.

www.myspace.com/clarencespadyband


saron crenshaw

Whether he is traveling the country disseminating his control of jazz and blues or strolling through the audience playing guitar with his tongue (which happens to be a Gibson "Lucille" model guitar signed by B.B.King),SaRon Crenshaw is a powerhouse performer that leaves an unforgettable impression. This New Yorker's deeply engrained love for all things blues leaves no room for obstacles in life or performance.

www.saroncrenshaw.com


  Guyger

bobby radcliff & steve guyger

Growing up in Maryland, Bobby Radcliff began his guitar education with classical guitar lessons at the age of 12. Following his initiation into the music world, Radcliff moved to New York City in 1977 where Black Top records took a liking to his "strengths as a soloist, as well as a funky rhythm guitarist". (WFLR-FM) Having toured the US, Canada, and Europe more than a dozen times Radcliff always leaves audiences stunned with "his jaw-dropping skills as a guitarist." (Blues Review)

www.bobbyradcliffblues.com

A bluesman since his teens, this Philadelphia native's mastery of gritty Chicago-style harp playing landed him a musician's dream gig, a call from Jimmy Rogers. Blues Access Magazine claims "All of the years...of touring with the legendary Jimmy Rogers has made Steve Guyger one of the greatest blues harp men in the world." Guyger's performances are enhanced by his fine clear voice and hand-picked guest performers - every show is one of a kind!

www.steveguyger.com


bobby bryan

An opening talent for Albert Cummings,  Shemekia Copeland & many other nationally recognized artists, this California native has been captivating audiences with his brand of "urban blues" for over 20 years. Bobby is a another successful blues product of Los Angeles's most famous blues club, Babe's & Ricky's. After playing with the house band for years, Bobby was taken on tour with "Arkansas" Larry Davis, an influential Grammy  award-winning blues artist. After years of honing his vocal and guitar talents, Bobby Bryan and his band are a group of blues regulars we can't do without!

www.bobbybryanii.com

hicks

king solomon hicks

Known in Harlem as "King Solomon", " 'lil BB", and "EAST Montgomery", Hicks has kept an enviable performance schedule since the age of 13. With two CD's under his belt (including 4 original songs), there's nothing that can stand in the way of this young New Yorker and his mature and inimitable skill as a guitarist.

www.kingsolomonhicks.com