Archive: February 2019 - Bluesology

Mitch Ryder 2019

  • 28. February 2019
Mitch Ryder 2019

Two days after his 74th birthday Mitch Ryder entered the stage at the Meisenfrei Bluesclub in Bremen, DE on 2019-02-28. Despite his laryngeal cancer surgery in 2018 he delivered a really pressureful show which lasted for 135 !!! minutes. Unforgettable his performance at Rockpalast in 1079 where he was more or less totally drunken, arguing with the audience he played a totally phantastic show. He was accompanied by Engerling, i. e. Wolfram "Bodi" Bodag (keys, harp), Heiner Witte (g), Manfred Pokrandt (b), Pitty Piatkowski (g) and Tobias Ridder (dr).         https://youtu.be/AMxD_mdn97I https://youtu.be/Asgin9sHwYM https://youtu.be/sMAnoIO5XbM https://youtu.be/3El6FNjQv-U

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Blues Caravan 2019

  • 22. February 2019
Blues Caravan 2019

Like every year since 2005 Ruf Records sent the Blues Caravan on its journey through Europe and the rest of the world. They stopped by at Music Hall, Worpswede DE on 2019-02-22 to present a very diversified and excellent show. This years members have been the very talented "Texas Honey" Ally Venable (voc, g) from Houston TX,  the already experienced Ina Forsman (voc) from Finland and Norah Jones-influenced Katarina Pejak (voc, key) from Serbia/USA (Nashville) accompanied by Roger Inniss (b, musical director) and Elijah Owings (dr). Katarina Pejak is a singer/songwriter and piano player who combines...

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Tommy Castro & The Painkillers

  • 13. February 2019
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers @ Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2019-02-13. Tommy Castro & The Painkillers are Tommy Castro (voc, g), Randy McDonald (b), Mike Emerson (keys) and Bowen Brown (dr). His popularity was marked by his winning the 2008 Blues Music Award in Memphis. In May 2010, The Blues Foundation awarded Castro multiple Blues Music awards for Blues Male Artist of the Year, Contemporary Blues Album of the Year, B.B. King Entertainer of the Year, and with his band, Band of the Year. (Wikipedia) He was also nominated many times in 2006, 2008 and 2012.     They presented...

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John Nemeth 2019

  • 7. February 2019
John Nemeth 2019

John Nemeth entered the stage at Blue Note, Osnabrück DE on 2019-02-07 to bring the blues to Nordrhein Westfalen. He was born 0n March 10, 1975) in Boise, Idaho and is an amazing electric blues and  soul harmonicist, singer, and songwriter. John has received two Blues Music Awards for Soul Blues Male Artist in 2014 and Soul Blues Album in 2015. He has recorded nine solo albums since 2002. John is a vocalist with great range, ability, and soulfulness, Nemeth had also developed into a top-notch blues harmonica player. In 2013 alone, he was nominated five times for a Blues Music Award, making...

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