Artists

Helge Schneider/The Deadly Bros. 2020

  • 19. July 2020
Helge Schneider/The Deadly Bros. 2020

Da es auf Grund des Verbotes von Großveranstaltungen keine reinen Helge Schneider Shows geben konnte, traten der Multiinstrumentalist Helge Schneider, der legendäre Drummer Pete York sowie der Ausnahmegitarrist Henrik Freischlader mit ihrem Jazz- und Spaßprojekt "The Deadly Bros." in kleinem Rahmen auf der ausverkauften Fläche vor dem Motel California in Isernhagen auf. Gaststar war der erst 10-jährige Sohn Schneiders, Charlie, am Schlagzeug.   Der Inhaber der Bluesgarage und des dazugehörigen Motels, Henry Gellrich, hatte alle Hebel in Bewegung gesetzt, um in der noch stark...

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Kai Strauss & The Electric Blues Allstars 2020

  • 16. July 2020
Kai Strauss & The Electric Blues Allstars 2020

Kai Strauss & The Electric Blues Allstars in an amazing show at Motel California, Isernhagen DE on 2020-07-16. Again the owner of Bluesgarage/Motel California, Henry Gellrich, was able to present such an event after relaxation of the lockdown in Lower Saxonia with a limited number of people (200) in this fantastic and authentical venue. The Electic Blues Allstars are Kai Strauss (voc, g), Kevin Duvernay (b) Tobi Kock (g), Alex Lex (dr) and Paul Robson (keys). https://youtu.be/rzTxdNnFljk https://youtu.be/T4Nbf9dG67Y https://youtu.be/OFI79HW6jag    

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Jimmy Cornett & The Deadmen 2020

  • 3. July 2020
Jimmy Cornett & The Deadmen 2020

This was the first time I saw Jimmy Cornett and his band live on 2020-07-03 and was totally captivated within no time at all. Phantastic voice, stunning songs with great lyrics and melodies. Band members are Jimmy Cornett (voc, g), Claudia Lippmann (dr), Frank Jäger (b) and Dennis Adamus (g). Hope to see these guys again very soon. They presented their new awesome album "Northern Lights".         Henry Gellrich, Owner of the fabulous Bluesgarage and Motel California in Isernhagen, again prepared a wonderful location at the Motel California where this show...

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Henrik Freischlader Band 2020

  • 27. June 2020
Henrik Freischlader Band 2020

Henrik Freischlader Band at Bluesgarage, Isernhagen DE on 2020-06 -27. More than very long 3 months after the lockdown due to Corona Virus live shows could finally start in parts of Germany under the precaution that all measures required by the authorities are fulfilled. Only 200 people were allowed in an outdoor venue, social distancing was obligatory, only seated places. Henry Gellrich, owner of one of if not the best blues venues in Germany set up an outdoor location in front of the associated Motel California, also in Isernhagen. Big thanks to him and his great crew. Henrik Freischlader...

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Mike Zito 2020

  • 13. March 2020
Mike Zito 2020

Ruf Record Artist Mike Zito in a hot show at Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2020-03-11. He was accompanied by this amazing band, Lewis Stephens (keys), Doug Bykit (b) and Matthew R. Johnson (dr).     They played some songs from his new album"Rock n Roll, A Tribute To Chuck Berry" released on 2019-11-01 as well as some other stuff from his 14 award winning albums. He was born in 1970-11-19 in St Louis, Missouri. In 2014 we won together with Cyril Neville the Blues Music Award for the song of the year "Pearl River and in 2018 the BMA for "Blues Rock Artist of the Year".   https://youtu.be/DhwfhjmaHUw https://youtu.be/B4MHPbxC7kI https://youtu.be/s_bZG9Ku9j4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zxwj2QTlaaY   ...

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Bywater Call 2020

  • 25. February 2020
Bywater Call 2020

Amazing show of Bywater Call @ Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2020-02-25, playing a great mixture of southern soul, gospel and blues. Bywater Call was formed in Toronto, Canada, by Meghan Parnell (voc) and Dave Barnes (g) in 2017. This 7-piece lineup is completed by Bruce McCarthy (dr), Mike Meusel (b), Alan Zemaitis (keys), Stephen Dyte (trum) and Julian Nalli (sax). In 2019 they released their first album "Bywater Call" on Gypsy Soul Records.         https://youtu.be/LA6IA2SiAdQ https://youtu.be/BII-WhuzpOU https://youtu.be/W6JPEMp5p_0

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Johnny Rawls & The Özdemirs 2020

  • 21. February 2020
Johnny Rawls & The Özdemirs 2020

Johnny Rawls, the Mississippi Blues Man, was born in Columbia, Mississippi in 1951. He delivered a high-energy show to the delight of the dancing and enthusiastic audience at Apollo, Bremerhaven, DE on 2020-02-21. Johnny was accompaned by the amazing "The Özdemirs", Erkan Özdemir (b) and his sons Kenan Özdemir (g, voc) und Levent Özdemir (dr). Guest on the keyboards from Italy, Alberto Marsico. The Blues Music Awards frequently recognize Johnny’s work. To date, ten of Johnny’s albums have been nominated for Soul Blues Album of the Year, with “I’m Still Around” winning in 2019 and “Ace...

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Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 2020

  • 16. February 2020
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band 2020

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band: Oldies but Goodies Music Hall, Worpswede DE 2020-02-15 Schon zum wiederholten Male gastiert die Manfred Mann’s Earth Band in der ausverkauften Music Hall in Worpswede. Der nunmehr bereits 79-jährige, aus Südafrika stammende Bandleader Manfred Mann gründete bereits 1962 seine Band, damals nur „Manfred Mann“ genannt. Zusammen mit dem Sänger Paul Jones spielten sie eine Mischung aus Jazz, Soul, Rhythm and Blues und Beatmusik. Sie wurden 1964 und in den Folgejahren mit ihrem Hit „Do Wah Diddy Diddy“ sowie diversen Coverversionen weltweit bekannt. 1971...

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Blues Caravan 2020

  • 14. February 2020
Blues Caravan 2020

Thomas Ruf's Blues Caravan stopped by at Music Hall, Worpswede DE on 2020-02-14. As usual Thomas presented a wide arrow of  great emerging American blues musicians. This year caravan members are the lovely Whitney Shay (voc) from San Diego, CA which we already saw in June 2019 at Gaildorf Blues Fest 2019, Jeremiah Johnson (voc , g) from St. Louis, MO, seen at Grolsch Bluesfest and Ryan Perry from Tupelo, MS. They were accompanied by the great Roger Innis (b, voc) and Amanda Dal (dr) from London (GB). They presented some old songs but also some new ones from their upcoming excellent albums,...

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Guy King 2020

  • 6. February 2020
Guy King 2020

Guy King in the very intimate atmosphere of the Blue Note in Osnabrück DE on 2020-02-07. One of the best shows I have seen in the last years. An amazing mixture of Blues and Jazz at the highest level. I cannot decide which was better, his voice or his guitar playing. Guy King (voc, g) was born on October 03, 1977 in Israel and is now living in Chicago. He was accompanied by an excellent backing band, Cedric Le Geff (keys), Kris Jefferson (b), Fabrice Bessouat (dr). At the end of the show he invited Kai Strauss (voc, g), Gregor Hilden (g) and Tommy Scheller (sax) to join him on stage for a short...

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