Artists

Larry Garner Meets Norman Beaker Band 2019

  • 13. March 2019
Larry Garner Meets Norman Beaker Band 2019

Like every year it was so much fun to meet Larry Garner with the Norman Beaker Band playing our favorite style of blues music.  This time we met the guys at Meisenfrei, Bremen DE 0n 2019-03-13. Louisiana Blues meets British Bluesrock at the finest. Norman Beaker Band is Norman Beaker (g, voc), new bass player Russell Milton, Steve Gibson (dr) and as always the amazing Nick “On Fire” Steed (key).           https://youtu.be/E57GVXuCuHo https://youtu.be/95JLACKMB1U

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John Mayall 2019

  • 8. March 2019
John Mayall 2019

85!!!!! years old "Godfather of British Blues" John Mayall @ Rosenhof, Osnabrück, DE on 2019-03-08. Together with his companions Carolyn Wonderland (voc, g), Jay Davenport (dr) and Greg Rzab (b) he played again a  very vidid set of almost 2 hours still full of joy of making music. In 2016 he was introduced into the Blues Hall of Fame in Memphis, TN. He was mentor of many blues musicians like Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Jack Bruce, John McVie, Mick Fleetwood, Mick Taylor, Larry Taylor, Jon Hiseman, Dick Heckstall-Smith, Walter Trout, Coco Montoya ………..   His latest album...

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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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Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats 2019

  • 31. January 2019
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats 2019

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats @ De Oosterport, NL on 2019-01-31. Support Act was Lion aka Beth Lowen with her band.    https://www.iamlionofficial.com/ Another  amazing sweaty gig with Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats at De Oosterport, Groningen NL on 2019-01-31. Nathaniel David Rateliff (born October 7, 1978) is an American singer and songwriter based in Denver, whose influences are described as folk, Americana and vintage rhythm & blues. Rateliff has garnered attention with Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, the soulful R&B combo he formed in 2013. (Wikipedia) The...

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B. B. & The Blues Shacks 2019

  • 26. January 2019
B. B. & The Blues Shacks 2019

As always pure fun with B. B. & The Blues Shacks at Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2019-01-26. B. B. & The Blues Shacks are Michael Arlt (vocals & harp), Andreas Arlt (guitar), Henning Hauerken (e- and upright-bass), Dennis Koeckstadt (key) and Andre Werkmeister (drums ).       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7QZMZ4_szc&feature=youtu.be https://youtu.be/sXEvY1c8K2s https://youtu.be/NaPkVVEtgpo

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Vanesa Harbek 2019

  • 23. January 2019
Vanesa Harbek 2019

Vanesa Harbek,  the Argentinian Blues Queen born in Buenos Aires @ Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2019-01-23. Cool show with energetic and a little bit latino oriented blues. She´s an impulsive guitarist, singer, blueswoman, trumpet player and composer. Also involved in Tango music scene. In June 2017 she moved to Berlin, DE. She was accompanied by Lukasz Gorczyca (b) and Tomek Dominik (dr).       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=am0FOSyt7Rw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m66RjLrUNkk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2C73h_Md_U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Win0WvUTcvU

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Bernard Allison 2019

  • 15. January 2019
Bernard Allison 2019

Luther Allison's son, Bernard Allison, delivered an impulsive, impressive show at Meisenfrei, Bremen DE on 2019-01-15. He was accompanied by George "Dr. Funk" Moyé (b), José James (sax, perc), Mario Dawson (dr) and only 19 years old, but already excellent Dylan Salfer (g).         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQMFBX5kDLo&feature=youtu.be Bernard Allison in Joldelund on 2019-01-11 Videos by Gerhard Harder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjVINF1mBkw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWvpsaGg9Mc

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