how to DESTROY a blues club

J.J. Perry
Sat Oct 19 23:01:00 EDT 2002

On Sat, 19 Oct 2002, L.A. Jones wrote:

> At 07:10 PM 10/19/2002 -0400, wrote:
> >How to destroy a blues club:
> 2. Have an "alternative" (to music?) night.

Hey, the best clubs need somebody who draws. A bar we (used to)
have featured acoustic music for frat boys on the weekend. It was
always packed. That made enough money to pay allow the club to
have a blues jam, another weekly blues night and bring in national
acts like Little Charlie, James Harman, Carey Bell, Musselwhite,
John Hammond, etc.

This was a tiny little place, and smart booking helped them bring
in the acts they wanted to (of course they closed after forging their
liquor license, but that's another story).


"Blues Shot"

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