Happy New Year, Everybody! Hope the holidays treated you well. 2003, the Year Of The Blues, turned out to be a great year for us, particularly with the release of LIVE FROM ST. PETE. Thanks to all who have purchased this and our other albums.
December was a busy month for us. In early December, we performed in Indianapolis at the annual meeting of the Wabash Valley Power Company, followed by a trip to the Slippery Noodle in Indy, where we played at their Wednesday night Jam Session. It was a wonderful three days, but we were glad to get back to sunny Florida.
John Hammond, one of America’s great acoustic blues artists, showed up at our Caspy’s gig on December 18th following his concert in Gulfport and sat in with Liz on a few songs- quite a treat! We actually hadn’t seen John since we opened for him in 1989 in Marietta, Ohio (see photo in our GALLERY)- great to see John and Marla again.
Thanks to all who joined us New Year’s Eve at the Peninsula Inn in Gulfport. Sax player Mike Delaney performed with us, and it was a good place to ring in the New Year.
We attended our good friend Roy Book Binder’s Birthday Bash in Gulfport in January, where most of the Tampa Bay’s blues luminaries were in attendance, including Norwegian guitar legend Vidar Busk. Check out Roy’s website (on our LINKS page) when you get a chance- he could be playing in your area soon.
If you’re in the Tampa Bay area, please stop in at a show and say hello. Our DATES schedule is kept current daily.