Posts Tagged ‘Blues’

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After more than 23, 250 votes were cast in Round 1, we are proud to  present you the official results for Round 1 of the 2016 Best of Dayton Underground contest!

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Six months removed from a robbery and brutal attack at his downtown Dayton club, Gerald “Jerry” Gillotti said he’s getting closer to returning to Gilly’s, the haven for jazz and blues lovers.

Source: Gilly’s owner recovering, mulling retirement

fall2016tourIf you’re ready for a powerful and emotional album about heartache and love, ‘Taken The Wrong Side,’ by Dayton native and singer-songwriter, Wheatley Matthews, is the album you can’t afford to miss!

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DUS-Songwriter-7-9-16___redocompressedThe Dayton Underground Series continued last month by featuring six phenomenal local songwriters at Jimmie’s Ladder 11 in Dayton, and the night was dreamy from start to finish! The crowd was completely lured in by music from Raya, Kyleen Downes, Kevin Milner, Todd the Fox & Victoria Harper, Sharon Lane, and Jeremy & Lynne and The Typical Johnsons!

Maybe you think songwriters just sit around and sing folk songs by the light of a campfire, but we brought together a diverse group of writers who showed the crowd at Jimmie’s that songwriters can be fresh, pretty, political, soulful, funny, and even a bit rowdy from time to time!

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BMHProfileFeeling “lucky” is often an elusive quality, but Boston-based Alt-rockers, Blue Moon Harem, have nailed that singular emotion with their new single, “Lucky,” off their forthcoming third album, ‘Deep Into Blue.’

“Lucky” is a fresh, upbeat, and hooky piece that elicits a sense of wonder, lightness, and warmth.  The music rolls through your body, tugs at the heart, and says “Come! Let’s have some fun!”   Good-time acoustic guitar rhythms pump out a Folksy/Americana sound. Just a hint of bluesy soul in the lead brightens up your day, and the Alt-Rock style that holds it all together is a cool mix of power and layers and drive.   (more…)

Lettrice_LawrenceAccomplished gospel, jazz, and soul artist, Lettrice Lawrence, is no stranger to the stage, and now, thanks to Shine On Records, she’s breaking out with her new singles, “Get Outta My Way” and “My Man,” which are packed with a whole lot of soul and blues and an electric passion that you’ll just have to hear to believe!

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Donica Knight EP cover arTSince the release of her single “Love Ain’t A Prize” late last year, Donica Knight has been rockin the country charts, and now, her feminine power combines with southern charm and rockin energy for the much-anticipated release of her EP, ‘Can’t Buy A Southern Girl’!

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Source: Blues legend B.B. King dies at age 89 in Las Vegas – CNN.com

BMHProfileWe got our hands on two killer tracks this week from Boston-based alternative rockers, Blue Moon Harem, and we can safely say that “Lie” and “Finland” are gonna’ rock your world with a feast of gritty guitar riffs, dynamic melodies, rippin’ leads, and heartbeats that will get you pumped to the core!

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img_0032Tony Watson is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who has honed his personal style by performing nationally and internationally with both symphonies and rock and country bands.  Now, this West Virginia native and CMA artist has just released two new singles, “Stay With Me” and “Doing the Best” as a follow up to his 2015 homelessness awareness track, “My Still Small Voice”.

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