PB&J presents: Eric Gales

Plattsburgh Blues and Jazz is so excited to present Eric Gales on Friday Febuary 2nd at Retro Live.

He is perhaps one of the top electric guitar players in the world. At he age of 16 he was a guitar child prodigy and hailed as the “second coming of Jimi Hendrix”. Here are some quotes, that sing Eric praises:

Eric is “One of the best, if not the best guitar player in the world” Joe Bonamassa.
“He is absolutely incredible” Carlos Santana
“How Eric Gales isn’t the hugest name in rock guitar is a total mystery” Dave Navarro
“This guy could be the best player on Earth” Mark Tremonti
He played with Santana in 1994 at Woodstock, was on the Experience Hendrix Tour with Billy Cox and Mitch Mitchell. He now headlines festivals around the world and has a rock/jazz fusion style that is a cross between Mikes Davis and Hendrix. He has 14 studio albums and many collaborations with everyone in the world of music. With problems with addiction now in the past, he talks about it opening and is musically reborn, more free and focused then ever before with some of his strongest work. On his latest album “Middle of The Road” he collaborates with Lauryn Hill and Gary Clark Jr. Check out this video of Eric!
He is bringing in his 4 piece group that will command the stage, sweep people away and then melt faces off. We are having this incredible headliner act at Retro Live, a larger club with two floors, couches, a large bar and lots of tables and space. Advance tickets are 15 dollars at the club or on line, click here for tickets  Be prepared to be hit by a Gale force wind, this show is astounding and a definite do not miss PB and J show!.
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PB&J Presents : Dom Flemons with opening act Roy Hurd

Plattsburgh Blues and Jazz is proud to present Dom Flemons on Friday January 19th 7:30 PM at Olive Ridleys with special opening act Roy Hurd. 

PB&J presents: Dom Flemons

Dom is a Grammy Award winning musician, slam poet, singer-songwriter who co-founded the Carolina Chocolate Drops and won a GRAMMY in 2010 for Best Traditional Folk Album , “Genuine Negro Jig” as well as having a second GRAMMY nominated album in 2014.  Flemons now tours Internationally as “The American Songster’ performing a repertoire of music that covers nearly 100 years of American folklore, ballads, and tunes. He performs at prestigious venues, such as, Carnegie Hall, the Grand Ole Opry, the Opening Ceremony for the National Museum of African American History, Newport Folk Festival and represented the United States at the 2017 Rainforest World Music Festival in Kuching, Malaysia.  A multi-instrumentalist, playing the banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum, and quills, in addition to singing.   His performance is in the  old-time traditional roots music, ragtime, Piedmont blues, spirituals, string band music, jug band music and ballads with showmanship and humor.   In 2018, Flemons will release his first solo album titled “Dom Flemons Presents Black Cowboys” on GRAMMY Award winning record label Smithsonian Folkways. This recording is part of the African American Legacy Recordings series, co-produced with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.  Here is a video of his style and music.

What better then have Roy Hurd who symbolizes regional Adirondack folk music as the opening act for this show. Roy is the best known singer, songwriter, folk legend living today in the Adirondacks. Together this evening will embrace the musical roots and cultural traditions of both America and the Adirondacks. We are going back to the blues musical roots, so put away your dancing shoes for this one, we will have chairs set up since you don’t want to miss a word of these two truly amazing performer
Discounted advance tickets are available at Olive Ridleys or online:…ing-act-roy-hurd/ for this limited seating show,
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