Harpdog Brown and the Uptown Blues Band: Blues for Dancing!
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Charlie Musselwhite says: "Harpdog's got a smokin' band playing and he's singing the real deal, old school blues just like you want to hear it. The tune I did with Harpdog, Moose On The Loose, was a whole lotta fun. I ain't lyin'!"
Canada’s Classic Bluesman, Harpdog Brown is on the road again and he's bringing his new show, The Uptown Blues Band! Better get there early for this one! This new Band is HOT HOT HOT! TiCKET DETAILS COMING SOON - TELL ALL YOUR FRIENDS TO START POLISHING THEIR BEST SHOES!
Harpdog Brown has grown a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues. Think of the old Chess Records and Sun Records of the late 40's and early 50’s. These days he’s been touring more and more as Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band - a vintage New Orleans Blues sound featuring piano, bass and drums and often a sax and clarinet. Still a vintage vibe, just a different vintage! This music will move you! They perform mostly originals yet they often include great songs of the masters from that era. Think Louis Jordan, Satchmo, Sonny Boy Williamson, Wynonie Harris, even Duke Ellington. Audiences are raving about this new show!
He’s been called a Blues Evangelist, and that’s a very fitting moniker. "I speak the blues like it's the truth, and it is”, he was recently quoted. "I do feel like I'm a servant of the people. A missionary if you will. Music can heal people if they pay attention to the messages in these songs.” He delivers those messages using the vintage sound whether it be with his lowdown classic blues band the Travelin’ Blues Show or with his Uptown Blues Band. Harpdog says "Blues has a healing power. It's a beautiful celebration of our perfectly flawed lives. We help people forget about their issues of the moment and then they realize that we all have our issues, and that's OK."