Another weekend of live music, night life, and escapades. Some of the photos you send us are great! Where ever you are going this weekend, don’t forget to share with us at byteclay.com. Here are some suggestions for you.
The Chicago Blues with Joe Moss, Ben Knight and Jimmy Bez at Olympia’s Zorba Music Hall, 439 Market Street in Lowell on Friday, January 22. Moss is a Chicago based blues performer that walks the walk. In 2013 he was voted in to the Blues Hall of Fame. Joining Moss will be Ben Knight, who was nominated for a 2015 New England Music Award and took home a win for the Last Band Standing competition. Special guest for the evening, is Jimmy Bez.
Grab some cowboy boots and kick up your heels, the Darren Bessette Band is about to hit the stage at Eagles 747, 71 City Hall Ave. in Gardner on Friday, January 22. This is your last chance to see this country band before they head to Nashville for their record label showcase. Come on down!
Johnny D’s Uptown Restaurant and Bar, 17 Holland Street in Somerville has rock legend Jon Butcher with the Jon Butcher Axis Band on Friday, January 22. Joining the evening’s line up is John Fannon and Hirsh Gardner from the band New England rocks.
It looks like Friday, January 22, is a big country night in Boston. Hot spot, Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill, in Foxboro, has Witzend. The band does a more rock version of country and most of your Top 40 tunes. Ya’ all will know the words, so you best sing a long.
Country Voices Collide at Plymouth Memorial Hall, 83 Court Street in Plymouth on Saturday, January 23. That country boy with a whole lot of swagger, Houston Bernard, will be there with his band. Their new single, Home is in Your Arms, is in rotation on country radio stations across the country. Joining Bernard’s Band, is Kristen Merlin, whose new album Boomerang is out now! Merlin placed in the top 5 of season 6 of The Voice, and toured 31 cities with other former Voice contestants.
Let’s beach it with the Aldous Collins Band who will be playing at The C Note, 159 Nantasket Ave. in Hull on Saturday, January 23. The band took home the New England Music Award 2015 for Best Live Act of the Year and are sure to take home many more awards for their lively stage show and original music. Joining in for the evening entertainment is High Hopes and Matt Hendison.
Did someone say Way Up South? That’s right, Way Up South will be celebrating their two year anniversary on Saturday, January 23, at JJ’sNorthboro, 380 Southwest Cutoff in Northborough. This band brings you good ole Americana, country, and a little rock. Although these guys are from the north, they have some deep southern rock roots.