Long Beach blues music

KJazz Blues Bash Comes to Carpenter Arts Center With James Cotton and Robby Krieger

James Cotton headlines Blues Bash James Cotton and special guest Robber Krieger are headlining the 2011 KJAZZ Blues Bash. Live blues music on Labor Day weekend returns to Cal State Long Beach (CSULB) when member-supported KKJZ-FM 88.1 presents its second annual “KJazz Blues Bash” on Saturday, Sept.

Cast announced for West Coast premiere of ‘Loving Repeating’: A Musical of Gertrude Stein

ict 2011 season Casting is complete for the West Coast premiere of Loving Repeating: A Musical of Gertrude Stein, directed by caryn desai [sic] at International City Theatre. Cheryl David will star as Gertrude Stein with Shannon Warne playing “young Gertrude” and Melissa Lyons Caldretti as Stein’s lifelong companion, Alice B.

Festival arrives to Jazz Up Your Summer

long beach jazz festival Jazz Festival returns to Rainbow Lagoon this weekend. The 23rd Annual Long Beach Jazz Festival begins tonight with Boney James, the Orginal Jazz Crusaders, and more. The Jazz Festival takes place August 13-15, 2010 at Rainbow Lagoon Park.

The sounds of New Orleans Returns: 24th annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival

bayou-festival Hear the sounds of New Orleans at the 24TH Annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival, Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27th at Rainbow Lagoon Park, 11:30 a.m. ¬ 8:00 p.m.  Throughout the weekend New Orleans and Louisiana comes alive with: Cajun, Zydeco and Blues music on two stages.

At Last Cafe: Love At First Bite

At-Last-Cafe-Pot-Roast I am in love! Yes, that’s it! Throw the towel in! I am in love! At Last Café must be named such, because finally there is something divine in this district of Long Beach. Perhaps, I could be so bold as to say, all of Long Beach? Although, there are still so many places left for me to try, at this point I have found a favorite.

Long Beach Blues Festival — Video Previews!

long-beach-blues-festival Are you ready for the blues? In just a few weeks the Long Beach Blues Festival will fill Rainbow Lagoon Park with a genre of blues for everyone. We don’t about you, but we can’t wait a minute longer! So, to get you through until Labor Day we’ve rounded up these videos of performers scheduled to appear.

Finger Poppin’ Blues at Rancho Los Cerritos July 30

bernie-pearl Tired of market-tested commercial radio? Refresh your musical soul this summer with the Bernie Pearl Blues Band at Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site on Thursday, July 30. The band provides country wisdom, virtuosity, a warm voice, and the kind of fingerpicking and slide guitar work that will knock your socks off.

Bixby Knolls has the Blues offers a preview to the LB Blues Festival

bixby-knolls-blues Bixby Knolls Has the Blues takes over the Expo Furniture Building, 4321 Atlantic Avenue, next Sunday afternoon, July 12. The musical entertainment will feature the Kelly’s Lot, Phil Gates and Laurie Morvan (who will also be playing at the Long Beach Blues Festival).

Long Beach Blues Festival heats up Rainbow Lagoon for Labor Day weekend

long-beach-blues-festival Bobby Womack, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Mavis Staples and the Funky Meters will be among the performers at the 30th annual Long Beach Blues Festival, set to take place Saturday and Sunday, September 5 & 6 at Rainbow Lagoon Park, adjacent to the Long Beach Marina, in downtown Long Beach.

The Sounds Of New Orleans: 23rd Annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival June 27-28

nathan-zydeco-cha-chas Hear the sounds of New Orleans at the 23rd Annual Long Beach Bayou & Mardi Gras Festival, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28th at the Rainbow Lagoon Park, 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. This two day celebration will feature Cajun, Zydeco and Blues music along with a daily Mardi Gras Parade led by New Orleans Traditional Jazz Band.

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