Hello once again my Fellow Bluesheads… and Welcome to 2019 !!
2018 surely had it’s ups and downs, but that’s all behind us now, once again… in our rear view mirror !! Onward and upward I say !! Let’s Make More Music !!
I’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of you that attended, enjoyed, supported, performed at, took part in… and hosted us in Julian for the last 20 years !
I couldn’t have done it for all those years without you all… the love and support of my Maggie May and my girls !! Not to mention my hero Fire Captain brother Chuck Bower !!
What a long strange trip it’s been !!…Now onto the next chapter…
Just in case you were wondering what I’m doing with all that extra “downtime”… Ha Ha !! No such thing … I ‘finally’ am firmly entrenched in the recording studio, living the dream… My Music !! I’m very excited with all the results so far and can’t wait till we start more of The McCoy Brothers originals !! A big shout out to Richard ‘Blitz’ Livoni for his exceptional engineering skills, musical guidance and production !!…not to mention his patience ! The other big thing right now is putting the final touches on our return to Yuma 2019 !
The 5th Annual Boogie, Brews & Blues Festival will be taking place on… SATURDAY, FEBURARY 16th 2019.. Can I get a Hell Yeah ?! The City of Yuma have been such great hosts these past few years… from the Mayors office, to the City Parks and Recreation Division, Marketing Dept. to City Maintenance and all around! So, we’re excited to bring another rockin’ show to the beautiful, sunny,warm banks of the Colorado River… ‘Arizona style !! ‘
This year’s Performers are gonna knock your socks off, keep that booty moving… and all those toes a tappin’ for sure !!
This year we will FEATURE… One of Southern California’s finest Blues guitarists and entertainers… The Dennis Jones Band returns to set our stage on fire !! All the way from Florida one of the finest singers / harp players Kellie Rucker & Soul Return will join in the festivities… By way of the great Northwest killer guitarist The Bobby Patterson Band will amaze you… From the Midwest Quad Cities The Avey-Grouws Band whom I met this last summer on vacation…smokin’ !!… and last but not least… The McCoy Brothers Band with their own unique Southern California Southern Fried Rock !! And of course in the tradition of past Boogie, Brews & Blues Fests…we will end our show with an Allstar Jam Session !!
So my fellow Bluesheads… make your plans now… get your tickets now…book your hotel now… be part of what will surely be a great day of family, friends, and fantastic Blues Music !!
See Y’all very soon in sunny, warm, friendly, Yuma Arizona !!.. and remember Arizona is NOT on daylight savings time and is one hour ahead of California !! Plan your trip accordingly !!
Cheers to all,and here’s to a Happy and Healthy New Year full of new great music !!
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Festival Music starts at 11:00 a.m! See you there!
Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Arizona Time!
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Here is an aerial view of our 2016 Boogie, Brews & Blues Festival.