The temperatures area beginning to drop (by South Florida standards), which means it’s time to heat up Tuesdays with some blues at Boston’s on the Beach, one of Delray Beach’s more popular oceanside bars and eateries.
This November, guests can get home-cooked classics, cold suds, and plenty of ultrasmooth blues during “Blue Tuesdays’’ at Boston’s on the Beach. www. bostonsonthebeach.com/bluetuesdays
Blue Tuesdays performances include:
November 1: Slam Allen – American Showplace Music recording artist Slam Allen is one of the most dynamic blues and soul artists on the scene today. Internationally recognized as a seasoned touring veteran with seven original albums under his belt, Slam’s recent credits include a 2016 Blues Music Award nomination for Best New Artist Album for Feel These Blues and a 2016 BMA nomination for Best New CD.
November 8: Sean Chambers – “Guitarist [Sean] Chambers achieves the distinctly American blues/soul/country/rock sound that the Stones used to aspire to long ago,” wrote USA Today’s music critic Jerry Shriver. Today, blues-rock legend Sean Chambers has gone on to receive critical acclaim for his most recent album, Rock House Sessions, and a follow-up album is currently in the works.
November 15: Karen Lovely with Ben Rice – Known for her passionate, driven performances, Karen Lovely is a powerhouse vocalist who delivers a blistering mix of contemporary and old school blues. Lovely’s standout performances have garnered her top accolades and awards, including a 2016 Blues Music Award nomination for Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist; and in December, she won a 2015Blues411 Jimi Award for Best Contemporary Blues Female Artist. Sharing the stage with her is Ben Rice. Rice’s original music blends soul, Delta blues, rockabilly, jazz, and funk into a roots stew influenced by artists such as Al Green, Teddy Pendergrass, Marshall Tucker, Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Skip James, and more.
November 22: “Famous” Frank Ward’s Birthday Bash with The Nucklebusters – A longtime fixture on the South Florida blues scene, bandleader, guitarist, singer, songwriter, and producer, “Famous” Frank Ward is best known as the front man for The Nucklebusters.
November 29: “Sauce Boss” Bill Wharton brings his own hot sauce to every gig, where he cooks a big pot of gumbo while smoking his slide guitar. At the end of the show, everyone in the audience gets a bowl!
Blue Tuesdays also will feature drink specials, including the boozy Nucklebuster Smash and Boston’s own A1A IPA.