PLAYLIST Pacific St Blues & Americana
April 16, 2023

“Don’t be the best in town. Just be the best until the best comes around.” Buddy Guy
Revisit today's show, and our archives at

1. Eric Bibb / Family
2. Stephen Monroe / Storm
3. A.J Croce / So Much Fun
4. Bob Malone (Oh Well, Fleetwood Mac)
5. Lucinda Williams feat Bruce Springsteen
6. Bruce Springsteen / Jungleland
7. Diana Krall / Simple Twist of Fate
8. Joanna Shaw Taylor / Nobody's Fool
9. Gov't Mule w/ Ruthie Foster & Ivan Neville / Dreaming Out Loud
10. Tedeschi Trucks Band / Last Night in the Rain
11. Little Feat / All That You Dream
12. Buddy Guy w/ Billy Gibbons / I'm Gonna Wear You Out
13. Billy Gibbons w/ Larkin Poe / Stacking Bones
14. Christone Kingfish Ingram / Another Life Goes By
15. North Mississippi All Stars / See the Moon
16. Danielle Nicole / Cry No More
17. Bonnie Raitt / Blame It On Me
18. Rory Block / I'd Rather Go Blind (Etta James)
19. Etta James / Never My Love

Upcoming Shows & Events of Interest


22 Earth Day
22 Record Store Day
28 The New Pornographers, Waiting Room (Neko Case)
29 Boo Boo Davis, The Jewell

2 Jason Isbell & Amythyst Kian, Orpheum
4 Harper, B.Bar
5 Gov't Mule, Orpheum
6 Built to Spill, Waiting Room
6 Blues Society Annual Meeting (5 p.m.), B. Bar
10 Big Al & The Heavyweights, Philly Sports Bar, LaVista
11 Buddy Guy @ The Holland
12 The Killer, Steel Shed (Holland)
15 Beatles Tribute, Orpheum
18 Big Al & The Heavyweights, Philly
20 Southern Culture on the Skids, Waiting Room
25 Curtis Salgado, Waiting Room
26 Blue Venue @ B. Bar

2 Marcia Ball, Arkansas
3 Soaring Wings Vineyard Blues, Booze & Balloons
8 Chicago Blues Festival / Jay Pritzker Pavilion w/ Wayne Baker Brooks, Blind Boys of Alabama with Bobby Rush, Centennial Tribute to Albert King featuring Donald Kinsey, Larry McCray, Rico McFarland, Carl Weathersby and Tony Llorens
9 Chicago Blues Festival  
- Jay Pritzker Pavilion w/ 70th Anniversary of Delmark Records, Delmark All-Star Band including Dave Specter, Johnny Burgin, Larry Williams, Roosevelt Purifoy, Johnny Iguana, Steve Bell, and Big Ray
        Featured performances by Bob Stroger, Sharon Lewis, Willie Buck, Dave Weld & Monica Myhre, Linsey Alexander & Nick Alexander, Shirley Johnson, and Willie Hayes
        and Nora Jean Wallace, Jontavious Willis, Jimmy Burns Band, John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band
- Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage (South Promenade) w/ Mzz Reese, Lightnin’ Malcolm, Eddie Cotton, Vasti Jackson
- Rosa’s Lounge (North Promenade) 12-6pm, Daily showcase of Chicago Blues legends and emerging artists that have called Rosa's Lounge home over the last 39 year
        Stephen Hull, Big Mike and the R&B Kings featuring Sierra Green, Melody Angel, Eddie Taylor - 100th Birthday with the Taylor Family "the Taylor Family, Rico McFarland
10 Chicago Blues Festival
- Jay Pritzker Pavilion w/ Women in Blues - Deitra Farr, Katherine Davis and Sugar Pie DeSanto, Joe Pratt & The Source One Band, Sugaray Rayford, Demetria Taylor with The Mike Wheeler Band, Mud Morganfield
- Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage (South Promenade) Chris Gill & The Sole Shakers, Rising Stars Fife & Drum Band, John Primer with Steve Bell, Super Chikan
- Rosa’s Lounge (North Promenade) 12-6pm w/ Dave Herrero and Friends, Matthew Skoller and Chicago Wind featuring: Precious Taylor, Milwaukee Slim with the Billy Flynn Band, Lynne Jordan and the Shivers, Rosa’s Lounge Jam Session with Mary Lane, Lil Ed, Willie Buck, and Billy Branch
11 Chicago Blues Festival
- Jay Pritzker Pavilion w/ The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra featuring Terrie Odabi, Stephen Hull, Sheryl Youngblood, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Los Lobos
- Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage (South Promenade) Duwayne Burnside, Terry “Harmonica” Bean, Zac Harmon, O.B. Buchana
- Rosa’s Lounge (North Promenade) Wendy and DB with Blues Friends, The Ivy Ford Band, The Bear Williams Band, Gerald McClendon, Melvin Taylor & The Slack Band
9-11 Summer Arts Festival
13 Jackson Browne, Omaha
16 Flaming Lips, Steel
21 Marcia Ball & Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eureka Springs Auditorium (Arkansas)

1st Saturday in the Park, Sioux City
6-8 Zoo Fest, Zoo Bar
8 Orchestra plays music of Dr. Dre
14 Sugaray Rayford & Eddie V, (Playing With Fire)
15 Twelve Bar Blues Band, Dom Martin Band, Justin Saladino, Blues Ed (Playing With Fire)
15 Tori Amos @ Orpheum
19 Little Feat & Leftover Salmon, Orpheum
25 Tedeshi Trucks Band @ Pinewood Bowl (Lincoln)
28 Diana Krall @ Holland
28 Fargo Blues Fest Day #1 w/ Tommy Castro, Sugaray Rayford, Hector Anchondo
28 Maha Music Festival
29 28 Fargo Blues Fest Day #2 w/ GA 20, Blood Brothers (Mike Zito & Albert Castiglia)
29 Diana Krall @ Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines


4 New American Arts Festival, Benson area
5 In the Market for Blues
11 A,J, Croce, Admiral
11 Trombone Shorty, Mavis Staples, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, Ziggy Marley @ Pinewood Bowl (Lincoln)
11 Thorbjorn Risager & Black Tornado, Samatha Martin & Delta Sugar (Playing With Fire)
12 Bywater Call, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, Blues Ed (Playing With Fire)
14 Blues Traveler, Pinewood Bowl
20 Doobie Brothers, Pinewood Bowl
27 Black Keys, Pinewood Bowl
31 - 9/4 Kris Lager's Ozark Festival, Arkansas

15-17 Telluride Blues Festival (Bonnie Raitt)

In the Mood for a Getaway? (Regional Shows: Des Moines, KC, & Iowa City)

Upcoming shows at the Starlight Theatre, Kansas City...

May 5th, Robert Plant(Led Zeppelin) & Alison Krauss,
May 26th, Chicago,
May 10th, Steve Miller w/Cheap Trick,
June 11, Barenaked Ladies,
June 14, Doobie Brothers,
June 15, Tyler Childers
June 19, Matchbox 20
June 30, Revivalist w/ Head and the Heart
July 1, Young the Giant w/ Milky Chance
July 18, Foreigner w/ Loverboy
Rain - A Tribute to the Beatles
August 1,2,3,4,5,6'Jagged Little Pill' (Morisette play)
August 25, The Black Keys,
September 6. 3 Doors Down,

Upcoming shows at Kansas City's Knuckleheads Saloon
April 19th, Rev Peyton's Big Damn Band
May 11th, Brandon Santini,
May 20th, Southern Culture on the Skids,
May 25, 26, 27, The Mavericks,

Upcoming shows at the Hoyt Sherman in Des Moines include...
July 29th, Diana Krall

The Englert Theater in Iowa City has some good shows coming up this year.
April 21 & 22, David Sedaris