PLAYLIST Pacific St Blues & Americana
May 14, 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 Clapton, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin / Killing Floor
2. Trombone Shorty / Do to Me 
3. Taj Mahal / One for My Baby (and One for the Road) 
4. Charles Brown / Trouble Blues
5. Ray Charles /  The Long and Winding Road 
6. Dr. John / I Ate Up the Apple Tree
7. Screaming Cheetah Wheelies / Right Place, Wrong Time 

8. Keb Mo / Big Yellow Taxi
9. Joni Mitchell w/ James Taylor / You Can Close Your Eyes
10. Crystal Shawanda / Evil 
11. Albert Cummings / Alive and Breathing
12. Josh White / Freedom Road 
13. Phil Ochs / I Ain't Marching Anymore 
14. Staple Singers / We'll Get Over 
15. Donny Hathaway / Someday, We'll All Be Free
16. Cash Box Kings / Trying So Hard 
17. Curtis Salgado / I'd Rather Be Blind 
18. Ana Popovic / Strong Taste 
19. Ally Venable w/ Joe Bonamassa / Broken and Blue

Upcoming Shows & Events of Interest

15 Beatles Tribute, Orpheum
18 Travis, MAY 18 Thursday night at Gene Leahy Mall Ampitheater
18 Big Al & The Heavyweights, Philly
20 Kris Lager's Conduit, Bourbon Theatre, Lincoln
20 Josh Hoyer, The Jewell
20 Southern Culture on the Skids, Waiting Room
25 Curtis Salgado, Waiting Room 
26 Blue Venue @ B. Bar
30 Seal and The Buggles, Denver

1 BSO's Biergarten Blues w/ Rustry Wright and Laurie Morvan: RATHSKELLER BIER HAUS & RESTAURANT, 
4524 Farnam St!
2 Swampboy @ Soaring Wings Vineyard, Springfield, Nebraska
2 Marcia Ball, Eureka Springs, Arkansas
3 Soaring Wings Vineyard Blues, Booze & Balloons feat Vaness Collier
6 Cure, Fiddler's Green, Denver
8 BSO's Biergarten Blues w/Blue House and the Rent to Own Horns: RATHSKELLER BIER HAUS & RESTAURANT, 
4524 Farnam St!
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 
15 BSO's Biergarten Blues w/Bernard Allison: RATHSKELLER BIER HAUS & RESTAURANT, 
4524 Farnam St!
16 Flaming Lips, Steel
21 Elvis Costello and Nick Lowe, Omaha
21 Marcia Ball & Ray Wylie Hubbard, Eureka Springs Auditorium (Arkansas)
22 BSO's Biergarten Blues w/Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials: RATHSKELLER BIER HAUS & RESTAURANT, 
4524 Farnam St!
29 BSO's Biergarten Blues w/Slewyn Birchwood: RATHSKELLER BIER HAUS & RESTAURANT, 
4524 Farnam St!
30 Melissa Etheridge & Hermans Hermits, Memorial Park (free show) 

1 Saturday in the Park, Sioux City 
6 Larry McCray, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
6-8 Zoo Fest, Zoo Bar
8 Orchestra plays music of Dr. Dre
13 Xperience, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
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
20 Ron Artis II, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
25 Tedeshi Trucks Band @ Pinewood Bowl (Lincoln)
25 Madonna, Ball Arena, Denver
27 Bobby Watson, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
28 Diana Krall @ Holland
28 Fargo Blues Fest Day #1 w/ Tommy Castro, Sugaray Rayford, Hector Anchondo
28 Maha Music Festival
29 Boz Scaggs & Keb Mo / Orpheum 
29 Fargo Blues Fest Day #2 w/ GA 20, Blood Brothers (Mike Zito & Albert Castiglia) 
29 Diana Krall @ Hoyt Sherman, Des Moines
30 Keb Mo, Hoyt Sherman (Des Moines) 

1 Rod Stewart, Mission Ballroom, Denver
3 Chad Stoner, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
4 New American Arts Festival, Benson area
5 Gov't Mule / Stir Cove 
5 In the Market for Blues (Toronzo Cannon, Hector Anchondo)
10 Ana Popovic, Jazz on the Green, Turner Park, Midtown
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) 

16 Peter Gabriel, Ball Arena, Denver

10 Aerosmith w/ Black Crowes

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

Upcoming shows at the Starlight Theatre, Kansas City...
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
May 18th, Hamilton Loomis
May 19th, Southern Culture on the Skids,
May 25, 26, 27, The Mavericks,
May 31st, Ally Venable
June 9th, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears
June 10th, Robbie Fulks
June 10th, Shawn Phillips
June 15th, Pam Tillis
June 15th, Bernard Allison
June 30th, Tab Benoit
July 5th, Larry McCray
July 7th James Hunter
July 29th Chubby Carrier
August 4th, Hadden Sayers

Upcoming shows at the Hoyt Sherman in Des Moines include...
May 16th, Martin Sexton
July 6th, Bela Fleck
July 19th, Ann Wilson
July 29th, Diana Krall
July 30th, Keb Mo
Aug 4th, Kansas
Aug 15th, The Wallflowers
Aug 31st, Happy Together Tour 
Sept 8th, Herbie Hancock
Sept 15th, Mavericks
Sept 26th, Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Nov 5th, Steve Hackett (Genesis)
Nov 15th, A.J. Croce

The Englert Theater in Iowa City has some good shows coming up this year.
May 17th, The Wailers
May 21st, Rickie Lee Jones
June 14th, James McMurty
July 11th, Bela Fleck
August 16th, The Wallflowers
August 28th, Devon Allman & Donovan Frankenreither
Sept 10th, Ani DiFranco
Sept 13th, The Mavericks
Sept 20th, Herb Alpert
Oct 18th Tommy Emmanuel

Red Rocks Amphitheatre
June 2nd, Michael Franti
June 5th, Yeah Yeah Yeahs
June 10th Big Head Todd & the Monsters
June 11th, Rodrigo y Gabriela
July 12th, Al Green with Colorado Symphony
June 23, 24, 25, Widespread Panic
June 28th Lyle Lovett
June 29th The Head and the Heart
July 1st, 311
July 4th, Blues Travelers
July 7, 8, 9, The Avett Brotehrs
July 14,15,17, String Cheese Incident
July 17th, Tori Amos
July 19, 29, Caamp
July 28, 29th, Tedeschi Trucks Band
July 31st, Lucinda Willams and Big Thief
Aug 6th, Joe Bonamassa
Aug 7th, Govt Mule
Aug 15, 16, Beck and Phoenix
Aug 22, 23, Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Aug 25, 26, My Morning Jacket
Aug 28, 29, Duran Duran
Sept 8,9, Brandi Carlile
Sept 11th, Steve Miller Band
Sept 14th, Revivalists and Band of Horses
Sept 20, 21, Sting
Sept 25th, Counting Crows
Sept 27, 28, Tyler Childers
Oct 16th, Ryan Adams

Denver's Blue Bird Theatre
May 16th, The Hoodoo Gurus
June 12th, Del Amitri
June 21st, Melissa Etheridge, acoustic solo 
Aug 1st, Better Than Ezra