Starting last month in May the schedule started getting real busy. This month it really picks up steam.
A string of festivals, outdoor venues and club dates will give everyone a chance to catch some great music!
Bokeh Lounge - 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
1007 Parrett St, Evansville, IN 47713
Tommy performed with his longtime friend and guitar monster from Madisonville Boscoe France.
Scott Tingley sitting in on bass for a couple tunes.
The crowd was electric and the band smokin'.
Thanks to everyone for coming out.
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival -
More information in the Shaun Murphy section below.
Cypress Moon Studio's Babecue & Blues Series
The Beat Daddys return to a place that has special meaning for them.
The studio that once housed world famous "Muscle Shoals Sound" and where The Beat Daddys recorded their first two Waldoxy/MALACO releases is now Cypress Moon.
The vibe still hangs like Spanish Moss on the trees and The Beat Daddys are excited to be a part of this series.
Chippewa Falls, WI
photo courtesy of : Tom Daniel
225 Edward St, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729
The Shaun Murphy Band played a blistering set in front of a wonderful crowd of Blues fans.
Thanks to everyone involved. We hope to see you sonn down that Blues highway.
The Saturday lineup on the Main Stage was:
photo courtesy of : Tom Daniel
After the business was done onstage, it was time to relax backstage with friends and enjoy Coco Montoya.
Thanks to Leinenkugel Brewing Company for supplying the cold refreshments, Briarville Tobacconist for the smokin' stick and John Hammer for the cool shirt.
The Shaun Murphy Band will be performing on Saturday at this two day event. The Saturday headliner is Johnny Lang.
This is another great event we are looking forward to.
The headliner on Friday will be Walter Trout so taking in both days will definitely be the way to go!
LeClaire Park is located on the banks of the Mississippi River on Beiderbecke Drive in Davenport, Iowa. It includes over 8 acres of park space and features the W.D. Petersen Memorial Music Pavilion, an historical bandshell structure built in 1924. The pavilion faces an outdoor seating area set on a concrete slab, as well a large grassy area that provides an ideal setting for fest attendees to enjoy the music. Even on the most scorching of July days, the park offers many shady spots where river breezes offer comfort.
Midtown Crossing - 7:30 PM
3333 Farnam St, Omaha, NE68131
Omaha Performing Arts and the Blues Society of Omaha present one of the great voices of blues, Shaun Murphy. The powerhouse singer and Nebraska native started her career with Motown Records and has solidified her place in Detroit’s legendary blues scene. A three-time Grammy® nominee, Murphy has toured and recorded with Little Feat, Moody Blues, Eric Clapton, Bob Seger, Herbie Hancock, Phil Collins, Michael Bolton, Alice Cooper and more.
Arrive early for preshow music from a Blues Society of Omaha BluesEd band Blue Sunday.
The Maytag Bowl in Maytag Park - 12:00 Noon to 10:00 PM301 South 11th Ave W, Newton, IA 50208
The Shaun Murphy Band will be headlining the 26th Annual Bowlful Of Blues Festival.
Shaun will perform at 8:00 PMJoining Shaun on this year's lineup will be:
with The Blue 2 performing between shows
Fred Maytag Bowl: Newton, Iowa
Lexington, KY: 05/27/2018
At: Proud Mary BBQ
9th annual edition of this festival will feature not only The Beat Daddys but a list of other talented local, regional and international artists including:
and many more bands over two stages.
At 5:00 PM they host the BBTB Open Jam on the Ron Harris Memorial Juke Stage. So players, bring your axes.
Situated on the banks of the Kentucky River, this is a great spot for a day of Blues.
Central City, KY: 06/02/2018
Lu-Ray Amphitheater - 5:30 PM
The Beat Daddys open the show for: Hannah Wicklund and The Steppin Stones. at The Rods and Ribs Festival.
Henderson, KY: 06/15/2018
The Beat Daddys return to The W.C. Handy Fest with a Friday show thatstarts at 4:00 PM. Tommy will also be performing with Blues 4U in the 2:00 PM slot.
This is a multi day event with a lot of talent on tap including:
and many many more entertainers.
for more information visit: http://www.handyblues.org/
Jackson, MO: 06/16/2018
20550 State Hwy. Y
The Beat Daddys will be performing at this event featuring local and regional Blues talent. Along with The Beat Daddys,
The Lineup Includes:
Ownesboro, KY 09/01/2018
The Beat Daddys will be performing in Smothers Park as part of the "Live On The Banks" concert series.
Be sure and check out this beautiful outdoor facility. This is also a "family friendly" event.
Every Wednesday 7 PM to 11 PM:
Every Thursday 7 PM to 10PM:
Blues 4U performing the Howlin' Wolf classic "The Cause Of It (All who's been talkin')".
Another Blues 4U performance from the Blues Blast.
Thanks to everyone for coming out and taking part in the celebration of The Blues.
- I Need A Woman -
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From The W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival, Henderson , KY.
Shaun joined The Beat Daddys onstage for a smokin' rendition of the Bob Dylan classic "It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry".
Running Out Of Time
- The Shaun Murphy Band -
Rob McNelley (from The Silver Bullet Band) sitting in with the guys and absolutely smokin'.