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It Happened in Evansville, IN: 07/05/2018


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.

The crowd was electric and the band smokin'.

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For those with a mind to travel, get your tickets and attend the awards show. Tickets can be purchased here:

Shaun Murphy Summer Dates


The Shaun Murphy Band at The Northwoods Blues Festival

Chippewa Falls, WI: 6/30/2018

photo courtesy of : Tom Daniel


Mississippi Valley Blues Festival

Davenport, IA: 7/7/2018


Omaha, NE: 8/2/2018

Midtown Crossing - 7:30

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. 


Newton Iowa: 09/02/2018

The Maytag Bowl in Maytag Park - 12:00 Noon to 10:00 PM 301 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 PM Joining Shaun on this year's lineup will be:

  • Grady Champion at 6:00 PM
  • Hector Anchando at 4:00 PM
  • Avey / Grous Band at 2:00 PM
  • Flash In The Pan at  12:00 Noon

with The Blue 2 performing between shows


Bowlful Of Blues Festival

 Fred Maytag Bowl: Newton, Iowa 


2018 BluesBlast Music Awards: 9/29/2018

Tebala Event Center:

7910 Newburg Rd, Rockford, IL 61108

 2018 Blues Blast Music Award Tickets On Sale Now

This years awards are being held at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, IL on September 29th, 2018 beginning at 6:00pm. (Doors open at 5:00pm) 

Confirmed appearances so far include Karen Lovely, Benny Turner, Shaun Murphy, Ghost Town Blues Band, Markey Blue and Ric Latina Project, Casey Hensley Band, Ben Levin, Ivy Ford Band, Heather Newman, Orphan Jon & The Abandoned, Partick Recob, Ilya Portnov and Joyann Parker.

Advance tickets are $35. Tickets will be $40 at the door. Tables for ten are only $250. To get your tickets now click HERE!

Information on travel, lodging, tickets and sponsorships is available on the Blues Blast Music Awards website at

The Beat Daddys Summer Festival Dates


Blues Between The Bridges Festival

Lexington, KY: 05/27/2018

At: Proud Mary BBQ

9079 Old Richmond Rd, 40515 Lexington, KY

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:

  •  Tee Dee Young 
  •  G. Busy Blues Revue 
  •  daMudcats 
  •  The Revelators 

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.


Chick Ridge Bike Rally

Hardinsburg, KY: 06/01/2018

2074 Silas Miller Lane Hardinsburg, KY 

The Beat Daddys return to Chick Ridge for an evening of fun, music and adult events.

Rods & Ribs Festival

Central City, KY: 06/02/2018

Lu-Ray Amphitheater - 5:30 PM

203 Sandusky St, Central City, KY 42330 

The Beat Daddys open the show for:  Hannah Wicklund and The Steppin Stones. at The Rods and Ribs Festival.


W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue Festival

Henderson, KY: 06/15/2018

Audubon Mill Park, 123 N Water St, Henderson, KY 42420

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:

  •  Delbert McClinton 
  •  Sugaray Rayford 
  •  Rick Vito & The Lucky Devils 
  •  Watermelon Slim 
  •  Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band 

and many many more entertainers.

for more information visit:

Steele Crest Blues and Brews Festival

Jackson, MO: 06/16/2018

20550 State Hwy. Y

Jackson, MO

The Beat Daddys will be  performing at this event featuring local and regional Blues talent. Along with The Beat Daddys, 

The Lineup Includes:

  • Rockin' Johnny (from Chicago, IL)
  • The Ivas John Band (regional act from Mo.)
  • The Dustcovers (from St, Louis)
  • & Three Of A Perfrct Pair (local favorites)


Live On The Banks

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.

don't forget our weekly dates:


Every Wednesday 7 PM to 11 PM:

  • Tommy & Big Jon Rochner duo at The Marigold Bar in Evansville, IN

Every Thursday 7 PM to 10PM:

  • Larry and Tommy duo on the patio at Lure in Owensboro, KY (weather permitting).

Video - River Basin Blues Blast: 11/25/2017

Blues 4U performing the Howlin' Wolf classic "The Cause Of It (All who's been talkin')".

Empty Arms

Another Blues 4U performance from the Blues Blast. 

Thanks to everyone for coming out and taking part in the celebration of The Blues.

The Beat Daddys video

- I Need A Woman -

topped  116,506 Views on facebook this week!

Shaun Murphy with The Beat Daddys

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 -

Callahan's 7/22/2017


Callahans - 7/22

Rob McNelley (from The Silver Bullet Band) sitting in with the guys and absolutely smokin'.

Be sure and check back for more news and don't forget to look at the "Show schedule" on the home page for updates on shows..... Peace.

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