01/27/22 - BLINDED BY THE BLUES

Performing high performance West Coast & Chicago blues with touches of rockabilly & Texas Shuffle, the group’s distinctive sound is influenced by many styles of music creating a unique sound.

We are a straight ahead blues band. It is our focus and passion. We’ve incorporated a mixture of different blues styles into our set lists.

The band features, and is anchored by the harp stylings of “Blind Bulldog” Ronnie Johnson. Ronnie, sight-impaired from childhood, was raised to be a musician by his stepdad, the great New Orleans piano player Ronnie Barron. He experienced this musical style at a very early age, and it is now part of his soul. He brings that same experience to the band and keeps us firmly grounded in the blues sounds of the 50’s and 60’s. In addition to Ronnie, The “Blind Bulldog,” the current Blinded By The Blues line-up features Mark "Flash Cadillac" on the guitar. “Wild Bill” Crandall provides the blues beat on drums, and John Mansour rips up on vocals and walkin bass.

To be a band member of Blinded By The Blues, you both need to understand and to be deeply influenced by blues greats: Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Little Walter, James Cotton, and George Harmonica Smith, to name just a few. You also need to know the different styles of music and different ways of playing so you can bring that to the table. You have to be willing to utilize this history to make new music. The people in this band do just that and still have a great time in the process.

The band currently performs at a wide variety of fabulous venues throughout Southern California. We perform at many of the finest live performance venues in Southern California. We opened for British Blues great John Mayall in January 2020.. It is all about having some fun and enjoying a lively musical experience. We aim to bring that energy every time we hit the stage.

BLINDED BY THE BLUES have performed on just about every size stage imaginable. Blues is the music of the people. If performed correctly, it touches your soul.

 

Thursday January 27, 2022 | 8:00 PM | $20.00

Patrons must be masked and fully vaccinated to attend. Please present card or image of card upon entry. No exceptions.
Reservations: (626) 798-6236


Reservations are strongly suggested. Seating is limited.
Call 626.798.6236 for Reservations Between 10 A - 10 P
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