CRBN’s Blues Band Showdown @ the Fuller Roadhouse Grille on Saturday

October 21st, 2014, 10:00 am by Greg

Blues Band ShowdownThe Capital Region Blues Network’s annual Blues Band Showdown will take place at the Fuller Roadhouse Grille in Albany at 7pm on Saturday (October 25).

The Blues Showdown pits four Local 518 blues bands against each other: Bent Rail Blues Band, Fade to Blues, JV & the Cutters and Sly Fox & the Hustlers. In addition, two acts will compete in the solo/duo category: Agape Blues Company and Leslie Barkman.

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Enter the Capital Region Blues Network’s Blues Band Showdown & Competition

September 26th, 2014, 10:00 am by Greg

The Capital Region Blues Network.

Sponsored by the Capital Region Blues Network, the third annual Blues Band Showdown is coming up soon at the Fuller Roadhouse Grille in Albany – Saturday, October 25, to be exact – and this year, the competition is open to blues bands, duos and solo performers, as well.

Here’s the deal:

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LIVE: Rhett Tyler & Early Warning / Soul Sky @ Fuller Roadhouse Grille, 4/11/14

April 15th, 2014, 3:00 pm by Greg
Rhett Tyler

Rhett Tyler

Photographs by Dan Hogan

The fourth annual Blues Bash was held last weekend at the Fuller Roadhouse Grille in Albany, as a fundraiser for the Capital Region Blues Network. It was a knock-down, drag-out night of fiery guitar pyrotechnics from one of the Local 518’s finest guitarslingers Rhett Tyler and his band Early Warning, in support of their latest CD, The Rhythm The Power The Blue. The stage simply couldn’t contain him…

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This Weekend’s Battle of the Blues

March 22nd, 2013, 1:00 pm by Greg
Scotty Mac and Danielle Miraglia

Ted Hennessy (of the Rockin’ Bonnevilles) and Danielle Miraglia

The Capital Region Blues Network is holding its third annual Blues Bash Fundraiser tonight (Friday, March 22) at the Fuller Roadhouse Grille in Albany. Scotty Mac & the Rockin’ Bonnevilles are the featured band with Holly & Evan opening the evening’s festivities. In addition to the music, the bash will feature a silent auction, a raffle and door prizes, including an autographed Bonnie Raitt album, a framed, autographed Amy Helm photograph, tickets to blues festivals, theaters, restaurants and more. Doors open at 7 pm. Admission is $10; $5 for Blues Network members.

Meanwhile up in Saratoga Springs, Caffe Lena is hosting its eighth annual Blues Weekend with a women’s night tonight, followed by men’s night on Saturday. At 8pm tonight, it’s Danielle Miraglia and Erin Harpe ($18), while line-up at 8pm on Saturday features George Wilson, Street Corner Holler and Michael Jerome Browne ($22).

Aerosmith Tribute Band Flies High: Toys in the Attic @ the Fuller Roadhouse Grille – Tonight

February 25th, 2011, 1:00 pm by Greg

Walk this way!

Toys in the Attic is a top-notch, nationally touring tribute act that cranks out the music of Aerosmith. Aerosmith’s deep catalog (dating back to the early 70’s, with hit songs from each decade), consistent classic rock radio airplay and stellar live reputation make them an obvious choice ripe for the tribute treatment. And Toys pull it off – both the rockin’ sound of Aerosmith and the one-two-punch look of Toxic Twins, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry.

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