Hotel Blotto is the best cure for a case of cabin fever. Hotel Blotto is Mr. Blotto’s annual indoor music festival hosted at the LaPorte Hotel and Conference Center in Laporte Indiana around the 3rd weekend in February. This year’s theme was The Blues Brothers in honor of the 40th anniversary of the movie. MusicContinue reading “Hotel Blotto 2020”
Hotel Blotto opened Friday night to Mace Hathaway in the Atrium as Blottonians registered and settled in for a weekend of music. A little after 9, Blotto time, Mr. Blotto took the stage for 2 sets. Hotel Blotto Friday 2.21.20 High FiveOn the TracksTipsy TuesdayKelly MarieTrioletLet It BleedSolomon’s GoldGot Nothin’ ->Corner of My Eye Can’tContinue reading “Hotel Blotto – Night 1 Recap”
NWI Jam found footage of Kofi Baker in London honoring his dad with Eric Clapton and Friends at the Hammersmith Apollo Theatre in London. The tribute to Ginger Baker was arranged by Eric Clapton with all proceeds going to the Leonard Cheshire Disability, a charitable organisation close to the Baker family. https://www.leonardcheshire.org. If you haveContinue reading “Kofi Baker honors his dad with Eric Clapton and Friends”
The weekend is almost here, the countdown is almost zero to Hotel Blotto. While we know a lot of us will be there, for those that do not make it to Hotel Blotto there are a few other shows to pick up in the area and we encourage you to support all of our localContinue reading “Weekend Update – Hotel Blotto Edition”
After a set at Zorn brewing earlier in the day Saturday, Cognitive Blue came to Martini’s for an entertaining second set. Cognitive Blue consists of Michael Schaffer-Murray, Nick Evans on Drums, Matt Kusbel on guitar, and Kyle Hoogeveen on bass. A few of these names may look familiar from Planetary Blues, but this is Michael’sContinue reading “Cognitive Blue”
Curious where to take your significant other for the weekend? Of course music is always the answer. Friday: Reggae Express is at the IWLA Miller Chapter’s Valentine’s party (open to the public) at 7 PM. Cat Man Dog’s Valentine’s party is at Wildrose Brewing Company in Griffith starting at 8 PM. Saturday: Cognitive Blue forContinue reading “Weekend Update – Valentines Edition…”
Just announced this afternoon, Chester Brown’s original music fest Brown Town’s tickets go on presale. See http://www.chesterbrown.org for further information! Presale pricing is through February according to the Facebook post.
The weekend can start on humpday and roll down from here. Tonight! Tonight Pete Calacci joins Greg Ashby at Finnegan’s Pub in Dyer Indiana from 8-10 PM. If you’re looking to sit in somewhere yourself, Fresh Hops and Friends host The Jam at Beer Geeks from 8 PM until 1 AM. Also Joe Marcinek –Continue reading “Upcoming Events – Jan 29, 2020”
Last Saturday Fresh Hops was in Indy at the Mousetrap with Dartanyan Kane.Weren’t able to make it? Were you out locally supporting live music and couldn’t tune in? (Ok, we’ll excuse you for that.)Here’s a replay from their YouTube channel with Poppa Stompa opening!
Dead to Rights played at the Cubby Bear Wednesday night with Michael Coleone, keyboardist of Terrapin Flyer, sitting in. Don Thompson, NWI Jam’s graphic artist, brought back some photos to share. Set I Set II Jack Straw> Deal> Promised LandSugareeTennessee JedMe and My UncleBrown-Eyed WomenMama TriedMusic Never Stopped Scarlet Begonias> Fire on the MountainHe’s Gone>Continue reading “Dead to Rights @ Cubby Bear – Post Show Photos”