Chester Brown announced the release of their new album Bus Stop Betty for digital release on 4/20/2020 at https://chesterbrown.bandcamp.com/ and hard copy available soon on their website at chesterbrown.org. The album was recorded at Studio Chicago by Dan Stienman in 2013, then mixed at Skip Saylor Studios and mastered at Bernie Grundman Mastering in 2019.Continue reading “A Little 4/20 Joy From Chester Brown”
Another one hot off the press. I can’t wait for June to roll around again. This one is a 9 minute jam of Pink Floyd’s “Have a Cigar” with a couple of the Rumpke Mountain Boys at Brown Town 10 last year. It even includes a dancing T-Rex.
I just love the growl of a Hammond B3 on a warm summer night, course I may be a little partial. Here’s Chester Brown’s “Sad Song” at Brown Town last year.
Another little jam we found of one of our Chesterton natives – the Willie Waldman Project with with J.D. Westmoreland of the Rumke Mountain Boys on bass, Mike Kneeland (Chester Brown and Stealin’ the Farm) on guitar, Tony Dellumo from Chester Brown on percussion, Stealin’ the Farm’s Marcus Safirt on keys, and Bill Roemer (tooContinue reading “Willie Waldman Project Jam – Browntown 10”
Check out this video from June 7th, 2019 at Brown Town of Chester Brown’s One Good Storm. I’m really starting to have some fun digging around with the video editor. We just started the YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe as we come up with more content to bring you (NWI Jam Mobile Stream..hint hint).Continue reading “Chester Brown – One Good Storm from Brown Town 10”
With observation of the social distancing it gave us a little time to dive into the vault of video we’ve accumulated over time and started playing around with the video editors. While we’re all cooped up trying to not overload the hospitals since the virus is here, what a better video to find than ChesterContinue reading “Chester Brown – Brown Town 10 Video – Stale Cigarettes”
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”
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”
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.