Friday February 27, 2015 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
An amalgamation of blues, rock, funk, soul and world music, Australian singer/ songwriter Harper creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harp and didgeridoo. Borrowing from Western and world music, this musical visionary develops a highly original take on the roots genre. Harper is backed by his incredible Michigan-based band, Midwest Kind.
Saturday February 28, 2015 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Backtrack Blues Band hails from the Tampa Bay region of Florida and has been performing original blues music since 1980. As one of Florida’s longest running blues acts, Backtrack has performed with many blues legends : Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Greg Allman, Koko Taylor, Johnny Winter, John Lee Hooker, and Robert Cray, just to mention a few.
This five-piece unit has an upbeat, electric blues sound reminiscent of the early Chicago blues scene. Sonny Charles supplies great amplified harmonica and vocals. Spider Ingram plays lead and slide guitar and adds vocals as well. The solid rhythm section consists of Little Johnny Walter on rhythm guitar, Joe Bencomo on drums, and Vinnie Seplesky on bass. The band delivers its brand of original electric blues with the passion and integrity of a group that has spent decades refining its craft.
Sunday March 1, 2015 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Reservations highly recommended!
Stop in after church for authentic Southern comfort food and live gospel plus traditional and contemporary spirituals.
Brunch is $24.95 for adults, $12 for kids 12 and under, free for five and under. We’ve also got pour your own mimosas and our signature breakfast cocktail, the Hail Mary. See the Sunday Gospel Brunch menu here.
The Sarasota Sunday Pro Blues Jam is the perfect place to meet friends, make new contacts, and enjoy an evening of great music! Beth Hammer is your permanent musical host each week. She has managed this jam at two other locations over the past five years. Guest hosts include Greg Poulos, Sarasota Slim, Jason Haram, Bluestar Band, Bobby Dielman, Howlin’ Bob, Larry Yunker & Taylor Opie, Katt Graeber, Sarah T, Kat Crosby and John Peterson and more!
Want to get involved? Area musicians are welcome to come and jam or sing with the band. Learn more here.
If you or your band would like information regarding performing at
The Blue Rooster, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org