The Blues Central Booking and Management Agency is an all service agency dedicated to bringing music of the highest quality to southeast Wisconsin and beyond. Booking services available for festivals, parties, corporate events, taverns ,and special events of all kinds Special consideration given to providing appropriate entertainment for all occasions.
Blues Central Band Roster - Year 2001
PO 11145 Milwaukee,WI.53211 414-9626285 firstname.lastname@example.org FAX 4149624995
Blues Central Band Roster-year 2002(updated 1-2-02)
SHORTSTUFF-Reunion of Jim Liban,Junior Brantley,Jim Kirkpatrick,Mark Lamar and Big Williquette.In the 70s and 80s,Shortstuff defined blues rock in the midwest.
The Bel Airs - Tasty roots rock,R &. B,New Orleans,blues and originals played by the Pruitt brothers of Columbia, MO. and drummer Mike Cherry. Skintight vocal harmonies, impeccable guitar.
Greg Koch & The Tone Controls-Greg has been breaking on a national level this last year.He has a recording deal with Steve Vai's Favored Nations Label,has been touring for Fender as the cyber twin expert,and is writing guitar method books for Hal Leanord in addition to his many other activities.When in town,he is accepting jobs with his trio,the Tone Controls.They kick butt.
Brint Anderson-Based in New Orleans,and having played with everyone from the Meters to
Dr.John to Albert Collins, guitarist/ singer Anderson and his band shine and provide swamp funk and blues with equal authority.
The Susan Julian Band-After a hiatus of several years,Susan has reformed her crack R&B band and is back out rocking the Milwaukee area.Hers is a unique mix of songs by Bonnie Raitt,The Neville Brothers and Aretha,as well her own strong originals.
Big Nick & The Cydecos - Local 5 piece cajun music. The zydeco hits and party dance music. Rockin accordion.-Zydeco
Milwaukee Slim Blues Band-Authentic blues singer Slim delivers the goods with confidence.Outstanding support from 5 piece blues band including Sam McCue(Legends,Everly Brothers),and Vodie Rhinehart(Jordanaires).
Frogwater -Intensely original approach to traditional American and Celtic music forms. Features adept and energetic fiddle from Susan Jeske-Dermody ,mandolin stylings of Tom Schwark, Little Rev on harmonica and mandolin, and brilliant finger style guitarist John Nicholson.
Piper Road Spring Band-These veterans of the national bluegrass circuit have been
delivering authentic, high energy bluesgrass for decades. Well known, and respected.
The Morells-Once the Skeletons,still from Springfield,MO.Blend of Americana,country,swing,blues,funk delivered with wry humor and expert playing.
Recycled Future-Hammond B-3 and modern keyboard sounds in this funk/rock/jazz trio.Young,modern,groove concious.
Clamnation-9 piece Latin and modern jazz group of younger players. Great arrangements,modern approach.
La Chazz-Long term project of guitarist Toty Ramos. Big Latin jazz group with percussion
and horn sections. Latin big band standards and originals.
Steve Cohen Organ Trio-Jazz and blues standards ,R& B and originals performed by harmonica/guitar/vocals of Steve, organist Joel Fisinger and conga drummer John Rico. Decidedly Latin feel.Winner of Shepard-Express Reader's Poll 2000-Best Jazz Act.
Steve Cohen Blues Duos-Blues,R&B,performed by Steve and guitarist Billy Flynn,Peter Roller,Greg Koch,Sam McCue or harmonica man Jim Liban
For more specific information on any of these acts,or for booking information,
email Steve Cohen