Uncle Sugar: Perform as four-piece, Uncle Sugar is in reality a five-piece band, they rotate two bass players. They perform electric and do acoustic nights monthly. Their music consists of seriously tasty blues, but their versatility allows them to also deliver familiar selections of classic Soul, R&B, rock and country. The band also plays a collection of their original songs which have become local favorites. Larry Griffith (percussion/vocals/acoustic guitar) comes to us by way of Cincinnati, Ohio. Stephen Talkovich (lead guitar) comes to us from Grand Marais, Minnesota. John Schwenke (bass/vocals) comes to us from New York City. Ross Pead (Slide guitar/vocals) comes to us from a trailer park in Waycross, Georgia. Franher Joseph (bass guitar/vocals) comes to us from a Brooklyn, NY.
Although from diverse backgrounds, locations and time periods, Uncle Sugar has a chemistry that meets on the same plane every Sunday night. With light-hearted personalities, unbeatable work ethics and a genuine love for their craft, Uncle Sugar is a must-see for anyone living, perhaps just stopping through the Atlanta area. Come get a slice of this Uncle Sugar cake because, “Uncle Sugar wants YOU!"
Lola Gulley is a dynamic blues and R&B singer/keyboard player who has been igniting stages in Atlanta and has tour nationally and internationally.Blessed with a deep soul voice, a funkified keyboard style and an intense, high energy stage presence, Lola combines traditional blues with hard-edged R&B to create her own brand of contemporary, tough music.
http://www.lolagulley.com Come on out, bring an instrument and jam on the famous and sacred Northside Tavern stage. Getting the music started around 10pm. L-R Stuart Harth - percussion, Theron Merritt - bass, Randell Rivers - guitar, Evan Bruneau - drums and Lola - keyboard/vocals and your jam host. Photo: s Talkovich
Eddie 9V (pronounced Eddie 9-Volt) has made a name for himself in the blues scene in the south, wowing all types of audiences with his searing Freddie King-style approach to guitar. An "old soul" at the tender age of 23, Eddie has played clubs and festivals throughout the region. For fans of Magic Sam, Buddy Guy, and Otis Rush. Check out Eddie 9V’s debut album “Left My Soul in Memphis”.
Formed on a Thursday night at the Northside Tavern in 1997 and are now one of the busiest and most respected bands in the Atlanta music scene. Their many accolades include being TEN time winners of Creative Loafing’s Best Blues Band in Atlanta award and a top 10 finish at the 2005 International Blues Contest inMemphisTN.Their ‘dance floor filling’ music is an exciting and authentic blend of 50’s and 60’s era Chicago and Delta blues styles and is sure to impress both blues purists and those new to the genre. The band has released four CD's onAtlanta's Veritone Records label and performs non-stop all over GA, the USA and Europe.Just one visit to the Thursday Night Blues Party at Northside Tavern and you’ll know.The Breeze Kings are Carlos Capote: Vocals and Harmonica - Lee Griffin: Guitar - Gregg Shapiro: Bass - Trevor Roberts: Drums.
Photo: s talkovich.
1058 Howell Mill Rd N.W. Atlanta, GA (404) 874-8745