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Tue Feb 27 2018
     

BLU-esday Tuesday Blues Jam

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BLU Jazz+

47 E Market St, Akron, OH, 44308

Join us for our all-new Tuesday night blues jam session, hosted this month by NE Ohio all-star blues musicians John Markovic, Ryan Neuman, & Erik Diaz! Bring your horn & wail the blues as part of this new musical chapter at BLU!

Our resident ?BLU-esday Tuesday? Blues Jam band this month carries 60+ years of combined experience in and around the Greater Akron Blues scene. They enjoy blending their deep roots & varied influences to bring hot, stylish electric blues to the stage ? always listening, always feeding off each other?s energy and always laying down soulful, groove-laden blues with feeling.

Guitarist & vocalist, John Markovic, is himself one of the best and has been a fixture for more than 25 years on the local circuit with his always electrifying group, VibroGroove.

Bassist & vocalist, Ryan Neuman, has been on the scene for 20 years, jumping, jiving and crying the blues with the $ugar Daddies, Hard to Handle, and West 25th.

Drummer & vocalist, Erik Diaz, has played with and for the very best. When he?s not at BLU Jazz+, you can find him playing shows with Mo Mojo, Anne E. DeChant, VibroGroove and many others.

Bring your horn & wail the blues as part of this new musical chapter at BLU ? no cover!


BLU Jazz+    Ryan Neuman 


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