Nate Taipa’s Free FM Birthday Jam – 25 Sept 2019

Nate Taiapa is retiring from his show The Blues Room on Free FM. Nate invites HBS members and musicians to join him between 9pm and 11pm to jam in the studio (there may be an element of direct to air). Where is the studio: 214 Collingwood Street, Lake end, white building, up the hill. There will be drums, and PA there. Guitarists bring amps plus. And there will be cake – it is also Nate’s birthday.

HBS Showcase, Thursday 29 August

HBS Showcase Thursday 29 August 2019 Biddy Mulligan’s back room. Four bands from 7:30pm: Conmen, Velvet Bulldozer, Detour (from Morrinsville), Magic & 3am Blues. As usual, child friendly, gold coin donation, raffles, and LIVE music.

HBS Sunday Afternoon Blues from 1-7pm Sunday 25 August

HBS Committee continues to trial the Jam sessions following on from the Showcase of HBS talent between 1-6pm. Check out the bands below: 1pm: Sean Lurman and Friends 2pm: The Joe Lewis Band 3pm: Agnostic Contrarians 4pm: Velvet Bulldozer 5pm: The Black Sheep 6pm: Jam Time As usual child friendly, gold coin donation appreciated, merchandise available, raffles, and LIVE music.

HBS Thursday Night Blues – 8 August 2019

Big night, HOT night for the middle of winter in biddy’s back bar from 7pm onward. Not just your usual Blues Night, we have special guests the Dale Robbins Band with yet another guest, Steve Arvey (RV) – here is Steve Arvey on national Tele in 2004: As usual Dale and the lads open the night and from 7:45pm stage control reverts to the Whiteboard. Let’s show our American Guest Steve a BIG and Hot Waikato welcome.  After HBS they are appearing at the Bay of Islands Jazz & Blues Festival in the winterless north.

International Blues Music Day – 3 August 2019

HBS celebrates IBMD in the front bar at Biddy’s from 1pm-6pm with follow on event occurring at The Roadhouse in Morrinsville, lead by Mat Ferris and his band Detour – until late. The Morrinsville event is also in memory of the late Rob McWhannell, drummer, who unexpectedly passed 12 months ago after a long battle with cancer.

HBS Sunday Afternoon, Sunday 28 July

1-5PM at Biddy’s Front Bar. Another relaxed Sunday Afternoon of Blues with four fabulous acts: 1pm: Mark “Fatt Max” Hill (from Auckland) 2pm: River Rockers 3pm: Under The Influence 4pm: Kitset Blues As usual, Gold Coin donation although entry is free and there may be a raffle or two.

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