January 21

Hi gang!

Last week’s Sapori and Oriole shows were great fun! Many thanks to Debbie, Al, Shelley, Dave, Kathy, John, Tom, Deb, Laura, Gerald, Sharon, Bobby, Sandy, Ken, Chris, Daryl, Tiffany, Jim, Jen and David for coming out to see us!

Coming up this week…

 

Friday: Slim ‘N Shady will appear at Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted, 6pm). C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! You can even sing along! It’s that kinda party!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Blake & Mike :c)

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January 14

Hi gang!

Last week’s Sly Fox show was canceled due to the weather, but we made up for it on Saturday at the Fairview Tavern! It was great to see Maureen, Greg, Chase, Efrain, Carrie, Keith, Denise, John, Deb, Ray, L.J., Kelly, Jess, Lisa, Mary Beth and Gerald!

Coming up this week…

Friday: Shady Drive heads back to Sapori Italian Grille (33481 Lake Rd., Avon Lake, 7-10pm). The food, service and atmosphere are second to none. Sapori also features a full bar and great wine selection. Come hang out with us for an evening and enjoy dinner and drinks while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! Reservations are preferred and highly recommended! When you call (440-933-4360) be sure to tell them to seat you in the band area.

Saturday: Slim ‘N Shady returns to The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 9pm – 12am)! The food, service and drinks are fabulous! Add in Slim ‘N Shady playing your favorite tunes and you’ve got a fun evening!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Blake & Mike :c)

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January 12

Tonight’s show at Sly Fox is canceled due to weather. We’ll see you tomorrow night at Fairview Tavern!!

Rob, Blake & Mike :c)

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January 7

Hi gang!

Last week’s Hard Rock Rocksino show was a great way to kick off 2018 and welcome Blake aboard as the newest member of Shady Drive!! It was great to see Beth, John, Kim, Keith, Lanita (and her army!), Sandy, Ken, L.J., Kelly, Jess and Bob!

Coming up this week…

Friday: Shady Drive hits the stage at Sly Fox (4755 Great Northern Blvd, N. Olmsted, 9pm)! The Fox features a great bar staff serving up those awesome cocktails, plus house sound and lights! C’mon out and join us while we play your favorite blues and classic rock tunes!

Saturday: Shady Drive returns to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9pm)! The food there is second to none (try the $10 steak special!), the drinks are cold and the service is top notch! We’ll be playing your favorite blues and rock tunes all evening, so GET THERE and let’s party!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Blake & Mike :c)

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January 2

Hi gang,

We’re happy to announce that Blake Kniola will take over the bass/vocal spot with Shady Drive! You can catch his first gig with us this Friday at the Hard Rock Rocksino at 10pm!

Come out and welcome Blake aboard as the newest member of Shady Drive!

 

Rob & Mike :c)

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January 1

Hi gang!

Happy New Year! We had lots of fun closing out the year at Hard Rock Rocksino and at Stubby’s Pub & Grub!! It was great to see Stacy, Jim, Chelsea, Chris and Daryl!

Coming up this week…

Tuesday: Mike rounds out the host band on drums with Becky Boyd, Mike Dixon and Gary GRock Stulak at Bullfrog’s Jam Night (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30)! Full backline (two guitar amps, bass amp, Sonor Drums and PA) is provided, so bring your favorite axe, sticks or just your party attitude and dancin’ shoes and come join the fun!

Friday: For Shady Drive’s first gig of 2018, we head back to the Hard Rock Rocksino (10777 Northfield Rd, Northfield, 10pm) this Friday night! C’mon out and join us while we play your favorite blues and classic rock tunes!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob & Mike :c)

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December 24

Hi gang!

Fun times at the CMC Holiday Jam and Fairview Tavern!! It was great to see Jess, Robert, Carrie, Keith, Tom, Heather, Jaime, Katy, L.J. and Kelly!

Coming up this week…

Tuesday:  Mike hosts the LAST Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam this Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30). Hosts are Brian Davidson and Bill March! Our sponsors are Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood) and Hamley Amplification (PO Box 222, Brunswick 216-704-0122)! Full backline (two guitar amps, bass amp, Sonor Drums and PA) is provided, so bring your favorite axe, sticks or just your party attitude and dancin’ shoes and come join the fun!

From Mike: It’s been a great run! I’d like to thank everyone who came out and supported the jam over the past 8 years. The Bullfrog’s Jam Night will continue on Tuesday nights at 8:30pm immediately following trivia with Gary GRock Stulak as your host!

Friday: Slim N’ Shady heads back to the Hard Rock Rocksino (10777 Northfield Rd, Northfield, 10pm) this Friday night! C’mon out and join us for some acoustic blues…and other stuff!

Saturday: Slim N’ Shady’s debut performance at Stubby’s Pub & Grub (114 Antioch Dr., Elyria, 7pm). Great food, drinks and service are Stubby’s specialty! C’mon out and have dinner and some drinks while we play your favorite songs!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob & Mike :c)

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December 17

Hi gang!

Great times at CMC Jam, Blue Turtle and Smedley’s!! It was great to see Meg, Deb, Ray, Marcy, Ashley, Erika, Chris, Daryl, Carrie, Keith, Gerald, Kathy, Priscilla, Carmella, Sandy, Ken, Krista, L.J., Kelly, Jess, George, Mike, Jamie, Rick, Maureen, Mark, Leon, Cory, Sharon and Steve!

The Smedley’s gig was also bass player Paul Francis’ last show with Shady Drive, as he is leaving the band to pursue other interests. Paul will continue on with our Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute band, “In Step”. Rob and I would like to thank Paul for his hard work and contributions while he was a member of Shady Drive!

We have a new bass player in place and will make an announcement very soon, so stay tuned!

Coming up this week…

Saturday: Slim N’ Shady returns to Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9pm). The food there is second to none (try the $10 strip steak special!), the drinks are cold and the service is top notch! C’mon out and have dinner and some drinks while we play your favorite songs!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for this week. We’ll talk soon…

Rob and Mike :c)

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December 10

Hi gang!

What a blast with Becky Boyd, Mike Dixon and Tim Hamman at the CMC Jam and with Rob Hayes and GS Harper at Fairview Tavern!! It was great to see Gerald, Sandy, Ken, Pat, L.J., Kelly, Lisa, Carrie, Keith and Robert!

Coming up this week…

Tuesday:  Mike hosts the Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam on Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30). This week’s hosts are Drew Doman and Justin Butcher! Our sponsors each and every week are Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood) and Hamley Amplification (PO Box 222, Brunswick 216-704-0122)! Full backline (two guitar amps, bass amp, Sonor Drums and PA) is provided, so bring your favorite axe, sticks or just your party attitude and dancin’ shoes and come join the fun!

Friday: Slim N’ Shady returns to Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted, 6pm). C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! You can even sing along! It’s that kinda party!

Saturday: Shady Drive heads back to Smedley’s Bar & Grille (17004 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 10pm) We can’t wait to hit the stage again at this legendary Cleveland music venue!! Come join us and let’s PARTAYYYYYYYY!!! :c)

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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December 4

Hi gang!

Another great weekend off, but it’s time to get back to the business of making music…

Coming up this week…

Tuesday: Mike hosts the Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam on Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30). This week’s hosts are Becky Boyd, Mike Dixon and Tim Hamman! Our sponsors each and every week are Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood) and Hamley Amplification (PO Box 222, Brunswick 216-704-0122)! Full backline (two guitar amps, bass amp, Sonor Drums and PA) is provided, so bring your favorite axe, sticks or just your party attitude and dancin’ shoes and come join the fun!

Thursday: Shady Drive plays a private event.

Saturday: Shady Drive returns to the fabulous Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9:30pm) for our monthly show. This time, we’ll have special guest GS Harper on bass! The food there is second to none (try the $10 strip steak special!), the drinks are cold and the service is top notch! We’ll be playing your favorite blues and rock tunes all evening, so GET THERE and let’s party!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blueat all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now. We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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