March 26

Hi gang!

Fun times last week at CMC Jam, Hard Rock and Fairview Tavern!! Thanks to everyone who came out including Arlene, Rich, Shirley, Lanita, Renee, Phil, Dawn, Dan, LJ, The Green Acres Gang, Bill, Carrie, Keith, Laura, Gary, Correen, Chris and Gordo!

Coming up this week…

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 Brian Davidson and Bill March! The 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!

In Step – SRV Tribute hits the 42Eighty (4280 Shenandoah Pkwy, Brunswick, 8pm, $5 cover) stage this Saturday night! Come join us as we celebrate the legacy of one of the most influential and identifiable blues guitar players and bands of all time, 2015 Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble! Come and experience the broad emotional spectrum of their musical catalog as you laugh, cry, dance, cheer and sing along to all of your favorite SRV tunes. 42 Eighty has a full service bar and fantastic kitchen menu. So come early to get a seat and some dinner, then stay for the show! (21 and over, $5 cover at the door, under 21, $10 at the door) Opening band Engine Box at 8pm, In Step will hit the stage at 9pm.

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…
Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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March 19

Hi gang!

Fun times at Cleveland Music Club Jam on Tuesday and an absolutely fabulous night at Smedley’s on Saturday. Big thanks to Colin Dussault for joining us onstage for the evening! Thanks to all who came out including Patti, Steven, Pam, Mark, Sandy, Ken, Cheryl, Joanne, Bill and Brenda! The house was packed!

Coming up this week…

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 Furious George Hartwig and Gary G Rock Stulak! The 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!

This Friday night, Shady Drive returns to the Hard Rock Rocksino (10777 Northfield Rd., Northfield, 10pm-1am), where we’ll be playing your favorite rock and blues tunes! The Rocksino features a full bar and menu with an awesome staff! Come join us!

This Saturday, Slim ‘N Shady heads to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9:30pm-1:30am). 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 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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March 12

Hi gang!

Great times last week at the Cleveland Music Club Jam on Tuesday, Blue Turtle on Friday and Fairview Tavern on Saturday! It was great to see Kathy, Priscilla, Chris, Daryl, Cheryl, Jack, Shelley, Kim, Dave,  Deb, Ray, Colleen, Meg, Sandy, Ken, Mary Erin, Doug, Heather, Eric, Carrie, Keith, Kelly, L.J., Kurt, Brenda, Abe and everyone else who came out last week!

Coming up this week…

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! The 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!

On Saturday, Shady Drive debuts at Smedley’s Bar & Grille (17004 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 10pm) We can’t wait to hit the stage 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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March 5

Hi gang!

Great times last week at the Tuesday jam night and at Sapori on Friday! It was great to see Diane, Gordy, Susan, Deanne, Rosemary, Marilyn, Marilyn, Terri and everyone else who came out! Many thanks to Kelly for having us and to Joe for the remarkable chicken parmesan!

Coming up this week…

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! 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!

On Friday Slim ‘N Shady returns to Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted). 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!

This Saturday, Shady Drive heads to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9:30pm-1:30am). 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

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February 26

Hi gang!

Great gig last night at Bullfrog’s! It was great to see Jessica, Chris, Daryl, Sandy, Ken, Carrie, Keith, Kathy, Priscilla, Phyllis, Bob, Dawn, Dave, Brenda, John, Kelly, Kathy, Fred and everyone else who came out!

Coming up this week…

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 Brian Davidson and Bill March! 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!

Shady Drive plays a private event on Thursday.

This Friday, Shady Drive returns 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! When you call for reservations (440-933-4360) be sure to tell them to seat you in the band area.

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

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February 12

Hi gang!

Fun times last week at the CODA CMC Jam,  Bullfrog’s CMC Jam, Blue Turtle and Fairview Tavern! It was great to see Deb, Ray, Chris, Daryl, Colleen, LJ, Kelly, Lisa, Michelle, Janet, Sarah and their gang, Sandy, Ken and everyone else who came out!

Coming up this week…

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 sponsor each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)! 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!

This Friday night, In Step – a tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan will return to Cin Dee’s Place (232 W. Smith Rd., Medina, 9pm) for another amazing night of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s music and style. You won’t want to miss this show!

On Saturday, Shady Drive travels south to the Quarry Pub & Grill (104 E. Main St., Fulton, OH, 9pm) with Tony Koussa Jr. filling on on bass! The food and service are great and we’ll be playing your favorites all night! Come join us!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

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Hi gang!

Wow, a great jam night and two incredible shows all in the same week! Thanks to everyone who came out to Sapori Italian Grille and The Brothers Lounge this past Friday and Saturday, including the ‘Green Acres’ gang, Kathy, Tom, Effie, Don, Mark, Teresa, Dave, Amber, Brian, Carl, LJ, Kathy and her crew, Lisa, Joe, Sally, Andy, Beth, John, Kim, Keith, Shelly, Gene, Doug, Carrie, Keith, Barb, and new friends Kim, Mokie, Sue and Mark! . ::whew::

Also, a huge thank you to The North Coast Horns (Al Widmer, Mark Rasnick and Jim Kopco) and to Matt Riddle for an incredible performance at Brothers on Saturday!

Coming up this week…

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! The sponsor each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)! 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!

On Friday Slim N’ Shady returns to Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted). 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!

This Saturday, Shady Drive heads to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9:30pm-1:30am). 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

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Hi gang!!

Great shows last week at Sly Fox and The Oriole Cafe’! Thanks to everyone who came out to see us, including Sandy, Ken, Carrie, Keith, Stacey, Brie, Louise and her crew, LJ, Kelly, Pat, David and his posse, Ray, Chris, Daryl, Jimmy, Kaylee, Jeffrey, Chris, Amy, Dino, George and the Rockne’s gang! You all rock!

Coming up this week…

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 John Kerver, Bob Laeng and Justin Butcher! The sponsor each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)! 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!

This Friday, Shady Drive returns 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! When you call for reservations (440-933-4360) be sure to tell them to seat you in the band area.

On Saturday, Shady Drive joins up with Matt Riddle on keys and the North Coast Horns as they return to The Brothers Lounge (11609 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, 9pm-1am). The Brothers is a vintage establishment with great food, frosty cold drinks, house sound and lights and a remarkable atmosphere! We’ll appear in the Music Hall on the main stage. There is a $5 cover charge. We’ve not played Brothers since 2015, so we’re very excited to be heading back there. Come join us! A great time is guaranteed for all!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

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Hi gang!

We had a really nice weekend off and I was even able to get out on the bike on Saturday and Sunday! Also, Erika and I had a really fun time at Johnageddon at Debbie D’s on Saturday night. :c)

Coming up this week…
Mike hosts the Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam  every Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30). This week’s hosts are Brian Davidson and Bill March! The sponsor each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)! 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!

Catch Shady Drive Friday night at the Sly Fox Lounge (4755 Great Northern Blvd., N. Olmsted, 9-1)! House sound and lights, frosty drinks and Shady Drive playing your favorites!!

Come join Slim N’ Shady on Saturday as we make our debut appearance at 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

 

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Hi gang!

Last week’s gigs at Hard Rock Cafe’ and Fairview Tavern were great! Both shows played to full houses, and those are always fun nights! Thanks to everyone who came out, including Rita, Gary, George, Pat, Susan, Char, Louise and her gang, LJ, Kelly and their crew, the folks from Paul’s MeetUp group, Laura, Gerald and Phil and family!

Coming up this week…

Mike fills in for Sam Romano this Monday at the CMC Jam at CODA (2247 Professor Ave., Cleveland, 8pm – 12am) along with hosts Brian Davidson and Bill March! Bring your axes and saxes and come jam with us!

Mike hosts the Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam every Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30). This week’s hosts are Furious George Hartwig and Gary G Rock Stulak! The sponsor each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)! 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!

Shady Drive is off this week, but we’re back next weekend at the Sly Fox and a duo gig at The Oriole, so get ready!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

That’s it for this this week! We’ll talk soon…

Rob, Paul and Mike :c)

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