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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Hi gang!

Great gigs last week! Thanks to all who came out to support CMC at the Tuesday Jam and Shady Drive at Sapori!

Wish You Were Here put on another amazing show at the House of Blues on Saturday night, and it was very good to see Jon Darling back in the drum chair! Kudos to Eroc and Company! :c)

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) along with Drew Doman 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 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!

On 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!

Happy New Year! Gigs 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) along with Becky Boyd, Mike Dixon and Tim Hamman! The jam is sponsored each and every week by 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 will debut at 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, blues and country 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 & Mike :c)

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Hi gang!

Gigs this week…

On Monday, Mike fills in for Sam Romano when he joins Brian Davidson and Bill March to host the Cleveland Music Club Jam at CODA (2247 Professor Ave., 8pm-12am). Backline is provided as well as a sound tech, so c’mon out and jam!

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) along with GS Harper and Justin Butcher! 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 Saturday, Shady Drive heads to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9:30pm-1:30am). This is our LAST show of 2016 so don’t miss it! 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!

Coming up this week…

Mike hosts the Cleveland Music Club – CMC Jam this Tuesday at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30) along with GS Harper and Justin Butcher! The jam is sponsored each and every week by 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, Shady Drive returns to John O’s @ Clay’s Park (13190 Patterson St NW, North Lawrence, Ohio, 8pm)! We’ll be rockin’ the house from 8pm – 11pm and Blake Kniola will join us on bass so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and 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!

Last week’s gigs were a blast! It was great to see Bev, Chris, Daryl, Amanda, Jason, Cory, Nate, Angus, Matt, Patty, Bill, Peg, Chris, Eric, Diane and Gordy, just to name a few!

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) along with Furious George Hartwig and Gary Grock Stulak! The jam is sponsored each and every week is Dirty Town Guitar and Amps (15230 Madison Ave. Lakewood)!

This Friday, Slim N’ Shady debuts at Tommy’s Place (1325 Linda St., Rocky River) Tommy’s features amazing food and frosty cold drinks, so c’mon out and help us rock the house!

This Saturday night, Shady Drive heads out to Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 8:30 – 12:30) to play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes while you dance the night away! Bullfrog’s features a full menu AND 30 beers on tap. C’mon out and join the 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  Bc)

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