June 4

Hi gang!

Fabulous gigs last week at Brothers Lounge and Roundup Lake! Big thanks to everyone who came out including Kim, Mokey, Kathy, Priscilla, Izzy, Sandy, Ken, Laura, Amber, Brian, Bob, Dave, Nora, Skip, Carrie, Keith, L.J., Dennis, Phyllis, Bob, Barb and Curt!

We’re still in the running for Best Local Band on the Cleveland Hot List, but we’re at #10 and time is running out! You can help us get to #1 by voting at Shady Drive on Cleveland Hot List 2017

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 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!

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 8 – 11pm so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and join us! Get ready, Dawn!! :c)

On Saturday, Shady Drive will play a private event with Tim Hamman on guitar and keyboards.

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 WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May 28

Hi gang!

There was no CMC Jam this week due to the Cavs game, but we had a great time at Sapori Italian Grille on Friday! Thanks to Kelly and Joe for having us and to Sheila, Steve, Joe, his lovely wife and the rest of the Sapori gang that came out. We had a blast!

We’re still in the running for Best Local Band on the Cleveland Hot List, but we’re at #10 and time is running out! You can help us get to #1 by voting at Shady Drive on Cleveland Hot List 2017

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 features the hosting debut of Chase Ockuly and Blake Kniola!!! The jam is sponsored each and every week by 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 June 2, Shady Drive joins up with Matt Riddle on keys and the North Coast Horns to return to The Brothers Lounge (11609 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, 9:30pm-1:30am). 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 played Brothers back in February to an amazing crowd, so we’re very excited to be heading back there. Come join us! A great time is guaranteed for all!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qYz900A-n-g

This Saturday, Shady Drive travels to Roundup Lake Campground (3392 Route 82, Mantua, 8-11pm). This will be our first time there and we’re really looking forward to it! 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 WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May 21

Hi gang!

Great times last week at John O’s and Cin Dee’s Place! Thanks to Carole, Chuck, Peg, Rick, the Green Acres Gang and everyone else who came out to see us! :c)

We’re still in the running for Best Local Band on the Cleveland Hot List, but we’re at #8 and time is running out! You can help us get to #1 by voting at Shady Drive on Cleveland Hot List 2017

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 jam is sponsored each and every week by 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 coming Friday, Slim N’ Shady will return 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, blues and country tunes! When you call for reservations (440-933-4360), be sure to ask 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 WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May 14

Hi gang!

Happy Mothers’ Day to all the Moms out there! Our show last night at the Fairview Tavern brought down the house! Many thanks to all who came out including Kathy, Dave, Priscilla, Izzy, Laura, Gerald, Carrie, Keith, Chris, Daryl, Erika, L.J., Kelly, Beth, Pat, Ashley, Marina and the rest of the Tavern crew!! We had a blast!

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 Furious George Hartwig and Gary G Rock Stulak! 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!

This Thursday evening, Mike and Erika team up to debut their acoustic act “Not Quite Shady” at Vermilion’s Third Thursday, which features multiple music groups playing simultaneously throughout downtown Vermilion for your listening pleasure from 6:30pm until sunset! They’ll be located at Main St. (Route 60) by the railroad tracks (Location #38)!

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 8 – 11pm so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and join us!

On Saturday, In Step returns to the stage at Cin Dee’s Place (232 W. Smith Rd., Medina, 9pm) 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 out 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.

Shady Drivehas been nominated in the category of Best Local Bands in the Cleveland Hot List! We placed #4 in 2014. We’d like to top that this year, but we need your help. Head over and vote for us and show some love!
Shady Drive on Cleveland Hot List 2017

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 WCSB FM Mondays at 9pm and http://www.bluesmusicfan.com

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May 7

Hi gang!

Had a nice weekend off, but now it’s back to work!

Coming up this week…

Shady Drive will appear this afternoon at All About that Bass: Benefit for Derek Poindexter at Vosh (1414 Riverside Dr., Lakewood 1pm – 7pm). See https://www.facebook.com/events/279422339171010/ for details!

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 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!

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!

Shady Drive has been nominated in the category of Best Local Bands in the Cleveland Hot List! We placed #4 in 2014. We’d like to top that this year, but we need your help. Head over and vote for us and show some love!

Shady Drive on Cleveland Hot List 2017

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!

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

May 1

Hi gang!

Lots of fun at last week’s gigs! Thanks to all who came out, including Chris, Daryl, Jimmy, Jeff, the girls from B-W and the whole Oriole gang!

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 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!

Shady Drive is off this weekend, but we’ll appear Sunday May 7 at All About that Bass: Benefit for Derek Poindexter at Vosh (1414 Riverside Dr., Lakewood 1pm – 7pm). See https://www.facebook.com/events/279422339171010/ for details!

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!

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

April 23

Hi gang!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the CMC Jam on Tuesday and our Slim ‘N Shady gig at the Blue Turtle, including Laura, Gerald, Carrie, Keith, Deb, Ray, Mark, Chris, Daryl, L.J., Kelly and Sarah!

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! 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!

Come join Slim ‘N Shady on Saturday April 29 as we return 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 Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes!

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

April 16

Hey gang!

Happy Easter! Great times last week at the Cleveland Blues Society Jam at Smedley’s, Cleveland Music Club Jam at Bullfrog’s and with Shady Drive, Matt Riddle and the North Coast Horns at Bullfrog’s! Thank you to everyone who came out, including Kathy, Priscilla, Izzy, The Green Acres Gang, Rocky, L.J., Kelly, Carrie, Keith, Kathy, Doug, Chris, Daryl, Sandy, Ken, Stephanie, JMY T, Skip, Maureen, Greg, The Dancing Marilyns and Marv!

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! 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!

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!

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!

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

April 9

Hi gang!

Fun times last week at the CMC Jam, Hard Rock Cafe’ and Fairview Tavern! Thanks to everyone who came out including Kathy, Priscilla, Pat, Wally, Carrie, Keith, L.J., Kelly, Lisa, Kathy, Devin, Eroc, Robert, Jon, Keith and Jim!

Coming up this week…

On Monday, Shady Drive will host the Cleveland Blues Society’s monthly jam night at Smedley’s Bar & Grille (17004 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 7:30pm) This is always a great jam and loads of fun, so come on out and join us!

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!

This Saturday night, it’s time to party at Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe (33137 Center Ridge Rd., N. Ridgeville, 9pm) with Shady Drive, the fabulous North Coast Horns and Matt Riddle on keys. Join us as we crank out your favorite Funk, Soul, Rock & Blues tunes by James Brown, Ray Charles, Chicago, The Blues Brothers, SRV and many others. Dust off those dancing shoes and come prepared to cut a serious rug!!

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!

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

April 2

Hi gang!

Last week’s CMC Jam and our In Step show at 42 Eighty were a blast! Many thanks to Effie, Don, Phyllis and Bob and everyone else who came out! Thanks also to Engine Box for opening the show at 42 Eighty and to Justin for a great job on the boards!

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! 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!

Slim N’ Shady returns 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!

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!

 

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

Rob, Paul & Mike :c)

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment
  • Check us out on Facebook!