Beyond Blue Mondays w/ Lee McBee

April 2 FAREWELL PARTY

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  • Ongoing: until Tuesday, April 3, 2007
  • Monday: 5:30pm
  • Where: Jackpot Music Hall, Lawrence
  • Cost: Free
  • Age limit: 18+

Lawrence blues veteran Lee McBee returns to the stage Mondays at the Jackpot Saloon, reprising the duo format in which he has worked so successfully in the past. McBee brings superb singing and world-class blues harp to interpret the gamut of blues and beyond. Partnered with Lawrence guitarist Pat Nichols, the duo presents a mix of tunes ranging from early pre-war ragtime blues through the heyday of Chicago blues harp performance and beyond.McBee has recorded numerous records including a solo album, "44", which featured Anson Funderberg, Kid Ramos and others. "44" at one time held the No. 1 spot for blues albums in Europe. He has toured extensively through the United States and Europe but continues to make Lawrence his home.

Drink special

  • Mondays at The Jackpot Music Hall: Coors Light 16 oz. can $2.50 / Capt. & Coke $3.00 single

This event was posted Aug. 29, 2005 and last updated Sept. 16, 2014

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Chris Millspaugh 12 years, 1 month ago

PRESS RELEASE

Lee McBee, Lawrence blues legend, returns to the stage Mondays from 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Jackpot Saloon, 943 Massachusetts Street, reprising the duo format in which he has worked so successfully in the past. He again brings his superb singing and world class blues harp to interpret the gamut of blues and beyond. Partnered with Lawrence guitarist Pat Nichols they present a mix of tunes ranging from early pre-war ragtime blues through the heyday of Chicago blues harp performance and beyond.

McBee has recorded numerous records including a solo album, "44", which featured Anson Funderberg, Kid Ramos and others as well as recordings with Mike Morgan and the Crawl, featuring Lee McBee. He has performed on dozens of recordings as a great artist. Forty-four at one time held the No. 1 spot for blues albums in Europe. He has toured extensively through the United States and Europe but continues to make Lawrence his home.

"I am very excited to be working again in a duo format. It gives us a lot of variety and styles." McBee is working with Lawrence guitarist Patrick Nichols, whose interests include pre-war ragtime blues players, Blind Blake, Gary Davis and others, along with National steel guitar tunes from Elmore James and originals written by McBee.

beesting 11 years, 1 month ago

Lee Mcbee announced that they are not playing today 8/28/06

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