071813 Blues Icons Toni Lynn, Bruce Bears at Pitman's Friday night (110)

LACONIA — Blues icons Toni Lynn Washington and Bruce Bears (Keyboardist from the Duke Robillard Band) will be performing an evening of great Blues Friday July 19 at 8 p.m. at Pitman's Freight Room.
Admission $12 and Pitman's is a BYOB venue.
Toni took to music at an early age singing with her school and church choirs. She has had 7 Blues Music Award Nominations and received the Boston Blues Festival Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.
Bruce currently plays keyboards with two time Grammy Award nominee Duke Robillard and the Duke Robillard Band, and can be heard on Duke's Grammy nominated albums Guitar Groov-a-rama and Stomp! The Blues Tonight as well as many of Duke's other albums. He has been touring internationally for 20 years, and formed the original Toni Lynn Washington Band in 1998.
For more information: www.pitmansfreightroom.com

Saturday July 20 at 8:00 pm, Admission $12 and BYOB

Dance Night featuring the BrickYard Blues Dance Band. Come join us for a great night of music, dancing and socializing. The Brickyard Blues plays all of your dance favorites from the 60's, 70's and 80's on up! They mix influences including Texas & Chicago Blues, Stax-era soul music, old-school R&B, with some roots & rockabilly thrown in. In addition to getting airplay on radio stations throughout New England, their original song, Alabama Blues Man, was picked as the Favorite Blues Song at radio stations in Orlando Florida, and Warsaw, Indiana, and has even been featured on a radio station in Belgium that showcases American roots-rock music. It's R&B plus a whole lot more.

Singer-keyboardist Alan Rosen, Brian James on Guitar & vocals, Tom Hoctor on sax, Bernie Rozmovits on bass, and drums.