|The Bands (click on pic for band website)|
Lyons, Colorado 80540
February 05, 2008
Join us on Fat Tuesday for the celebration!
will be having our weekly Bluegrass pick upstairs, while Lionel Young
takes the stage downstairs! We'll be serving up some great cajun
cookin' and pouring those Hurricanes! Don't miss out, bring the kids
down for our Tuesday kids eat free night (with the purchase of an adult
meal) and we'll have face painting and goodies for them as well!
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|Shuttle from the Longmont Brewery|
Northwest corner of Pike and Sunset
Begining this Saturday February 9th
will pick you up at our new brewery location in Longmont on Friday and
Saturday evenings and take you to Lyons for a night of fun. Call ahead
to save your seat!
The Blues Bus will depart at 6 & 8pm and return to Longmont at 8pm, 10pm, and Midnight.
Call Today to reserve your seats! 303-823-6685
|Mardi Gras Time at Oskar Blues ||February 2008 |
Alright, it's time for another batch of great music for you members of our Downlow'd Music Club.
This new batch of tunes come from our pal Morris Beegle and his Big
Bender Records, headquartered just down the road from us in Loveland,
Colorado. Big Bender's a shining example of the many upstart,
forget-the-mainstream music labels that provide the nation with its
Big Bender's bands play hard-scrabble, All-American roots music that
stretches from stone-cold honkytonk to outlaw country, roadhouse rock
and supercharged forms of bluegrass. Buy CDs from the artists showcased
here at at our Downlow'd Club, tell 'em we sent you when you place an
order and get a special bonus CD of grade-A music from Big Bender.
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| Weekend Music
Friday and Saturday Nights 9 PM
Laissiez Les Bons Temp Rouler!! Let the Good times Roll!!
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Mardi Gras is early this year so get ready for Hurricanes drinks,
parades and beads. Tuesday the 5th we will have a Fat Tuesday
celebration complete with parade around the parking lot with The Lionel Young band www.lionelyoung.ne t doing all your favorite second line tunes complete with Meters and Neville Brothers party music from 8-12. Eh Tois.
The next weekend will feature National touring artists Rockin' Jake www.rockinjake.co m band
from St Louis (displaced from New Orleans) and their rockin' harmonica
style blues. Jake has won five best of New Orleans harmonica player
awards over the years.
Saturday the 9th we have young guitar phenom Sean Costello www.seancostell o.com he
was the driving force and guitar player on Susan Techeshi's award
winning "Just won't Burn". He has just released his fifth CD and this
night will be a CD release party.
Friday the 15th will bring Ben Pu & Crew www. myspace.com/benpuandcrew for
the first time, a very high-energy band from Greeley that people up
north are raving about. Their lively show, features blues/rock and jam
Saturday the lovely Ms. Erica Brown www.ericabro wnband.com and
band return for another earth- scattering performance. The Erica Brown
band and Lionel Young will compete in the International Blues Contest
early February and hopefully will bring the big prize back to Colorado.
Friday the 22nd brings the return of Papa Mali and his band www.papamali.com from
Austin Texas, always a favorite at Oskar's it's been a long two years
since they have been here. They have been touring with Derek Trucks,
B.B. King and Henry Butler since we last saw them. This is a big party
folks don't miss it.
Saturday the 23rd the great trio of Johnny O and his band www.johnnyoban d.com return to one of their favorite places to play. Johnny is a great singer/songwriter and wonderfully talented guitar player.
The last Friday in February the 29th will feature Lyons own legendary dobro player Sally Van Meter www.sallyvanm eter.com and an all-star band featuring bass wizard Eric Thorin. Sally can coax the most pure sounds from the dobro that anyone else can.
| Weekday Music
Thursdays this month start on the 7th with the great local honky-tonk and classic country band The Billy Pilgrims www.myspace.com/thebillypilgrimsband they have filled out the sound of the band by adding Old Time Dave Talmage on fiddle. The vocals and musicianship is top notch.
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The Stanleytones www.thestanleytonesbluegrass.com will be here on Thursday the 21st playing their brand of traditional bluegrass and the last Thursday the 28th we will have The Good Ol' Dave's hosting
another bluegrass scramble. A New local group with Dave Richey and Dave
Talmage from the Billy Pilgrims hosting the night of music.
Don't forget the Tuesday night bluegrass picks hosted by K. C. Groves and Eric Thorin www.ericthorin.com,
all levels of players are welcome so come on over have a Dale's a join
in on the musical fun. We also have an acoustic plug-in blues jam once a month on the second Monday, the 11th this month, from 7:30-10pm. It is an open stage jam hosted by Lyonites Peter Maves, Patrick Cullie and Brian Donnell, everyone plays.
| Sunday Music
The Good Ol' Dave's, a new local group with Dave Richey and Dave Talmage from the Billy Pilgrims hosting the night of music will be performing on Sunday the 10th.
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The seventeenth will be Buckskin Stallion www.buckskinstallionmusic.org led by Lyons' own Troy Schoenfelder featuring alt-country and lots of good old drinking songs.
The last Sunday the 24th we will have Felonius Smith www.feloniussm ith.com and
his acoustic trio doing original and lots of classic blues tunes for
you. Great slide and dobro style acoustic guitar, upright bass and
harmonica make up this great group of musicians.
|Laugh til' your heart hurts on Valentine's Day!!
some fun this year! Take you sweetheart out for an amazing dinner and
comedy show. We will be offering a special menu for two that evening
featuring a sneak peek at some of our new menu items.
Comedians Stephanie McHugh and David Testroet
from Comedy Works in Denver will be here. David's material moves from
to Darwin to Grizzlies and everywhere in between. From one nighters in
the mid-west to Tokyo Japan for the U.S. military. This is truly one
show everybody can enjoy. Listen and laugh along with David as he talks
of yesterday, and today. David has incorporated his harmonica into his
show and he can hang with the best so jam along as he plays his
original "Big Guy Blues".
Stephanie McHugh was a finalist on Season 3 of Nick at Nite's Funniest
Mom contest on Nick at Nite. She also had a cameo appearance in final
project of TV Guide's America's Last Producer grand prize winner Gwen
Uzuko. Steph opened for Kathleen Madigan from the TV show Last Comic
Standing, when Kathleen taped her DVD at the Boulder Theater. She was a
finalist in the Laugh Across America Contest and won a trip to the Las
Vegas Comedy Festival were she performed at the Stardust Casino. She
also was a semi finalist in Oxygen's Hit TV Series Girls Behaving Badly
Nationwide Talent Search. Stephanie won the 2002 Summer Comedy Contest
at Wits End Comedy Club in Westminster, Colorado. She performs all over
the mountain region and is a regular at the prestigious Comedy Works.
Package for two will include: Appetizer, Two entrees, dessert and two tickets for comedy downstairs after dinner.
Our Price: $75.00 per couple
Call today for reservations 303-823-6685