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04/23/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 04/23/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
04/26/2014
Johnny Rawls

 
Johnny Rawls
Saturday 04/26/2014  
Johnny began playing professionally while still in high school with such stars as ZZ Hill, Little Johnny Taylor, Joe Tex and the Sweet Inspirations. In the mid-70's, Johnny went to work for OV Wright as Wright's band director. After Wright's death in 1980, Johnny led Little Johnny Taylor's band until 1985, when he began touring as a solo artist and made his first solo recording under the Rainbow label.

Recording under Touch Records, Rooster Blues, Rock House, Reach and JSP Records, Johnny has done it all from producing, songwriting, horn arranging, Rhythm, Lead and Bass guitar, keyboard, vocals and background vocals. Johnny started his own record company, Deep South Soul, in 2002 and has released his CD's Lucky Man, Live in Montana, and The Best of Johnny Rawls. His CD entitled Heart and Soul was released in October 2006 and has been nominated for "Best Soul Blues Album of the Year (2007)" by the Blues Foundation .

Johnny has appeared on the cover of the April 2002 Living Blues Magazine and has been nominated four times for the W.C. Handy Award. His most recent award came from the West Coast Blues Hall of Fame for RB Male Vocalist of the Year 2006.

Johnny has performed at the Chicago Blues Festival twice, The Russian River Blues Festival, The King Biscuit Blues Festival, The Portland Waterfront Blues Festival, Poconos, as well as festivals in Sweden and Poland. He tours constantly, playing well over 200 dates a year. He can also be heard on XM radio's Bluesville. Whether he is playing in a small club or a large blues festival, Johnny gives it his all and the crowds love him!

In 2008, Johnny released Red Cadillac which charted at #1 on the Living Blues radio chart. He was nominated for Best Male Soul Blues Artist and Best Soul Blues Album by the Blues Foundation. He won the Critics Award for Best Album of the Year by Living Blues Magazine.

Ace of Spades was released in 2009 and charted at #4 and remained in the top 20 for three months. Johnny won Best Soul Blues Album of the Year and was nominated for Best Male Soul Blues Artist of the Year by the Blues Foundation. In addition, Johnny was honored with a Blues Trail Marker located at the original site of the Hi Hat Club in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He shares the plaque with soul blues legends Tyrone Davis and Little Milton.

"An ace band leader, singer, songwriter and chitlin-circuit fave who knows all about crowd pleasing." - Minneapolis Star and Tribune
04/30/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 04/30/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
05/01/2014
Jordan Harman and Chris Blankenship

 
Jordan Harman and Chris Blankenship
Thursday 05/01/2014  
Jordan Harman and Chris Blankenship are here to lay down a little tasty Soul for your dinner listening pleasure. Stick around after your meal to enjoy our extensive beer selection and some great tunes!
05/03/2014
Frank Bang and the Secret Stash

 
Frank Bang and the Secret Stash
Saturday 05/03/2014  
ROOTS MUSIC TORCHBEARER & EX-BUDDY GUY GUITARIST MAKES A RETURN TO BLUE 5!

Bang’s journey has had many stops on his way to becoming a vibrant songwriter-guitarist and frontman, including a five-year apprenticeship as guitar foil for blues legend Buddy Guy. And they all fuel Double Dare, a set that finds Bang at the creative zenith of his composing and performing powers, riding a raw and original line with his band the Secret Stash straight through the rock, blues and country that he’s absorbed as a musical traveler.

Double Dare, helmed by Umphrey’s McGee and Rod Stewart producer/engineer Manny Sanchez, ignited when Bang wrote the song “Wonder Woman,” a warm slide guitar powered tune about the inspiration and healing power of love. “I knew I had a song with heart and meaning, and that set the bar for the rest of the songs that I wanted to write,” he explains. Similarly, “All I Need” chronicles the turns of life over a bed of gently grinding six-string and a glide of organ, brought to an emotional arc by Bang’s soaring solo.

Bang began playing during the Monday night Legends jams. He assembled his own blues-rock group, the Buzz, who became regulars at the club. He also came into his own on slide guitar — which plays a major role in Double Dare — after discovering the daredevil musicianship of Robert Randolph, Aubrey Ghent and the other slide-based players from the Holiness Church sacred steel tradition.

As Bang’s six-string prowess grew, the bluesman who’d influenced two generations of guitar heroes including Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton took notice, and with it came the invitation to join Buddy Guy’s band. At the same time, Bang and the Buzz were on the verge of signing a deal with Capricorn Records to make an album produced by Warren Haynes. But like all of Bang’s friends, even Haynes suggested that he hit the road with Guy and learn at the side of a master instead.

Bang circled the world five times with Guy, headlining clubs and theaters, and opening on major tours in some of the biggest arenas and amphitheaters. Along the way, Bang shared the stage with the Rolling Stones, Santana, Robert Plant, R.E.M., Jimmie Vaughan, Dave Matthews, B.B. King, Clapton and other blues and rock titans. He also performed alongside Guy in many television appearances, including the The Tonight Show and Late Night with Conan O’Brien.
05/07/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 05/07/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
05/10/2014
Deb Callahan

 
Deb Callahan
Saturday 05/10/2014  
Philadelphia’s blues and soul drenched vocalist and songwriter, Deb Callahan grew up in the Boston area but has been a fixture on the mid-Atlantic music scene since the late 90’s. During this time she has gained a reputation for writing creative blues, soul and roots influenced original music and using her powerful, emotionally expressive voice and engaging stage presence to deliver a unique, high energy live show.
05/14/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 05/14/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
05/21/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 05/21/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
05/28/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 05/28/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!
06/04/2014
Ministers of Soul

 
Ministers of Soul
Wednesday 06/04/2014  
The Ministers of Soul
Hoppie Vaughan leads The Ministers of Soul through some great tunes. Original tunes + Al Green, Bill Withers, Otis Redding, Curtis Mayfield & Much Much More!! You will thoroughly enjoy this show - Guaranteed!!!










Blue 5 Weekend Reservations:
On Friday and Saturday nights, Blue 5 offers two seatings for our guests:
1) An early seating for guests who do NOT wish to stay for the live entertainment.
2) A late seating for guests who want the option to stay for the live entertainment.

PLEASE NOTE: Early seating reservations have a 2-hour allotment before the seating
following their reservation, which allows plenty of time to enjoy dinner with us.


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