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SUNDAY – December 1 - 6pm - Admission is 2 Cans of Food!
The monthly blues jam sponsored by the Triangle Blues Society, guitar amp, bass amp, harmonica amp, keyboard and PA provided. The host band will be Jason Damico and the New Blue, just bring yourself, a guest (or two? three?) and your musical instrument. Jam starts at 6:00 PM, we are having a food drive for the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina and admission to the jam will be 2 non-perishable food or most needed items! Please give generously.
THURSDAY – December 5 - 8:30 PM - $5
First in what we hope will be a monthly dance featuring Swamp Pop, Zydeco, Cajun, Swing and Jazz, all with some Louisiana Hot Sauce. Everything from Geno Delafose and Steve Riley on the traditional to the Nevilles and Fats Domino for Rock n’ Roll, and Deacon John and Louis Prima for Swing. Wolfy Jacques and Carol Woodell will do a lesson at 8:30 and then spinning discs from 9-11. Come early and get Mel's great cuisine. Beginners to experienced, all are welcomed!
FRIDAY – December 6 - $8
The Hot Damn Blues Band is a new band in the area that features a show with a little bit of everything. The HDBB features Will Beaty on drums & lead vocals, Eric (ETrain) Manning on guitar and vocals, keyboardist Clark Stern and Joel Sugarman on bass guitar. These well known veteran musicians have teamed up to bring you the best of Blues, Rock, Rockabilly and Swing, knowing them all so well already, we are sure you will not be disappointed in this show. Great band, great food, all we need is a great audience and we are ready to LAISSEZ LES BONS TEMPS ROULER!
SATURDAY – December 7 - $8
The individual members of KATA have performed nationally and internationally in different musical group and continue to satisfy their fans with high energy Reggae music. They have a real feel for their music, playing for the past two years with devotion and passion as KATA, the name is derived from a common tread which bonds the group in culture, music and dance from Africa to the Caribbean. KATA performs a roots rocks sound in Reggae and highlife music and their mission is simple, “To Be Heard”. We have heard them at our Wednesday Open Mic and are more than pleased to have them back as KATA.
FRIDAY – December 13 - $8
Two Hats is a Durham-based duo that plays a mix of original classic delta, Piedmont and Chicago blues, with a bit of country and rock 'n' roll thrown in. The duo consists of Aaron Alderman on guitars and vocals, and Larry Patrick Shriner on harmonica. Together, they have more than 60 years of musical experience, and they surely do know how to work a crowd!
SATURDAY – December 14 - $8
Great R& B and soul and we mean GREAT! Righteous & The Cimmarron Band came to Open Mic night to audition and they blew us away. We don’t know about you but old time R& B and soul done the way it is made to be done makes everything alright!
FRIDAY – December 20 - $8
The Tornado Blues Band front men include Tommy Hartley & Jason Barker on guitar/vocals, bass player Joel Sugarman and Kevin Johnson doing the drumming. The TBB's varied song list includes everything from straight ahead Chicago blues to Allman Brothers, Clapton and other rockin' blues classics. They're sure to keep the crowd jumping and dancing most of the night, so come out and join the fun.
SATURDAY – December 21
FRIDAY – December 27 - $8
The live show of Angie and the Cool Network is like watching Jill Scott and Tina Turner in concert. Embrace yourself for a plethora of Neo-soul, jazz improvisation, spoken word, and hard core rootsy R&B. Youtube sensation, Angie Coltrane has been singing and writing songs since the age of 4 and has performed with Michel Camilo, Marvin Sapp, and Donnie Mcclurkin. She is a billboard charting artist. The band includes Eric Meyer on bass, Kenni Hairston on Keys, Kyle Duppstadt on drums, and Gary Easter on guitar.
SATURDAY – December 28 - $8
It's amazing that these five operators found each other amid the hustle & bustle of abnormal life. They are: Leslie Land bringing the sassy sultry lead vocals and bass back to Papa Mojo’s; Sandee Washington on vocals, blistering harp, and ACCORDION - She's done done it already and harder and longer ... Maria Linck plays rock steady rhythm guitar, and we'll hurry up and call her fun loving before someone calls her something else. Lori Baron, on drums ... you ever heard of Animal? ... well Lori and Animal are kin, same hair, same energy level . PLUS- introducing Darby Odom on growling lead guitar. Between them they've been in at least 25 bands. In fact, half of them are playing some sweet type music with other bands in this town. But, when they're Operators .... they bring you the real Blues of Howlin’ Wolf, Slim Harpo, the Fabulous Thunderbirds and more. THEY ROCK!
TUESDAY – December 31 - $15
Local celebrity chef and musician, Mel Melton and his band, The Wicked Mojo’s, have become a staple on the national music scene over the past few decades, forging his life experiences from living in Louisiana, Texas, Chicago and North Carolina into his food and music. If you have ever spent any time with Melton, you are familiar with his creative wit and entertaining story telling style peppering his shows with tales from his time on the road playing in bands with Sonny Landreth, Clifton & Cleveland Chenier, CJ Chenier, and Zachary Richard and opening up for many top line artists over his forty plus years as a professional musician. Mel was recently featured as a contestant on the Destination America Channel’s Deep Fried Masters reality show. Mel’s resume continues to expand as he often shares the stage with the bands that play at the roadhouse. Mel is backed by guitarist Max Drake, bassist T.A. James, and Kelly Pace on drums. There will be a special menu to celebrate saying Goodbye to 2013 and Hello to 2014, it is always original and amazing and a hot damn good time so make your reservations early.
Mon-Closed • Tues/Thurs- 11:30am-9pm • Wed 11:30am-11:00pm • Friday 11:30am-until • Sat 4pm-1am • Sun 11:00am-3pm
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