“Benefit for Max Ce Lavie”

“Benefit for Max Ce Lavie.”


This weekend has some big doings at Black-eyed Sally’s.  Sunday, blues bands and musicians gather for a “Benefit for Max Ce Lavie.”  It is a fundraiser for the Easy Baby bassist who was seriously injured in a motorcycle accident.

This day of Blues in support of Max Ce Lavie of EasyBaby will help with medical costs, and related expenses.



Some of the expected entertainment include: EasyBaby, Tom Sanders Band, Don’t Tell Muddy, Last Ditch Effort, Gil Correia Band, Blues Deluxe (featuring ex- EasyBaby drummer John Bruce) and the Coffee Grinders.

Other musicians that may be taking the stage are Mike Law, Susan Angeletti, Dave LaValley, Jake Kulak, Mark Reynolds, Michael St George, and Dave Robbins.  The Benefit is scheduled from 2 to 8 pm.

Come out and enjoy a variety of Connecticut, some good soul food, and help in a good cause.

Band line-up schedule ~

2pm ~ Hot & Heavy (fromSpringfield)
2:30pm ~ The Coffee Grinders








3pm ~ Last Ditch Effort
3:30pm ~ Blues Deluxe (featuring John Bruce)












4pm ~ EasyBaby









5pm ~ Raffles
5:30pm ~ The Gil Correia Band (from Boston)
6pm ~ Open Blues Jam
8pm ~ End of the evening

11 14 2014 Max

When musicians get together the time becomes magical, add a worrthwhile cause and the event will be one to remember.   Your time will be well spent.


Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at twblus@aol.com.  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.



About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

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