An Evening at Bridge Street Live

aSUIT&BALKUNS B STREETSaturday brought me to Bridge Street Live to see the Balkun Brothers and Suit, Ty, Thurrsty for a night of hard rockin’ blues.

But first, my sister and I dined on the deck

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Overlooking the river.

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The traveling Balkun Brothers glasses were also there.

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Now time to get ready for the  show.

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Now Gary gave an energetic introduction, which also got the audience right into the show.

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Suit, Ty, Thurstty were first up.

the Suit

the Suit

Ty

Ty

Big Thurstty

Big Thurrsty

A lot of excitement and interaction with the crowd.  Ty got off the stage a couple of times.

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All the band members took a turn on vocals.

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And some hot guitar work.

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The set got the crowd rockin’ and looking forward to the Balkun Brothers.

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Now the Balkun Brothers were up.  After a fast change over, barely time to catch a breath.

Steve

Steve

Nick

Nick

The audience was really into the show.  The brotherly interaction was an added feature to their playing.

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Steve was constantly in motion.  He played and sang and moved across the stage.

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The audience got the news of an up-coming CD on a new record label deal and a European tour.

The reviews from the fans and the bands,

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A good night with two bands that kept the action going and the audience involved.

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Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at twblus@aol.com.  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed (with some help from my Sister) by Domenic Forcella.  My weekly Blues Beat column appears in the New Britain Herald, Bristol Press, Middletown Press and Torrington Register-Citizen.

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.

One response to “An Evening at Bridge Street Live

  1. Ed Stack

    Save your Balkun Brothers photos – these guys are ready to make a “splash” on the international stage.

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