Bad News Barnes visits Black-eyed Sally’s

Bad News Barnes

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The first time I saw Bad News Barnes, I said the band hits you hard.  I went on that he is kinda loud, kinda brash, and over the top entertaining.  Well watching his show only added more of the same to my view.  He was joined by a host of talented musicians and a receptive audience.  It made for a real fun night.

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An excellent band was on stage with him.

Ann Klein on guitar.

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doing some slide

doing some slide

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bette Sussman playing the keys.

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Drums had Tony Mason

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and on bass Brett Bass

and on bass Brett Bass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the horn section had

Crispin Cioe

Crispin Cioe

Larry Etkin

Larry Etkin

 

 

 

 

 

 

And special guest – Blue Lou Marini

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It didn’t take long for him to visit the crowd.

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Notice the hat, he was dressed from head to toe.

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getting the audience involved

getting the audience involved

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lou hits the dance floor

Lou hits the dance floor

friends say hello

friends say hello

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the break Jacqui brought up a Birthday  cake.

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Lisa and MaryEllen came in from Scraton, PA fpr the show.

Lisa and MaryEllen came in from Scranton, PA for the show.

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the crowd gets into it

the crowd gets into it

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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 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 “Bad News Barnes visits Black-eyed Sally’s

  1. ED STACK

    Good music is at its best when combined with showmanship for a complete entertainment experience.

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