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THE TRALF MUSIC HALL
Buffalo & WNY's top music venue featuring the best bands & entertainment around.
The Tudor Lounge
THE TUDOR LOUNGE
Proud Supporter of Buffalo's Independent Bands & Music. Bar and Live Music
Yellow Jaguar
YELLOW JAGUAR
Night Club

7200 Transit Rd.
Williamsville Buffalo and WNY's Number One Music and Dance Night Club
Moonshiners Pub and Grub
Moonshiners
Pub & Grub

5822 Camp Road
Hamburg (town), New York 14075
NEWEST Tavern Restaurant to hit Western New York!

SPORTSMENS
TAVERN
One of the best places to see live music in WNY.
MOHAWK PLACE
check out some of the  upcoming shows at the Mohawk Place.
BROADWAY JOE'S
3051 Main St.
(Under New Ownership)
Featured Artists
University Heights Arts Association
University Heights Arts Association -The voice for the arts in the University-North Buffalo area
Nimblefingers Ink
Nimblefingers Ink
Commissions & Fine Art Giclee Prints
Robert Schulman Photography
Robert Schulman's photographs focus on old structures, capturing the lasting beauty of what may soon be gone.
Thelma Winter, a Western New York artist who created colorful representations of many local landmarks

Susan Copley's work is exhibited nationally with permanent collections throughout New York State as well as numerous corporate and private collections

Jackie Felix
Featuring the art work collections of Jackie Felix
Robert John Holland
Robert John Holland maintains a symbiotic relationship with the world. He observes and describes the processes of building and "unbuilding".
SculpturesandForm.com
A multi-service sculpture development and fabrication company featuring the artwork of Lawrence Kinney.

WNY MUSIC
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WNYMusic.com
Buffalo Music Awards
Buffalo Music
Hall of Fame
Buffalo Friends
of Folk Music
Best of WNY Music
Buzzalo.com
CNY Music
Disco Step By Step
The World's 
Largest Disco
Christian Concerts in
WNY
Buffalo Niagara
PERFORMING ARTS
Youth for Truth Performing Arts Company
Multi-cultural acting troupe of young men and women.
Shea's Buffalo
Broadway shows, concerts,  children shows and more...
Studio Arena
One of the oldest resident theatres in the nation.
Irish Classical
Theatre Co.
Plays by the world's finest playwrights.
Alleyway Theatre
Innovative plays and musicals.
Artpark
Theatre, concerts, cultural  festivals and children activities.
Kavinoky Theatre
Located at  D'youville College.
MusicalFare
Daemen College
Professional year round musical theatre company.
UB Center for the Arts
The highest quality entertainment in WNY
Shaw Festival
In the historic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Lancaster Opera House
An artistic palate even more exciting than the year before!
Bflo. Philharmonic Orchestra
World renowned performers in acoustically acclaimed  Kleinhans Music Hall.
Buffalo Chamber
Music Society
Second oldest chamber music series in the U.S.
Buffalo City Ballet
Our company offers classic and modern works.
Buffalo Place
We're Downtown!


WNY
EVENTS, FAIRS
AND FESTIVALS
Allentown Art Festival
Historic Allentown Preservation District
Attica  Rodeo
Voted #1 by the Professional Rodeo Association
Buffalo Irish Festival
Canalside on Downtown Buffalo's Waterfront

Buffalo River Fest
Buffalo River Fest Park, Downtown Buffalo

Canalfest
Erie Canal Banks, NT
Carly’s Crossing
Gallagher Beach
Chautauqua Light the Lakes
One of the largest fireworks displays in North America.
Children First Festival
Ellicottville, NY
Down-Home Country Weekend
Langford Tractor Pull Grounds Rt.75 & Rt.249 North Collins, NY
Eden Corn Festival
Route 62 Eden, NY
Ellicottville Summer Music Festival Weekend music festival, fireworks, arts & crafts

Elmwood Ave. Festival of the Arts
An eclectic arts celebration. Elmwood Ave.

Erie County Fair
Hamburg Fair Grounds
34th Annual Falling Leaves Festival
Salamanca NY
Friendship Festival
Mather Arch, Fort Erie,
Canada
The 4th at Riverside
Riverside Park, Buffalo NY
Genesee County Fair
Batavia, New York
German Heritage Festival
Celebrate German Culture
Cheektowaga Town Park
Buffalo Greek Fest
Be Greek for a day!
Hellenic Orthodox Church
Gus Macker Tournament
Niagara Square, Buffalo
Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival
Support Local Jazz!
Village of Lewiston
Italian Food & Heritage Festival
Italy comes to Buffalo!
Hertel Ave. Buffalo
4th Annual Jammin' in June Music Festival
A Weekend of events,music & Food. June 1st-3rd
St. Amelia's School
Juneteenth Festival
Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Kingdom Bound Christian Music Festival
Darien Lake Theme Park
Lewiston Artfest
artistic craft media & music
Church Street, Lewiston
21st Annual Macedonian Festival
Sts. Cyril & Methody Macedonian Orthodox Church

Music is Art Festival
Delaware Park. Buffalo

National Buffalo Wing Festival
Coca-Cola Park. Come Hungry!

Oktoberfest at Canalside
Buffalo Harbor Central Wharf
Orleans County 4-H Fair
makes the world go "round"
12690 Route 31, Albion NY
Pirate Fest
Evangola State Park
Brant/Angola NY
Polish-American Arts Festival
Cheektowaga Town Park
Harlem Rd. Cheektowaga
Polish Heritage Festival
Polish American Culture & Traditions.
Hamburg Fairgrounds
Rally in the Valley
Bradner Stadium, Olean, NY
Ride for Rosewell
RSVP for the Event
Roycroft Summer Festival
Parkdale Elementary School, East Aurora NY
Scottish Festival & Highland Games
Amherst Museum
Shakespeare in Delaware Park
Delaware Park, Buffalo
Sterling Renaissance Festival
Make plan now to travel back in time!
Taste of Buffalo
Delaware Ave and Niagara Square, Buffalo NY

Taste of Ellicottville
Throughout the Villiage
Ellicottville, NY

Thursday at the Square
Lafayette Square
Main & Court St. Buffalo
Ukrainian American Day Festival
Buffalo, NY
Weekend on the Niagara
Gateway Harbor and area events
Niawanda Park, Tonawanda
Williamsville Old Home Days
Food, rides, family fun
Quaker Arts Festival
Orchard Park Middle School
Queen of Heaven Carnival
Fun for the entire family
West Seneca, NY


Entertainment In WNY


The Tralf Music Hall Buffalo NY
Tralf Music Hall - 622 Main St. - 716-852-2860 ext.1#


CONCERT REVIEWS

Nils Lofgren
Events Center-Seneca Niagara Casino, Niagara Falls NY
July 11, 2015

Concert Review - By Bob Silvestri
bobsilvestri@bestofwny.com

Nils LofgrenNot everyone chose to attend the Rolling Stones show in town the same night as legendary guitarist Nils Lofgren performed at the Events Center located inside the Seneca-Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, NY. Lofgren is out on the road for a few select solo acoustic shows in support of his new ten disc career retrospective box set Face The Music. His nearly fifty year career began with the ground breaking band Grin and has included stints with Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Ringo Starr and his All-Star Band and his current long time gig as guitarist with Bruce Springsteen and The E-Street Band along with a flourishing solo career.

Nils LofgrenHis nearly two hour show before a not quite full house featured songs from throughout his distinguished career along with some stories about himself and some of the many artists he has worked with over the years. He spun yarns about songwriting with Lou Reed (Reed asked Lofgren over the phone to write some lyrics down and then proceeded to real off nearly twenty pages of notes for Lofgren to furiously transcribe), the mercurial Neil Young (Young almost scrapped a whole MTV Unplugged session because he wasn't happy with the band) and tales of drinking and the rock star life (he quit drinking years ago because he "kept winding up in handcuffs"). Another story about Young was how Lofgren changed the piano arrangement on "Southern Man" while Young was out of the studio and jazzed it up with a Polka rhythm that Young actually liked and became the piano part on the record. Lofgren also demonstrated his musical virtuosity throughout the performance starting the show with a stunning display of his ability to play the harp and switching between electric and acoustic guitars and even a couple of numbers on the piano. He did occasionally employ the use of guitar loops and sequencers along with a couple of backing tracks on the electric numbers. Highlights from the show included "New Holes in Old Shoes", "Sticks and Stones", Neil Young's "Long May You Run", "No Mercy", a stunning run through "Girl In Motion" and as a nod to "Keith being down the road" Lofgren offered up his ode to Richards "Keith Don't Go". Encores included Springsteen's "Because the Night" and his own "Shine Silently". After the show Lofgren hung out at the merch table and signed autographs and posed for photos with the fans. Always a nice touch.

For more information about Nils Lofgren visit www.nilslofgren.com for more information about upcoming shows at the Seneca Casinos visit www.senecacasinos.com

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ALBUM REVIEWS
by Bob Silvestri

ForewarnedForewarned
- The Resurrection Of Rock And Roll -


A few years back Forewarned founder and creative force behind the band was diagnosed with a life threating medical condition. Both during his treatment and recovery he sought solace in his music the result being Forewarned's ambitious double album The Resurrection Of Rock And Rock. The band delves into a 70's classic rock sound that not many bands are making today with lots of synths, big guitars, big choruses and songs of epic length. The band, Steve Supparits - Vocals/Guitars, Lynn Carol Schriver (she of music royalty Ramblin' Lou Family)- Keyboards/Vocals, Shawn Kilbourn - Lead Guitars, Aaron Anson - Lead Guitars, K. William George - Drums and Percussion, Dement Ormond - Bass Guitars and Marilyn Hudson - Background Vocals, get some help in the studio from Kenny Hawkins, George Puelo, Jerry Livingston, Jim Wynne and a host of others.
The album, a mix of soaring rockers and metal style ballads, starts with a spoken word disclaimer stating that no Auto tune, samples, beats, loops, arpeggiators etc. were used on the album and that all parts were played live.Highlights among the twenty two tracks include the rock orientated "K.M.A.", "On The Road Alone", the instrumental "Demonic Rise" and the lengthy opus "Hero" and its nearly as long counter parts "No Tomorrow" and "March 1st". Standouts among the ballads include "Unsure", "Angel" and "How Will I Know". In a nod to their classic rocks roots they also tackle Meatloaf's "Bat Out of Hell" with success.
For more information about Forewarned and to purchase The Resurrection Of Rock And Roll visit www.forewarned.net

For fans of Rush, Kansas, Boston and Styx

Savannah KingSavannah and The Kings
- Bold & Unsteady -

When Savannah King started playing music she set out as an independent solo alternative folk artist with a guitar, great voice and plenty of well written songs. Along the way she picked up three amazing band mates (Mark Bamann -lead guitar, Loren Metzger -drums and Scott Gergelis -bass) andmorphed into a front person for her band Savannah and The Kings.
Their new release Bold & Unsteadyis filled with memorable melodies and King's lilting voice all framed by the band's no frills approach. Touches of jazz (courtesy of Gergelis' outstanding upright bass playing), pop, folk and indie rock meld together for a cohesive sound. No self-indulgent doodling, no gimmicks, no unnecessary window dressings among the arrangements. Highlights among the twelve tracks include the album opener "Sour Milk", "Rabbit Run", "Are You Salt?", "Let Me Go" and "Houdini". The tracks "It's Just Water" and "Fruit Tree" are standouts as well. King and her band keep a busy live calendar playing everywhere from intimate clubs to large summer venues. To see where Savannah and The Kings are performing or to purchase their new album Bold & Unsteady visit www.savannahkingmusic.com

For fans of Haim, Natalie Merchant and Sarah McLachlan

The Canal Street String BandThe Canal Street String Band
- Wah Hoo! -


The Canal Street String Band plays true American music in its purest form. The band (Phil Banaszak-fiddle/guitar/mandolin/vocals, Dave Ruch-mandolin/guitar/banjo/vocals and Jim Whitford-string bass/guitar/vocals) embrace a mix of folk, bluegrass,Western Swing, Appalachian, Adirondack Mountain, sea shanty and songs from the heydays of Buffalo's early maritime and canal days and brings life and joy to this sometime forgotten genre of music that truly spans generations of music fans.
Fresh off some extensive touring the band has released their sophomore effort Wah Hoo! a fourteen song mix of originals, covers, traditional and songs from the public domain. Lots of good stuff here including the opening track "Le Gadeliderot", the title cut "Wah Hoo!", the playful boast of "Gay Paris (The Boaster)", "Bully in the Alley" and "Canal Street Slide". Other keepers include Whitford's vocal turn on the ode to short women "Short and Sweet", the tender "I Had Someone Else Before I Had You", "Phil's Waltz"and the twin fiddle romp "Beaver Cap" featuring Gretchen Banaszak on fiddle and vocals. They also nail the Bob Wills classic "Take Me Back to Tulsa" featuring some great guitar and fiddle interplay.
To find out more about The Canal Street String Band and their latest release Wah Hoo! visit their website at www.canalstreetstringband.com

For fans of Pete Seeger, Ricky Scaggs, Bill Monroe

Toney Rhodes - The Buffalo Spell Toney Rhodes
- The Buffalo Spell -

Buffalo musician Toney Rhodes established his musical reputation at the age of fourteen as the organist and leader of the choir at his father's Pentecostal church. As he got older he branched out to a few local R&B, funk, blues and Reggae bands and from there Rhodes and his keyboards went on to forge as career as a go to session guy and stints with saxophonist Najee, classic rock superstar Steve Miller and Joe Wooten of the Wooten Brothers to name a few. In between he was putting together musical ideas and tracks that have finally seen daylight as his new release The Buffalo Spell. The fifteen track disc is a sweet offering of jazz, funk, soul and R&B and features a solid cast of musicians helping out Rhodes among them are Carl "Flute" Johnson, Jerry Livingston, Kenny Hawkins, Mike DiSanto and RiShon O'Dell. Rhodes who wrote twelve of the fifteen tracks on the disc never hogs the spotlight giving all the musicians ample room to show their talents as well.
Highlights include the title track "The Buffalo Spell" with its Latin vibe, "710", "Sidebar", "Therapy" that trips along on a jaunty bass line and "First Cause" featuring some nice saxophone from Dominic Missana. Other tracks of interest include "Osaka Bay Sunshine", "I Love Your Spirit" and "I Want You" that has the feeling of watching an ocean sunset.
For more information about Toney Rhodes and his new release The Buffalo Spell visit his website at www.toneyrhodes.com

For fans of Spyro Gyra, YellowJackets and Bobby Jones


The TraditionalThe Traditional
- How To Live Without Blood -


In sports we often talk about how important the traits of confidence, determination and discipline are to achieving success. That sports axiom can be applied to Buffalo's own The Traditional. The band (Anthony Musior - bass/vocals, Michael Bienias -guitar, Ryan Bennett -guitar and Jon Coric -drums) has attained national notice with an unrelenting touring schedule and recently signed to Los Angeles, CA. label Anchor Eighty-Four Records (www.anchoreightyfour.com ) and have released the most righteously awesome album How To Live Without Blood. The album was recorded at GCR Audio under the watchful ears of studio guru Jay Zurbricky who also produced the record. The heavy alternative sound features great production with clean clear vocals and crisp guitars and is just a great sounding record. Loaded with great songs all written by the band the group took their time working on the material until it had a finished sheen. They kick things off with "Skeletons" before segueing into the title cut "How To Live Without Blood". The majestic tub thumper "Disaster" is a keeper as are "Marilyn", ""Constant Battle (Let It Go)" and the angst and betrayal riddled "Haunt You". Other tracks of note include "Run" which starts with simple guitar and vocals before exploding into a full sonic assault and the late night kiss off "I'm Not Going Home With You" featuring vocals from Bianca Dryland. The band is currently out on a US tour to support How To Live Without Blood before heading home for a bit and then back out for more dates as they add summer and fall festival dates. Confidence, determination and discipline traits that The Traditional are loaded with. For more information about The Traditional check out www.facebook.com/thetraditional or at www.thetraditional.bandcamp.com

For fans of Nirvana, Brand New and Green Day

Randle and the Late Night ScandalsRandle and the Late Night Scandals
- Cheap. Boozey. Dangerous -


Randle and the Late Night Scandals have finally released their debut album titled Cheap. Boozey. Dangerous. a twelve song collection of blues, rock, soul and funk. The band has been building a steady buzz over the last three years with some truly memorable live performances throughout the region so anticipation for an album was building. The band (Amanda Markovich-vocals, Luke Bennett-guitar, Marty Peters-guitar, Kimberly Mason-Alto Sax, Rob Schmarder-bass and Naminga-percussion) recorded the disc at One Flight Up Studio in Lancaster and were assisted by Reggie Evans on drums for the session. Other guests include Dan Harper on harmonica and Joe Rozler on keyboards. Markovich and Bennett wrote all twelve tracks as well. Highlights include "Whiskey Pillow", "Catwalk Blues", "Edwords' and "The Itch" along with the track "All Gonna Die" that features some awesome piano from Rozler. For more information about Randle and the Late Night Scandals their debut album and live performances go to www.ratlns.com

For fans of Tedeschi-Trucks Band, Lou Ann Barton, Amy Winehouse

Nick DiStefanoNick DiStefano
- Life Lessons -


Nick DiStefano made a name for himself with the pioneering local rock band The Road. They went on to some success signing with the Kama Sutra label, a couple of hits and a live touring schedule. Eventually when The Road disbanded, DiStefano headed to Nashville and began touring with artist such as Billy Joe Royal, T. G. Sheppard, Kathy Mattea and Marie Osmond to name a few. He also was an active house writer penning hits for Joe Cocker and Johnny Van Zant among others. All this while he was writing his own songs and music hunkered down in his home studio. After some Nashville musician friends called him out on it he showed them the trove of music he had assembled. They quickly got him into the studio again and put together his new album Life Lessons.
The twelve song collection, all written by DiStefano, has an adult classic rock vibe and features a host of Nashville veterans including Spady Brannon, Joe Hesse, Bruce Dees, John Dees, David LaBruyere, Larry Chaney, and Lisa Silver and Vickie Carrico. Highlights include "Feels Like Forever", "Whatever Moves Your Heart (for the troops)", "Right With The World", "Sometimes The Sun Breaks Thru (for Roddy Pahl)" and "As Long As There's Love". On the web check out www.nickdistefanomusic.com for purchasing info and more.

For fans of Steely Dan, Boz Scaggs, Steve Winwood

Willie NileWillie Nile
- If I Was A River -


For some time now Willie Nile has longed to make a "piano" album. Of the many performances that Nile has played locally over the years a show at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery that was a solo piano show still stands out as one of his most memorable. If I Was A River, Nile's latest offering, is that piano album. The album was recorded on the fabled grand piano from the Record Plant Studio in NYC heard on albums by John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie to name a few. This is the very piano that Nile was playing on December 8, 1980 while recording his second album at the studio while John Lennon and Yoko worked on their own album in the next studio right before Lennon took his fateful ride back to the Dakota. The record and the material are very meaningful to Nile and features some of his most introspective and literary verse over the ten tracks.
The tracks "Lost", "Let Me Be The River" and the title cut "If I Was A River" all stand out for their sense of loss, love and life's longings. "Gloryland" dreams of a world "where all chains are banned forever" while "I Can't Do Crazy (Anymore)" reminisces about youthful days. Nile injects some humor along the way with "Lullaby Loon" his rant on various music genres he dislikes from the blues, pop, folk and rock. "Rock and Roll is a crock of s***" he declares. Other highlights include ""Song of a Soldier" and "The One You Used To Love".
For more information about Willie Nile and his latest release If I Was A River go to www.willienile.com

For fans of Bruce Springsteen, John Hiatt, Randy Newman

Gurf MorlixGurf Morlix
- Eatin' At Me -


In his own word Gurf Morlix has stated that his latest album Eatin' At Me is his Buffalo album and the LP has the dark grey pall of a winter day in the Queen City and I mean that in the most enduring way. Morlix left Buffalo for Austin in 1975 and still returns yearly and has a fondness for his hometown. The album kicks off with "Dirty Old Buffalo" a haunting ode to the city with a lyrically visual road map that has Morlix reminiscing about a bygone era. Family car trips over the Skyway from his Lackawanna home, Bethlehem Steel, Hertel Avenue, Father Baker's and the Allman Brothers at Alioto's all are mentioned as is the shiny new sheen and money lavished on his once gritty hometown. "50 Years" is a sweet tune sung with a wistful longing about looking back on his growing up days in Western New York while "Born in Lackawanna" another song about growing up here names checks Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Lake Erie, the steel plant and the hardy souls who lived and worked in the city. Other stand out tracks include "The Dog I Am" with its swiney groove and none too flattering lyrics, "Blue Smoke", "Elephant's Graveyard" and "Orphan Tears". Helping Morlix on the album are Rick Richards, Ray Bonneville, Gene Elders and Patterson Barrett. Morlix proves the old adage that even if you move away from Buffalo you never really leave. For more information on Gurf Morlix's latest album Eatin' at Me go to www.gurfmorlix.com

For fans of Ray Wiley Hubbard, Ray Bonneville, Slaid Cleaves

John and JacobJohn and Jacob
- self titled -


Words cannot describe how much I love the new self titled album from Pinson, Alabama outfit John and Jacob. After nearly stealing the show last month from Kacey Musgraves at Town Ballroom, actually they did steal the show and that is not a diss on Musgraves who was very good, it's just that these guys (John Davidson-vocals/guitars/harmonica, Jacob Bryant-vocals/guitar/trumpet/bass, Jake Thrasher-bass/guitar/bg vocals, Trevor Davis-drums and Austin Taylor Smith-guitar/keys/bg vocals) played with an incredible energy and passion for music that was hard to ignore. They work and tour hard to win over fans one at a time if necessary and have already surprised and wowed crowds at the 2014 Bonnaroo, CMA, SXSW and Hangout Festivals, have been welcomed by and toured the UK and have played the Grand Ole Opry. They have written hits for The Band Perry and have had their music played on the television show Nashville. Now before you stop reading because you think this is some Bro' Country band that is the farthest thing from the truth and they are nothing like anything on the country charts.
Using a live on the floor recording feel the band uses elements of early Beatles and Everly Brothers styled harmonies, a Buddy Holly knack for writing concise three minute songs about unrequited love and the country rock swing of Blue Rodeo or early Wilco. I know that's some heavy company but these guys pull it off and boy does it sound great. The songwriting, arrangements and the production are superlative.
Not a bad song among the eleven but a few really standout among them are "Think About You" and "I'd Go Back" both feature great guitar parts, harmonies and vocals and are possibly the best two tracks on the album. Other highlights include "Brand New" and their hit from the Nashville show "Be My Girl". I could get real nerdy here about production values, arrangements etc. and break down what makes "Be My Girl" such a great song but short story is it has a big guitar sound, instantly catchy melody and a yearning pleading vocal to his dream girl that wins you over. And one other thing, the mid song break catches you completely off guard when instead of the normal guitar solo you get a Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass style trumpet solo that at first sounds so wrong but then you realize it is so right. Other keepers include "Ride With Me", "Breaking The Law", "Goodbye' and "The Weekend". John and Jacob have truly made an album for the ages. Check them out at www.johnandjacob.com

For fans of The Beatles, Blue Rodeo, Steve Earle, good music in general.

LOCAL CD REVIEWS
by Bob Silvestri

Willie May
- Shaken Tree Blues -

CD Review - By Bob Silvestri
bobsilvestri@bestofwny.com

Willie MayWillie May is arguably one of the most prolific independent blues/roots artists around today and his 15th album titled Shaken Tree Blues is arguably one of his finest efforts. Once again May has surrounded himself in the studio with a cream of the crop group of musicians including Dwane Hall who also recorded many of the tracks on the album, Evan Laedke, Jim Bohm, Jim Whitford, Kenny Parker, Kevin Espinosa, Mark Panfil, Owen Eichensehr, Randy Bolam, Robert "Freight Train" Parker, Ted Lambert and Ray Hangen. Multi Grammy nominee Mark Hummel also adds his harmonica talent to the disc.

The album starts off with the exotic Latin tinged instrumental "Dos Teresa" followed by the rollicking blues "Talk is Cheap". May breaks out the ukulele on a couple of tracks including the title number "Shaken Tree Blues" and "I'm Goin' Home" and fires up the accordion for the Acadian Cajun romp "Greta". May takes on the persona of a lonely lover on "Everybody But Me", digs deep into his soul for "Heartbreak" a song about his finding a murdered woman near his rural property and beats the blues right out of the haunting dirge "She's Leavin'".

Shaken Tree Blues shows that even with 15 albums under his belt Willie May is still full of fresh musical ideas and adventures. For more information about Willie May and his latest release shaken Tree Blues visit www.williemaymusic.com

For fans of Taj Mahal, Clifton Chenier, John Hammond.

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