Sun Sept 19,1999 7PM
Inn on the Blues, York Beach, Maine
Catfish Keith performing at Inn On the Blues (Photo: Nancy Carr)
TICKETS & RESERVATIONS: $10 advance/ $12 door. Seniors/students $6. (The show is 21+) Tickets available at Inn on the Blues in York Beach, Rockbottom Records in Portsmouth, Earcraft in Dover, Acoustic Outfitters in Stratham. The Seacoast Guitar Society is a new non-profit organization to benefit the guitar lovers of the area. SGS members can make reservations by phone at 207-363-1886 (x3) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org Please specify your name and membership number if you have one. Or go to our reservations page.
DETAILS: The Inn on the Blues is a blues club, restaurant and bar that seats 100 people, and regularly features blues bands and artists from New England, as well as some touring national artists. It is located right in the heart of downtown York Beach at Short Sands (looking at the ocean!), and serves a full menu of blues food (a lot of barbeque!) and drinks. Smoking is permitted, and no one under 21 is allowed in without parent or guardian. There is not a bad seat in the house, and food is served all day, dinner til 9 then pub menu till 11pm. There is almost infinite parking across the street in the municipal lot. Travel time from Portsmouth NH is about 18 minutes. If you'd like to have dinner before the show you can make a reservation by calling Inn on the Blues at 207-351-3221.
Wheelchair access: Almost (4 steps)
Workshop/Master Class: 3pm-4pm at the Inn on the Blues
ABOUT CATFISH KEITH: Blues singer, songwriter and bottleneck slide guitarist Catfish Keith has established himself as one of the most exciting country blues performers of our time. Catfish's innovative style of foot-stomping, deep delta blues and American roots music has spellbound audiences the world over.
A two-time W. C. Handy Award nominee for BEST ACOUSTIC BLUES ALBUM, Catfish has six NUMBER ONE independent radio chart-topping albums to his credit, and packs houses from coast-to-coast with his dynamic stage show. The twenty-year veteran has toured the U.K. and Europe over a dozen times to wide acclaim, headlining major music festivals, and appearing with legends John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray, Koko Taylor, Taj Mahal, Leo Kottke, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Johnny Shines and many, many others.
Acoustic Guitar "One of the most exciting guitarists of any genre. Pulling blues out of the sky, Catfish Keith lays down a foot-stomping groove. Keith's great love and delight in this music make 'Twist It, Babe!' completely irresistible."
Big City Blues "One of the finest acoustic bluesmen in America. Every fan of acoustic blues should have all six of his discs in their collection. Every record label in America should be engaged in a bidding war. This man is flat-out spectacular!"
ARTIST WEB SITE: www.catfishkeith.com
DIRECTIONS: From I-95 take exit 4 "The Yorks", Turn (L) at Rt 1 (1st light). Turn (R) at 1st light (Old Post Rd). Go .8 m turn (L) on Ridge Rd. Go till end (1m) The Inn is on the other side of the ball field from where you are.
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