HOWLIN WOLF BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE SHOW
Happening: THURS. 6/10/10
ROCKIN BLUES, BEAU COUP GUEST STARS
SEE THE POSTER HERE.
Latest developments: Davy Jones, who was out is IN! …. IZZY COX, who was almost OUT, is DEFINITELY IN…. Posters have been printed… ensembles are rehearsing… (soon)
This June 10 marks 100 years since the birth of one of the greatest artists of all time. Chester Arthur Burnett, named after a president, then renamed after that primeval beast and that spirit that takes possession of so many of us in those wee hours of the night, HOWLIN WOLF…
Here’s a few song titles to stir those frozen memory banks: Spoonful, How Many More Years, Wang Dang Doodle, Back Door Man, Killin Floor…
a k a THE MIGHTY WOLF.… a k a the godfather of rock n’ roll, blues, punk and everything that howls in the night.
Here’s some more: Smokestack Lightning, I Walked From Dallas, You Gonna Wreck My Life, Commit a Crime, I Asked for Water, You Gave Me Gasoline…
Join me on Thursday, June 10, at the Continental Club, that world-famous Mecca of Cool on South Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas. We will be playing all-Wolf, all night. We are still working on the details, but so far, the list of performers includes:
Walter “Big Foot Chester” Daniels
Gary Clark, Jr.
Bill Anderson & Joe Doerr of Churchwood
Kathy Valentine (tentative)
Greg Izor & The Box Kickers
Eve Monsees & Mike Buck (Eve & the Exiles)
Sam Kanoff (super hot 16 year old six-string assassin)
John Burnett (NPR + WhoDo )
Madman Charlie Terrell
And more to be announced soon. Check back for updates. It’s gonna be a helluva party.
PS: Ain’t Superstitious, Cadillac Daddy, Oh Red, Just My Color, Built for Comfort, 300 Pounds of Joy, Goin Down Slow, Dust My Broom, Forty-Four, Howlin’ For My Darlin, Do the Do…