The Shades Of Blue concert series kicks off 2016 with a great show on Saturday, February 13, featuring Samirah Evans and Evelyn Harris singing the works of Etta James and Nina Simone. Evans is a powerful singer who made her mark quickly in Brattleboro after she relocated from New Orleans, where she had performed regularly […]
If it weren’t for a small bagel shop at the corner of Christopher and Hudson Streets in New York’s Greenwich Village, Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens would probably not be bringing their explosive music to The Next Stage Theater on March 21st. Bob, the owner of the shop, was a blues, jazz and gospel […]
Here’s a preview of Naomi Shelton And The Gospel Queens, the next concert in our Shades Of Blue series, scheduled for March 21st 2015. This is going to be a very exciting show. Shelton’s sound has been described as James Brown with a gospel tinge, and ever since her debut release on Daptone Records she […]
This past weekend at the final Shades of Blue concert until next year, Guy Davis tapped into the audience’s rural instincts…
Blues singer Guy Davis, who will be appearing at the Next Stage Theater this coming Saturday, Nov. 1, is the son of the late Oscar and Grammy winning actors Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee, a couple whose career on stage and screen spanned their whole lifetimes. From roles in Shakespeare plays, to classic films […]
Tickets are going fast for the Rory Block concert this Saturday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 PM. If you want to see this great musician perform, purchase your tickets today online at http://www.nextstagearts.org, or at Offerings in Putney, Turn It Up in Brattleboro. See you there!
Join Rory Block, five time Blues Music Award winner, when she rolls into Putney this Saturday, September 13th. Heralded as a “living landmark” (Berkeley Express), “a national treasure” (Guitar Extra), and “one of the greatest living acoustic blues artists” (Blues Revue), Rory Block has committed her life and her career to preserving the Delta blues tradition […]
The late Allan Block, father of blues singer Rory Block, who will be appearing at The Next Stage Theater on Sept. 13, ran a Greenwich Village sandal shop that played host to many icons of the 1960s folk music revival, including Bob Dylan, Maria Muldaur, and John Sebastian. The story is outlined in this […]