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Friday, September 22nd, 2017
BLUES FANS!!!! Do NOT miss your chance to see two of NJ's up and coming blues acts along with one of NYC's hardest working blues bands on the scene!!! Adam Najemian - Musician 9pm Adam Najemian is a slide guitarist, specializing in blues and soul music. Playing since he was 9 years old, Adam now plays all over northern NJ, including the legendary Stanhope House and recent music festivals. Currently, you can see Adam play solo every Tuesday night at the Stanhope House Blues Jam in Stanhope, NJ. Phil Gammage Music 10:15pm Originally from Houston, Texas and currently living in New York, Phil Gammage co-founded post punk legends Certain General and toured both the U.S. and Europe with the band. Moving on to explore his musical roots, he released two acclaimed solo albums Night Train and Kneel to the Rising Sun in the 1990’s with France’s influential New Rose Records (Alex Chilton, Gun Club, The Replacements). In the years before the music genre term “Americana” was even being used, these albums explored blues, country, and folk. By paying tribute to these styles in his own songwriting, Phil gave the music a fresh sound that still sounds brilliant today. Subsequent albums appeared on various American and French labels into the 2000’s. Phil returned in 2014 with his stellar Adventures in Bluesland album. More recently, a collaboration with poet / activist/ American folk hero John Sinclair resulted in the live album Keeping the Blues Alive. Vin Mott's Rhythm & Blues Band 11:30pm Vin Mott's Rhythm & Blues Band is a young authentic Chicago/Memphis style blues band comprised of the areas best blues, roots and jazz musicians. In early 2017 Vin Mott released his debut album "Quit the Women for the Blues" which topped the Roots Music Report's blues charts holding the #1 spot in NJ for four weeks straight and reached #12 on their Contemporary Blues chart. The album also recieved radio play from around the world and reviews from some of the biggest blues publications such as Big City Blues Magazine, Blues Review, Blues Blast Magazine, and many others. Vin and his band has built a strong reputation in the North Jersey music scene for their energetic live sets and traditional sound. 21+ $5