Image  —  Posted: March 5, 2014 by mandoblues in Blues News


Show location: Soulshine Pizza Factory, 1907 Division St., Nashville, from Noon to Midnight, 11AM Doors.

NASHVILLE, TN — The Nashville Fringe Festival presents the Mando Blues and and Soulshine Pizza Birthday Bash featuring 16 Blues, Roots and Soul acts on two stages at the Soulshine Pizza factory in midtown Nashville, TN. The event will feature 16 Blues, Roots and Blues Rack acts including Charles “Wigg” Walker, Etta Britt (from Delbert McClinton), Kenny Olson (from Kid Rock), Supe and the Sandwiches (from Ozark Mountain Daredevils), Blackfoot Gypsies, Jake Leg Stompers, Skinny Buddha, Lynn Taylor and the Barflies, Amanda Broadway, Amy Hart, Night Owl (Harrison Whitford & Daniel Donato), Kim Logan, John D’Amato, Mississippi Millie, Matt Tedder (IBC Finalist) and Corey Mac.

The show is part of Mando Blues and Fringe Festivals’ ongoing efforts to support all forms of blues and to expose a new generation of blues artists and music to new fans. In this case, the bands on the bill are a of mix traditional blues roots with more modern Blues styles.

Mando Blues is a radio show showcasing the Blues with live guest performances, interviews and deep cuts from every period & sub-genre of the Blues. Recorded at the Omega Lab, a one-of-a-kind 5.1 surround sound studio built on a hill in the woods Pasquo, TN (West Nashville). This is the Four year anniversary of the start of the project. In that time over 200 acts, over 600 musicians, from over 25 states and 6 countries have appeared on the show.

Soulshine Pizza Factory in Nashville is celebrating their 1 year anniversary. A hometown favorite in Oxford and Jackson, Miss., taking over the Hollywood Disco space on Division, near Losers Bar and behind Chuy’s. Voted best pizza in Mississippi five years in a row, Soulshine has taken Nashville by storm. Founder Chris Sartin, an avid Allman Brothers fan, named his place after an Allman Brothers song.

This event is sponsored by the following businesses: Nashville Fringe Festival, Lagunitas, Coors Light, Omega Lab, Bettie Page Clothing, Phlox and Hippie Radio 94.5FM.

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IBC’s deliver a wealth of talent once again!

Posted: January 26, 2014 by mandoblues in Blues News

After 72 hours in Memphis during the 2014 International Blues Challenge and man what a ride. So many great new bands are working hard to make it in the world of blues. My faves (in oder of when i first heard them) for the week were:

Matt Tedder
Mr. Sipp
Gracie Curran
Jeff Jensen
The electric rev bratcher
Tommy Z
Chris Carothers
Low society
Ori Naphtali
Brooke thomas and the Blue Suns
Candye Kane
In laymans terms

Look for music from these artists to appear on upcoming Mando shows and appearing on events.

If you haven’t heard of him you have to check him out!! Check out his bio and many albums!! Let us know what you think! Also follow us on Instagram and Twitter @mandobluesshow

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Too Slim and the Taildraggers!

Posted: September 30, 2013 by mandoblues in Uncategorized

Too Slim and the Taildraggers will grace us with their presence tonight. If you enjoy blues/rock be sure and check it out this week!! Also be sure to follow us on facebook, twitter, instagram and tumblr!!!! @mandobluesshow 

Skinny Buddha

Posted: September 17, 2013 by mandoblues in Uncategorized

Skinny Buddha put on a rockin show last night!!! Come join us next week for some more awesome, live entertainment!

Mando Blues 7/29/13

Phil Brown gtr/vocals
Kyle jones percussion

Brown, Willie – August 6, 1900
Cray, Robert – August 1, 1953
Jerry Garcia would be 70 years 11 months 29 days old if still alive today. He was born on 1 August 1942

Wild animal – pickin the blues
Ted nugent – baby please don’t go
Led zeppelin – I can’t quit you baby
Phil brown – you got me floating(live on Mando blues)
Phil Brown – manic depression
Buddy guy – evil Twin
Robert cray – Right next door (Strong Persuader)
Phil brown – Matters of the heart > All that you dream (live
Phil brown – those were the days
Duane allman – little Martha
Wild animal – swankin’
Phil brown – Can’t push the river (Live on Mando Blues)
Mr. Mister – waiting in my dreams
McCrary Sisters – blowin in the wind
Phil brown – love or confusion > if six was nine
Dave Perkins & Tj Klay – Keep your hand on the Mando blues
Grateful dead – big railroad blues
Willie brown – future blues
Phil brown – Blessing in disguise (live on mando blues)
T model ford – cut you loose
Widespread panic – travelin’ light