Tuesday nights at Harvelle's in Santa Monica are what the blues is truly all about. An incredible program for a serious cause.
When it comes to Mississippi-born bluesmen who plied their trade in Chicago when blues was still king, there aren't many left in 2013. "If you didn't have a good time tonight it's your own damn fault!"
The Cutting Room and recording artist Eliza Neals present a rare visit by the Motown legendary songwriter Barrett Strong, who co-wrote "Heard it Through the Grapevine," "Papa Was a Rolling Stone, "War", and more.
In an act of protest against the city of Bessemer and their decision to close down one of the only remaining juke joints left in the country, Gip's Place is planning on having their regular Saturday show. They are snubbing their noses at city hall and will continue to do what they've been doing there for over 5 decades.