The Blues Merchants will be performing at Curly's Cafe on Sat. April 27th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm with Special Guest Doc Williams. Curly's is at 1999 E. Willow St. Signal Hill, Ca (Near Long Beach). No Cover!!
"Round The World 18 Hole Golf Classic
Joe Mantegna Star of the hit T.V. Show "Criminal Minds", stopped by the Morongo Golf Club in Beaumont, CA during the Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday Oct 22nd and sat-in with Roger Connelly & The Blues Merchants. Jessarae Robitaille, son of LA Kings Champions Luc Robitaille also performed several tunes with the band.
Spencer Davis & The Catalina Island All-Stars
On Wed July 4th I performed with Spencer Davis & The Catalina Island All-Stars at Casino Point on Catalina Island. Included in the line up were Jerry Reba, Vern Altieri, Luther Rowe, Michael Kalanj, J. R. Lawing and Butch Asaveda. Here is a shot from the front cover of the Catalina Islander Newspaper.
Round the World Golf Classic
On Monday Oct. 22nd The Blues Merchants will be performing atThe Morongo Golf Club at Tukwet Canyon in Beaumont Ca. The Tournament will benefit The Edward-Dean Museum & Gardens. This year's Celebrity Guest will be actor & Musican Joe Mantegna from the show "Criminal Minds.
2011 Los Feliz Lion's Club Benefit
Saturday May 22, 2011 at the Dresden Rest.in Hollywood, The Blues Merchants once again traveled across the pond to do the annual Los Feliz Lion's Club Benefit. This time we were join by our good friends Mike Grange, Al Rappaport and local guitarist and Lion's Club Member Jeff. We also had the pleasure this year of playing with drummer Craig Pilo as Joe Caliva was in Italy that weekend. Special thanks to Ron, Dawn, Vern, Will, Mike, Glenn & Jeff as well as the Band: Vern, Dave, Freddie, Craig & Al for a great performance. Thanks to all our friends that dropped by that day including Spencer Davis & June Duante.