SJ EUROPE TOUR!
First stop is Germany with old friends Chris Iyoha and Peppe Giaquinto, The Bluestones. Their Guitar Stable at Lintorf in Westphalia is where Steve’s room has a portrait of Nina Hagen on the door! Dates include:
November 15 Haan Concert at Fienchen’s Kajute
November 16 Krefeld Concert at Kulturampe www.kulturampe.de
November 17 Remscheid Ariane’s Parlor Concert details tba
November 18 Lintorf Gamble Guitars Roots/blues guitar workshops.
Then up to Bremen where Thomas Schleiken of Blind Lemon Records has arranged:
November 19 Bookholzberg Guitar workshop 11am start time
November 20 Bookholzberg Blue Monday concert series
November 21 Lemwerder Deep River Blues Concert
Reservations suggested. Contact Thomas at: email@example.com
A little bit of fancy traveling to get to the next shows which are:
November 23 London England The Green Note A first time concert appearance at this “A room” in Camden Town and an anticipated return to London. www.greennote.co.uk
November 24 Crawley East Sussex The Hawth Theater Once again hosted by Tony “The Wheel Man” Molloy and the Crawley Blues Club. Cool place to play and listen. Concert with the incomparable Adam Franklin www.crawleyblues.co.uk
November 25 Topsham Devonshire The Bridge Steve’s been playing this ancient country pub for years with concerts arranged by British blues guitarist and author Julian Piper A lovely, long functions room full of old and overstuffed will sell out. Stop in for a pint or call 01 392 873 62
November 26 Topsham The Bridge Back for an afternoon guitar workshop.
Two days to travel back to Germany to wrap up the tour with shows on:
November 29 Mertesdorf Hotel Weis Concert Contact series host Darryl Whiteley for reservations and info at firstname.lastname@example.org
December 1 Hannover Gaststätte Zum Stern Concert for the Hannover Blues Club will include an opening presentation by host, record collector and blues shaman Mike Ideker email@example.com
December 2 Weyern, Bavaria Walhalla Concert with Peter Crow C and Black Patti A reunion of sorts for Steve and his old friend Peter who is one of Germany’s premier blues guitarists and performers. SJ don’t know much about the venue, but always hoped he’d wind up there. www.weyhalla.de
December 3 Innsbruck, Austria House concert for host Poldi Stepanek Details tba
December 10 Seattle Back home for one more guitar workshop at Dusty Strings, this one devoted to a couple of carefully chosen “desert island” guitar solos from the classic blues/roots repertoire. 206 634 1662…and while you’re at it, ask about the upcoming Dusty Strings annual winter concert featuring Steve with Del Rey and special guest Suzy Thompson on February 3rd
Note: 2018 show and workshop dates will be posted later, but be advised that Steve will be at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp (with Jorma and Al Petteway!) teaching blues/roots mandolin October 26-28, 2018. Enrollment is limited and these workshops often sell out way in advance, so…www.furpeaceranch.com
More soon. Contact Steve James directly with concert and workshop inquiries, to arrange private lessons or to inquire about new National instruments or vintage pieces from the guitar store. Thanks for visiting. See you out there!