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BO & THE BLUESDRIVERS IS “SOCAL’S HARDEST-WORKING BLUES BAND”; THEY’RE NOW ON TOUR THROUGHOUT 2015

Perform
Locally: Creative Juices Wine/Beer Lounge – Fri., March
6

Bo and the Bluesdrivers perform locally at Creative Juices Wine/Beer Lounge, 874 Guadalupe St., in
Guadalupe, Friday, March 6. Showtime is 9 pm-1 am. No cover. Info: (805) 219-0518 or http://www.creativejuiceslounge.com/.  

 (Also
performing at Harry’s Night Club, 690 Cypress St., in Pismo Beach, Saturday,
March 7. Showtime 9 pm-1 am. $5. Info: (805)
773-1010
or http://www.harryspismobeach.com/

Bo and the
Bluesdrivers are the Cover Story in All Access Magazine (December 2014). Read it
here: http://allaccessmagazine.com/2014/12/18/introducing-bo-bluesdrivers/

               
BO AND THE BLUESDRIVERS…SOME BACKGROUND
 

“I’m out
on the streets again/I’ve been sleeping in my car/I got these worn-out shoes/
Just smoked my last cigar,”
drawls the St. Augustine, FL, native known
simply as Bo, front-man of Bo and the Bluesdrivers, Southern California’s Hardest-Working
Blues Band, ably supported by a stinging guitar and a sturdy rhythm section held
down by longtime musical partners, Bluesdrivers bassist Brian “Chewy” James and
drummer, JJ Garcia.

That’s
right, Bo & the Bluesdrivers play it like they’ve lived it, paying those
hard-living dues, forming from a chance meeting after joining forces at an open
jam hosted a decade ago by Chewy and J.J. Ten years after, they’re still
together and tighter than ever.

“From the streets of New York/To the
streets of L.A./It seems all the same/Day to day/I’ve been through the
darkness/I’ve walked through the light/The streets are all the same/Night after
night.”

The band have performed on special occasions in the L.A. area
over the years at clubs and parties of friends, but more recently have started
to develop a strong following that has seen them with consistent bookings all
over Southern California (full itinerary below). “The band came
together both naturally and organically, with no stress or drama…Just making
music that we dig,“ says drummer JJ Garcia.

Says Bo:
“We’re a band of brothers with mutual respect for each other and our abilities.
Always striving to be the best at what we do.”

A veteran of the
Florida club scene, Bo’s travels have seen him sitting in with legendary
drummers Buddy Miles (Jimi Hendrix’s Band of Gypsies, Delfonics, Bootsy Collins)
and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Artimus Pyle, before moving from Florida to L.A. fourteen
years ago. A world-class guitarist, you can hear his affinity for a variety of
genres – from jazz, funk and soul to rock & roll, coming through loud and
clear on such originals as “Out In The Streets”; audience favorite “Walkin’ In
The Park”; and tasty instrumentals like “Sea Song” (and) “Chillin’”, along with
well-chosen covers of classics by Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Pink Floyd and ZZ
Top, among others.

Bo’s Bluesdrivers backbeat is provided by the
stalwart team of J.J. and Chewy, who have worked together for close to two
decades – previously performing in renowned SoCal-based band Stone as well as
also currently with the steadily-growing rock group, Judge Jackson. The longtime
rhythm section have several national tours under their belts and a resume that
includes collaborations with famed horror director John Carpenter, both
on-screen and as part of the soundtracks for his films, including
Vampires and Ghost of Mars. Judge Jackson has performed and
recorded music that has appeared on a variety of TV, movies and sporting events,
including Fox Sports and Super Bowl XLV.
Bo & the Bluesdrivers have
just finished recording a new album at Pawnshop Studios, which is slated for
release later this year.

             
"Out On The Streets” – Bo and the Bluesdrivers  

             
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5FgYcDcfAiU

BO AND THE BLUESDRIVERS – UPCOMING LIVE SHOWS/SPECIAL
EVENTS

Feb. 5
(Thur.)            BERGIES                                      Santa Clarita,
CA

Feb. 7 (Sat.)
            SUE’S TAVERN                             Frazier Park,
CA

Feb. 13
(Fri.)             KX93.5 FM LAGUNA BLUES*        Laguna Beach,
CA

Feb. 17
(Tues.)         MARDI GRAS MUSIC/FOOD FEST        West Hollywood,
CA

Feb. 20
(Fri.)             ARCADIA BLUES CLUB                 Arcadia,
CA

Feb. 21
(Sat.)            LAKESIDE SPORTS BAR                Helendale,
CA

Feb. 28
(Sat.)            MADD BAILEY’S PUB                    Pine Mtn. Club,
CA

March 1
(Sun.)          MADD BAILEY’S PUB                    Pine Mtn. Club,
CA

March 5
(Thur.)         BERGIES                                     Santa Clarita,
CA

March 6
(Fri.)            CREATIVE JUICES WINE/BEER LOUNGE
Guadalupe, CA

March 7
(Sat.)            HARRY’S NIGHT CLUB                Pismo Beach,
CA

April 2
(Thur.)            BERGIES                                    Santa Clarita,
CA

April 17
(Fri.)             BLUES & BREWS RIVERWALK
FEST    Laughlin,
NV

April 18
(Sat.)            BLUES &
BREWS RIVERWALK FEST    Laughlin,
NV

April 19
(Sun.)           BLUES &
BREWS RIVERWALK FEST    Laughlin,
NV

May 7
(Thur.)             BERGIES                                     Santa Clarita,
CA

May 8
(Fri.)                WHISKEY DAVE’S                        Big Bear Lake,
CA

May 9
(Sat.)               WHISKEY DAVE’S                        Big Bear Lake,
CA

May 22
(Fri.)              RUN-A-MUCCA RALLY               Winnemucca,
NV

May 23
(Sat.)             RUN-A-MUCCA RALLY               Winnemucca,
NV

May 24
(Sun.)            RUN-A-MUCCA RALLY               Winnemucca,
NV

May 30
(Sat.)             INDIAN HILL MUSIC FEST            Tehachapi,
CA

May 30
(Sat.)             DOGHOUSE SALOON                  Tehachapi,
CA

July 3
(Fri.)                 WINDY MESA                             Page,
AZ

July 4
(Sat.)                WINDY MESA                             Page,
AZ

Aug. 8
(Sat.)              FIESTA DAYS FESTIVAL               Frazier Park,
CA

Sept. 5
(Sat.)              BLUES, BREWS & BBQ FEST         Pine Mtn. Club,
CA

Sept. 6
(Sat.)              MADD BAILEY’S PUB                  Pine Mtn. Club, CA

                               
*Live performance/interview

           
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Los Angeles Beat – Band Feature

All Access
Magazine – Cover Story

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