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9/3/16 8:00 PM Chicago Women in the Blues Evanston SPACE
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston IL 60202
Featuring the Legendary Holle Thee Maxwell, Daughter of the Blues Shirley King, Liz Mandeville, Tracee Adams, Mz. Peaches, and Ivy Ford, hosted by Joan Gand and the Gand Band including Gary Gand guitar, Tony Dale drums, Blake Wollerman harp. *

A bevy of blues-belting bombshells take center stage in this high-energy blues review, featuring a rotating roster of Chicagoland's top female blues performers. The event was created by Joan Gand, blues pianist, organist, and features the Blue Road Band. A mini-festival in itself, it's a showcase of the top female blues talent in the Chicagoland area!

*Lineup subject to change.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1731356947118198/
9/9/16 7:30 PM Gand Band/Blue Road Reunion Live@210 210 Green Bay Road Highwood IL 60040
Join us for a fun night of music and friends! No cover at a great dining and dancing venue. Gary and Joan Gand with all the old Blue Roadies. We'll start off with Steve Nevets on bass and vocals, Dia Madden on vocals and percussion, TK on sax, and Blake Wollerman on blues harp. Then we will be joined by former rhythm section Billy Shaffer, Ari Mintz, Mark Tulloss, and more TBA. This show is dedicated to the late Jimy Rogers, vocalist of the Mauds and Blue Road, who we lost over 5 years ago but lives on in great music and memories!

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1084226804998055/

PAST SHOWS

Oct. 27 - April 15
Gary and Joan will be traveling the Blue Road to California for gigs during this time and see you back in April! The Gand Band will be appearing at the Purple Room in Palm Springs, CA and other venues. For more info on the Gand Band, check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/gandband or on our website: www.thegandband.com
   
10/11/14 6:00 PM Invasion of the Pumpkins Concert Jewett Park Deerfield IL
http://business.dbrchamber.com/events/details/invasion-of-the-pumpkins-concert-featuring-shirley-king-and-blue-road-2710
10/11/14 11:00 AM Windy City BBQ Festival Soldier Field Chicago IL
  Blue Road with Shirley King - http://www.windycitybbqclassic.com/live-blues-music.html
9/20/14 Governors State University
  Chicago Women in the Blues hosted by Blue Road. SOLD OUT
8/29/14 8 p.m. - Midnight Reggie's Rock Club 2109 South State Street Chicago IL 60616 18+
  Opening for the reunion show of Chase during the Chicago Jazz Festival.
8/23/14 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. Taste of the Gardens Festival Wellfield Gardens Elkart IN  
  For more info: http://www.wellfieldgardens.org/taste-of-the-gardens.html
7/23/14 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Highwood Farmer's Market Everts Park       All Ages
  A fun, free event in the park with food, drinks, and outdoor market
7/4/14 9:00 - 12:30 Nick's in Wicker Park 1516 N. Milwaukee Chicago IL 60611 21+
  Nick's in Wicker Park - 773-252-1155
6/21/14 11:00 pm - 2:00 am (2 sets) Buddy Guy's Legends 754 S Wabash Ave Chicago IL 60605  
  Blue Road with Shirley King
6/18/14 7 p.m. Deerfield Starbucks Plaza 675 Deerfield Rd (at Waukegan Rd) Deerfield IL 60015 All Ages
  Free outdoor concert sponsored by the Village Music Store
6/13/14 8 p.m. - Midnight Reggie's Rock Club 2109 South State Street Chicago IL 60616 18+
  Blue Road hosts Chicago Women in the Blues. Tickets $10 in advance. Click HERE for more info.
10/20/13              
  Gary and Joan Gand will be traveling the Blue Road to California for gigs during this time. The Gand Band will be appearing at the Purple Room in Palm Springs, CA and other venues. For more info on the Gand Band, check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/gandband
10/19/13 1:00 - 2:30 Deerfield Square SW corner of Deerfield and Waukegan Rd. Deerfield IL 60015 All Ages
  Blue Road with Shirley King
9/6/13 10:30 pm - 1:00 am Buddy Guy's Legends 754 S Wabash Ave Chicago IL 60605  
  Blue Road with Shirley King
9/1/13 Noon - 8 pm Windy City BBQ Classic          
  Festival Schedule: Cash Box Kings at 12 noon, Shirley King and Blue Road at 2 pm, Toronzo Canon at 4:30, Will Jacobs Band at 6:30, and Blues Mavericks at 7:30
Location: Soldier Field in the South Parking Lot. For tickets and info: www.windycitybbqclassic.com
8/31/13              
  Blue Road - private event for Windy City BBQ Chef Party
8/16/13 8 p.m. Space 1245 Chicago Ave Evanston IL 60202 All Ages
  Chicago Women In the Blues - featuring Chicago's top blues Divas with Blue Road hosting. For more info see www.chicagoblueswomen.com
8/14/13 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Highwood Farmer's Market Everts Park       All Ages
  A fun, free event in the park with food, drinks, and outdoor market
8/9/13 9 pm - 12:30 am Nick's Beergarden 1516 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL 60622
  Blue Road is back again at Wicker Park's premiere blues venue 773-252-1155
7/27/13 12:30 - 3:30 p.m. Village Tavern 135 N. Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove IL 60047  
  Booze and Blues Festival
7/26/13 5:00 - 10:00 pm Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N. Ottawa St. Joliet IL    
  Shirley King with Blue Road
Fund-raiser for Joliet Area Community Hospice
Tickets: $50 per person includes wine tasting and all you can eat appetizers
http://www.joliethospice.org/vine.html
7/11/13 Dance Lesson at 6, Music from 7-9 Let's Dance Evanston 909 Davis St. Plaza       All Ages
  At the intersection of Maple Avenue and Church Street, at the Davis St. Metra stop.
Shirley King with Blue Road - FREE Concert
7/5/13 8:30 - 11:00 p.m. The Bartlett 4th of July Festival 700 S Bartlett Rd (corner of Stearns and S Bartlett Rd) Bartlett IL 60103  
  Shirley King with Blue Road
6/29/13 9-12 p.m. Tap House Grill 260 Green Bay Highwood IL 60040 All Ages
  No Cover
6/26/13 7 p.m. Deerfield Starbucks Plaza 675 Deerfield Rd (at Waukegan Rd) Deerfield IL 60015 All Ages
  Free outdoor concert sponsored by the Village Music Store
6/21/13 6/22/13 7-11 p.m. Pete Miller's in Wheeling 412 N. Milwaukee Ave. Wheeling IL 60090 All Ages
   
6/7/13 8 p.m. - Midnight Reggie's Rock Club 2109 South State Street Chicago IL 60616 18+
  Blue Road hosts Chicago Women in the Blues. Tickets $10 in advance. Click HERE for tickets
6/1/13 6 - 9 p.m. Dancin in the Streets Festival Deerfield Rd. and Park Ave. Deerfield IL 60015 All Ages
  First annual free outdoor festival with taste of Deerfield restaurants, wine and beer. Art festival during the day, music fest starts at 5 pm with the Big Band Sound of Deerfield featuring Bob Gand, followed by Blue Road featuring special guest Shirley King.
5/4/13 10:00 - 1:30 Nick's in Wicker Park 1516 N. Milwaukee Chicago IL 60611 21+
  Nick's in Wicker Park - 773-252-1155
4/19/13 Private Event - Chicago Architecture Foundation Gala at the Radisson Aqua Blue Hotel
12/8/12 6:30 - 8 p.m. Copernicus Center 5216 West Lawrence Avenue Chicago IL 60630 All Ages
  FREE Holiday Concert in the beautifully restored Gateway Theater, now the Copernicus Center. (773) 777-8898
Oct. 27 - April 15
Gary and Joan will be traveling the Blue Road to California for gigs during this time and see you back in April! The Gand Band will be appearing at the Purple Room in Palm Springs, CA and other venues. For more info on the Gand Band, check out our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/gandband
   
10/20/12 Cary Country Club    
  Private Event - Fundraiser for Cary 26 School District
10/15/12 7 - 11 p.m. Room 43 1043 E. 43rd St. Chicago IL   21+
  $10 cover.   This classy Bronzeville venue is hosting Monday night blues, and this will be the start of a Chicago Women in the Blues series. The first show features Tracee Adams with Blue Road http://www.room43.com
9/30/12 Ryder Cup After Party Private Event      
   
9/29/12 4 - 6 p.m. Long Grove Apple Festival Long Grove IL All Ages
  Towner Green Stage
9/21/12 9 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Nick's 1516 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago IL 60622
  Blue Road hits Wicker Park's premiere blues venue. (773) 252-1155
9/14/12 6 - 9 p.m. Fullerton Ave. Beach at Rub BBQ Fullerton Ave. at Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60616 All Ages
  (weather permitting)
9/8/12 6 - 9 p.m. Rock 'n' Roll Road Rally Knights of Columbus - 25 N. Cass Ave. Westmont IL 21+
 
9/2/12 3:30 - 5:30 p.m. Taste of Polonia Festival 5216 W. Lawrence (at Milwaukee Ave.) Chicago IL   All Ages
  For more info: http://tasteofpolonia.copernicuscenter.org/
9/1/12 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. Village Tavern 135 N. Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove IL 60047 All Ages
 
8/29/12 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Highwood Farmers Market Everts Park All Ages
  A fun free event with food, drinks, and a vintage flea market.
8/25/12 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. EST Taste of the Gardens Festival Wellfield Gardens Elkart IN  
  For more info: http://www.wellfieldgardens.org/taste-of-the-gardens.html
8/12/12 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Fullerton Ave. Beach BBQ Cook-Off and Festival Fullerton Ave. at Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60616 All Ages
  Come taste the delicious BBQ and chill out with lake breezes. Music by Blue Road and more TBA. For more info see: http://www.windycityribclassic.com/
8/9/12 8 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. V-Lounge 2251 W. Lake St. Addison IL 60101 21 +
 
8/4/12 8:00 p.m. SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave Evanston IL 60202 All Ages
  Chicago Women In the Blues - featuring Chicago's top blues Divas with Blue Road hosting. For more info see www.chicagoblueswomen.com
7/31/12 8 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Even Flow Music and Spirits 302 West State Street Geneva IL 60134
  For more info: http://www.evenflowmusic.com
7/27/12
7/28/12
7 - 11:00 p.m. Pete Miller's Wheeling 412 North Milwaukee Avenue Wheeling IL 60090  
  Gary and Joan Gand from Blue Road are performing in their latin rock/jazz band Gandtana with Dave Thornton, Roberto Aguilera, and Dia Madden on vocals and congas. (847) 243-3700
7/26/12 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Lake County Discovery Museum 27277 N. Forest Preserve Rd. Wauconda IL 60084 All Ages
  Blue Road brings live blues to the "Blues from the Heart and Soul" exhibit, a must-see collection of blues memorabilia $10 per person, adults (Children under 18 FREE). Ticket price includes admission to the exhibit during the event. Call 847-968-3400 for tickets and info. For info on the exhibit: http://www.lcfpd.org/html_lc/TheBlues/index.html
7/25/12 7 – 8:30 p.m. Concert in the Park Ty Warner Park Gazebo Westmont IL
  Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to the Gazebo area on the east side of beautiful Ty Warner Park. You may bring your own picnic basket or purchase goodies from our concession stand. For more info: http://www.wpd4fun.org/VW-Systems/Calendar/sys-cal-details.asp?id=1600
7/7/12 9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m. Tap House Grill 260 Green Bay Rd Highwood IL 60040 21+
  No cover.
6/29/12 8:00 p.m. Viper Alley 275 Parkway Drive Lincolnshire IL 21 or over
  Opening for legendary blues guitarist Coco Montoya.
6/27/12 7:00 p.m. Deerfield Starbucks Plaza SE Corner of Deerfield Rd. and Waukegan Rd. Deerfield IL All Ages
  Free outdoor concert sponsored by the Village Music Store.
6/23/12 9:00 p.m. -
1:00 a.m.
McBride's Pub 7162 Caton Farm Road Plainfield IL 21+
 
6/15/12 6:00 p.m. Fullerton Ave. Beach Grill Fullerton Ave. at Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL 60616 All Ages
  6-9 p.m. approx. We're back for our summer gigs at the beach! This one is outside, so it will be rescheduled in case of rain.
6/10/12 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Windy City Blues Stage Grant Park Chicago IL All Ages
  Chicago Blues Festival
6/8/12 8:00 p.m. Reggie's Music Joint 2105 S. State St Chicago IL 60616 Under 21 w/ parent
  Blue Road and Chicago Women in the Blues.
4/29/12 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. Viper Alley 275 Parkway Dr. Lincolnshire IL   All Ages
  Blue Road with guests from Chicago Women in the Blues
Benefit Concert for the Emergency Fund - A nonprofit organization that provides immediate financial assistance to Chicago residents in crisis or transition: www.emergencyfund.org. Ticket price of $45 includes dinner buffet. Click HERE for more info.
To purchase tickets, click HERE
3/24/12 2 Seatings:
6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Village Tavern 135 N. Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove IL 60047 All Ages
  Long Grove Blues Festival - Call (847) 634-3117 for reservations.
January, February, March 2012 Gary and Joan will be traveling the Blue Road to California for gigs during this time and see you back in April! The Gand Band will be appearing at Woody's in Palm Springs, CA on Friday nights 7-11 For more info on the Gand Band, check out our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/gandband
 
12/16/11 7:30 p.m. Arthur Murray Dance Studio 175 Olde Half Day Rd. Suite 300 Lincolnshire IL 60015 All Ages
  Arthur Murray Holiday Dance Party - Take a free dance lesson, have a glass of wine, and dance to the music of Blue Road!
12/10/11 9:00 p.m. Diamond Jim's Gas Grill 325 Meier Ave East Dundee IL 60118 21+ or w/ adult
  No cover, great food and drink at this friendly restaurant bar in the burbs!
12/3/11 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. Village Tavern 135 N. Old McHenry Rd. Long Grove IL 60047 All Ages
   
10/15/11 9:30 p.m. Tap House Grill 260 Green Bay Rd Highwood IL 60040 21+
  Join us at this great new spot in Highwood 
10/14/11 8:00 p.m. Diamond Jim's Gas Grill 325 Meier Ave East Dundee IL 60118 21+ or w/ adult
  No cover, great food and drink at this friendly restaurant bar in the burbs!
10/7/11 9:00 p.m. Blues Bar 2 W Busse Ave Mount Prospect IL 60056 21+
  An evening with Blue Road, and a birthday tribute to the late great Jimy Rogers
10/1/11 8:00 p.m. Lake Forest College Lake Forest IL 21+
  Private Show: Homecoming Dance
9/23/11 6:00 p.m. Fullerton Beach Grill Fullerton and Lake Shore Drive Chicago IL All Ages
  Event has been canceled due to weather.
9/17/11 8:00 p.m. SPACE 1245 Chicago Ave Evanston IL 60202 All Ages
  Chicago Women In the Blues - featuring Chicago's top blues Divas with Blue Road hosting. For more info see www.chicagoblueswomen.info
9/11/11
8:00 p.m. Reggie's Music Joint 2105 S State St Chicago IL 60616 21+
  A remembrance of 9/11 with the 95th St. Horns at 6 p.m. and Beeson Brothers at 10 p.m.
9/9/11
8:00 p.m. The Montrose Room 5300 N River Rd Rosemont IL 60018 21+
  In the Intercontinental Hotel, Cypress Groove project opens
8/26/11
6:00 p.m. Fullerton Beach Grill Chicago at Lake Shore Drive Rosemont IL 60616 All Ages
  6-9 p.m. approx.
8/19/11 8:00 p.m. Diamond Jim's Gas Grill 325 Meier Ave East Dundee IL 60118 21+
  No cover, great food and drink at this friendly restaurant bar in the burbs!
8/18/11
6:00 p.m. Fullerton Beach Grill Chicago at Lake Shore Drive Rosemont IL 60616 All Ages
  Blue Road will be the first band to perform on this stretch of beach at the new Fullerton St. Grill. Brews, blues, and BBQ - couldn't be better! Can be accessed from North Ave. Beach.
7/16/11 8:00 p.m. Diamond Jim's Gas Grill 325 Meier Ave East Dundee IL 60118 21+
  An evening with Blue Road outside in the best beer garden in the burbs!
7/13/11 7:00 p.m. Wheeling Park District 333 W. Dundee Road East Dundee IL 60090 All Ages
  Blue Road plays from 7-8:30 for another free pool party at the Wheeling Park District Aquatic Center. This is the most fun gig! Free music and a huge pool, what could be better!
7/10/11 2:00 p.m. Taste of Westmont Downtown Westmont Westmont IL 60559 All Ages
  FREE annual "Muddy Waters Blues Jam" hosted by Blue Road, special tribute to the late great Jimy Rogers at 2:00-2:30, followed by the blues jam til 5 pm. Then at 6 pm Gary Gand joins "Guitar Slingers Blues Tribute" including Toronzo Canon, Pistol Pete, Mike Wheeler, Joe Barr, T-Man Latz. Downtown Westmont on Cass Ave.
7/6/11 7:00 p.m. Deerfield Starbucks Plaza 675 S Waukegan Rd Deerfield IL 60062 All Ages
  Blue Road free concert - summer concert series.
7/3/11 8:00 p.m. Morton Grove Days 6250 W. Dempster - Harrer Park Morton Grove IL All Ages
  Blue Road from 8 - 11 pm.
6/17/11 9:00 p.m. Blue Bayou 3734 N Southport Ave Chicago IL 60613 21+
  An evening with Blue Road.
6/10/11
8:00 p.m. Reggie's Music Joint 2105 S State St Chicago IL 60616 21+
  "Chicago Women In the Blues" Blue Road hosts this bluest review featuring the top Chicago blues divas.
6/3/11 9:00 p.m. Diamond Jim's Gas Grill 325 Meier Ave East Dundee IL 60118 21+
  An evening with Blue Road outside in the best beer garden in the burbs!