Tue Jul 9

The Boneshakers

Tue, July 9
9PM / $30 | $7 Fees
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Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20007

The Boneshakers

In the remarkable 27 year career of The Boneshakers, the iconic band has always been lead by world-renowned guitarist Randy Jacobs of Was (Not Was).  The Boneshakers and members have toured and recorded with Bonnie Raitt, BB King, Seal, Keb Mo, Aretha Franklin, Elton John, Mindi Abair, Bootsy Collins, Tears 4 Fears, Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Iggy Pop...just to name a few.  

The Boneshakers have released a number of radio charting albums with vocalists Sweetpea Atkinson, Malford Milligan, and more recently Mindi Abair.  Then in 2022, as The Boneshakers celebrated the 25th anniversary of their first release, a new energy and excitement emerged. Producer John Wooler, who originally signed The Boneshakers in 1997, connected Randy and the incredible Jenny Langer- a powerhouse singer who was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame (NYC and VA) at the age of 28 and won the 2020 Int’l Blues Challenge for Best Self Produced Album. 

What started as a few tracks for her project quickly morphed in a new album with The Boneshakers featuring no-holds-barred funk, blues, and rock that marries the sounds and spirits of Detroit Rock City, Memphis, and Muscle Shoals.  

The album One Foot In The Groove went on to hit #1 on US Soul Blues Charts, #1 on UK Blues charts, and won two Wammie awards in 2023 for Best Funk/Blues Artist and Best Funk/Blues Album.

Tue, July 9

9PM / $30 | $7 Fees
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*Please note:
1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable.
2. $15 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price.
3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open 6 PM & 8:45 PM respectively.
4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.
5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.

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