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Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band :: How Can I Miss You, When You Won't Leave

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Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band :: How Can I Miss You, When You Won't Leave
Friday, November 16, 2018 9:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL
  • 21 & over
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General Admission (G/A): Seating first come, first served

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Seating for General Admission is available on a limited, first-come, first-served basis. Areas marked as RESERVED will not be available to G/A ticket holders.
$15.00

Guaranteed Seating: Claim your seat 8PM-9PM

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Patrons who purchase guaranteed seating must arrive between 8PM-9PM to claim a seat. Tables seat 4-5 people each and may be shared across parties. Ticket holders who do not check in by 9PM will forfeit guaranteed seating but can still enjoy general admission.
$20.00
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  • Ticket Price: $15.00 - $20.00
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Blues
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band:

Guitarist Vance Kelly, a stalwart on Chicago's south side for some years, has been making occasional forays north and west, including a torrid appearance at last year's Blues Festival. His repertoire ranges from 12-bar Chicago-blues chestnuts to funky soul and R & B to contemporary postfunk aggression; he's also been experimenting with a rough but promising jump-blues swing. Joyriding in the Subway (Wolf 1995), is funky, street-slick, and passionate. The evocative title tune has all the lusty abandon of hard-living urban youth; "Who Called the Dog Pound" evokes the roots of Chicago blues with its Delta-tinged, fingerpicked descending chord structure, slow-grinding shuffle, and playfully macho story line; "I Can't Win From Losing," a lighthearted lover's complaint, is given substance by the righteous funk of the arrangement and the straight-ahead playing of Kelly and his band. And "I Got a Blues Attitude"--with its echoes of James Brown, the late Johnny "Guitar" Watson, and other funk masters--is an anthem for a new generation of blues artists.
DAVID WHITEIS - Chicago Reader