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Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band :: New Year's Eve Party Celebration 2019

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Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band :: New Year's Eve Party Celebration 2019
Monday, December 31, 2018 9:00 PM
Rosa's Lounge, Chicago, IL
  • 21 & over
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Tickets for this event are SOLD OUT. We may have some opening after midnight. To get in to our waiting list please text 773-805-8669 your name and # of people in your party.
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  • Ticket Price: $30.00
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Blues
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
New Year’s Eve Party Celebration 2019!
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to party at Rosa's Lounge with Chicago Blues legend:  Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band.
Celebrate with friends and loved ones as you ring in the New Year in a Chicago Blues style.
You can celebrate the spirit of Chicago Blues as you enjoy our live music and the complimentary midnight champagne toast.
Buy your New Year’s Eve tickets early and save.
Be the first 50 people to purchase your ticket and we'll include a complimentary ticket for your very first visit to Rosa's Lounge in 2019.


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