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Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 10:15 pm
by tradrrr
I just noticed John Mayall is coming to Chicago. I'm torn about going. Anybody see him and do you recommend going?

Go See ....Mayall

Posted: Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:06 am
by Strummer07
tradrr ... I think I'd have to say .. Go See !!
.. As long as its not a Top Dollar gig .... I very much doubt you'll be disappointed
He is older and some of his old power and energy isn't so evident . but he's a true blueman
And ... he has a great back catalogue he always has a top band with him , I think Rocky Athas is his current guitarist ... (Buddy Whittington is doing his own thing these days)................So it will be a good sound.
He is touring the UK again later this year and I have him on my "go See" radar

Let us know how you get on

Re: Mayall

Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 9:12 pm
by Bluesmole
I'm going to see him in the UK in November. Strummer is right about Rocky Athos. Others are Greg Rzab, Jay Davenport and the Oli Brown Band. I have seen him over a dozen times during the last 40+ years and I have never been disappointed. He has a knack for putting together superb bands. :big_smile:
Go for it!!