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Acoustic Blues Open Mic & Jam

WHETHER YOU COME TO LISTEN OR PLAY, YOU’LL BE TREATED TO SOME GREAT BLUES PERFORMANCES!

Every Fourth Wednesday

SIGN-UP 7 – 7:30 / FEATURED ARTIST 7:30 – 8 / OPEN MIC & JAM begins at 8

Every fourth Wednesday Caffè Lena and The Saratoga Acoustic Blues Society team up for a great evening of acoustic blues performed by amateur and off-duty professional blues players from around the Capital District. Whether you come to listen or play, you’ll be treated to some great performances! All ages and playing levels are welcome.

Our host is keyboard player and WRPI radio host & NYS Blues Hall of Famer Sonny Speed, a founding member of SABS.

Our full menu will be available from 7 to 7:30, and at intermission

Our featured artist kicks off the night at 7:30. Open Mic follows at 8 PM. The much-anticipated jam rounds out the evening, with all players invited to join in. $5 admission for adults, FREE for students.

November Feature: Cathie Timian and the Blues Crew

Cathie has been pleasing audiences with her smoky, bluesy vocals for well over two decades. Her velvety sound is reminiscent of Etta James or Ruth Brown. She has explored song in a variety of genres including Blues, Jazz, Rock, Country, Rockabilly and Americana, and has performed with many local legendary artists. Tonight Cathie will be joined by her band the Blues Crew.