Blues Blog Bog

Summertime and the livin’s easy!

July has always been a strange month for live music. A lot of the festivals are either done or gearing up in August, and the bars empty out with people Up North or on the boat! It’s a bit of a quiet time in the HM den, except for the rev of street Harleys on Saturday, July 15. We’re heading up to the eastside to Wolverine Harley Davidson in Clinton Township for their annual “Beat the Heat” event. We’ll be playing from 11 am to 3 pm, so come on out an see some new models, take a test drive and get in on some HM blues! Then August will be like a blues flamethrower taking us from Dearborn to South Lyon and from Toledo to Grosse Ile! Check out the gigs page and come howl with us! Stay cool this... read more

Hot Summer Blues!

Well, looks like Mother Nature is turning on her afterburners for June! Coming up on June 10, we’ll be at the St. Francis Cabrini Summer Festival in Allen Park from 1 – 4 pm. Then, on Sat. June 24, we’re going back to Nancy Whiskey in Detroit, one of our favorite blues hangouts! If you have never been there, YOU NEED TO BE THERE! July will be quiet around the HM den, then August comes blazing with gigs in Dearborn, South Lyon, Toledo and Grosse Ile! Check out the gigs page! Have a great howlin summer! Come on out and support local... read more

Spring into Summer with HM!

Hoping May would turn on its afterburners to provide some heat, as our outdoor season gets underway, but, so far, no luck! Anyways, looking forward to a great summer season with Howlin Mercy! May 19 we’ll be up in Berkley at O’Mara’s. Then, we’re into the great outdoors with Grosse Ile’s Islandfest on Friday, June 2 (along with the biggest fireworks display in Michigan that night!); then Sat. June 10, we’ll be at St. Francis’ Cabrini Festival for an afternoon slot. We’re back at Nancy Whiskey in Detroit, on Satuday, June 24. They just had a huge write-up in the Washington Post as one of the best dive bars in America! And if you’ve never been there, YOU MUST come on out and howl with us on June 24! You won’t regret it! In August, we just confirmed playing the main stage at Dearborn’s Summer Homecoming Festival on Aug. 4, then the next day, we head west to South Lyon for the Beer, Brats and Blues Festival! Shaping up to be a hot summer! Now, we just need the weather to do its thing! See you... read more