Blues Blog Bog

Hot summer leads into heavy fall for HM!

Happy late summer, HMers! Hope it hasn’t been too hot for ya! HM had a great time on the road from South Lyon to Dearborn to Grosse Ile to Toledo! We’re gearing up for a great fall and hope you’ll come along! Fall will start officially with our cruise on the “Great Catsby” a benefit for the Grosse Ile Animal Shelter. We’ll board the Diamond Jack out of Wyandotte’s Bishop Park for a three-hour blues tour! Come howl on the river with us! Then we’ll be back on Grosse Ile on November 5th at the Ford Yacht Club, followed by a run out to Pinckney on November 12 to the Zukey Lake Tavern (our first time out there!) Then THANKSGIVING EVE at Bostonz on the East Side! Cool room for Turkey Day Eve bash! Check out all our upcoming gigs at Have a howlin great summer and we’ll see you when the leaves start... read more

There ain’t no cure for the summertime blues! HM in July/August

We wrapped up June with a nice jam at the Ford Yacht Club on Grosse Ile! Lots of dancers and nautical blues ahoy! We’ll be back there at the end of August and again in November. On the first day of summer on June 20, we returned to the Motor City Casino for an always cool time at the Chromatics Lounge. We’re a bit quiet in July with vacations and the semi-annual cleaning of the Howlin Mercy den. On July 30, we’ll be at Sterlingfest in Sterling Heights. August finds us on the road from the Dearborn Homecoming Festival to the South Lyon Blues, Brews & Brats  and from the Toledo Museum of Art “It’s Friday” Concert Series back to Detroit and the Motor City Casino, with a few cool stops in between! Check us out on our gigs page for all the good up-to-date stuff! Happy summer, stay... read more

Islandfest Howled – On to Motor City Casino and Sterling Heights!

Had a howlin great time at Grosse Ile’s Islandfest at the Grosse Ile Airport. Lots of people in the tent and perfect weather! Lots of great stuff coming up this summer! We’re playing the Ford Yacht Club on Grosse Ile on Sat. June 18, then we’ll take a ride up I-75 to the Motor City Casino for a Monday, June 20 gig at the Chromatics Lounge! July has us playing Sterlingfest on the 30th in Sterling Heights, then August has us playing Dearborn’s Summer Homecoming (Aug. 5), the Brats, Beer and Blues Fest in South Lyon (Aug. 6), then Carleton and Toledo later that month! Phew! Already starting to get hot in the HM den! We’ll see you out and about this summer and dont’ forget the... read more