Blues Blog Bog

February full-up blues! HM at Motor City Casino on Feb. 29!

Looking forward to our return to 3 Nick’s Scoreboard in Allen Park on Saturday, Feb. 20. 9 pm start for us! Get there early as the seats will fill up fast! Then, on Monday, February 29, they created an extra day this year, for the blues and Howlin Mercy! We’ll be at the Motor City Casino’s Chromatics Lounge! Very cool bar on the second floor of the casino. Come on out and double down with us! An early start time of 7 pm, so you can get out, roll the dice, hear the blues and back home before the stroke of 12! Thanks to everyone who has supported the hot blues during this cool time of 2016! March has us in Hamtramck and Novi. And, lots more stuff coming up this summer for Howlin Mercy from Sterling Heights, to South Lyon and down to Toledo, Ohio! See all the goods on our gigs page!... read more

Drinking in the Blues at Nancy Whiskey, Detroit on Feb. 13!

We are tickled like the Tullamore Dew for getting back to Nancy Whiskey in Detroit on Saturday, Feb. 13. Boasting one of the oldest liquor licenses in Detroit, this bar is Detroit authentic, all the way! Nestled in a rough and tumble neighborhood off Rosa Parks Boulevard, nearly in the shadow of the Motor City Casino, Nancy’s is a sight and experience to behold! Lit, street parking with friendly neighbors and helpful security, Nancy’s is true Detroit grit! If you haven’t been out for Opening Day or Saint Patrick’s parade pre- and post-, what are you waiting for? We’ll hit the stage around 9 pm or so! Come on out and get a seat as it will fill up early!... read more

Motor City Shakedown in Feb/March!

We hope everyone’s New Year is off to a Howlin good start! We kicked off January in Canton at the Tilted Kilt with a great crowd in a great room! February and March will have us in and around the great metropolis of Detroit!  To wrap up January, we’ll travel through the Motor City, up to the East Side at Clancy’s in Sterling Heights, Sat. Jan. 30. A great, big Irish bar! C’mon out! Carrying on the Irish theme, we’re making our triumphant return to Nancy Whiskey in Corktown on February 13. Come on out and experience one of Detroit’s oldest bars in Corktown with your Valentine’s sweetie! On Monday, Feb. 29, we’ve carved out an extra day on the calendar for our return to the Chromatics Lounge inside the Motor City Casino. A nice early 7 pm start, so come double down and see us amongst all the glitz and glamour! NEW GIG! We’re excited to be representing the blues at the Hamtramck Music Festival. This three-day event has 180 bands at 24 bars! We’ll be setting sail for the Polish Sea League on Friday, March 4 from 11:15 pm to midnight. Lots of other gigs coming up in the meantime from Allen Park to Novi, too! Check out our gigs page for all the great... read more