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Walter Trout Playing Fat Fish on Monday

Legendary electric blue guitarist Walter Trout will perform at the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg on Monday, March 21st. Tickets are $20 in advance. It’s an early show – doors open at 4pm and the show kicks off at 6pm. Don’t miss this chance to see a legendary guitarist in action!

For more information, visit Fat Fish here.

Duke Robillard at Fat Fish

Blues guitar great Duke Robillard will be playing at the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg this Sunday, November 21st. Duke is a masterful guitar soloist and evangelist for the blues, called by the New York Times “a soloist of stunning force and originality.” Tickets are $20 before the show and $25 at the door. Doors open at 4pm and the show will kick off at 6pm.

Fat Fish Pub website.

Official Duke Robillard website.

Tickets Now at Fat Fish!

You can now buy tickets for the 2010 Deep Blue Innovators Blues Festival at the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg. Head over to Fat Fish for some great micro brews, great live blues, festival tickets and the festival pre-party featuring Little Joe McLerran on Friday, October 23rd.

Jimmy Thackery at Fat Fish on Thursday!

Hot guitarist and found member of the Nighthawks Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers will descend on the Fat Fish Pub this Thursday. Tickets are $25 at the door (opens at 4pm) and the show starts at 6pm.

Thackery comes by his six-string brilliance honestly, having learned from the very best sources. Besides Buddy Guy and Jimi Hendrix, Thackery cites Chicago axe master Otis Rush as a primary influence. Moreover, he learned quite a bit from playing on stage alongside such blues legends as Muddy Waters, James Cotton and Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson.

Thackery has been acclaimed as one of the hottest live acts around, with his jaw-dropping performances becoming the stuff of legend. As the Boston Globe put it, “Jimmy Thackery is a four-hour performer. That’s not how long he plays, but how long one should travel to see him. He’s a phenomenal guitarist, one of the best we’ve seen.”

See the Bruce Katz Band at Fat Fish

See this amazing, energized piano-based band on Tuesday, June 22nd at the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg.

Bruce Katz is a legendary keyboardist (Hammond B3 and piano), and besides leading his own band is currently a member of the Gregg Allman Band. Based in Woodstock, NY, he has appeared on nearly 70 other CDs with the likes of Ronnie Earl, Duke Robillard, Little Milton, Jimmy Witherspoon, John Hammond, David “Fathead” Newman and many, many others.

The Bruce Katz Band blurs the lines between blues, soul-jazz, rock and New Orleans inspired roots music – their trademark instrumental jams with an equal number of vocal tunes as well. The band has a trademark sound, blending the B3 organ and guitar. Bruce has been nominated for the past 3 years in a row by the Memphis based Blues Foundation for their “Piano Player of the Year” award, which is the equivalent of the “Blues Grammys”.

For more information, see the Fat Fish Pub website… click here.

Tommy Castro Band

Tommy Castro

The Tommy Castro Band will be appearing at Galesburg’s Fat Fish Pub on Sunday, April 18 (showtime is 6pm).

Castro is a rising star of the blues, and has been honored with a slew of award nominations for 2010, including Band of the Year and the B.B. King Entertainer of the Year by the Blues Music Awards.

Check out Tommy’s website here.

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