Stratoblasters – three guitar blues powerhouse return to the Big Sandy Music Hall Friday August 2nd at 8pm. Don’t miss these incredible musicians!
Show starts at 8 pm. Doors open at 7:30pm. The venue is a listening room in an old church built n 1922, complete with original pews. Seating is general admission, no reserved seats. Enter through the grand staircase at the front of the building. Limited concessions are available (sodas, water, coffee & chips and candy), BYOB.
Discount advance tickets ($20) available until 5:00 PM day of show or cash ($25) at the door. Front row seats are $5 additional. The show is about two hours. Tickets available here online or at Outhouse Tickets
More about the band from the band’s websites:
Jimmy Wallace joined Bugs Henderson & the Stratoblasters in the 1980s, along the way performing with Todd Rundgren, Lynyrd Skynyrd, the Cars, Phil Keaggy, Stephen Stills, Johnny Winter, Willie Nelson, Albert King, Gregg Allman, James Burton, and many more. After six years of playing in two bands he decided to part ways with Bugs and took the name Stratoblasters with him. “The Stratoblasters were originally Bugs Henderson & the Stratoblasters, with Bugs, Junior Clark, and myself. When I left the band, Bugs gave me permission to keep using the name, and there we went,” said Wallace.
Through the years, the Stratoblasters have included singer John O’Daniel, bassists Bobby Chitwood, Randy Cates, James Anderson, and Mike Medina; and drummers Mike Arnold, Mike Gage and Mike Fialla. Guitarists have included Jerry Branch, Matt Tapp, Mike Clark, Joe Lee, and Wallace. The band has also showcased keyboardists such as Tommy Young, Shawn Ferris, and Johnny Marshall. Other subs have included Andy Timmons, Danny Sanchez, Chris Campbell, Rodney Johnson and Wilson Fisher.