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For Paypal purchasers, no tickets will be mailed. Bring a copy of your receipt as your name will be at the door. Doors open 1 1/2 hours prior to show time for dinner.

Please note that ALL SALES ARE FINAL except for show cancellations.

Download Winter Brochure through March, 2016 (PDF)

February, 2016

Thursday, February 11

Nightlife Orchestra

Postponed until March

Celebrate Valentine's Day Weekend. Dance to the 16 piece big band sound lead by Mark Bedrossian.

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Friday, February 12

Willie J. Laws

8 pm  $12

 

Celebrate Valentine's Day Weekend. Texas guitar slinger, songwriter and vocalist Willie J Laws creates music that is a soulful mixture of South Texas Blues/Funk, classic R&B, Country, Rock & Roll.

Website | YouTube

 

Saturday, February 13

Popa Chubby

8 pm  $25  10 pm $20  Both  $30

Show Times

 

Celebrate Valentine's Day Weekend. Don't get left out seeing this giant of the rockin' blues guitar the incredible Popa Chubby, the Prince of the Urban Blues.

Press article regarding new double live album and world tour

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Friday, February 19

Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood

8 pm  $20

 

The award winning guitar slinger is one the most entertaining and captivating performers in N.E.

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Saturday, February 20

Racky Thomas Band

8 pm  $12

 

“.....they’re the rare breed who aim to give their vintage sounds a timeless edge. ....Thomas exhibited casual charisma blowing harmonica lines and growling vocals through his amped harp mike. ....It was blues, but full of energy and soul. The way the music used to be.” - TED DROZDOWSKI, Boston Phoenix

One of the coolest guys this side of the Mason-Dixon, Racky Thomas lives and breathes the blues. The Racky Thomas Band hails from Boston, but plays the blues as though they came right out of postwar Chicago or the Mississippi Delta. The band formed in 1995 and has been performing throughout the northeast to enthusiastic audiences through out the region and beyond. With energy and passion paralleled to that of a Southern snake charmer revivalist, they continue to earn rave reviews from critics and music enthusiasts alike, opening for blues greats such as Luther ‘Guitar’ Jr. Johnson, Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, and Susan Tedeschi.

On Saturday February 20th, Racky Thomas brings his homegrown Delta-roots style to Chan’s Fine Oriental Dining for the celebratory CD release of Goin’ Home. Audiences are invited to take a trip down memory lane at this storied venue that have played host to numerous music legends for over three decades. On Goin’ Home, Thomas draws from a wide range of influences to come up with a musical ‘gumbo’ of blues, gospel, country blues, boogie, and fifties rock and roll. Racky Thomas and his bandmates have been torch-bearers of the blues for nearly twenty years and are known for their diverse influences within the blues idiom and jubilant, uplifting live performance

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Friday, February 26

Johnny Winter All-Star Band

8 pm  $30

 

The Johnny Winter All-Star Band has been wowing audiences everywhere with incredible music played by Johnny's band and guest artists. Join Paul Nelson and The JW Band in a concert experience that promises to be a rock and blues bash like no other.

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Saturday, February 27

George McCann

8 pm  $12

 

Many of you may have already seen George tear it up at Chan’s as the fabulous guitarist of the James Montgomery Band. Tonight George and his own band will play selections from his well-received cd release “Shades of Blues” as well as classics from B.B. King to Jimi Hendrix. A.J. Wachtel of The Noise describes the album as “Killer…packed with McCann’s intense creativity jumping out the speakers”. McCann’s band features top players Tom West on keyboards, Russell Keyes on bass, and Rhode Island favorite Don Culp on drums. 

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March, 2016

Friday, March 4

Peacheaters

8 pm  $15

 

Not just an Allman Brothers tribute but an Allman Brothers experience

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Saturday, March 5

Sugar Ray & the Bluetones

8 pm  $18

 

The legendary and award winning Sugar Ray and the Bluetones return for a night of great blues.

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Friday, March 11

Groove Merchants

8 pm  $14

 

The Groove Merchants are an exciting and fun party band lead by trumpeter Doug Woolverton (Roomful of Blues). Come on out and get your groove on.

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Saturday, March 12

Love Dogs

8 pm  $14

 

Someone let the dogs out and they landed at Chan’s. One of the best jump swing and blues bands you will ever hear. Fronted by award winning Eddie Scheer – Blues Audience Award Most Charismatic Performer 2015!

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Sunday, March 13

JoAnne Shaw Taylor & Jared James Nichols

7 pm  $18

 

Joanne Shaw Taylor is a British blues rock guitarist and Guitarist Jared James Nichols from LA team up to rock the House of Chan!

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Thursday, March 17

Coco Montoya

8 pm  $30

 

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day at O’Chans with the amazing Coco as he returns to thrill the Chan’s crowd. Always fabulous!

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Friday, March 18

Delta Generators

8 pm  $14

 

In the last couple of years, the Delta Generators have shared the stage with such acts as Robert Cray, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Three Dog Night, James Cotton, Jimmie Vaughn and others.

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Saturday, March 19

Ladies of the Blues with Diane Blue Featuring Lisa Mann 

8 pm  $18

 

Come and enjoy as these fabulous Ladies of the Blues come together for a
special night of music. Featuring:

  • Diane Blue - vocals
  • Lisa Mann - bass
  • Myanna = sax
  • Alizon - keyboards
  • Kathy Burkly - drums
  • Wendy Sobel - guitar

Diane Blue Website | Lisa Mann Website | YouTube

 

Sunday, March 20

Royal Southern Brotherhood

7 pm  $30

Featuring Cyril Neville, Tyrone Vaughan (Jimmie Vaughan son), Bart Walker, Yonrico Scott and Charlie Wooton. Not to be missed this latest edition of RSB.

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Friday, March 25

Duke Robillard

8 pm $22, 10 pm $15, Both $25

Show Times

Duke returns for an amazing night of Swing, Jump Blues, Blues, Jazz you name it. This award winning guitarist, producer is a must see!

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Saturday, March 26

Through the Doors

8 pm $18

This band leaves you with the total Jim Morrison and The Doors Experience. If you love the music of the Doors then you will LOVE Through The Doors!

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April, 2016

Saturday, April 2

Donna Byrne

8 pm $20

Jazz songbird Donna Byrne returning to Chan's in fine form. Featuring The Marshall Wood Trio Tim Ray on Piano and Jim Gwin on drums.

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Friday, April 8

Lone Star Golden State Blues Review

8 pm $25

Featuring Texas guitar slinger Anson Funderburgh, Jump blues guitar master Little Charlie Baty and Harmonica virtuoso Mark Hummel from the Golden State.

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Saturday, April 9

Dan Moretti & Brazilia featuring Greg Abate 

8 pm $20

 

Rhode Island legends and saxophonists Dan Moretti and Greg Abate will team up for a 20 year reunion celebrating the recording “Brazilia” Live at Chans on April 9th, 2016. This original Brazilia CD was recorded in the mid 90’s at Chan’s in Woonsocket RI. Since then both horn players have forged their careers recording multiple CDs and performing solo and with a who’s-who of music legends throughout the world. This special appearance on April 9th at Chan’s will include the original bass player on the live recording session, Multi-Grammy winner and Latin-Jazz Master Oscar Stagnaro.

With the addition of the following world renown players, Bertram Lehmann – Drums, Marcus Santos-Percussion and Phil Grenadier-Trumpet and Gilson Shachnik – Piano this 7 piece Latin-Jazz band will provide Chan’s with an unforgettable night of feel-good Latin and Brazilian grooves with explosive soloing and original arrangements.

Website | YouTube | Greg Abate Website

 

 

Friday, April 15

John Primer

8 pm $20

John Primer is a Chicago blues legend and Muddy Waters last guitarist has been nominated for a Grammy for 'Muddy 100'

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Saturday, April 16

Luther 'Guitar Jr.' Johnson and the Magic Rockers

8 pm $20

This is a Chicago blues weekend. Come and wish blues legend Luther on his 77th birthday celebration. As he got his mojo working and let the good times roll.

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Friday, April 29

Anthony Gomes

8 pm $20

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Saturday, April 30

Anthony Gomes

8 pm $20

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