July 14

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O, The Neon Room and Fairview Tavern, including Larry, Jimmy, Mike, John, Marilyns #1 & #2, Karen, Mark, L.J., Kelly, Sandy, Ken, Lanita, Tracy, LeAndre, Ray, Chris, Terry, Kathy, John, Charlie, Gerald, Al & Leonard!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Furious George Hartwig! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join us and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Slim ‘N Shady returns to Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted, 6-9pm). C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! You can even sing along! It’s that kinda party!

Saturday: Shady Drive travels back to John O’s at Clay’s Park (13190 Patterson St NW, North Lawrence, Ohio, 8pm)! You can bet it’s gonna be a PARTY!! We’ll be rockin’ the house from 8 – 11pm so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and join us!

Sunday: Slim ‘N Shady takes the stage at Mulligan’s Pub (38244 Colorado Ave., Avon, 2-6pm). C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! This show coincides with the 3rd Annual “Rachel’s Run” poker run that starts and ends at Mulligan’s. All proceeds from the run go to the Rachel Juszkiewicz Scholarship Fund.

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

July 7

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O and Glenwillow, including Larry, Wally, Tim, John, Karen, Cindy, Kevin, Maury, Mark, L.J., Dan, Lisa & Jimmy!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Tim Hamman! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join us and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room (10777 Northfield Rd, Northfield, 8pm) There are still a few tickets remaining! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

Saturday: Shady Drive  returns to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9pm)! The food there is second to none (try the $10 steak special!), the drinks are cold and the service is top notch! We’ll be playing your favorite blues and rock tunes all evening, so GET THERE and let’s party! As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby  or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

June 16

Hi gang!

Happy Fathers’ Day to all the dads!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O and Pick’s, including Wally, Bob, Jimmy, John, Freddie, Lou, Lawrence, Rich, Tim, Howie, Brian, Karen, Phyllis & Bob! Big thanks also to Andy and his staff at Pick’s!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Brian Davidson! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join them and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Saturday: Shady Drive hits the stage at The Sly Fox (4755 Great Northern Blvd, N. Olmsted, 9pm)! The Fox features a great bar staff serving up those awesome cocktails, plus house sound and lights! C’mon out and join us while we play your favorite blues and classic rock tunes!

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

June 9

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O and Blue Turtle, including Jerry, Jim, John, Dave, George, David, Bob, Lenna, Blake, Karen, Joe, Kevin, Maury, Lisa, Chris, Daryl, Marilyn, Jerry, L.J., Deb, Sandy, Ken, Kathy & Dave!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Sam Romano! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join them and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Wednesday: Shady Drive appears at Pick’s at Portage Lakes (530 Portage Lakes Dr., Akron, 7-10pm) for their weekly Boat Night! C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes!

Saturday: Shady Drive plays a private event at Lakeside Yacht Club.

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

June 2

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O, Cleats and Bullfrog’s, including John, Erika, Howie, Kim, Marilyn, Karen, Chris, Daryl, Shaun, Sandy, Ken, Mark, Hichem, Kathy, John, Deb, April, Sue, Jimmy, Izzy, Effie & Don!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Furious George Hartwig! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join us and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Slim ‘N Shady returns to Blue Turtle Tavern (29352 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted, 6-9pm). C’mon out and help us rock the house while we play your favorite classic rock and blues tunes! You can even sing along! It’s that kinda party!

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

May 26

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at The O, John O’s and Inn Between, including Larry, Jerry, Tim, Cindie, Brian, Kevin, Karen, Dawn, The Green Acres Gang, Pam, Steve, Julie, Jane, Jim, Dawn & Dan!

Let’s remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice to preserve our freedoms and our way of life.

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky River Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Tim Hamman! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join them and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Cleveland Music Club travels to Cleats Marblehead (6801 East Harbor Rd., Marblehead, 7:30-10:30pm)! You can bet it’s gonna be a PARTY!! We’ll be rockin’ the house from 7:30 – 10:30pm so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and join us!

Saturday: Shady Drive returns to Bullfrog’s Sports Cafe’ (33137 Center Ridge Rd.N. Ridgeville, 8pm)! Always a fun time at Bullfrog’s with a great crowd, good food and 30 beers on tap! You can’t miss this one!

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB – FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

May 19

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to the CBS Jam, Smedley’s and the Fairview Tavern! Apologies if I miss listing you, but there were a LOT of people there, including Patty, Bill, Doug, Connie, Dave, Lloyd, Anthony, Elaine, Linda, Cory, L.J., Karen, Nate, Katie, Ron, Paul, Sue, Joe, Joey, Sandy, Ken, Renee, Les, Al & Tischa!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I’ll host the Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week’s guest host is Brian Davidson! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set and the rest is up to you! Come join them and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Shady Drive travels back to John O’s at Clay’s Park (13190 Patterson St NW, North Lawrence, Ohio, 8pm)! You can bet it’s gonna be a PARTY!! We’ll be rockin’ the house from 8 – 11pm so don’t miss all the fun! C’mon out and join us!

Saturday: Slim ‘N Shady returns to Inn Between (8684 Ridge Rd., N. Royalton, 9pm)! Inn Between features a relaxed atmosphere, home-cooked food, a friendly staff and great service! Come join us and check it out!

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets
As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB – FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

May 12

Hi gang!

Happy Mothers’ Day to all the Moms! Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at the O and London Aire Tavern including Jimmy, John, Freddie, Rich, Karen, Priscilla, Izzy, Renee, Les, Kathy & Angel!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: Shady Drive will host the CBS Monthly Jam Session at Grindstone Tap House (826 Front St., Berea, 7:30-11pm) with food and drink specials for all. We’ll play the first hour and then Anthony Lovano will put together some great line ups of musicians to show case their talent and have some fun. See Anthony Lovano and sign up on the Musicians list. There will be a 50/50 with three drawings. We look forward to seeing you!

Monday: Sam Romano and Erin Rossi host this week’s Cleveland Music Club Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! They’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join them and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Shady Drive heads back to Smedley’s Bar & Grille (17004 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 10pm) There’s always a great crowd ready to rock at Smedley’s and we can’t wait to hit the stage again at this legendary Cleveland music venue!! The drinks are cold and the food is great! Come join us and let’s PARTAYYYYYYYY!!! :c)

Saturday: Shady Drive returns to The Fairview Tavern (21867 Lorain Rd., Fairview Park, 9pm)! The food there is second to none (try the $10 steak special!), the drinks are cold and the service is top notch! We’ll be playing your favorite blues and rock tunes all evening, so GET THERE and let’s party!

In Step – A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble will appear at the MGM Neon Room on July 12! Tickets are on sale now! Get yours here: In Step @ Neon Room July 12 Tickets

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists, on WCSB-FM, Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

May 5

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at the O and Legends, including Jim, Tim, Maury, Kevin, Kathleen, Tom, Chris, Daryl, Karen, Dawn, Dan, Dee, Eric, Phil, Shirley, Steve, Marilyn, Michelle, Marilyn, Louise, Kathy, Izzy, Priscilla, Phyllis, Sandy, Ken, Cheri, Charlie & Dennis!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I host Cleveland Music Club’s Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week, Rob Hayes joins me as guest host! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join us and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Slim ‘N Shady will appear at the London Aire Tavern (2903 Brookpark Rd., Parma, 9pm)! This is our first time there, so c’mon out and help us rock the house! As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)

April 28

Hi gang!

Many thanks to everyone who came out to Open Mic at the O, Blue Turtle and Hammer’s, including Bob, Tony, Andre, Anthony, Jerry, Tony, Brian, Dan, Freddie, Kevin, Dana, Mark, Jim, Nate, Chris, Daryl, Erika, Erin, Dave, Sandy, Ken, L.J., Kelly, Carrie, Keith, Joann, Abe, Laura, Gary, Karen & Charlie!

Here’s what’s coming up this week…

Monday: I host Cleveland Music Club’s Open Mic at The Oriole Cafe’ (294 N. Rocky Dr., Berea, 7-10pm)! This week, Dwayne Dickman joins me as guest host! We’ll provide the PA and a short host set, the rest is up to you! Come join us and show off your acoustic/vocal chops or just hang out and enjoy the music, great food and frosty cold drinks!

Friday: Shady Drive joins up with the fabulous North Coast Horns and Billy Brock on keys at Legends Sports Bar and Grill (8735 Day Drive, Parma, 8pm)! Great food, service, plenty of parking and house sound and lights all make Legends one of Cleveland’s top live music venues!

As always, you can pick up a copy of Shady Drive’s CD, “Darker Shade Of Blue” at all of our live shows, on Amazon, CDBaby or iTunes! You can hear us often, along with other blues artists on WCSB-FM Mondays at 9pm and on BluesMusicFan.com!

That’s all for now.  We’ll talk soon…

Mike :c)