More Netherlands ticket stubs, 1993-97

We are continuing to sift through Feelgood’s fantastic collection of Red Devils and 13 memorabilia. He’s sent us a lot of great stuff to look at, including images of several ticket stubs, and the really cool handbill at right. It is from the Nov. 18, 1993, gig at Schaaf, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. Appears that PaulContinue reading “More Netherlands ticket stubs, 1993-97”

Hard-to-find Devils & 13 T-shirts

There is no better way to show your devotion to a band than a concert T-shirt. Unfortunately, there are very few options for The Red Devils or 13; when we saw 13 on tour in the Midwest in 1997, they really had no merch to speak of (and unfortunately, the Devils’ 1992 tour is somethingContinue reading “Hard-to-find Devils & 13 T-shirts”

13 on the road: Butler, Schultz, Goldberg, Intveld

Thanks as always to our pal Vince Jordan for providing great photos, including this picture of the touring version of 13, James Intveld, left, on drums, Lester Butler, bassist Mark Goldberg and guitarist Alex Schultz (photographer unknown), outside the Blue Cafe in Tahiti, probably 1997. This is just one of many different 13 live lineups,Continue reading “13 on the road: Butler, Schultz, Goldberg, Intveld”

13 years later: Another look at “13 featuring Lester Butler”

“When you’re talking about blues, you’re talking about storytelling. … You have to bring something to the table. You have to have a story to tell.” 13 years ago tonight, Lester Butler and his gang took the stage at the Bar Deluxe in Hollywood to celebrate the release of the album “13 featuring Lester Butler.”Continue reading “13 years later: Another look at “13 featuring Lester Butler””

13 ticket stub, Tivoli, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Thanks to our great nofightin.com readers for turning us on to so many great photos and recordings in the last month or so. As we continue to collect more stuff, we’ll continue to share with you. Reader Harry sent us this concert ticket for 13 at the Tivoli, Utrecht, The Netherlands. The date is Sept.Continue reading “13 ticket stub, Tivoli, Utrecht, The Netherlands”

Moulin DVD highlight reel

The Web site that brought us the 13 Moulin Blues DVD, http://www.bluesdvd.nl, now has a YouTube channel. Of interest to us: A great quality highlight reel of the 13 DVD. If you’ve been on the fence about getting this concert, watch this video and get going!

Another fan weighs in on Moulin 1998 DVD

More than a year after its release — and more than 11 since the gig — the Lester Butler DVD, “Live at Moulin Blues Ospel 1998 — Lester’s Legendary Last Gig,” is still being discovered by fans. A review posted today by “Slidin’ Slim” from Sweden underlines some of what we’ve been saying about thisContinue reading “Another fan weighs in on Moulin 1998 DVD”

13 rehearsal videos 1998

Thanks to drummer Eddie Clark, much of 13’s history has been preserved on video, including excellent rehearsal videos of Lester Butler and 13 from 1998.. You should recognize these videos as the source of the “Business in the Street” clips from the 13 Moulin Blues DVD, recorded at YO! Studios, Van Nuyes, California, in MarchContinue reading “13 rehearsal videos 1998”

DVD review: Lester Butler at his best

It’s very easy in hindsight to project added significance to the DVD “Live at Moulin Blues Ospel 1998 — Lester’s Legendary Last Gig.” Every song choice, every note, every glance can take on a different meaning knowing that Butler would be dead just a week later. The reality is he probably considered it just anotherContinue reading “DVD review: Lester Butler at his best”