Inside Lester Butler’s final 1997 residency at the Chesterfield Cafe chain, this time in Madrid.
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13’s day off at North Sea, February 1998
Eddie Clark provided these photos of an off day on the North Sea from 13’s second to last tour of the Netherlands and Belgium in February 1998.
Lester Butler relaxes at Moscow’s Chesterfield Cafe, 1997
A look at Lester Butler’s 1997 residency at the Chesterfield Cafe in Moscow.
Pics: 13 at Rhythm Room in Phoenix 1998
Thanks to photographer David Horwitz in Tucson, we have these great images of 13 from the Rhythm Room in Phoenix from April 4, 1998.
Alex Schultz burns on ‘Devil Woman’ live video
Rare live video of 13 featuring Lester Butler performing “Devil Woman” in 1997, with an incinerating solo by Alex Schultz.
13’s brilliance at Boogie Town
“The night before at Boogietown Festival in Belgium- THAT was a gig!” Alex Schultz said of this 13 show on May 1, 1998. What do you think?
1997 Tamines bootleg given mainstream release
Lester Butler is back — sort of — on the above-board release of the long-bootlegged Tamines show from Aug. 29, 1997, at the 7th South Blues Festival in Belgium. The two-disc set “Lester Butler featuring 13 Live at Tamines 1997” comes from RockBeat Records, the same folks who reissued “13 featuring Lester Butler” more than fourContinue reading “1997 Tamines bootleg given mainstream release”
Review: Bonus tracks, new packaging highlight 13 reissue
“13 featuring Lester Butler” is available again. The reissue, out March 22 on RockBeat Records, features new art, new liner notes and three bonus tracks previously available only on bootleg. We are on record with our love of “13,” so the quality of the music is not in doubt on this reissue. Instead, let’s lookContinue reading “Review: Bonus tracks, new packaging highlight 13 reissue”
Review: Johnny Mastro’s “Beautiful Chaos”
L.A.’s Johnny Mastro and Mama’s Boys spare no grease or grit on their new disc “Beautiful Chaos.” Fans of 13 will find much to enjoy here; Mama’s Boys even feature 13 touring bassist Mike Hightower playing behind harp man Mastro (also notable is special guest Kirk Fletcher on guitar). Produced in Detroit by Jim DiamondContinue reading “Review: Johnny Mastro’s “Beautiful Chaos””
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!