A look at Lester Butler’s 1996 residency at the Chesterfield Cafe in Paris.
If you lived around LA in 1996, there were plenty of chances to catch “Groanin’ Lester Butler” snoozing the blues at Jack’s Sugar Shack, Blue Cafe, the House of Blues, and many other haunts.
Our friend Vince Jordan provided these posters from his Long Beach, Calif., club the Blue Cafe. Lester Butler bands, in various configurations, were regulars there. Even if you never visited the club before it closed 10 years ago, check out the Blue Cafe Facebook page. There are all kinds of great blues photos and memorabiliaContinue reading “Blue Cafe posters ’95-’96”
Walk up to the door, and pay the cover — it’s Monday night at the King King club in Hollywood, and The Red Devils are on stage. For those of us who missed it the first time around, these photos of the Devils at the King King, taken by Vince Jordan, are a great find.Continue reading “Photos: Red Devils’ last King King gig, 1993”