Saturday’s Gig-Nov. 28, 2015

Saturday Night!! We return to the Upper Deck Sportsbar (5386 Darlene St. Weeki Wachee, FL) to play dem old turkey-time blues for youse! Join myself, David Simmons on drums and special guest Don Cox on the doghouse bass as we help you recover from being stuffed on Thanksgiving Day! Downbeat is at 8 o’clock, so be there with your dancing shoes on!!


This Weekend’s Gigs-Nov. 13th & 14th, 2015

Now, it’s time for the weekend, and that means one thing-SHACK ATTACK!!!

Tonight and tomorrow, we’re at the Fisherman’s Shack (14519 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL) from 8-12pm. As usual, our musical cohorts feature David Simmons on drums and Larry Powell on bass, and whoever else might stop in from time to time… one thing’s for sure, we’re going to have a good time, so bring your dancing shoes and lose your blues while the band sings and grooves! See your smiling faces there!!!


Solo Gigs! Nov. 11th and 12th, 2015

Alrighty, this week has just gotten crazy-good busy!!! Today’s gig post will concentrate on the solo gigs-

Tonight (11-11), I’m playing solo at Crabby Bill’s on Clearwater Beach (333 S Gulfview Blvd., Clearwater Beach, FL) as part of the Clearwater Sea-Blues Festival Kick-Off party! I start playing at 6pm, not sure how late it will go, but a good time will be had!

Tomorrow (11-12), I’m playing solo again, this time at LP’s Pub (904 N McMullen Booth Rd. Clearwater, FL) from 8-11pm. You never know what will happen at LP’s but you KNOW it will always be good!!!

Hope to see your smiling faces in these places, but if not, support the local band or artist of your choice!frsolo11-11

This Weekend’s Gigs-Nov. 6th & 7th, 2015

Alrighty, I’m back in the saddle this weekend, and glad to be here!

Tonight and tomorrow night, the band is playing at the Boulevard Lounge (6210 Grand Blvd. New Port Richey, FL) from 9pm-1am. As usual, David Simmons is behind the drum kit and Larry Powell is handling the bass, while I sing the blues and everybody puts on their dancing shoes!

Tomorrow afternoon, we’re part of the Play It Forward Benefit for the Pay It Forward Farm in Spring Hill, FL. Here is the lineup:

The Manatee Man Gary Pane (children – 11:15 am)
The Lint Rollers (garage, rock n roll, R&B, blues, – 12:00 pm)
Franc Robert & The Boxcar Tourists (Blues- 1:55 pm)
Glad all Over (classic rock – 3:30 pm)
Tribal Resonance (Drum Circle – 5:00 pm)

You can find out more about Pay It Froward Farm here-

Good music for a great cause! Hope to you somewhere this weekend, and as always, support local live music!!!frbt11-6-7

This Weekends Gigs-Oct. 23rd & 24th, 2015

Time for the Weekend Update-Yeehaw!!!

Tonight, we’re at Springers Saloon (6408 Rowan Rd., New Port Rchey, FL) from 7-11pm. Join myself, David Simmons on drums (back from his vacation!) and Larry Powell on bass as we bend some strings and hit some things to make the music swing!

Saturday, we’re at a new place Kevin’s Way Station (14445 Ponce DeLeon Blvd., Brooksville, FL) for an afternoon show, from 1-5pm. Everybody up that way, come on out as we rock out those blues for youse!!!

Hope to see your smiling faces this weekend!!


This Weekend’s Gigs-Oct. 16th & 17th, 2015

Alrighty, time for the weekend update!

Tonight, we return to San Ann Liquors (32625 SR 52, San Antonio, FL) from 7-10 pm. Joining me tonight will be Larry Powell on bass and “G Force” Jim Goncalo on drums and vocals.

Tomorrow, we’re at the Museum Cafe (10466 W Yulee Dr., Homosassa, FL) playing for the Nature Coast Friends Of The Blues Monthly Concert series. We’re on from 2-4pm, with 13 yr old Sean Henehean opening up for us at 1pm (and maybe joining us later too!)

Hope to see your smiling faces somewhere this weekend, and just keep on truckin!