The North Jersey Blues Society present Bees Deluxe at the Blues & Brews Music Series

The North Jersey Blues Society present Bees Deluxe at the Blues & Brews Music Series


Sun, Mar 10, 2024    
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Montclair Brewery
101 Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042

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Celebrating the release of their new album “Hallucinate,” packed between the bass drum and the guitar amp in their ancient van, Bees Deluxe, Boston’s most exciting blues band is hitting the road for a whirlwind mini-tour to not only promote the new recording, but to share the unique sound they call “acid blues.”

The album “Hallucinate” can be found on major music platforms, and from the band at their live shows.

The band, fronted by British guitarist Conrad Warre includes Carol Band on keys and harmonica, Paul Giovine on drums and Jeff Lopez on bass. “There’s nothing like spending five days on the road with your bandmates,” says Giovine. “We sing along to obscure cassette tapes, share the driving and only stop for coffee and yard sales—always looking for a Stradivarius or a Les Paul.”

Bees Deluxe first stop is on Wednesday, March 6 at The Lizzie Rose Music Room in Tuckerton, New Jersey. The band opens for Mike Zito, co-founder of the Royal Southern Brotherhood. This show is already sold out. “The last show we played at Lizzie Rose was also sold out,” mused keyboardist Carol Band. “ Folks were camped out in the parking lot listening through the windows.”

On Sunday, March 10 at 4:30pm, The North Jersey Blues Society presents Bees Deluxe at the Montclair Brewery as part of their Blues & Brews Live Music Series. The brewery is located in Montclair, New Jersey. Listeners can expect to hear re-imagined versions of classsic songs by such artists as Etta James, Billie Holiday, Robert Cray, Joe Zawinul as well as some live audience favorite originals

“This is what Steely Dan would sound like if they played the blues.”
— John Kereiff,  the-rock-doctors-hot-wax-album-reviews-

Hallucinate is as much an artwork as Salvador Dali’s melting timepieces or Magritte’s Art Of Conversation, it deserves a listen, better still, ownership, who wouldn’t want to own such a masterpiece of finely crafted musical surrealism? “—  William Munn, Rhythm & Booze

The music, for me, has the same impact that Steely Dan did with their first couple of albums. They play very tight Blues that sounds as though they are jamming but this is very tight, and the playing is absolutely superb.” —  Andy Snipper, Music News

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