Entries by Michael Mathews

Gear up for the Holidays w/ The Intruders, Byron Cage, Secret Society, Frank McComb, Red Christmas & The Soul Crackers

Monday (12/18) – Classic Soul Christmas Tour is coming one week before Christmas Day featuring Philadelphia International recording artist The Intruders performing their classic soul hits along with an all-star line up including friends Greg Cooper and Mousey Thompson of The James Brown Experience.  7:30pm  Read More Tuesday (12/19) – Byron Cage returns back to the DMV Area with […]

4X GRAMMY Winner Larry Carlton leads the week w/ Jazz, R&B, Rock and Soul

Monday (12/4) – Combining his roots in blues and jazz with a crossover pop rock sensibility, Carlton’s unmistakable sound is marked by his signature warm tone, bright melodies and soulful guitar solos. Four time GRAMMY Winner, Titan of Tone Award recipient and legendary guitar great, Larry Carlton is one of the most influential, prolific and original guitarist in […]

**This Week at BBJ: Experience an Evening of Jazz and R&B at Bethesda Blues**

Tuesday (11/7) – Come commiserate with Seth and his friends as they celebrate the release of this record performance. Seth Kibel brand-new album Snark & Despair consist of original tunes featuring talented guest artist, progressive political commentary, dark humor, and much-needed musical therapy for these strange and trying times. The songs on this album traverse a wide […]

**This Week at BBJ: Spooky Tuesday & Halloween in Bethesda, Jazzy Nights and Jesse Colin Young**

Tuesday (10/31) – “Spooky Tuesday“. Don’t miss Halloween Night, featuring Best Costume Prizes and loads of fun. Hometown favorites, The VI-Kings are the 60’s soundtrack of your life, return for their seventh performance at Bethesda Blues. The Deceivers Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter Sean Chyun is a musical comet who performed with the VI-Kings for several years. 7:30pm Wednesday (11/1) […]

**This Week at BBJ: Jazz w/ BJ Jansen, Delfeayo Marsalis & Duane Eubanks, Tom Joyner Hurricane Relief, Comedy w/ Joe Clair and NBC the Voice Finalist Billy Gilman**

Wednesday (10/25) – Respected baritone saxophonist, composer and bandleader B.J. Jansen is back with “Common Ground”, his tenth project as a leader. Over the course of a dozen carefully selections, the appropriately titled “Common Ground” features Delfeayo Marsalis, Allyn Johnson, Duane Eubanks and Dezron Douglas, aims to explore the musical commonalities among six musical titans who each bring […]

**This Week at BBJ: We The Fix, Bethesda’s Own The Sidley’s & Eric Scott Band, Howard Homecoming Concert w/ Wayne Linsey and Tribute to the Music of Stephanie Mills, Chaka Khan & Aretha Franklin**

Wednesday (10/18) – We The Fix provides a different sound created with some of the DMV’s best Artist & Musicians on a mission to bring good music back for your listening pleasure. 8:00pm Thursday (10/19) – Get ready for Bethesda’s favorite family soul-rock band, The Sidleys, as they continue to celebrate the release of their new album “The Love You […]

**This Week at BBJ: Eric Darius & JJ Sansaverino, Incognito, Carl’s Rare Roast Beef Band and A Tribute to the Music of Gerald Levert & Donny Hathaway**

Wednesday (10/11) – Eric Darius  is a Saxophonist, composer, producer and vocalist. He now has six critically acclaimed albums under his belt, a Number One hit single, and Seven Top radio hit. JJ Sansaverino is a guitarist and an incredible performer. He is a mix of R&B, smooth jazz and fusion ala Santana meets Benson. His latest singles “Back Talk” […]

**This Week at BBJ: Drew Davidsen on Guitar, Miriamm Wright turns Bethesda Blues Pink, John Lennon Bday Tribute and Fall Denim Fiesta with Sugar Bear & EU!!!**

Thursday (10/5) – Drew Davidsen is an award winning billboard charting international recording artist. Drew is an accomplished guitarist selected in guitar magazine readers polls as one of the top 10 hottest new guitar players and he’s even been endorsed by the great jazz guitarist, “George Benson.”  8:00pm Friday (10/6) – This is the third year […]

This Week at BBJ: CoCo Montoya + Vintage #18, Dexter Wansel, Roy Buchanan Tribute & More!!

Wednesday (9/27) –  Guitar One Magazine calls guitarist/vocalist CoCo Montoya “the hottest southpaw in the blues. “Stratocaster-fueled, fierce slash-and-guitar work…dramatic, smoldering South soul-rooted intensity. Montoya’s voice is as expressive as his guitar.” – Washington Post!!! His special guest for the evening will be the talented Vintage #18. 8:00pm  Friday (9/29) – Live performances from Dexter Wansel and The […]

This Week at BBJ: Mycah Chevalier, Michael Henderson & Cherrelle, Marcus Johnson, Be’la Dona, and A Tribute to the Music of The O’Jays featuring FOREVER YOURS

Wednesday (9/20) –  Get into The Mycah Chevalier Experience!Blessed with an irresistible and soulful voice, Mycah has shared the stage with El Debarge, Regina Belle, Patti Labelle, and others. Join Mycah for a celebration of life & preview her new CD The Creole Butterfly. 8pm   Thursday (9/21) – “You Are My Starship”, “Take Me I’m Yours”, are just a […]