Monday, October 29, 2007

Buddy Flett and the Bluebirds gigging in Athens and Constantinople Nov 2 - 10 alongside Hubert Sumlin

The Bon Voyage party for Buddy and the 'Birds will be Tues, Oct 30, 7 to 11 pm, at Horseshoe's Oak Creek Lounge, says Bruce Flett.

They will be flying to Athens, Greece, Wednesday morning. Buddy Flett & the Bluebirds will be at the Half Note Club in Athens , Nov 2 - 8, and the Jazz Club in Istanbul, Turkey, Nov 9 & 10, with blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin.

Slide guitarist Buddy will join Sumlin in Yonkers, NY, and NYC on Nov 16 & 17.

"Jason Coffield will be filling in for Buddy while he's gone," says Bruce, who is staying in Shreveport. Jay Davis, former bassist for Rod Stewart, will be subbing for Bruce overseas. Drummer Cody Lowery will be in Athens and Istanbul, returning November 12.

Bruce closed his weekly email with a historic note: "We will always remember the great Porter Waggoner from his Saturday TV show in the old days. That suit he wore was the most colorful thing on black & white televison. But Lester "Roadhog" Moran said it best, "Porter Waggoner and Dolly Parton ... that's a coupl'a Big Ones."

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