Thursday, April 16, 2009


The Crossroads Band
has been nominated five times by Washington Blues Society for 2009. Best Band, Best Horn: Dennis Ellis, Best Drums: David Hudson, and Steve Bailey for Performer of the Year and Lifetime Achievement.

The annual BB Awards (Best of the Blues) show will be held Sunday April 19 at -The Triple Door - 216 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101.

As "Best Band" nominees, Crossroads will be performing a 30-minute set at about 9pm. The festivities begin at 7pm. The doors open at 5pm. For ticket information phone: 206-838-4333. If you can make it, we hope to see you! Please wish us luck!
Heads Up:

Saturday, May 9th, The Crossroads Band will host what is being billed as the "I-5 Harmonica House Party" - The Finest Harp Players in the Northwest, featuring: from Seattle, Crossroad's Steve Bailey and Mark DuFresne, and from Portland, Jim Wallace and Bill Rhoades - at the Highway 99 Blues Club -1414 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 206-517-7864. This will be some kind of party for sure, so mark your calendars!
Part 2 of my blog on me ( John Lee) and my better half Nancy's vacation to Memphis, Mississippi, and the Arkansas Blues and Heritage Festival has finally been posted. If you are so inclined, check it out at under the title of "In The Pocket With Mister Solid". From time to time, check out "Jet City Blues" for interesting tidbits on the Northwest blues scene.
Have a safe and wonderful weekend. The Crossroads Band web site can be found at:


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