Joe Bell & the Stinging Blades Celebrate 30 yrs of Cutting to the Quick at The Blue Note Grill

Etix uploaded this event on December 20, 2018


The Blue Note Grill
4125 Durham Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham, NC


Sat, February 16, 2019
8:00 pm



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Who really knows what happened that moment 30 years ago when Joe Bell birthed The Stinging Blades? Was it a dark and stormy night with flashes of lightnin' striking nearby, a fog-shrouded evening in the half-lit parking lot of a highway roadhouse, or  .....    There's a story there. Who's willing to tell it?<br><br>

Conceived in cigarette smoke and nurtured on cold beer, the Stinging Blades are a bar band down to the marrow. Their mixture of Memphis Soul, New Orleans R&B, Blues, Rock & Roll, and finely honed original tunes all played with real feeling keeps a joint rocking. They never resort to the lowest common denominator in choice of tunes, but always try to lift the atmosphere to a higher plane while remaining anchored in carnal pelvic funk. If it’s feeling, quality tunes, and a healthy portion of Rock & Roll magic you desire, let the Blades cut off a slice for you.<br><br>...

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