PITTSFIELD -- The Blues Show, featuring The James Montgomery Blues Band, Popa Chubby and The Arthur Holmes Blues Band, will make a stop at Berkshire Theatre Group's Colonial Theatre on Saturday evening at 7:30.
Harmonica player James Montgomery and his band have toured and recorded with, among othyers, Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Kid Rock, Bonnie Raitt, The Allman Brothers Band and The Steve Miller Band. He has released six of his own albums. The self-titled James Montgomery Band release reached No. 9 on Billboard's National Playlist. Another album, "Duck Fever," was recorded with members of The David Letterman Band.
Montgomery lived for a time in Williamstown during the 1980s.
New York City bluesman Popa Chubby is at the forefront of modern blues. He has released over a dozen albums in the U.S. and Europe and currently records for the Blind Pig blues label. His album, "Back to New York City," has received rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Popa Chubby tours throughout the U.S. and Europe. He perform in India shortly after his performance at the Colonial.
The Berkshire-based Arthur Holmes Blues Band will open the show. Lead singer and guitarist Holmes is quickly establishing himself throughout the Northeast as an outstanding guitarist and singer and the band has gained a reputation as one of the hottest blues acts in the region.
Ticket information is available in person at the Colonial box office at 111 South