Club Fox Blues Jam
Wee Willie Walker & The Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
2209 Broadway Street
Redwood City, CA, 94063
Doors 6:30 PM / Show 7:00 PM
This event is 21 and over
Watch & Listen
Club Fox Blues Jam
The Club Fox Blues Jam is heaven on earth for Bay Area blues fans. Through the efforts of a passionate group of local musicians, the hospitality of the Club Fox and local sponsorship, the jam has become the most exciting event in the area's fertile blues scene - and it's attracting both national and international attention. Most importantly, the jam is the catalyst for bringing out more and more blues fans to hear live blues at its spontaneous best.
Every Wednesday from 7 PM to 11 PM, the beautiful historic Club Fox opens its doors to the jam hosted by the elite of Bay Area Blues - Kenny Neal, Steve Freund, Elvin Bishop, Tommy Castro, Rick Estrin, The Ford Blues Band, Volker Strifler, Andy Just, E. C. Scott, Terry Hanck, Kenny Blue Ray, Sonny Rhodes, Daniel Castro, RJ Mischo and Mark Hummel just to mention a few. What follows is a jam like no other. For a mere $5.00 cover charge, folks get to experience some of the finest blues artists, national artists on tour, local luminaries and talented amateurs mixing it up. For the musicians, it's an opportunity to play the blues with peers of unbelievable talent. For the fans in the 240 seat capacity crowd, it's an amazing show every week with new talent and the unpredictable excitement that only a blues jam can bring.
If the music were not enough, appearances at the jam provide an unparalleled promotional opportunity for artists with upcoming area gigs. The buzz following the jam in the highly active local blues community often results in sold-out shows for participating artists. If you are a touring blues performer, drop in and you'll not only get a chance to "cut heads" with the best but also get the word out about your upcoming gig. If you are a member of the blues entertainment media, you'll experience a jam session like no other .
We invite you to come to jam and be a part of this phenomenal event, unequaled since the hay days of LA and Chicago blues.
Join us for the music and be a part of Bay Area blues history.
Wee Willie Walker
Willie is the winner of TWO 2016 Living Blues Music Awards! Critics' Poll - COMEBACK ARTIST OF THE YEAR and Best Blues Album of 2015 - NEW RECORDINGS / SOUTHERN SOUL for his Little Village Foundation release "If Nothing Ever Changes"
If enough of the right people hear If Nothing Ever Changes,
Wee Willie Walker’s world will change, and he will become the
award-winning, highly sought-after soul/blues singer he has
deserved to be since the 1960s… Not enough good things
can be said about this singer’s comeback record.
-Steve Sharp, Living Blues
West Coast guitarist Kid Andersen and harmonica player Rick
Estrin have done fans of quality roots music a public service
by rescuing 1960s Goldwax soul singer Wee Willie Walker.
-Frank-John Hadley, DownBeat
‘60s soul journeyman Wee Willie Walker returns
here with a highly charged, diverse set stacked with
airplay-worthy tracks… A “year’s best” candidate.
-Duane Verh, Roots Music Report
A contemporary rousing soul record with a classic vibe
running through it, you can’t go wrong here if you want some
solid soul that will reach down into yours. Killer stuff.
-Chris Spector, Midwest Record
If Nothing Ever Changes shines as a beacon of hope
in the survival of genuine soul music.
-James Nadal, All About Jazz
This is another outstanding release from this underrated
-Charlie Lange, Blues Junction Productions
Steeped in the riches of the blues and soul, often summoning
up images of Sam Cooke and Wilson Picket, Mr. Walker and
company find that sweet spot of the heyday of the soulman.
-TJ Nelson, World Music Central
“I have been part of producing and playing on over 100
releases. Nothing I have ever done is as great or important
as this CD Rick and I produced for Willie Walker. This IS
the real deal, and the world needs to recognize that.”
- Kid Andersen
“Who says they don’t make ‘em like that anymore? Pick up
the new Wee Willie Walker CD and see how it’s done.”
- Otis Clay
“Willie Walker is pure deep southern soul.
They just don't make 'em like that anymore.”
- Curtis Salgado
“I am very excited about Wee Willie Walkers record
If Nothing Ever Changes! He is a fantastic soul
singer with timeless material.”
“Wee Willie Walker is the man… he’s the soul MAN
of soul MEN – and you can quote me on that!”
“Here's a big smooth voice out a small man, with larger
than life talent, soul and charisma! I highly recommend
you to check him out!”
- Sugaray Rayford
“Wee Willie Walker is a classic and classy soul singer!
You can hear his strong gospel roots in every phrase he
sings. Whether listening to his recordings or performing
live with him, his powerful voice sends me!”
Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra
Anthony Paule has been a mainstay of the Bay Area music scene for many years touring and recording with luminaries such as Boz Scaggs, Charlie Musselwhite, Maria Muldaur, The Johnny Nocturne Band, Norton Buffalo, Mark Hummel, and others. Anthony has released two solo CDs, Big Guitar, and Hiding In Plain Sight. For his most recent releases he has teamed up with Philadelphia based soul singer Frank Bey. You Don’t Know Nothing, is a live recording done at Biscuits & Blues nightclub in downtown San Francisco. The latest is Soul For Your Blues which is a studio recording consisting of 13 tracks, 8 originals and 5 interesting covers from diverse sources such as John Prine, Percy Mayfield and Wynonie Harris.
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