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Kalamazoo, MI Blues / Soul / R&B


  • Charles Schantz Guitar
  • Joe Ferguson Harmonica
  • Eric Busch Drums
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Sounds Like: Magic Slim, Little Walter

Manager: Billy 269-744-5293

Bio: BIG BOSS BLUES: Powerhouse Blues/Rock and R&B
Hailing from West Michigan (Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek) these men have a passion for powerhouse rhythm and blues music that transports their listeners to some steamy club, where the smoke is blue, the atmosphere is alive and the music is... See Full Bio

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Twitter_icon_for_status: BIG BOSS BLUES has a show on 08/01/2014 at 09:00 PM @ The... in Kalamazoo Charter Township, MI http://t.co/t7vdWlzZhE #concert


“What a great night of fun and music with the BIG BOSS BLUES debute at the Blues Barn. This band stands apart from many of the other blues bands in the area. Seasoned musician, song and arrangement writer and booking agent extraordinaire William LaValley really shines. His originals are recognizable variations on the many blues styles out there and VERY tasty. I especially like the New Orleans style of the bunch. Charles Schantz takes turns with Joe Ferguson fronting the band with Joe on vocals and wailing harp and Charlie on vocals and killer guitar. Eric Bush, the percussionist was amazing with his contributions to the new originals. He really nails it!”
—  Jack Mulder: Blues Barn, Facebook
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  • Fri

    Aug 1

    Kalamazoo Charter Township, MI, US | 9:00pm

    Kalamazoo Charter Township, MI, US
    Fri Aug 01 9:00pm


    Big Boss Blues performing blues, soul and RnB from 9:00pm to 1:00.

  • Tue

    Aug 5

    Wayland, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Wayland, MI, US
    Tue Aug 05 8:00pm


    Big Boss Blues performs blues, soul and R&B from 8:00pm to Midnight. Free show.

  • Fri

    Aug 8

    Battle creek, MI, US | 5:00pm

    Battle creek, MI, US
    Fri Aug 08 5:00pm


    Music from 5;00 to 8:00. Friendship Park: Corner of State St. & Capital Avenue NE

  • Sat

    Aug 9

    Petoskey, MI, US | 10:00am
    Mackinac Trails Winery
    Petoskey, MI, US
    Sat Aug 09 10:00am


    The annual WoofStock will be Aug. 9, 2014 from 10am-Midnight. Tons of music, refreshments, and howling surprises throughout the day. Make this a summer to remember and plan on attending this fundraiser for our four footed friends!

  • Sat

    Aug 9

    Northport, MI, US | 3:00pm
    Northport, MI, US
    Sat Aug 09 3:00pm


    BIG BOSS BLUES performs blues, soul and R&B dance favorites from 3:00 to 6:00pm. Tickets entitling you to admission, a tasting glass and three wine tickets are $15 each. Tickets are available at the Northern Loop Wineries

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