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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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“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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Sep 15, 2014
Big Boss Blues performing in the Old Town Blues Fest in Lansing Friday at 6pm an... [more]
New Holland Brewing Show
Sep 2, 2014
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  • Sat

    Sep 20

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 9:00pm

    Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Sat Sep 20 9:00pm


    http://www.thegilmorecollection.com/nickfinks.php Big Boss Blues performs blues, soul and R&B from 9:OOpm to 1:00am.

  • Sat

    Sep 27

    Douglas, MI, US | 6:30pm

    Douglas, MI, US
    Sat Sep 27 6:30pm
  • Fri

    Oct 3

    Grand Rapids, MI, US | 9:30pm

    Grand Rapids, MI, US
    Fri Oct 03 9:30pm


    Big Boss Blues performing blues, soul and R&B dance favorites form 9:30 to 1:30. $5.00 cover.

  • Sat

    Oct 4

    Holland, MI, US | 9:00pm
    GROOVEWALK-City Flats Hotel
    Holland, MI, US
    Sat Oct 04 9:00pm


    GrooveWalk http://www.groovewalk.com/ or contact info@groovewalk.com 10 Venues. 10 Bands. All in Downtown Holland on October 4! Wristbands are limited and on sale soon to www.groovewalk.com. Description There’s a reason GrooveWalk is known as the coolest night in town! Just purchase a wristband for $10 in advance ($15 the day of) to experience the greatest night of live music Downtown Holland has ever seen! The fun takes place on Saturday, October 4 from 9:00 pm – 1:00 am! Your wristband gets you into all 9 venues to see 9 different bands performing live! Take a “groove walk” or ride the GrooveXpress bus…with on board entertainment. There are a limited number of wristbands available, so don't wait! Visit www.groovewalk.com for details!

  • Fri

    Oct 10

    Lansing, MI, US | 8:00pm

    Lansing, MI, US
    Fri Oct 10 8:00pm


    Big Boss Blues performing roadhouse blues, soul RandB

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