Greetings Music Fans: It is with much excitement that I announce the worldwide release of my new album, Hands On The Wheel from European record label Music Avenue/Blues Boulevard Records! It’s an album of 14 songs that I've written and recorded. The production has superior quality sound, and I hope you'll enjoy some of my best songs on this album!. You can purchase the album from Allegro Music. Here is the link to my page at their store: http://www.allegro-music.com/online_catalog.asp?sku_tag=BVD3250353 Frank Roszak, one of radio’s hottest executives, is currently working on the promotion for Hands On The Wheel. Thank you Frank! Quote from radio host Stella Belle: "This record is blistering, modern blues-rock that smokes with galvanizing guitar and forceful vocals. Check it out!” It’s a great time of the year for motorcycle riders to get out and ride, especially for a good cause/rally! Join us for one of the biggest California Bike Rallies of the year in Redding, California, on Friday & Saturday, October 11th and 12th! The rally, THE BIG BIKE WEEKEND, will be a super good time! We will play both days with lots of bike events to go with some Rockin' Blues and Rippin' guitar! It's a free event for spectators. This year's event benefits the American Red Cross, the Missing in America Project and a pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive (Stuff The Truck). Let's support these people and rally! Big Bike Weekend starts on Friday, October 11 and everyone will be at the after-events party at Bleachers, fron 9 PM to midnight. Bleachers is located across the street from the Holiday Inn Events Center on Hilltop Drive. Join in and dance to some Rockin' Blues Guitar!! The Main Event is Saturday, October 12, the Big Bike Weekend concert! Join us on the main stage from noon to 2 PM. This whole weekend will be lots of fun with events and riders from all over the west coast! Located at the Holiday Inn, 1900 Hilltop Drive in Redding California.
Another big fun event this season is Saturday, October 19 at the Art & Wine Festival in downtown Placerville!! Our show is from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM at the Bell Tower. The mighty Tumbleweed, one of Northern California's best harp Blues players, will be on harmonica with us!! Brian Beal, Stan Hack, Tumbleweed and my Rockin' red strat guitar will have you dancing in the streets! This week I will be talking with two radio shows: Artist Spotlight hosted by A1Mark, and with Rick Keyes’ Music Caravan. These interviews will be posted on bradwilsonlive.com and in the November newsletter. Included in this October newsletter are the radio stations that immediately added the new Hands On The Wheel album. These stations are from all around the world! In this newsletter is the link to listen to my interview with Seattle's Northwest Convergence Zone Radio Show, hosted by Darrell Fortune. A cool interview host with questions about my guitar equipment, traveling and my work on TV and Movie soundtracks. During the interview, Darrell plays songs from the Blues Magic and Hands On The Wheel albums. Check out the list of magazines that are writing about Hands On The Wheel in this newsletter. Exciting times! On Friday, November 8, we are at the Blues Heron in Yosemite Lakes Park, located at 30250 Yosemite Springs Pkwy., Coarsegold, CA 93614. Great restaurant, dance floor and cozy bar with lots of friendly people out for a fun night! Take the CA 41, turn left at Yosemite Springs Parkway stoplight, go 3 miles and turn left at Clubhouse Drive. On Friday & Saturday, November 22 & 23, we’ll be at Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville. The Summit Room in this casino has a professional grade dance floor. People can move and groove to the songs from Blues Magic and enjoy two nights of fun! Plenty of parking, delicious food and gaming to go along with our Rockin' Blues guitar! You won't find nicer people to greet you then the folks at Eagle Mountain Casino! It's not the holidays yet, however the band will be partying on Friday, December 6 at Micky's in Lemoore, located at 230 Fox St., Lemoore, CA 93245. Cool local bar downtown with lots of action. Pool tables, beer and dance floor. Plenty of parking and Rockin' Blues guitar from 9 PM on! What's New: I have been filming during this past summer and plan to add more video to my YouTube channel all the time. I am filming at amazing California locations at all the shows, plus getting live footage of the new songs performed on stage. Check out my channel for lots of songs and guitar playing. Watch Brad's YouTube Channel... Click here: http://www.youtube.com/user/CaliBeeMusic We have more news coming in everyday! Check-in where everything is posted and keep up with all the news at www.bradwilsonlive.com! If I don't see you before Halloween, have a cool good time rockin' with friends. The new Hands On The Wheel album has just been released!!! I am up for some good times at the shows rippin' on the guitar with some Rockin' Blues!! See you further on up the road.....BW
Welcome to the September edition of Rockin' The Blues On Two Wheels News! Wow, these are exciting times! As we get ready to change seasons, you can feel the day to day tempo move from the ease of summer to the energy of Fall. Everybody is on the go and things are happening! As a songwriter, it is awesome to have the Music Avenue/Blues Boulevard record label release an album of 14 of my songs! It’s called Hands On The Wheel, and I am really excited to get out and promote this record at my shows and play the songs! This Saturday, September 7th we are in Copperopolis, CA for a huge party in the Town Square. It’s an incredible place to have a good time! We start at 7 PM, and Dave Holob, the ace violin player, is our special guest musician. Dave was voted the number one musician with his band in Amador County! He is a monster on the violin! The location of the concert is Copperopolis Town Square 100 Town Square Road, Copperopolis, CA 95228. Around the world, music is the universal language. Here are a few places you will find Blues Magic reaching people: - Look for Blues Magic in issue #75 (Street Date: October 1, 2013) of BluesNews, the leading magazine for all "Blues Matters" in Germany, Austria and Finland. - In Spain, the number one Blues Radio show has got Blues Magic ready to debut! Thank you Vicente P. Zumel and your show Radio PICA – La Hora del Blues! - Southern California radio personality Rick Keyes has been playing the Blues Magic album for the past few weeks and getting a great response. Listen to the Rick Keyes Show at KCRlive.com. Northern California, specifically San Francisco, has the hottest Blues nightclub in the world: BISCUITS & BLUES!! The best acts, the best food and the crowd knows how to have a blow out Blues party!! Be there on Sunday, September 22 at 7 PM and let's get the party started! Biscuits & Blues is located at 401 Mason Street on Union Square in San Francisco.
Great news! You can get advance tickets AND reserve a table for our Sunday, Sept. 22 show at Biscuits & Blues in San Francisco: http://www.opentable.com/biscuits-and-blues-reservations-san-francisco?restref=2474 Bay Area Blues harmonica monster Tumbleweed will be with us at that show, and you will be amazed at his playing!! Have dinner and join in as we play Blues standards and the songs from the Blues Magic album! It’s a great time of the year for motorcycle riders to get out and ride, especially for a good cause/rally! Join us for the biggest California Bike Rally of the year in Redding, California, on Friday & Saturday, October 11th and 12th! The rally is THE BIG BIKE WEEKEND and it will be a super good time! We will play both days with lots of bike events to go with some Rockin' Blues and Rippin' guitar! It's a free event for spectators. This year's event benefits the American Red Cross, the Missing in America Project and a pre-Thanksgiving Food Drive (Stuff The Truck). Let's support these people and rally! We have more news coming in everyday! Check-in where everything is posted and keep up with all the news at www.bradwilsonlive.com! What's New: I have been filming this summer and plan to add more video to my Utube channel all the time. I am filming at amazing California locations at all the shows, plus getting live footage of the new songs performed on stage. Check out my channel for lots of songs and guitar playing. Here is the link to subscribe:
Watch Brad's YouTube Channel... Click here: http://www.youtube.com/user/CaliBeeMusic
On Friday & Saturday, September 13 & 14, we’ll be at Eagle Mountain Casino in Porterville. The Summit Room in this casino has a professional grade dance floor. People can move and groove to the songs from Blues Magic and enjoy two nights in a row of fun! Plenty of parking, delicious food and gaming to go along with our Rockin' Blues guitar! You won't find nicer people to greet you then the folks at Eagle Mountain Casino! On Friday, September 20, we’re at The Riverview in Three Rivers, located at 42323 Sierra Dr, Three Rivers, CA 93271. Would you like to have dinner next to a beautiful river that flows out from mountains in the Sequoia National Park? Imagine outside on a patio, enjoying the cool mountain night, with Rockin' Blues music to dance to and maybe a nice cold drink from their bar. It’s quite a location, next to the famous Kaweah River. We perform from 8 PM to 12 AM, playing all the songs from my albums, and enjoying the fun of being the Sierra Foothills in Three Rivers, California! Then on Saturday, September 21, we’ll be at Calcareous Vineyards, which is located on the top of a mountain, above Paso Robles. During dinner you can see for miles, and the stars at night seem like they are close enough to reach out and touch. From 6 PM to 9 PM, we will be performing songs from the Blues Magic album and lots of your favorite dance tunes. This is an amazing location for a wonderful evening of music and dancing. Call Calcareous Vineyards (805) 239-0289 located at 3430 Peachy Canyon Road, Paso Robles, CA, 93446. Make a reservation today for a classic summer night of enjoyment. We are really looking forward to being at Deaver Vineyards and the fall wine/grape crush on Saturday, October 5 - all afternoon! We will be playing music from 12 PM to 4 PM. There will be food, music and the beautiful scenery of this winery, located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Amador County. Join us at 12455 Steiner Road in Plymouth, California 95669. Have you ever felt like it couldn't get any better....well it does. This is the time of year when the afternoons are a little cooler and the World Series baseball games are near, with football on TV and the trees changing into unbelievable colors. It’s a time that reminds you how great it is to be outside and enjoying your favorite past times. And it’s a really great time to be listening to Blues Magic guitar and Rockin' the Blues! Let's get together and have fun. Make it a good time! See you further on up the road.....BW
Welcome to the August edition of the Rockin' The Blues On Two Wheels News! It is the heart of summertime and the dog days are here. I have been performing shows throughout California in places like Westwood, Sacramento, Jackson, Long Beach, San Francisco, Gilroy and Coarsegold. The shows are going great, the musicians are playing super and it’s lots of fun seeing people enjoying the summer with music! Thank you for joining the band at the shows with lots of dancing and singing along with us. Your support is awesome! This is a very big summer with many exciting things going on! As you know we are supporting my Blues Magic album at the shows, playing many of the 12 songs on the new CD. Radio around the world has added it, and both the CD and individual songs can be purchased at CD baby:
http://www.cdbaby.com/AlbumDetails.aspx?AlbumID=bradwilson14 ( link) Itunes (link) https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/blues-magic-single/id605078926 and Amazon.com (link).
The Blues Magic album is an excellent recording production from the engineers and studios that took long hours of quality care in making the album. Very talented studio production people! What's New: I have been filming this summer and plan to add more video to my YouTube channel all the time. I am filming at amazing California locations for the shows plus getting live footage of the new songs performed on stage. Check out my channel for lots of songs and my guitar playing. Here is the link: Watch Brad's YouTube Channel (Link) http://www.youtube.com/user/CaliBeeMusic The Blues Magic album continues to add more listeners through radio! Thank you, Mark Kerr, radio personality, who added Blues Magic to his very popular “Blues Nation” show! Check out Mark's show at his web site for more information and his show times. Lots of cool guitar playing on his shows! http://www.markkerrltd.com/bluesnation.htm "Your song is trending!" That is the email from Reverbnation I have received for 11 weeks in a row!!! The excitement is all about my new single "The Road Back To You"! The song is really getting a lot of attention and plays. It's included on the Blues Magic album with another song that radio is playing: "Sugar Sweet"! "The Road Back To You" is is a blues/rock guitar-heavy track, mixed and mastered by talented engineer Kris Hawkins. Let's get together at a show in August! Here is some show info. for you: This Wednesday, August 7, we are at an incredible location with the stage just off the beach in Capitola, California. The Twilight Concert Series is a fantastic music experience to enjoy the songs from the new Blues Magic album live in concert. Then add a beautiful sunset, close to the beach with dancing near the stage and you got a great evening! The Esplanade Bandstand is located at the Esplanade Park at the corner of Esplanade Drive and Monterey Avenue in Capitola. Show time is from 6 PM to 8 PM. Special guest blues harp master Tumbleweed will be with us rippin' on the harmonica! This Friday, August 9, we go from the Pacific Ocean to the foothills of the Sierra Mountains when we visit Springville, California. We perform at Concerts In The Park, on the gazebo stage from 7 PM to 9 PM. Springville Community Park is located at 35637 Highway 190 above Porterville, near the Sequoia National Forest. Looking forward to a great evening!
Three in a row this late August weekend, all in the Sierras near the National Forest: On Friday, August 23, we are bluzin' next to the Kaweah River at the Riverview Inn in Three Rivers. Dance and have dinner with us from 8 PM to 12 AM. The River View is located on Highway 198 at 42323 Sierra Drive in Three Rivers, CA. Then we drive to an amazing Sierra Mountain destination of Brewer’s Ponderosa Lodge in Springville for two days of shows! We perform Saturday and Sunday, August 24 & 25, from noon to 4 PM each day. Hope to get some cool photos in the area! The address for the lodge is 56692 Aspen Drive, Springville, CA. We had to wait until everybody is back in town from Labor Day for this show...it is going to be lots of fun! On Saturday, Sept. 7, we are in Copperopolis Town Square for the September Concert Series! The concert will be in the Copperopolis Town Square. The one and only violin ace, Dave Holob, will be a special guest with the band. Really a must see show! I am very excited to announce the October, 2013 release of my new album Hands On The Wheel! It will be on sale through a very cool European record label, Music Avenue/Blues Boulevard Records. The have a great catalog of albums from Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker and Elvin Bishop, plus new artists with hot new albums! I am very excited to have them sell and promote my record worldwide! They are based in Europe, so the band hopes to perform shows there for the first time next year. Nothing is booked yet, however, we are reaching out to festivals at this time. Will keep you posted. There is talk of school back in session and preseason football but it is still summer and time to get out and have fun! Make it a road trip and join us for a show near you. Super thank you to the music fans for buying the new CD, Blues Magic and getting my albums to add to your music collection. Shout out the songs and we will play them for you at the shows. See you further on up the road.....BW
GREETINGS MUSIC FANS:
HAPPY 4TH OF JULY!!!! Welcome to the July edition of Rockin' The Blues On Two Wheels News! I am very excited to announce the October, 2013 release of my new album Hands On The Wheel! It will be on sale through a very cool European record company Music Avenue/Blues Boulevard Records. The have a great catalog of albums from Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker and Elvin Bishop plus new artists with hot new albums! I am very excited to have them sell and promote my record worldwide! They are based in Europe, so the band hopes to perform shows there for the first time next year. Nothing is booked yet, however we are reaching out to festivals at this time. Will keep you posted. "Your song is trending!" That is the email from Reverbnation I have received five weeks in a row for my new single “The Road Back To You”! The song is really getting a lot of attention and plays. It’s included on the Blues Magic album with another song that radio is playing: “Sugar Sweet”! “The Road Back To You” is is a blues/rock guitar-heavy track, mixed and mastered by talented engineer Kris Hawkins. A shout out thank you to Noel Casey for playing Blues Magic on his hot radio show in Dublin, Ireland, called “After Midnight.” It is live on Monday nights at Dublin City FM 103.2 www.dublincityfm.ie.
Let's meet up at a show in July! Here is where the band will be near you: On July 4, we are in the capitol of the golden state, Sacramento! Arden Park has an independence celebration planned from 10 AM to 1 PM. We will be playing Rockin' Blues and joining in on the celebration, plus there will be a bike parade and BBQ. Arden Park is located at 1000 La Sierra Drive in Sacramento. On Saturday afternoon, July 6, we will be in the big redwoods of beautiful Westwood, California, for the Paul Bunyan Mountain Blues Music Festival! This festival is lots of fun with cool events and good food. We will be Bluzin from 2 PM to 5 PM. Held at the Community Park in town, this is an awesome location for a good time. The surprise will be that Tumbleweed will be the special guest with the band! Tumbleweed is just about the best Blues harp player in California and he will have everybody dancing! We will be back in our town for our Eagle Mountain Casino shows on Friday & Saturday, July 12 & 13. The dance floor in the Summit Room is excellent with non-stop moves on the dance floor for this crowd. We provide the big beat with Blues Magic and the party is on! Dinner, gaming and fun! Located at 681 S. Tule Road in Porterville, California. There is a nice lake with a big green lawn in front of a fantastic restaurant club house at Yosemite Lakes Park near Coarsegold California. Join us on Friday, July 19 for the Concerts By The Lake event! This event starts at 7 PM and is located off of Highway 41 North. Take the Yosemite Springs Parkway exit for three miles to Clubhouse Drive and turn left to the clubhouse. If you were there the last couple of years, then you know it is one of the best festivals in the world! The Gilroy Garlic Festival is lots of fun! We are performing on the Gazebo Stage on Saturday, July 27 at 3:45 PM. This will be a 90 minute concert set with special guest Tumbleweed on stage with us. I have to tell you that the Gazebo Stage is in the center of the festival and it is a dance party with everyone in on the fun! Be there if you can - it will be a great time! There you have it -- an invitation to join us for some summertime fun! Say hey to the band when your there and let us know that you get the Rockin' The Blues On Two Wheels newsletter! See you further on up the road.....BW
GREETINGS MUSIC FANS!
Welcome to the May edition of the Rockin' The Blues On Two Wheels News! Hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend. This week is HUGE! The start of summer is official. Lots of places to visit and get outdoors during this wonderful time of the year.
This week I have a new single out called “The Road Back To You”! This bluesrock guitar heavy track was mixed and mastered by talented engineer Kris Hawkins. Included in the next pressing of the Blues Magic album and sent to radio this week. I am very excited for you to hear the mix so it is available for a limited time as a free download. Get it at www.bradwilsonlive.com on the home page or download it from this newsletter! Check it out!
Let's go Bluzin' this week with three shows in a row! San Francisco's national blues club Biscuits & Blues has us there on Thursday, May 30th. You will not want to miss this night of celebration with an all star line up of musicians with me. The hottest harp man in the Bay Area Tumbleweed, Michael Burks bass player Oscar Huquet, the incredible keyboard man Kirk Nelson and the most in demand drummer on the blues scene Sergio Gonzalez. These musicians will thrill you with their playing!!
One of the hottest blues radio show host in America today is Kool Breeze. When I got an email that said “Blues Magic opened my show this week, and you are one of my featured artist this coming week, thanx I LOVE the album!” Wow, Kool Breeze had added and was featuring my record Blues Magic! I almost fell over! I emailed back that I was very excited about this and Kool Breeze emailed can you do some show promo tags to introduce yourself to my audience. I said you bet! Check out the Kool Breeze show live on the air Thursday's LIVE 7-10PM Central time.
Mother Road Blues show hosted by Kool Breeze facebook.com/motherroadblues http://catchthebreeze.podomatic.com http://koolbreeze.podomatic.com
Here is a triple play in concerts this week!!!
Wednesday, May 29 – Concert In The Park, Tulare Located at Zumwalt Park, Tulare Ave. and M Street. We start at 7:30 PM for a free outdoor concert. Local show for us, so we will be rippin'!! Thursday, May 30 – Biscuits & Blues, San Francisco Located at 401 Mason Street in San Francisco. We perform two shows - one at 8 PM and one at 10 PM. The $15 ticket price is good for both shows! Great food! Special guest musicians will be the amazing Tumbleweed on Blues Harp and Southern California ace keys man Kirk Nelson! Friday, May 31 – ApCal, Madera Free outdoor concert will be lots of fun! Bring a blanket, lawn chair and join in! Located at 32749 Aveune 7. There is no charge and they sell food and wine for dinner.
Make plans to be there at a show in June:
Saturday, June 8 – Rolling Hills Casino, Corning, Ca. Casino Carlino's Event Center 12 - 3pm Come join us for the Fifth Annual Ribs and Rods, where you'll find lots of Hot Ribs and Hot Cars. Starts with a classic car show numbering over 150 cars then followed by a premier rib cook-off and Brad Wilson in concert at the events center!
Dinner and Dancing under the stars! Saturday, June 8 – Pilot Peak Winery, Penn Valley This will be one of those amazing nights! Scott Bolsta plays saxophone so good it's amazing and he will be with the band on June 8th!!! Make reservations for dinner cooked by Selleck's BBQ presenting a mouth-watering menu.. The $6 ticket includes your first beverage of choice. 6:30pm – 10pm Located at 12888 Spenceville Rd. Penn Valley, CA 95946 Tel: 530.432.3321
How about some dancing in the center of Main Street? Sounds like fun when your on Main Street in Jackson California! Jazzin' it Up In Jackson is a California legend for a fun night! Everybody always has a good time! We will be there on Saturday, June 22 – Jazzin' It Up in Jackson, Jackson, Ca. On Main Street 6pm – 9pm. Here is a surprise, David Holob, the only violin player that rivals Doug Kershaw, is our special guest performing with the band. I am really glad to be able to have David Holob join us to perform songs from the Blues Magic album! Wait until you hear him play!
This summer is filled with fun nights that will make the 2013 Summer one to remember. Check out our tour dates at www.bradwilsonlive.com. The re mastered Blues Magic album with be released soon with the radio hit Sugar Sweet included! I look forward to saying thank you to the new radio shows adding the album in our next newsletter.
When your at the shows come on up and say hello and let's talk guitars, Rockin' Blues and what your favorite song is you would like us to play. Thank you for being a music fan and your support!
See you further on up the road.....BW