This past Saturday, May 27, we were awarded "2016 Blues Band of The Year" by the Northern California Entertainment Music Awards!! We want to thank all of our friends, fans, and family who have supported us through the years.
The Bobby Young Project has been nominated for "Blues Band Of The Year" by the Northern California Entertainers Music Awards!! This is a real honor to us, and we just wanted to share it with all of our fans. The awards ceremony is May 27th 2017, at The Crest Theatre 1013 Kst Sacramento Ca.
Greg "G-Man" Simmons and I will be playing for the one, and only, Fillmore Slim this Saturday night, 8pm to 11pm, at the Birdland Jazzista Social Club, 4318 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland, CA. If that's not enough, we will be blessed with the drumming of the one, and only, Mr. Paquettez playing his first full gig since his return to the throne in the studio last month!!!! For more info: www.birdlandjazz.org
Playing the Poor House Bistro in San Jose for the first time tomorrow night, Saturday 1/10, from 6pm to 10pm with Alabama Mike. Stop by and show some support for live music.
We're playing our first show at the new Birdland Jazzista Social Club in Oakland this Friday 9pm - 11pm. For more info; http://birdlandjazz.org
We'll be back in Berkeley at Birdland Jazzista Social Club this Friday night with 2 other bands. The music starts around 9pm, and we're scheduled to take the stage around 1am. This should be a great show, so come out and support local live music! For more info about Birdland; www.http://birdlandjazz.org/
We've had several set backs as a band since the first of the year, but we're back and ready to rock. There will be more info posted for fans to keep track of what we're up to, and hopefully some shows here in the Bay Area. Also, I'll be sending emails out with a bit more regularity.
Friday, June 26th, 6:30pm we will be on the Presidents Stage at the Monterey Bay Blues Festival. This is the opening day for the festival so come on out and help us kick this thing off with a bang. See our show calendar for the link to tickets.
As of today, 2/09/09, the scheduled release date for the new CD is June 11th. The working title is; "Feels Like Pain". So keep you eyes and ears open. Songs will be posted to ReverbNation as a preview to the finished product.
When the Project is not playing Bobby plays and records with Zakiya Hooker on a regular basis. He is also one of the 2 guitarists with "The Best Intentions", a Motown tribute act.