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Thursday, May 9, 2013

The Planetary Blues Band CD Release Party at Buddy Guys Legends


Announce The Release Of Their New Album,
"Once Upon A Time In The South Loop"
Perform Live: Buddy Guy's Legends - Wednesday, May 15 
(CD Release Party)
  (Chicago, IL) -  Rising blues-rock ensemble The Planetary Blues Band, celebrate the release of their new album, Once Upon A Time In The South Loop," with a CD Release Party at Buddy Guys Legends, 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, Wednesday, May 15. 9:30 p.m. $10. Info: (312) 427-1190 or log onto fref=ts. The band considers Legends their 'home-away-from-home' - gigging at the famed blues venue regularly the last few years to large crowds.  

   Other upcoming show dates: CD Release Party at The Franklin House in Valparaiso (Friday, June 7); Buddy Guy's Legends (Friday, June 28); Leroy's Hot Stuff in Porter (Friday, August 9). 
  This unique trio of brothers (Martin Schaefer-Murray, guitar-vocals; Michael Schaefer-Murray, guitar-vocals; Bobby Schaefer-Murray, bass; also Nick Evans, drums) got their start playing, and being influenced by, the Blues. The band was born in Valparaiso, Indiana in 1999 in their mother's basement, where they spent countless hours learning entire albums by Chicago Blues greats like Magic Sam, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, and Son Seals. From there, over the course of the past ten-plus years, Planetary has held onto those roots while expanding outward into various other corners of the musical universe.
"We decided to keep it simple, and write with the Blues as our focus. The idea for this album, and our albums to come, is to explore the Blues genre as fully and concisely as possible." - Martin Schaefer-Murray in All Access Magazine interview (read entire interview here:

   With the release of Once Upon A Time In The South Loop, The Planetary Blues Band take a giant step towards fulfilling their goals - "
pushing our new album, getting more radio play, and gigging as much as possible....(also to) work, write songs, and pay tribute where it is due.  
  "We know the blues scene and we know our unique selling points. A plan is in place. Any goal without a plan is a wish, and we have big goals."

  Check out The Planetary Blues Band at Buddy Guys Legends performing spot-on renditions of "Somebody's Got To Go" by blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson and "Tell Me Mama" by the great Little Walter:


Once Upon A Time In The South Loop CDs & Band Interviews Available. 
 ALL ACCESS MAGAZINE - Interview                   

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