Sep 28 2024
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

New England Blues Harmonica Showcase

COMING SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 28, Black-Eyed Sally’s is VERY Excited About the Return of The Popular “NORTHEAST BLUES HARMONICA SHOWCASE”! Fans of Stellar Blues Harmonica Playing, Soulful Vocalists, Sizzling Live Electric Blues and Outstanding Live Musical Entertainment will be in for a real treat as we bring in yet another “Off the Charts” display by FOUR outstanding, Regionally and Nationally recognized, Powerhouse Blues Harmonica/vocal talents, all backed by one of New England’s Blues fav’s and Blistering Blues Quartet, The Incredible Amplifires featuring Blues Guitar stand-out, Ryan Newman!

Ticket Info
: Tickets are general admission and do not include a table reservation. If you would like a table for dinner with a view of the show, please call the restaurant immediately. Dining tables are on a first come / first served basis. If not, we do have some viewing seats at the bar, bar height tables and standing room. [These are virtual tickets, nothing to print- just give your name at the door]
Call 860.278.7427






Award-Winning Harmonica player and Super Soul-drenched vocalist, Ed Peabody and his band Blue Steele competed and took 3rd place against bands nationally and from around the world in the National Blues competition in Memphis, TN. Ed has been a fixture in the blues scene for many years currently leading his dream band “The Big Blue Thang”. Over the years Ed has supported and played alongside many notable artists including James Montgomery, James Cotton, Rod Piazza, Jeff Pitchell and Neal and the Vipers just to name a few! In 2023 Ed signed on as Vocalist and Harmonica frontman to tour as part of one of the world’s greatest and well-known horn-led Blues Band’s, none other than “Roomful of Blues”!


Up Next, Blues-Harp Bad-ass, Boston’s Shane Eli Sager started playing the harmonica at age of 14, later establishing himself as one of the best young blues harmonica players in the world. In addition to working with some fantastic blues acts around the country such as Gabe Stillman Band, Tas Cru, and Vanessa Collier, Shane has spent the last five years as the featured soloist for Grammy Award Winning Artist Sting. Shane has honed his craft on the road as he has toured in over 50 countries. Shane plays Hohner Harmonicas and has been an endorsee since 2019. Since returning home Shane has returned to his roots, pulling from traditional Chicago style blues, big band jazz, and the Jump/Swing traditions of the West Coast.


If that ain’t enough Harmonica prowess for ya, you’re in for a real treat this ‘cuz this man “Blows the Roof Off” with his combination knock out punch of traditional Chicago, Texas, Memphis, and West Coast style Blues. AKA as “Good Rockin’ Marty, he is considered one of America’s premier Blues Harmonica musicians in the style of his hero “Big Walter”.

Marty has performed with Blues legends including Big Walter Horton, Otis Rush, Tommy Tucker, Hash Brown and Barrelhouse Chuck! Good Rockin’ Marty has also thrilled audiences while supporting the likes of Harp Great, James Cotton and Guitar legend, Johnny Winter.

Marty’s Big-Toned East Coast Blues Harmonica skills were honed in NYC mentored by greats such as Paul Oscher, Bill Dicey and Danny Russo along with other notable NYC blues performers.



Blues music and Blues Harmonica fans will know this New England Blues Harp Burner as the former harp man and founding member of the roots Blues band “Easybaby”, as long-time harp man and vocalist for Boston’s “West End Blues Band” or his current band, THE INCREDIBLE AMPLIFIRES. Dave has travelled throughout the East Coast for the last 35 years playing music clubs, festivals and roadhouses in various bands as well as supporting world reknown acts such as Anson Funderburgh feat. Sam Meyers, Ronnie Earl, Southside Johnny, Junior Wells, Matt Guitar Murphy, James Cotton, Junior Watson, Koko Taylor and many more. Occasionally, Dave can also be seen on stage with the great Mud Morganfield Band (Mud is a world-class Chicago Bluesman and eldest son of Muddy Waters!)


This Incredible Band has been knockin ‘em out throughout New England since 2014! Lead by Soulful Blues Harp Crushin’, New England Blues front-man, Dave Robbins and includes New England Music Hall Of Fame, 2021 best new artist, Young Guitar Phenom, Ryan Newman. The super tight rhythm section of Drummer Mark Hennessy and Bassist Tim Leffingwell will pull you up on the dance floor and add extra libations to match your vibrations! This tasty Blues Band can back up these stellar Harmonica players like no other and worth the price of admission alone!!

Bring your dancing shoes my friends and put the fire department on stand-by…This place is gonna be sizzlin’ smokin’ and swingin’ baby! Get your tickets asap as this show tends to sell out!