McKinley James with Jason Smay (JD McPherson, Los Straitjackets) & Ronnie James Weber (Nick Curran, Jimmie Vaughan, Little Charlie)

McKinley James with Jason Smay (JD McPherson, Los Straitjackets) & Ronnie James Weber (Nick Curran, Jimmie Vaughan, Little Charlie)

Ray Flanagan and the Bing Bongs

Tuesday Nov 6 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Beachland Tavern

$10.00

Off Sale

This event is all ages

McKinley James
McKinley James
McKinley James is a 16-year-old Rock & Roll guitarist/singer from Rochester, NY.

His father, drummer Jason Smay (Los Straitjackets, JD McPherson Band) helped raise McKinley in a very musical household. He started on the Hammond organ at 7 but discovered his passion for guitar at 10. His influences range from Link Wray to Freddie King and Otis Redding. He started performing in Rochester blues and jazz clubs at age 13 and has performed with Chris Duarte, The Nighthawks, Joe Beard, and JD McPherson. McKinley is also the face of the latest Eric Church album campaign, having starred in his music videos, and also appears on the album cover for Church's latest record, Mr. Misunderstood. McKinley is also very excited to announce the release of his first EP, Live In Nashville. Record in October 2016, at the Family Wash.
Jason Smay (JD McPherson, Los Straitjackets)
Jason Smay (JD McPherson, Los Straitjackets)
Drummer
Ronnie James Weber (Nick Curran, Jimmie Vaughan, Little Charlie)
Ronnie James Weber (Nick Curran, Jimmie Vaughan, Little Charlie)
Blues bassist
Ray Flanagan and the Bing Bongs
Ray Flanagan and the Bing Bongs
In a climate of singers, songwriters, and guitar players, Ray Flanagan is an artist. Balancing a soul of thoughtfulness and gut intuition, he weaves together images of love, justice, and depth perception. Or the absence of these things. From valley lows to the top of the world, Flanagan's songs show a range and a commitment to the history of craft that is, daily, being muddled by illusionists and proprietors of strict aesthetics, void of weight and meaning. His music is reflective of his own observations off of the world, set in, around, or completely outside of his own life. A firm believer in the philosophy of his friend and teacher Roger Hoover's New Song Movement, Ray Flanagan is cause for a next, uncharted step ahead in the narrative of American music.
Venue Information:
Beachland Tavern
15711 Waterloo
Cleveland, OH, 44110