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Mississippi Valley Blues Society

Photo of a band playing in Davenport at the Blues Fest

Reverend Raven

Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy

One of the most acclaimed blues bands in the world is coming back to the Quads in January! If you go to the Moline Viking Club, 1450. 41st Street, Moline, Illinois Sunday, January 20 Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy will play the blues the way it’s met to be played. The music will start at 6:00 p.m.

If you like the blues even a little bit, Reverend Raven, Westside Andy & the Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys will move you. Don’t take my word for it, read what others are saying about the band.

"Best in the Midwest" ~ Johnny Rawls

"You guys are the real deal" ~ Tad Robinson

"Bloody Excellent" ~ Hugh Laurie

"Excellent" ~ Chicago Blues Guide

"These guys are really good" ~ Bruce Iglauer

"Highly recommended" Rockin Johnny Burgin

"They are very, very good. That's why I keep having them back at my club" ~ Buddy Guy

Westside Andy gets more than his share of praise, too:

"Andy Linderman is one of my very favorite harp players. His tone and phrasing are tops in my book." ~ Gary Primich

"I remain a fan and supporter of your work as one of the most dynamic electric harmonica players of your generation." ~ Dan Aykroyd, actor, musician

“Andy Linderman is a great player, a great heart, a great musicality and energy, and a great friend.” ~ Corky Siegel, musician/producer


Mississippi Valley Blues Society
Upcoming Shows

Sunday, January 20
Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys featuring Westside Andy
Moline Viking Club
Moline, Illinois
6:00 p.m. -- Admission is $12.00 or $10.00 for MVBS members

Saturday, February 23
Biscuit Miller & the Mix
Kavanaugh's Hilltop Tavern
1228 30th Street
Rock Island, Illinois
7:30 p.m. -- Admission is $12.00 or $10.00 for MVBS members

Sunday, March 24
Ghost Town Blues Band
Moline Viking Club
Moline, Illinois
6:00 p.m. -- Admission is $12.00 or $10.00 for MVBS members

Friday, July 5 and Saturday, July 6
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
LeClaire Park
Davenport, Iowa
More info coming soon!

An extensive list of other blues and jazz shows in the area can be found here.
http://qcliveblues.org/

Blues Fest photo

Photo of three musicians playing at the Quad Cities Mississippi Valley Blues Festival