Well, this is the first blog entry in many weeks, due to me getting married and being on Honeymoon. It all was a well deserved break from the road but back to business as usual. Tomorrow the Dan Patlansky band hits the road again for a mini summer tour of South Africa, which I look [...]
Dan Patlansky has a new music video for “Bring The World To Its Knees,” the opening track off 20 Stones. Patlansky has been busy recording a new acoustic album and touring in South Africa. Read about Dan’s adventures on the road in his Blues Rock Review blog.
On Friday the 7th of September we departed from Andy’s house in Johannesburg for the rest of our acoustic tour. Shannon Hope, our support act for the tour wasn’t joining us until Sunday so for the next two days we would have to see what the local small town talent had to offer.
After finishing up with our final electric shows for a while, we began prepping for our first ever acoustic tour. The thought of this has given me many sleepless nights, for one reason. Acoustic guitars are for men!
After recovering on our one day off, the bulk of the mini-tour was ahead of us. One vitamin B shot in the left buttocks later and we were ready. The nurse that gave us the shots looked rather worried when four worse-for-wear, unkempt musicians rolled in that morning. She made it very clear that being [...]
Day 1: The Tour Starts 11 Days ago we left for our annual winter tour of the Western Cape. What follows is the account of the men who survived.
Blues Rock in Africa as you can imagine, is an extremely small niche market, but has a very loyal bunch of followers. The genre as a whole is rapidly growing down here. This blog is about being a touring Blues Rock artist in South Africa, and stories from the road.