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9/2/2015 2:46:49 AM
  The Nighthawks at Sportsmen's Tavern Fri Nov 20th at 9:30 pm
By muddyruts
   
   Sportsmen's Tavern 
326 Amherst St.
Buffalo NY 14207
874-7734


The Nighthawks

Fri. Nov. 20 th. @ 9:30 pm

$20


www.thenighthawks.com

THE ALTERNATE ROOT
ON THE RADAR - MAY 20, 2015



The Nighthawks celebrate forty-plus years in Roots Rhythm and Blues with a Back Porch Party that features the guys live in the studio to record. Coming up in the Washington, D.C. Folk Blues scene, The Nighthawks have spent lifetime playing songs that honored Blues and Rock’n’Roll, and Back Porch Party pairs original tunes with the songs of Muddy Waters, Lightnin’ Slim, Willie Dixon, Ike Turner, and Jimmy Rogers. The Nighthawks set the bar for the players sitting on the steps, straddling the rails, or wandering through the backyard as they promise to “Rock This House” on album opener. There is a rumble in the beat and the little car puttering with “Tiger in the Tank”, decisions are made and put into a “Matchbox” for some traveling, and the Blues dabs the water leak counting “Down to My Last Million Tears”. The Nighthawks settle into a confident stride as they join Patsy Cline in “Walkin’ After Midnight” and continue to head for cover as they pick notes and follow a mean bass line into The Wire theme song “Down in the Hole” on Back Porch Party