We are pleased and proud to announce that Carson "Blind Boy" Mallon (fourth from left), has been awarded a Youth Grant from the Victoria Blues Society of $1000 dollars to attend the Hornby Island Blues Camp from May 4th to May 9th, 2015. Thank you very much to the Victoria Blues Society board members. Here's a picture of Carson in JW Jones' Guitar Class "Less is More Improv and building Solo Intensity". Keeping the BLUES Alive!
Harp Driven Rockin' Blues
Lazy Mike and the Rockin' Recliners have been ROCKIN' the Island since 2007 with appearances at many Blues Festivals such as the "Summertime Blues", Nanaimo BC, "Vancouver Island Blues Bash", in Victoria, "SkyHigh Blues" in Rock Creek BC, and the "Powell River Blues Festival", in Powell River, "Haines Junction JAM", Haines Junction YT, plus many other Festivals, Fairs, Pubs, and Clubs all over the Island and the BC Interior.
This year of 2015, the band has the wonderful opportunity to be invited back again to play at the Nanaimo Blues Society's "Summertime Blues 2015" in Nanaimo BC, and the "Vancouver Island Blues Bash" in Victoria BC, and also to the "Hedley Summer Street Dance" in Hedley BC, & to have the "AIM Biker Boogie Bash", Rock Creek BC, added to their Summer time fun!
Now the band is back in the studio to record their 4th Cd to be ready for release this Summer 2015!...just in time for the Nanaimo Blues Society's "Summertime Blues 2015"!
Band members are:
"Lazy" Mike Mallon~Vocals & Harmonica
Carson "Blind Boy" Mallon ~ Lead Guitar & Vocals
Brian Whitty~Bass & Vocals
Evan Matthiesen ~Drums & Vocals
If you like your Blues with a Rockin' Flavor, then DUST OFF YOUR DANCIN' SHOES and come on down!
See YOU there!