February 15, 2010

The Blue Door
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FOR THE SAKE OF THE SONG

FEB 15 2010
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Dear Friends In Music

Sorry I haven’t written in a while.  Things are kinda crazy at the Blue Door now
as we continue with this massive historical restoration project.   Here is what
has happened so far

1.  The front stones are down and will be put back in the exact same place.
2.  We have new AC/Heat now in front concert room and in back office
3.  New insulation, new plumbing for the new bathrooms ( they still are not done
yet sorry)
4.  New side doors ( to be painted Blue soon)
5.  New window near the patio area
6.  New steel reinforcement beams in the concert room and bathroom area
7.  New stage lights
8.  New plumbing for the back apartment
9.  All the cracks in the front concert room are gone, no drain to trip over now
all brand new concrete.  Soon we will paint it the nice burgundy color it was when
I started doing shows.

That is about it for now and soon we will have a new front and side porch, new
bathrooms,
nice landscaping and lighting outside, a new fire pit for the cooler days as you
sit on the patio.  It’s gonna be so great to just have things work, all extension
cords gone etc.

After we have our ‘facelift’ we still need operating expenses so please help raise
money however you can for our continued efforts to bring the best singer/songwriters
and instrumentalists to the Blue Door.  We have raised $1,300 on our $100 dollar
per person campaign and need more for our goal of $10,000.   Thanks so much

Ok now to the music.  We have had some great shows as all this construction is goin
on, even with just porta pottys as bathrooms.  Ray Wylie Hubbard was great as always,
Mark Stuart and Stacey Earle played their last duo show at the Blue Door on Feb.
5th and will both be back sometime.  Po Girl sold out the Blue Door for the first
time, and KC Clifford set a Blue Door attendance mark for 255 folks coming on two
nights!  KC is a local artist but not JUST a local artist, she is kickin ass all
over the place from the Northeast to Chicago.

Tomorrow night John Fullbright takes the stage with Terry Buffalo Ware.

Saturday night  the great Steve Young returns with his son Jubal Lee Young.

Feb 26-27    Jimmy Webb returns with John Fullbright opening

then it’s almost spring and so many shows lined up already!!!

Love each other as best you can   spread the word about the Blue Door

LIVE MUSIC IS BETTER!!

–  Greg Johnson

THE BLUE DOOR’S FACE LIFT….  TO BE CONTINUED……..

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JOHN  FULLBRIGHT IN CONCERT

TUESDAY  FEB 16    8 pm

with   Terry “Buffalo” Ware

John Fullbright returns to the Blue Door with his friend Terry “Buffalo” Ware fresh
from Terry’s hot rockin’  60th Birthday Party Gig with The Shambles.   John was
among a million musicians who came out for Terry’s birthday and Tuesday you can
hear him play on John’s great songs.

John recently did an interview with Katie Kurtz for Oklavision.  You can click here
to see it: http://www.facebook.com/l/4bdc7;OklaVision.tv
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or on Cox Communications, channel 7 in the OKC area, channel 3 in the Tulsa area.
If you miss the live show, click on ‘program guide’ on the website, today’s show
will be stored there for 5 days.  By the end of next week, John’s performance will
be stored in ther video library so people can link to it and see it whenever they
want.    Just click on the program guide and find John’s name!!!!
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THE BLUE DOOR
2805 N McKINLEY
OKC, OK 73106

405 524 0738

The Blue Door Website
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COMING SOON!!!
THE BURNS SISTERS
MARCH  4
LUCY KAPLANSKY &
WILL KIMBROUGH
MARCH  5
JIMMY LAFAVE &
JOHN FULLBRIGHT
MARCH  6

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TICKETS TO SHOWS :

Online at
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In Person at
Party Galaxy

In Belle Isle

or by calling

866 966-1777

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STEVE YOUNG &
JUBAL LEE YOUNG

SAT  FEB  20TH

Join us for a great night and a  great father & son show .  Steve Young is one of
America’s greatest living songwriters and he posesses one of the truly great voices
in all of music.  His signature songs “Seven Bridges Road,” “Lonesome, Onry & Mean”
and “Montgomery In The Rain” are just a few of his wonderful roots music that defies
easy classification.   Jubal Lee is following in his dad’s footsteps, creating great
new music for another generation.   It will be yet another classic Blue Door show.
Tickets are $20 on sale now at all Patry Galaxy locatins, online at
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and by calling 866-966-1777.

www.steveyoung.net
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JIMMY WEBB

FRI FEB 26

SAT FEB 27

with special guest

JOHN FULLBRIGHT

An evening with Jimmy Webb is like no other show at the Blue Door.  His timeless
songs and his wonderful stage presence make for a classic combination.  Many have
said they would pay for the stories alone, but thankfully Jimmy is also gonna sing
many of his classics and more obscure gems.  Recently Jimmy recorded a new album,
“Just Across The River” which features guests such as Billy Joel, WIllie Nelson,
Linda Ronstadt, Vince Gill, Mark Knoffler, Michael McDonald, JD Souther and Lucinda
Williams.  Now that is some support.  Jimmy told me it’s his best work ever and
the record should be out sometime in 2010.   Joining Jimmy will be Oklahoma’s next
great songwriter John Fullbright playing songs from his “Live At The Blue Door”
record.

$30 advance
$40 at the door

www.jimmywebb.com
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BLUE DOOR SCHEDULE

FEB 16    JOHN FULLBRIGHT & Greg Johnson’s
Folk Alliance Memphis send off (gas and food money show)
FEB 20    STEVE YOUNG & JUBAL YOUNG
FEB 26    JIMMY WEBB  John Fullbright opens
FEB 27    JIMMY WEBB  John Fullbright opens
MAR 4     THE BURNS SISTERS
MAR 5     LUCY KAPLANSKY & WILL KIMBROUGH
MAR 6    JIMMY LAFAVE
MAR 13  STEVE POLTZ
MAR 14  HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN
MAR 20  PRIVATE EVENT
APR 1    SARA HICKMAN CD RELEASE
APR  2    ADAM CARROLL & MICHAEL O’CONNOR
APR 3     JOEL MELTON CD RELEASE
APR 13   FRED EAGLESMITH
APR 22   TRIBUTE TO BOB CHILDERS & Brad Piccolo’s Birthday
MAY 21   KATE CAMPBELL
JUN 11    JOE ELY  two shows
JUN 19    SLAID CLEAVES
JUN 25    DAN DYER

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