MAD DOG BLUES

(Duo, Trio, Band)

Colorado Country Blues

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acoustic blues & jam

Mad Dog Blues Experience --Click for full res photo.

Photo by David Ford

Electronic Press Kit (This is a pdf file with links to our music, videos and other fun stuff.)


Mad Dog Friedman, harmonica player, musical innovator and founder of many popular Colorado blues acts over the years including King Comfort, Harmonica Loowinski, Papa Juke, the Mojo Medicine Show & Blue Lightning, has put together an acoustic blues jam band with a unique blues style indigenous to Colorado in the 21st Century while still honoring the blues roots. We call this music Colorado Country Blues because it combines the “Colorado Sound” (jam grass) with traditional rural blues. The result is Mad Dog Blues, a coalition of top-notch, veteran musicians dedicated to exploring this new sound in both their song writing and performances. Along with Mad Dog Friedman on harmonica, the Mad Dog Blues Experience (5 piece band) includes Jeff Becker (Hippie Buckaroos) on mandolin, Clark Chanslor (White Water Ramble) on stand-up bass, Sean Bennight (from St. Louis) on acoustic guitar and Mark Kaczorowski (Blues on the Lamb) on acoustic guitar. We hope you enjoy our original “Colorado Country Blues” sound, a unique fusion of delta blues, bluegrass, honky-tonk, hokum and acoustic jam music. Our website is www.coloradocountryblues.com and our Facebook page is www.facebook.com/coloradocountryblues.

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The Mad Dog Blues Experience at the Casper Summer House Concert Series in Casper, WY, in August of 2019.

Mad Dog Blues Experience --Click for full res photo.

Photo by Nancy Wilkerson


Here's what folks have to say about Mad Dog Friedman & Mad Dog Blues:

"Mad Dog Friedman — harmonica player and principal songwriter for the group Mad Dog Blues — knows what’s up. As he says it, he writes from the moment and sings from the heart." The act's newest, Happy Dance, was recorded live at the KGNU studio and amplifies the group’s "Colorado Country Blues" sounds, something hard to find amongst the cacophony of popular genres. And it is that: funky, heartwarming, and drenched with the old-school storytelling of folk songs past. It hits the soul." ~ Rooster Magazine, January 2019

"Now the rootsy musician, along with his band, the Mad Dog Blues Experience, kicks up a dusty fusion of acoustic blues and string band-influenced jamming." ~ Nick Hutchinson, Westword magazine, March 27, 2020

"Fine night of sharp, syncopated Blues. Wonderfully expressive performance with a depth of feeling and sense of humor and play you don't always find together." ~ ‎Duane Davis, owner of Wax Trax Records in Denver, Colorado.

"Mad Dog's traditional acoustic blues harmonica playing...is a delight to hear." ~ Peter Madcat Ruth, Grammy Award-winning harmonica virtuoso

"It's as if E.T. plays the harmonica!!!! I dig your take on the instrument, seeking and speaking!!"~ Sugar Blue, Grammy Award-winning harmonica virtuoso

"Mad Dog Friedman’s ghostly and weathered voice is a perfect match of the been-down-this-road-too-many-times-before blues slices found on numbers like ... 'Never Lost Love.'" ~ Scene Magazine

"Mad Dog Friedman who is absolutely an incredible harp player … That is something totally different.  I think it is absolutely brilliant!" ~ Kevin Beale, British DJ

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Check out our latest YouTube Videos on our Mad Dog Blues Experience playlist.

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Listen to Happy Dance, the first album of Mad Dog Blues (Band), recorded live on KGNU Radio on November 13, 2018.

(You can also check us out on Spotify & Apple Music.)

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If you are just interested in the Mad Dog Blues Duo please check out our online duo videos of all original music at:  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR66Ns-dgQ-oZVkUeFZhfFxEdOLQRu7dc and/or listen to some duo audio recordingshttps://maddogfriedman.bandcamp.com/album/mad-dog-blues-duo-demo.

Also you may listen to our new original, KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON, written by Bill "Big Willie" Palmer, to help get us through these tough times:

for all bookings please contact Mad Dog Friedman

at maddog AT poetscoop DOT org

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THE MAD DOG 2020 TOUR:

(These dates are all really happening!)

Saturday,

July 18,

5:00 - 8:00 pm

The Last Stand Tavern at 32138 Hwy. 72

Golden, CO 80403 (really outside of Golden in Wondervu)

(303) 642-3180

No cover. (Outside patio concert.)

Mad Dog Blues (Trio)

(Check out our new live CD, Happy Dance)

Friday,

July 24,

6:00 - 9:00 pm

Bootstrap Brewing at 142 Pratt St.

in Longmont, CO 80501

(720) 438-8488

No cover.

Mad Dog Blues Experience

(Check out our live CD, Happy Dance)

Saturday,

July 25,

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Heroes and Horses Hoedown at Allegiance Ranch & Equine Rescue at 3448 County Rd. 4,

in Erie, CO 80516

(720) 301-2533

Ticketed Event

Mad Dog Blues Experience

(Check out our live CD, Happy Dance)

Friday,

July 31,

8:00 - 11:00 pm

Avogadro's Number at 605 S. Mason St.

in Fort Collins, CO 80524

(970) 493-5555

$60 - $85 Per Table
(Per Table Ticketing Only - Max 6 Persons per Table)

Mad Dog Blues Experience

(Check out our live CD, Happy Dance)

Friday,

August 14,

6:00 -8:00 pm

High Hops Brewery at 6461 CO-392

in Windsor, CO 80550

(970) 674-2841

No cover.

Mad Dog Blues (Trio)

(Check out our new live CD, Happy Dance)

(Please see Mad Dog's Calendar Page for a full listing of all of our shows and/or to check for future availability.)

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GET YOUR MAD DOG BLUES T-SHIRT & YOUR "KEEP ON KEEPIN' ON" FACE MASKS HERE.

 

Click to see a larger image of this 100 % Cotton T-Shirt. Click to see a larger image of this breatheable gator.

Support acoustic blues & jam music and look sharp at the same time.

Click our store link below to purchase:

maddogblues.bigcartel.com

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