Most nights in the Washington area you can find great talents playing in clubs. Some are unknown, some are well known and some are somewhat forgotten. Saturday, January 26, 2013 is no exception when Washington’s own legendary blues guitarist Bobby Parker will be performing at Madam’s Organ in the heart of the Adams Morgan neighborhood in Washington. The show starts at 10 PM. Yu might want t get their early to secure a seat, grab a refreshing beverage, or enjoy a snack. The $5 cover combined with the legendary talent makes this one of the best entertainment bargains in the city.
The Beatles covered Parker’s single “Watch Your Step.” Jimmy Page, the guitarist for Led Zeppelin tried to sign him to Swan Song Records. The 75 year old musician was a legend recording on the famous Chess Records Label. His singing has influenced the likes of Robert Plant while his guitar playing has influenced the likes of Carlos Santana. He has played the Montreux Blues Festival, the Western Maryland Blues Festival and he has played venues around the world. This is a great chance to see a legend up close an intimate club setting.
You can find out more about Madam’s Organ at their website. You can see who else is performing there. You can also browse their menu, find directions and see other important information at their site. It should be a great night of blues as a legend takes the stage in the heart of the city.