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LIVE CD AVAILABLE NOW!

Posted on Dec 2, 2013

LIVE CD AVAILABLE NOW!

Live at The Stomping Ground by Big Jon Short New live CD featuring Country Blues/OMB live recording from June 2013. Recorded by Terry Paquette at The Stomping Ground, Pomfret, CT. Big Jon Short plays National Reso-phonic Guitars and Lowebow cigar box instruments released 15 September 2013 www.http://the-stomping-ground.com...

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Fresh Blues – watch videos now!

Posted on Nov 30, 2013

Fresh Blues – watch videos now!

Watch videos from the Fresh Blues show at Red Star Union hosted and curated by Peter Parcek with Big Jon Short, Tokyo Tramps and Ten Foot Polecats. Click the link below: Fresh Blues – videos from Red Star...

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Boston Globe – Giving kids the blues in Worcester

Posted on Nov 29, 2013

Boston Globe – Giving kids the blues in Worcester

Hands-on program offers students a musical history lesson By Scott McLennan |  Globe Correspondent  MARCH 28, 2013     WORCESTER ­— The fifth-grade students at City View Discovery School working with teacher Jon Short don’t sit at desks or have notebooks and pencils at the ready. Instead, they have acoustic guitars in their laps and copper slides on their fingers. And Short, who is also a skilled performer of hill country and delta blues, was likewise messing with the norm. He started strumming Robert Johnson’s “Walking Blues” on his guitar, but instead of singing the familiar...

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First Saturday of the month at Rapscallion Barrel & Tap Room

Posted on Nov 23, 2013

First Saturday of the month at Rapscallion Barrel & Tap Room

Located on Hyland Orchard in Fiskdale, MA in the former Pioneer Brewing Co., first Saturday of the month music series continues at Rapscallion Barrel and Tap Room. This has become my favorite room to play over the past three years with great people, great beer, families, dogs and good times. www.drinkrapscallion.com...

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Worcester Art Museum Community Day: Winter Warmup

Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Worcester Art Museum Community Day: Winter Warmup

Click here for a gallery of photos of this event by Artrocity’s Ted Theodore.   Happy to announce that I have been asked to curate the music for the Community Day: Winter Warmup at Worcester Art Museum on Sunday, November 10. I feel incredibly grateful and honored to have the opportunity to call on some of the many artists that I know, love and work with here in New England. This is guaranteed to be an incredible event that you do not want to miss. Community Day: Winter Warmup Featuring: The Marshall Pass  Original Jelly Roll Soul  Cannibal Ramblers Big Jon Short James Keyes...

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New England Bloody Roots Festival III

Posted on Sep 5, 2013

New England Bloody Roots Festival III

Glad to be returning to play the New England Bloody Roots Festival for the third time (3 for 3!) with Big Eyed Rabbit. The New England Bloody Roots Music Festival is the Northeast’s own heavy roots, country, folk and deep blues all day musical event featuring local and touring artists. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2013 3:00pm-2:00am FEATURING: JAMES KEYES www.jameskeyes.com RAY CASHMAN www.raycashman.net SAMUEL JAMES www.therealsamueljames.com/music TEN FOOT POLECATS www.tenfootpolecats.com BIG EYED RABBIT www.bigeyedrabbit.com FARMERS UNION PLAYERS www.reverbnation.com/farmersunionplayers...

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