September 2, 2017 · 8:00pm

8 PM, TIGH MHARY
$5 COVER
21+
Lineup:
The Corty Byron Band
Octavia Blues Band

Octavia Blues Band


Octavia’s two Great Aunts sang for the Czar and Czarina of Russia. Cousin Mark Mostovoy was conductor & founder of Philadelphia’s Concerto Soloists and cousins Stephanie Greenberg & Laurie Sonsino are professional classical musicians. Octavia’s mother Sylvia was a concert pianist at the age of twelve. Octavia’s early exposure to artists such as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, and the Motown family often influence what Octavia brings to her outstanding stage show, originals and recordings.

In The Octavia Blues performance you will hear strong and exciting vocals and harmonica. Octavia’s fourth album A Touch Of Wisdom, a singer songwriter CD was recently released. Drawing on the success of her critically acclaimed album “Down In The Hollow” along with a lifetime of experience performing the blues that drive this woman. The Octavia Blues Band is in the print phase of her fifth album, all originals entitled: It Ain’t What You Get, It’s What You Give.

 

Corty Byron Band

Corty Byron

Guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Corty Byron has been active as a musician for over a decade. He released two solo projects (2011‘s Histrionic EP & 2010‘s Endless North),and will be releasing his brand new CD at this New Year’s Eve party! He has opened for/performed with artists like Gregg Allman, The Doobie Brothers, Dave Mason, Bruce Hornsby, The Gin Blossoms, Blackberry Smoke, Hot Tuna, Jimmy Vivino…. and has become a fixture on the Central Pennsylvania music scene, as well as being a seasoned road hound, gigging his way from Manhattan to Memphis, Austin to Vegas and all points in between. In late 2011 Corty relocated to Venice, CA, and spent the following year performing up and down the coast and across the state, including venues such as The Viper Room, House Of Blues and Saint Rocke. His style has shifted from swampy vintage rock and soulful acoustic based Americana to song driven psychedelic indie pop/rock.