Mamas Blooz House

Mamas Blooz House

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Cheeky Wicked Woman Blues and Boogie from Canberra's award-winning band. Mama's Blooz House will swing, jump and rock you with their witty lyrics, wonderful musicianship and thoroughly entertaining and endearing show.

Biography

Mama’s Blooz House is one of the most vibrant blues bands around performing those saucy blues of yesteryear with the sass of today! In their 4 years together they have knocked up a swag of music awards including being a 2009 Australian Blues Festival 'Chain' Award finalist in 'Best Female Vocals'.
All are seasoned musicians who have played across the music genres from the USA to China and beyond! Always entertaining, their gigs are SHOWS led by the powerhouse voice and presence of Mama Blooz who tickles, roars and cajoles her audience with her ‘witty tongue-in-cheek lyrics’ and heartfelt sentiment. Mama is matched perfectly by the stinging riffs from guitarist – Dave Blanken, the hot boogie keys from (Dr) Leo Joseph; and solid rhythm combo of Mitch Preston on drums with Brian Taylor on the ‘big gal’ double bass! Together, Mama’s Blooz House serve up ‘a good time recipe of tongue-in-cheek blues and boogie’. The bands repertoire spans the traditional blues styles from New Orleans to Chicago with a mixture of jump, swing and rockin blues! Their sorching ‘torch porch blues’ capture the raw passion to hold an audience breath! Their first CD ‘Lets Play House’ is a regular feature on playlists at community radio blues networks around Australia and beyond.

A regular feature on the Canberra ‘live music’ scene, the band has/is performing at blues music festivals:
2005 National Press of Australia ‘Dayfest’
2008/9 Blues on Broadbeach, Gold Coast
2009 Australian Blues Festival, Goulburn
Awards:
2007/2008 Best Blues Band - Canberra Blues Society
2008 Best Female Blues Vocals - Canberra Blues Society
2009 - Finalist - Best Female Blues Vocals - Australian Blues Music Chain Awards

Discography

Let's Play House.
Airplay - Mama's Blooz House, I'd rather go blind, Kiss Me, Half Caf Decaf.

Set List

FOR 3 HOUR GIG - optional 2 x 95 minutes sets or 3 sets of 50 minutes.
Beyond the blues covers our typical set list is:
Set 1:
1. MAMA’S BLOOZ HOUSE
2. PRETTY GOOD LOVE
3. HALF CAF DECAF
4. THAT’S WHY I’M CRYING
5. DO I MOVE YOU
6. RED BEANS
7. THE DOG WAS HERE FIRST
8. MIDDLE AGED BOOGIE BLUES
9. SALT IN MY WOUNDS
10. YOUR MAMA TALKING

Set 2:
1. MEN ARE LIKE STREETCARS
2. GOOD ROCKIN DADDY
3. HOUND DOG/WALKIN’ THE DOG
4. JUST KISS ME
5. THE LEMONADE SONG (MEDLEY)
6. THE GIN DOES THE TALKING
7. HEY BARTENDER
8. COLD PIZZA WARM BEER
9. I'M IN A HOLE (ORIGINAL)
10. YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

Set 3:
1. BLUES IS MY BUSINESS
2. I DON'T WANT NO MAN
3. MISS YOU
4. BAD NEWS
5. I'D RATHER GO BLIND
6. THAT'S ENOUGH OF THAT STUFF
7. GIVE ME BACK MY TEETH
8. BUMBLE BEE
9. NOBODY'S FAULT BUT MINE