103.5 The Fox's - Kai Turner's Strictly Blues Presents:

Guitar Master...Popa Chubby

w/ Michael Morrow and the Culprits

at Buffalo Rose

August 25, 2019 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Time: 7:30pm     Day: Sunday     Doors: 6:30pm     Ages: All Ages with Parent or Guardian 21+     Price: $25 - $30

NoteL Tickers $25.00 advance, $26.00 online day of and $30.00 at the door (add fees if paying with credit).  Seating is limited, general admission and is first come first serve.

Showtimes

7:30 pm
Michael Morrow and the Culprits
8:50 pm
Popa Chubby
Michael Morrow and the Culprits

MICHAEL MORROW & THE CULPRITS are a venerable band that have played the Colorado region since 2012. With 3 albums to boast, they deliver an undeniable classic rock sound mixing in timeless classics along with their own material. Michael's songwriting produces catchy hooks with the band delivering great harmonies and masterful leads from Craig Jahns. Tim Elliott, founder of Drumming Up Hope a non-profit charity, shines on the drums while solidifying the backup vocals. Steve Haywood, the recent addition on bass, hails from the UK bringing his years of experience as a vocalist and basswork. 

Popa Chubby

Popa Chubby, born Ted Horowitz, has been hard rocking the blues in his fierce and soulful way for more than 25 years. Over the course of a career that dates back to 1994, he has been a force of to be reckoned with on the guitar, and his tempestuous, soulful playing has never been more powerful. An imposing figure with a shaven head, tattooed arms, a goatee and a performance style he describes as “the Stooges meets Buddy Guy, Motörhead meets Muddy Waters, and Jimi Hendrix meets Robert Johnson," Popa Chubby is an endearing character who is one of the genre’s most popular figures.

His career has always been about moving forward and carving a place for himself in the imposing terrain of the music business, overcoming odds to continue growing and maturing as a creative force. He has built a constantly increasing base of fans across the world, where in many territories he is a star. A native New Yorker, Horowitz's first gigs were in the NYC punk scene as a guitarist for what he reflects was a "crazy Japanese special effects performance artist in a kimono called Screaming Mad George who had a horror-movie inspired show." Right from the start he was immersed in rock ‘n’ roll as theater, and learned from George and others playing CBGB’s at the time that included the Ramones, the Cramps, Richard Hell, whose band, the Voidoids he joined that rock ‘n’ roll should be dangerous. He reflects, "Musicians like the Ramones and the Sex Pistols weren’t just bands. They were a threat to society."

The Blues however was the foundation of his playing style. He recalls, "Since I’d grown up on Hendrix, Cream and Led Zeppelin, when I started playing blues in New York clubs I understood that the blues should be dangerous, too. It wasn’t just from playing in punk bands. Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters were dangerous men. They’d cut or shoot you if they thought it was necessary, and Little Walter packed a gun and wouldn’t  hesitate to use it. That danger is a real part of the Blues and I keep it alive in my music.”

Popa Chubby is his own man for better or worse. He reflects, "I’m living in a wild time, and that is where the inspiration is drawn from. There are my issues, but the picture is much bigger than me and my situation. Everything is breaking down in the world. The lines are being redefined. We all need something.”