Bring on the Bluzmen
Tickets are now on salefor the first main headlineevent at the Donald W.Reynolds CommunityCenter on November 5and Director CandaceMartin couldn’t be moreexcited.The Bluzmen, the ultimateBlues BrothersTribute artists starringEric Martin and CarmenRomano are bringing theblues to Poteau.The Blues Brotherswere an American phenomenon!The BluesBrothers were first introducedto the masses byDan Aykroyd and JohnBelushi as a satirical musicalsketch on SaturdayNight Live. The untimelydeath of Belushi in 1982left a void in everyone’ssoul that has since beenfilled by the Bluzmen.When Martin andRomano explode on stageas The Blues Brothers,they are like a powerfullocomotive barreling downthe tracks. The two soulmen captivate the audiencewith their high energyperformance from startto finish.The blend of Martin as“Elwood” and Romano as“Belushi” is a perfect mixin re-creating The BluesBrothers. However, theygo a step further by showcasingsome of the originalchoreography alongwith a few steps of theirown.They are considered tobe one of the world’s bestBlues Brothers TributeArtists and have been performingtogether as TheBlues Brothers for 20years. They have performedover 9500 showsinternationally. Theystarred in “Legends inConcert” in Las Vegas,NV., for ten consecutiveyears.They were one of thefirst United States performinggroups invited toperform in Russia afterthe fall of the Iron Curtain.They headlined at theSuperDome in NewOrleans during Mardi Grasfor over 50,000 spectators.They have beeninvited to perform inTokyo, Japan on the hitJapanese ImpersonatorShow “Monomane” representingthe best tribute actin the U.S.They have also madenumerous appearances ontelevision including TheTonight Show, The TodayShow, EntertainmentTonight, David Letterman,MTV, VH1, ESPN, CBSand many more.Whether you have seenthe original Blues Brothersor not, you will never forgetthe performance ofMartin and Romano asthey bring back to life TheBlues Brothers.