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Gigs Schedule

"And when James Montgomery started howling on harp with Tommy Hambridge on drums, Chris Vachon and the horns of Roomful of Blues blaring and Marla BB on vocals, the place was rockin' and it didn't stop till the sun came up!"• W.C.Handy Awards "After-Hours Jam" At The Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis, TNNew England
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Upcoming Gigs

MARLA BB's Blues/Jazz Jam!

THE BLUE HOUSE CAFE, 147 Main Street, Haydenville, MA
Friday, October 16, 2009 • 6:30-8:30pm

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Come hear Blues Goddess Marla BB singing in an intimate evening with Don Otis & other "special guests" like you...

It's a Jam - bring your instrument, your voice, your friends too!

Orgasmic Organic Vegetarian Dinner - Homemade Wholesome Desserts & Locally Roasted Coffee - BYOB (Beer or Wine)

For more info call the cafe at 413/268-7441.
Or email

This is a very family friendly event!

Marla BB with Don Otis at the Green Street Cafe

62 Green Street, Northampton (near Smith College) 413/586-5650
Saturday, October 24, 2009 • 8:00pm-10:00pm

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another intimate evening with Don fingerpicking old thyme jazz & Marla singing soft sultry blues...

Pictures and Video!

Live Video! Live at The Rendezvous, Kodiak Island, AK 8:20
Image Gallery Alaska 2007 Summer Tour Photo Gallery 125
Image Gallery Photo Gallery from Iron Horse July 21 2006 12
MOV LIVE! at Iron Horse July 21 2006 1:30

Past Gigs

An Evening of Music at Midwinter Coffee House

A Fundraiser for CBI Religious School
Jim Armenti on mandolin and Michael Dunning on standup bass
Saturday, January 26th 2008, 7 pm

 Blue House Cafe • 147 Main St • Haydenville MA

Marla BB's Alaskan National Tour
featuring Lindy Raines & Band!

Friday & Saturday, August 10-11, 2007, 10pm - 3am

The Howling Dog Saloon • Fox, AK

Wednesday, August 15, 2007, 7:30pm - 9pm ("Unplugged")

Denali Education Center • Denali, AK

Thursday & Friday, August 16-17, 2007, 10:30pm till...

Denali Alaskan Salmon Bake • Denali, AK

Saturday, August 18, 2007, 10pm - 2am

The Fairview Inn • Talkeetna, AK

Sunday, August 19, 2007, 9pm - 2am

Alaska Whaler Bar & Grill • Anchorage, AK

Monday, August 20, 2007, 8pm - 11pm ("Unplugged")

Maxine's Glacier City Bistro • Girdwood, AK

Thursday, August 23, 2007, 10pm till... ("Unplugged")

The Alibi • Homer, AK

Friday & Saturday, August 24-25, 2007

The Rendezvous & "KMXT Public Radio" • Kodiak, AK

Sunday, August 26, 2007, 3pm - 4pm

The Alaska State Fair • Palmer, AK

Marla BB's New York City Record Release with special guests Bill Sims Jr. and Muzz Skillings

Monday, July 2, 2007, 9:30pm - 10:30pm (One Set Only!) $10

The Cutting Room
The Cutting Room • New York City, NY

Marla BB & Band's Hometown Record Release

Friday, July 21st, 2006, 7:00-9:00 pm

Iron Horse Logo
Iron Horse Music Hall • Northampton MA

Past Performance Highlights

  • "Marla BB headed off on a moment's notice to Tokyo, where her primal screams, kittenish purring and sassy-mama style — combined with her third-degree-black-belt martial-arts prowess — helping to re-ignite the Japanese economy," performing at the first Toast & Jam Blues Tour in Toyko, Japan, Fall 2002
  • "Fiery blues diva Marla BB blazed a trail across Western Canada" playing clubs in Winnipeg/Manitoba, Saskatoon/Saskatchewan, Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer/Alberta, Spring 2002
    TV Appearances
    - Live on in Winnipeg, Calgary & Edmonton & in Edmonton
    CTV Saskatchewan
    CKY TV Winnipeg
    Radio Spots
    CBC 990 AM & CKUW 90.9 FM in Winnipeg
    , Saskatoon
    CJSW 90.9 FM, Calgary
    CKUA 94.9 FM, Edmonton
    CIZZ 98.9 FM, Red Deer
  • International Blues Competition Logo Marla BB was a Judge at the Hard Rock Cafe on Beale Street and Presenter on the Press Panel at the International Blues Challenge 2002 in Memphis, TN.
  • Free Yourself! An evening of Martial Arts & Music benefit performance for Safe Passage at Northampton Center for the Arts, MA 2001
  • MARLA BB & her longtime Bluesman BILL SIMS JR. (New York City's recent Obie Award winner for "Best Original Music" in Lakawanna Blues) appeared together again for a rare acoustic concert in the Pioneer Valley, 2001
  • Ascending Productions appearance at MIDEM '99 in Cannes, France
  • Acoustic Rainbow CD Sampler - Marla BB's "Sugar In My Bowl" released July 1998/USA
  • Association For Independent Music Convention 1998/Denver, CO
  • Crossroads Music Expo 1998/Memphis, TN
  • Philadelphia Music Conference 1997/Philly, PA
  • 1997 Best Unsigned Band Competition Semifinalist
  • &
  • Cutting Edge Music Business
		Conference 1994 Showcase Performer in New Orleans, LA