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Posted on Wed, Nov 16, 2011 : 4:41 p.m.

New Thursday blues series brings Tommy Castro Band to Live at PJ's

By Staff

The new series of national blues acts at Live at PJ's on Thursdays offers up its second headliner this week with an appearance by the Tommy Castro Band.

The new series brings national names to Live at PJ's, on First Street at Huron, in a smaller (170-seat, 30 standing-room) venue. Each concert features two sets, at 7:30 and 9 p.m.

Tommy Castro, the headliner Nov. 17, is an important figure on the contemporary blues scene, winning 2010 Blues Music Awards for band of the year, artist of the year, album of the year and entertainer of the year. He has 13 albums to his credit, winning critical praise and opening on tour for no less than B.B. King.

For more information on the new Thursday blues series, read this article from Tickets, at $25 for Tommy Castro, are available online here.

And here's a sample of Tommy Castro: