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Blues Night with Gene Donaldson & Friends

July 23, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Blues Night with Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Gene Donaldson & Friends

July 23rd at 8-10 PM


Gene Donaldson has been a performer since 1970. The many acts he has been a part of include “The Motown Review ” 1985 thru 1992, Phil Guy Band, Lee “Shot” William’s, Mary Taylor, his own group “The Stingrays” , “The Redliners”, and “The Instigators “. As well as performing Gene has been a longtime teacher, giving guitar and bass lessons for over 50 years, helping literally thousands of young people learn to play music. In 2019 Gene was recognized as a “Master Blues Artist” and inducted into the Connecticut Blues Hall of Fame. He is still performing on a regular basis, averaging over 100 gigs a year since 1985.

A friend of Gene, Stephen Krzynowek is a drummer from New Hartford, CT. Aged 29 years with 13 years of drumming experience, he enjoys the soul and dynamic range of blues music. A recent addition to the Brass Horse Cafe house band, Stephen is looking forward to playing with familiar faces this upcoming Friday at the Buttonwood Tree.

This Friday night they will be performing at the Buttonwood Tree. You can find more info on his group on Facebook.



$10 in advance, $12 day of show


July 23, 2021
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts Center
605 Main Street
Middletown, CT
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(860) 347-4957

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