The quartet version of The Cliffnotes Band; The Cliffnotes Squared is having a birthday party for Joey Five’n’Dimes, their Harmonica Hooligan! Valerie “Fireball” Johnson, Cliff “Crawdaddy” Stepp, Al B Blue complete the Squared. Get ready to dance and to some swampy boogie blues. Then huff and Puffer and blow out all the candles!
Vocalist and washboard virtuoso, Valerie "Fireball” Johnson is a former world touring gospel singer and ex-Big Brother & Holding Co. stand in for Janis Joplin. Bandleader, Cliff "Crawdaddy" Stepp, has had blues songs produced by B.B. King and alt-country songs recorded by Pure Prairie League among others.
Lead guitarist, Al B Blue was in a band that toured with Curtis Mayfield and Hugh Masekela.
Joey Five’n’Dimes is a former Chicago area harmonica hooligan, who's shared stages with numerous blues legends.
Wine. Brews. Menu. Locals! Puffers is the place.