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2nd Annual Holiday Blues and Brews Night

December 5, 2015 @ 9:00 pm


The Captain Kidd Music on the Waterfront Series presents the 2nd annual Holiday Blues and Brews Night featuring The James Montgomery Trio.

On Saturday, December 5, 2015, the Captain Kidd Restaurant and Bar, 77 Water Street Woods Hole, celebrates the return of blues legend and Cape Cod favorite The James Montgomery Trio featuring James Montgomery on Harmonica and vocals, George McCann on Guitar and David Hull on Bass, to headline an evening of Holiday Blues and Brews.  The show, an event of The Reel Blues Fest, will be held in the beautiful waterfront dining room. Doors open at9 p.m. Ticket holders will receive 10% discount for a meal on the day of the show.  Dance the night away to stellar blues and craft beer. The Captain Kidd offers an extensive menu that boasts local seafood, mouth-watering steaks, a wide array of appetizers, raw bar, daily specials, pizza and signature chowder and lobster roll. The bar features 12 craft beers on tap and an extensive wine list and hand-crafted cocktails available for the evening.

About the band: When blues legend James Montgomery plays the harmonica, he “brings it on home”. Whether it’s recording with Kid Rock, sitting in with Gregg Allman, or fronting his hot band of thirty years, Montgomery plays with authority. While growing up in Detroit he learned first-hand from the masters – James Cotton, John Lee Hooker, and Jr. Wells – at the legendary “Chessmate.” Over the years, he’s carried on in the tradition and continues to be a vital presence in Blues as one of the most dynamic performers on the scene. Montgomery has toured with many major artists, including Aerosmith, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen, the Allman Brothers, Steve Miller and others. He has jammed on stage with B.B.King, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Jr. Wells, James Cotton, Charlie Daniels, Bonnie Raitt, Greg Allman, Laverne Baker, Patti LaBelle, and Peter Wolf among others, including an impromptu session with Mick Jagger at New York’s “Trax”.

Montgomery’s band has been a springboard for many musicians through the years. Members of his band have included Billy Squire, Wayne Kramer (MC-5), Jeff Golub (Rod Stewart), Jim McCarty (Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels), Nunzio Signore Bo Diddley), Jeff Pevar (Ray Charles Orchestra, Crosby, Stills & Nash), Bobby Chouinard (drummer with Ted Nugent, Squire and Robert Gordon), Jeff Levine (Joe Cocker), Aerosmith’s Tom Gambel, and many others.

Last spring, James invited Claudette King, daughter of Blues Legend BB King, to join his band at the Captain Kidd, marking Claudette King’s first New England performance. That show was extremely well received and King went on to tour with the Band for other dates in New England.

Tickets are $20 and are available in advance at the Captain Kidd or online at All tickets are general admission. For more information call (508) 495-3456 or


December 5, 2015
9:00 pm
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The Captain Kidd


The Captain Kidd
77 Water Street
Woods Hole, MA United States
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