American Brews, Blues & BBQ's

The July 2003 KIPO Blues Night was an integral part of the Inaugural "American Brews, Blues and BBQ's Block Party" on Nuuanu Avenue in downtown Honolulu from 5:00 - 10:00 PM. Saturday July 26, 2003
The throngs who braved the humidity and heavy morning showers were treated to a huge diversity of 38 American Beers and BBQ'd grinds plus the "Second KIPO Battle of the Blues Bands" between the David Lamar Project, Rocket Science, the Biker's Blues Band and the Honolulu Blue Devils. A distinguished panel from Honoulu's Blues Community volunteered as judges including James Ronstadt, Corey Funai, Eric Peterson, Robert Daniels, Boogie, Art from the Notorious Northsiders, Rick Smith and a few other illustrious characters. The results were very close but the bands are listed above in order of the voting results

Here are a few pictures; Sorry we couldn't include everyone. ;-(

Bobby Thursby

Billy P

Steve Miles

This year's Battle of the Bands winner Dave Lamar

Dave Lamar

Chris Afful

Dave LaRocca

Rylan Kelly

Dave Lamar pulled out a secret weapon in our old friend Eric Peterson for a couple of tunes

Perry Stevens

Mark Tanouye

Rocket Science' Horn Section

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