Virginia and the Slims

Tickets are available for online purchase up until 3:00 pm the day of the show. If you would like tickets the day of show please visit us at 185 King Street anytime after 4:00 pm.

Tickets are non-refundable

August 12, 2021 7:00 pm

$5 a seat/must reserve entire table/tables are limited

Virginia and The Slims started in Summer of 2013 with Virginia DeMoss on vocals, Perry Lavin on drums, James Kamp on tenor sax, Harry Schaefer on bass, Ginger Drake on alto sax and Sean Anderson, on guitar. Virginia's husband came up with the name and we loved it. The idea was to play blues but to play songs people would respond to, especially swing or jump blues as no one else locally was focusing on that. Eventually Virginia left to start a family, Ginger left for Nashville, and Perry and Harry left to pursue their first love, Indian classical music. James and Sean reorganized with Sid Heilbraun, a rock solid bassist, and Brian Gant, a Nashville pro on drums. Rebecca O'Quinn came on board as our singer. After about a year she left, and we met our current vocalist, Joanna Best. Joanna can bring across old time blues like no one's business and has a great disposition. Then we added a long term friend of ours and killer harmonica player, Bill Mattocks as well as saxophonist Vinny Corda and Marco Noto on drums.

The band thrived with Chicago Blues led by Don Pasqualini on guitar, Jeff Delgarn on drums, Tom Fleckenstine on bass.
We now welcome Howie Neal on Guitar, John Davis on Bass, John Barrett on drums.

Live shows will be looking a little different in order to do our part with social distancing while still filling the space we have available efficiently. The garage door at the rear of our stage will remain open during all performances so that you can enjoy the show from inside our venue space OR in our outdoor courtyard.  Tickets will be sold as table reservations.  There are tables for groups of 2,3,4,6, and 8 people.  You must purchase the entire table in order to make a table reservation.  We do not issue physical tickets; however, your name will be on a guest list when you arrive for the show.  If you are arriving at a different time than the rest of your party be sure they know the last name that you made the table reservation under.   You can use the graphic below to see the layout of our space and the description of different seating options.  Make a note of which tables would suit your needs and then click the "tickets" button above the artist bio to proceed with your purchase.  We look forward to having you!  Please remember masks are required for entry.  

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