Daddy B. Nice's - Guide to Today's Top Chitlin' Circuit Rhythm and Blues Artists


Daddy B. Nice's Corner

August 4, 2021:

What happen to lady j why we cannot find and buy her music?


how can i order lady j same old bullshit going down song


Daddy B. Nice replies:

You just missed a big round of letters and replies a few months ago. The records are out of print. Keep watching those YouTube videos! In the meantime, check out what I'm talking about with Lady J's What Goes Around Comes Around. Or...if you have an extra thousand bucks burdening your pocketbook, there's always the sole copy of Lady J's Sneakin' Love for only $902.81! Well, now that you're probably totally freaked out, here's something a little more sensible: a site where you can download Lady J's album MISSING YOU. with my all-time, favorite Lady J tune and vocal: "Part Time Lover". - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

July 14, 2021:

Re: Roy Roberts bluesman, "Chocolate Cowboy" and soul artist

Hi Daddy B Nice,

Thought you might enjoy reading this about Roy. He is getting ready to drop a Country and Country Soul album.

Amazing tale of Roy Roberts, bluesman cowboy with soul.

Daddy B Nice replies:

Thanks, I’ll give this interview some publicity and a link-to in next month’s NEWS AND NOTES.

Cassie J. Fox replies:

Thank you Daddy B. Nice, we appreciate it! Its exciting time for black artists in country & country soul right now. More social media access to these artists and press. Roy played in white country bars/venues from 1980-89' As Himself (Chocolate Cowboy) and with O. B. Miclinton as his bandleader. CMT Star Rissi Palmer is from North Carolina, like Roy, Darius Rucker from South Carolina. There's also an active twitter site called Black Opry, and I have plans to promote him there. Also a Black Country Music Association from Nashville. Cleve Edwards-physician by trade, and a Liberty Records artists from the 90's founded it I believe.

Also the first black women to sing on the Grand Ol Opry is Linda Martell -Thelma Bynum-real name. She is from here in South Carolina, about 45 minute drive from us. She could SANG too. Yodel & Sing. She worked with Shelby Singleton-Legendary producer, appeared on Hee Haw too. Her granddaughter is trying to raise funds for a bio/documentary. Linda does have a star on The Nashville Country Music walk of Fame, well deserved too. I had a causal interviewd her about 10 years ago for news print article. They wanted to hack it up, so i never sent it in. I hope to get with "politician" a representative from her district. to declare a street or day in her hometown, she's never been really recognized properly in South Carolina.

I'll continue to copy and past your reviews and articles on social media. Its nice to have a consistent voice of authority and knowledge to bring these artists and their music to the public. I'm seeing more down south soul folks on twitter as well. We'd like to do some adverts, when our budget allows, one for my shows & Roy's Music.

Just picked up an FM 94.5 In Montgomery,AL WUMO-FM my synd show will air there & stream too. Brett Ringgold is owner/ programmer. Also my synd show airs in UK and Germany on net & FM station on the weekend. Its also simulcasting on Nutt Brown's LP FM stations Monday morns: KJUK, KZZC, KTHN-FM Texas and Arkansas, Upper Louisiana.

PS: Grown Folks" and Grown Folks Music" (from your last "news and notes") thats one of my main tags on my social media posts & tweets for the last few years.

Thank You for ALL you do for these artists & Labels. I sure hope they realize how important your vast contributions are to their careers and this subgenre of music.You are giving them a voice, they normally wouldn't have.


"Soul Of The Blues With Cassie CJ Fox"

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July 10, 2021:

Why is artist WESTLOVE not on Southern Soul RnB?

What's going on? She appeared one time at number 7 on the chart.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

If you're following a particular performer's citations on these pages, go to Daddy B Nice's Comprehensive Index. Scroll down to West Love and you'll be automatically linked to her latest charting in Daddy B. Nices Top 10 Singles as follows:

Daddy B. Nice's Top 10 "BREAKING" Southern Soul Singles For. . .

-------JULY 2021-------

…3. "Down In The Kuntry" ----- Stan Butler feat. West Love

I've been suggesting Stan adopt his "Cowboy Ride" persona (both performance-wise and vocally) and in "Kuntry," assisted by the powerful and gritty West Love, he kills it. This is his path to stardom, and this is a candidate for Best Duet of the Year.

Listen to Stan Butler and West Love singing"Down In The Kuntry" on YouTube.

And by the way, once West Love publishes her first solo album, she will get her own Daddy B Nice Artist Guide. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

June 27, 2021:

Why Do You Focus Only On Jeter Jones?


Why do you focus only on Jeter Jones?!?!

We are just wondering - nothing against Jeter! Is he your client or something?!

Streetz989ATL 24/7

Daddy B. Nice replies:

That's what I do. Raise 'em up. That is, raise up deserving artists and celebrate their accomplishments. Jeter Jones is only the latest. This is nothing I haven't done before at pivotal "tipping" points in their careers with Sir Charles Jones and T.K. Soul, with Mel Waiters and Peggy Scott-Adams and Roy C and Vick Allen and L.J. Echols. And when I make a drawing it's like the southern soul version of being on the cover of "Rolling Stone". Only it's the unrecognized black artist who's being "raised" and caricatured and memorialized for posterity, not the often undeserving white musicians who get the hog's share of national publicity.

In spite of your aside that it's "nothing against Jeter," your comment that I focus "only on Jeter Jones" implies that Jeter isn't deserving. But as I mention in my latest CD Review of Jeter Jones' Trailride Certified 2, how can anyone not be amazed by the four---count 'em, four!---quality albums Jones has released in the last year? This is an unprecedented run.

And as to focusing "only" on Jeter Jones, I'll direct your attention to my year-end wrap-ups ("The Year In Southern Soul"). Last year I celebrated Wendell B's domination. The year before (2019) it was Tucka's time to shine. In 2018 I feted Sir Charles Jones. And the year before that (2017) Big Pokey Bear was the deserving object of my largesse. Either you've been with me only a short time, or you have a short memory, but hey, I appreciate the tough questions and always relish the opportunity for a good rant. Thanks for writing in, and keep 'em comin'!

Streetz989ATL 24/7 replies:

No, Jeter is an Awesome Entertainer

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June 17, 2021:

Re: Mizz Lowe & Bobby Rush

Daddy B. Nice had written in June 12th's "News & Notes":

"Bobby Rush is back on a southern soul record for a change, doing voice-overs on Mizz Lowe's "I Ain't Giving Up My Love" in the same amusing way he did a generation ago on Vickie Baker's "I Don't Want You To Leave Your Wife." What I'm trying to remember but can't is if Mizz Lowe is Rush's longtime, devastating, onstage, booty-rolling dancer."

David Whiteis replies:

Yes, she's Bobby's dancer.

Anders Lilsunde replies:

Yes, she is the dancer. In 2008 when everybody was running after Bobby, I decided to do an interview with his 2 dancer: Mizz Lowe and JazziiA for Swedish Jefferson Blues Magazine. The interview led to a fruitful cooperation with Jazzii who contributed from inside the Southern Soul World to Jefferson until 2014 when I resigned as editor and the magazine after that dropped southern soul as a subject.

Yours truly

Anders Lillsunde

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Thank you both. David Whiteis is the author of Southern Soul Blues and Always The Queen: The Denise LaSalle Story. Anders Lillsunde is the former editor of Jefferson Blues Magazine. I did not realize Jazzi A was a former Bobby Rush dancer. She did some terrific interviews for Anders at Jefferson Blues.

Anders Lillsunde replies:

JazziiA played to role as the "old hen" during her time as a Bobby Rush dancer.

Anders Lillsunde

Watch Mizz Lowe dancing to Bobby Rush live onstage on YouTube.

Listen to Mizz Lowe (feat. Bobby Rush) singing "I Ain't Giving Up My Love" on YouTube.

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June 1, 2021:

RE: Frank Lucas (Reportedly passed away.)

I just read the question in your mailbag about Frank Lucas. He passed away either last year or the year before. After the year that we just had it is hard to remember and figure out between the two. It was quiet, but I work with someone that married into his family, and he mentioned it to me.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

Thank you so much for the information. I'll post your letter and hopefully get some confirmation.

Sandra replies:

I saw that you posted my response to the Frank Lucas mail piece. At work, the family member that i talked about told me that Mr. Lucas is buried in LeGrange, NC. The town is near Kingston, NC. He also shared more things with me. He told me that Mr. Lucas was buried in a Cadillac coffin. If you go to Google and put in the search, Frank Lucas coffin, you will see it, along with Mr. Lucas in it. He went away in style.

Sandra replies a second time:

The Frank Lucas that I am referring to is the American Gangster one. i was just told that the one singing is not the same one. ?????? I'm lost......

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Ahhh, that's why I said, "I'll post and hopefully get some confirmation." I imagine there's nothing worse than being alive and reading that you're dead. Yes, I've long been aware of the other Frank Lucas, famous gangster, but he didn't cross my mind when you first wrote me. I'll post this exchange so that fans of the singer Frank Lucas realize he has not passed away. Thanks!

Listen to Frank Lucas singing "The Man With The Singing Ding-A-Ling" on YouTube. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

June 1, 2021:

Unheralded Producer Letter: Donovan E. Scott

Hello, Daddy B-Nice!

I’ve been sending you music for a while now, but I never introduced myself. I’ve been laying low and doing what I love to do, which is write. I’m the author of fifteen novels, and in addition to that— I write music. My husband is a southern soul blues producer named Donovan E. Scott. Not bragging, but he’s a hardworking man and sooo talented. He’s been in the industry for over ten years. He’s worked with so many talented individuals including Karen Wolfe (Girls Night Out), J-wonn (I Got This Record), Jureesa McBride (The Duchess), Kesha Vet Boyd (Miss Lady Blues), DeMond Crump, King Fred, Marquee of Soul, Sebastian Gowdy, Greg P, Bridget Shields, Stephanie Luckett, Shelby Hosey( Shell-B) and countless others. We’ve done many projects together, which I wrote and he produced. Here’s a list—
Southern Soul Party— Rosalyn Candy
Get It Up— Miss Lady Blues
Outside Woman- Shell-B
Come on In- Shell-B
Party Hard— Shell-B
Can’t Be Playing— Jureesa McBride
And many other songs that the artists haven’t released yet.
So, thank you for accepting the songs that I send you.

Also here’s one from Shell-B that was released not long ago.


Daddy B Nice notes:

I'm always available to shine a light on the deserving people behind the scenes. Jennifer and I had a personal exchange when this letter first came in, but ironically as I was just getting ready to post it, I double-checked my own (Daddy B. Nice's) Comprehensive Index, and Donovan E. Scott is in it! Also a D. Scott. Unfortunately, both have faulty links, so I couldn't find what he was cited for. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

May 13, 2021:

Correction: J.T. Watkins (Artist Guide) Song , “Love To See You Smile"

The Song was originally recorded by Bobby Blue Bland in 1978. Nineteen years before J .T. Watkins made it.

(See) Bobby "Blue" Bland's "Love To See You Smile"


Daddy B. Nice replies:

(I had written...)

These days most knowledgeable fans associate "Love To See You Smile" with Artie "Blues Boy" White, who recorded the song in 2004 with such dexterity many assume it originated with him. But it was J. T. Watkins who first recorded the song in 1997 for the venerable Ace Records.

I had flat-out forgotten about Bobby "Blue" Bland's original recording. Thank you, Peter, as always, for keeping me honest. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

May 3, 2021:

Quick Hits

Lady J CD

How can i get Lady J cd sneakin love 1999 could you send me one i can't find it on the internet.

Daddy B Nice replies:

I feel your pain. You're one of many who write in about this. Don't give up on googling. The album is sometimes available. By coincidence, I just wrote a piece about Lady J in the Corner "News & Notes" April 2021.

Blues Show

Hello do u have a weekly blues show?


Daddy B Nice replies:

Sorry. I do not.

Re: Southern Soul Newsletter - April 2021

Good evening. Hope all is well. I have been DJing for almost 30 years and I have nearly every genre of music there is. I have a fantastic collection of Southern Soul but I am looking for more. Is there a record pool service you know of that services Southern Soul Music? I would greatly appreciate any information you might have. Thanks and have great weekend.

Daddy B Nice replies:

Sorry, I don't know of any record pool service for southern soul. I do get the question more often of late. It may be because of the difficulty of pulling together so many indie labels and artists.

Frank Lucas

Hi Daddybnice,

I came across your website while looking for Frank Lucas. You seem to have somewhat new info about Frank. I arranged and produced a couple singles with Frank in 1979, after his hit with Good Thing Man. (Attached is the label from Your Love Got Me High that we produced for Frank.) And then haven't heard from him since about that time.

Do you have any contact info for Frank? If you do, can I get it, or can you let him know that I'm looking for him. I'd like to give him the 2" master tapes from his sessions with us for "Ding Dong" and "Your Love Got Me High". Let me know if you have any luck. And please give him my contact info.



Daddy B. Nice replies:

I do hear from Frank or one of his "people" every year or two, but my e-mail search couldn't dredge up any of those letters or contact addresses. I'll post your query on the Mailbag page (without any of your contact information, of course) in the hopes that someone else may see it and contact me, in which case I'll forward the info to you.

Michael replies:

Thank you very much, that would be appreciated. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide
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April 12, 2021:

No Calvin and No Avail!!

I saw a post on Facebook about the new generation, to my surprise you missing two of the top contenders in southern soul, I’ve been following southern soul since the JT and Tyrone Davis days....

Calvin and Avail as well as Tucka n Pokey are the reason us women still come to southern soul shows the guys pack out venues and have multiple songs that have millions of views on YouTube ... however I do agree with your list to some extent ... but these two should have definitely been in the top 5 these guys are real soul singers and still selling music... u should probably follow these two more


Daddy B. Nice replies:

Hey, I really appreciate your insights, and I’ll probably reply a little more in a few days. But I wanted you to know that I just posted an article about why I don’t have Calvin there. Check it out and tell me what you think. I’m really curious about your reaction.

P.S. Avail’s coming…

Ninna replies:

Hello sir, thanks for your write back! I totally get it now after reading the article . Yes yes I agree 100 percent ... I’ve all ways said Calvin and Avail where more polished for Rnb than most southern soul singers not to take away from any other southern soul artist because I love them all. Jwonn is also a very polished singer and artist that could easily cross over.

But I love the article on Calvin you hit the nail on the head, and I can see the same with Avail

Also look out for female artist West Love I’m loving what she has to offer to southern soul

Thanks for the write back again sir. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide
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April 1, 2021:

Thank You Letter

Greetings Daddy B Nice,

I would just like to take the time to thank you for listening and acknowledging my music. I know Hip Hop is not the most popular when it comes to blending it with Southern Soul. But I hope the fans can see, that since 2014, I have put real time and effort into bridging the gap between Hip Hop and Southern Soul. Although I'm a rapper, I'm still in that same juke joint, hole in the wall or backyard as any other artist. I've seen more and more rappers come into this field, and I would like to think I had something to do with that. To see a Hip Hop fused Southern Soul song, my latest single, (Take Your Time), reach number one on your charts shows growth. It gives me the hope that if done right, and done with genuine passion, that people will be receptive of the music. Lastly I would like to say artists like Black Zack, Big Money and Grandmaster Slice are trailblazers as it pertains to this "Hip Hop Soul," and if they are reading this, I just want to say thank you as well. Again thank you for all that you do..... Niiiiiccccceeeee

Joe Nice

Daddy B. Nice notes:

Joe Nice scored the #1 Southern Soul Single with "Take Your Time" (feat. Sean Dolby) in March 2021.

Listen to Joe Nice and Sean Dolby singing "Take Your Time" on YouTube.


April 1, 2021:

Looking For A Song Letter

Need Help In Finding This Song

I don't know all the lyrics, but I do have some in bits and pieces and not in the correct order:

I don't go to the movies
I don't turn on the TV
If loving you honey is all on my mind tonight
If loving you baby us all on my mind tonight
I know you don't believe me
Wait don't rush me
Loving you thats all my mind
I not goana let you go
Your mother got the kind and she said they can stay

That's all I got.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

I'm stumped, Marsha. I'll post your letter and see if we get any response. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide
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March 13, 2021:

Denise LaSalle ALWAYS THE QUEEN Correction

Greetings –

I hope you are well and safe!

It turns out that Ms. LaSalle misidentified the name of the club she was performing in, as shown in the photo on pg. 134 of Always the Queen. She remembered it as the High Chaparral; it was actually the Burning Spear at 5521 South State Street in Chicago, which was owned by WVON DJs E. Rodney Jones and Pervis Spann. It’s the same club where Jones presented her with her Gold Record for “Trapped By A Thing Called Love” – that photo is also on pg. 134.

The correction has already been made in the e-book version of the autobiography, and if there are any reprintings of the physical book, it will be there, too. Nonetheless, I want to get the word out as much as possible; it really means a lot to me to clarify this, because I’m sure it was simply an honest mistake / slip of the tongue on her part. She was no longer around for me to run the final draft by her so there was no opportunity for her to correct it, which I'm sure she would have done.

Can you please run this correction on your page? It would mean a lot to me, and to her memory.

Thank you so much for your ongoing support.

David Whiteis

Daddy B. Nice notes:

Buy David Whiteis's autobiography of Denise LaSalle at University of Illinois Press.

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March 6, 2021:

South Florida Wants Southern Soul Concerts!

Pictured: J-Wonn

Staff and promoters, we the people and adamant fans of southern soul music and it`s meaning. However there has not been a southern soul concert held in south Florida ( Miami, West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa,Orlando) since i DON`T KNOW WHEN.!!!!!. Can we get a concert of some of those blues artist here? The weather is always nice here especially if it`s an outdoors event. Thanks for the consideration of having a tour through our part of the world.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

I love South Florida (except for the crazy drivers), Kurt, and I'm really fond of Fort Lauderdale. Just a month ago, I had a request for a "Daddy B. Nice Appreciation Party" in St. Petersburg, and I can put you in touch with that promoter if you like. But in general, talk to your local people with entrepreneurial skills. You're a little off the beaten track for southern soul, but not so far it can't be done. You need local promoters and venues, and "if you build it, they will come". - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide


March 6, 2021:

Looking For A Song I heard on KNON 89.3 Radio

This song has some of the lyrics,

You my sugar, you my spice and everything nice.
I just wanna to express my love to you baby.
Cause you turn my life around.
I am so thankful for you baby.
Nobody could have tole me I would be back in love again.

Any idea who might sing this song, if you give out just infor.



Daddy B. Nice replies:

I'm stumped, Marsha. I'll post your question on the Mailbag page and see if it brings any answers. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

March 6, 2021:

Looking For A Song: PLEASE have some good news!

Greetings & Happy New Year Year Daddy B. Nice! I'm Parish Cratic and I would first like to say THANK YOU for moving Southern Soul & Blues genre forward after all these years! As a DJ in the genres, You have help me tremendously over the decades & for that you are truly appreciated.

I was going through your awards & categories for 2014 of best Mid Tempo songs for that year. I came across "Big Al - Southern Soul" slide and I decide to look it up on youtube just to see how it sounds & all I came up with is the line dance instructions. I think this song is AMAZING! I went to Itunes with my fingers heavily crossed with disappointment in the end. With all that being said do you have any idea where I could find a quality copy of this jam? I tried tracking down the artist to no avail also. I just can't let this song go! Hope to hear from you soon...good or bad.

Parish aka DJ PC Baby

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Sorry, Parish, I must have overlooked your e-mail in the crush of letters I've been getting since the beginning of the new year. Yeah, I found your song on SoundCloud. Here's your link to a full copy of Big Al's "Southern Soul Slide".

Parish replies:

Thank you so much!"

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February 13, 2021:

Looking For A Song Letter: Song--Who Is This?

Hi Daddy B,

I hope you are are doing well and staying safe. Just don't know what I would be doing if it were not for music right now. I'm looking for a song that I heard on DJ VJ Bubba Yae's Sunday Matinee on 01/31/21. The lyrics are as follows: "Go tell your mama, go tell your pappy, girl you done found a sugar daddy. Someone to pick you up in a brand new Cadi, Girl you done found a sugar daddy. I can pay your light bills I can pay your rent." Attached is a sample of the song I downloaded from Bubba Yae's session.

Thanks and best regards,


Daddy B. Nice replies:

The sample of the song you downloaded from Bubba Yae's session was key in finding this. I couldn't place the male singer but I immediately recognized Sassy D as the female co-vocalist. By googling "Sassy D" and "Sugar Daddy" I was able to come up with a single source, a mixtape by DJ Cutty Cut that listed the tune as "6.JAY HALL Ft SASSY D - SUGAR DADDY." Googling "Jay Hall topic" next, I came up with nothing on his page. Then I went into my own music library and instantly found Jay Hall's "Let's Roll," featuring Theodis Ealey, which I charted in 2019 as "Let's Roll (Tennesse Whiskey") (the dominant refrain). Unfortunately, Hall apparently hasn't packaged "Sugar Daddy" for commercial release. Hope this helps.

Kevin replies:


Thanks for the response. I knew you could determine the source. I appreciate you finding the source. I Knew I had heard the female singer but could not place her. Thanks again for finding out the origin of the song!

Best regards,

Kevin - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

February 3, 2021:

Daddy B Nice On The Road!, Thank You Letters, Looking For Song Letters

Pictured: T.J. Hooker Taylor (performing at Back Yard Boogie Festival)

Greetings Daddy B Nice,

I must start off by saying I am a fan of the work that you do and it has been very influential and helpful to me over the last several years!

My recent contribution to the industry is my newly launched TV Network on Roku & Amazon Fire Tv, please feel free to share this information with the artist & various camps.

This is a new global promotional tool that is welcome to only those that see the need and want to do good business!

(DBN notes: 4 pm, Sunday, April 4, 2021. Official Bos TV Launch Party, Meet & Greet. Limited seating. RSVP. E-mail

I guess I forgot to send you the info on the hottest show in the ATL.

3rd Annual Back Yard Boogie Festival @ Lithonia Amphitheatre 2515 Park Drive Lithonia, Ga 30855

If you happen to be in the area that weekend give me a call you are invited!

Christopher Lamar Johnson

Daddy B. Nice replies:

On the invitation, I might surprise you. Who would serve as a good contact if I come down?

CLJ replies:

Me. CLJ. Leave a message if I don't answer.

Then Covid happened, and months passed, and the concert was rescheduled for May 1, 2021...

CLJ writes:

Hey sir the invitation is still on! Depending on how this Covid-19 is being handled at the time.

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Hey CLJ, I’m thinking of lining this up with some other gigs and DBN appreciations. Would love to hook up live with my buds Avail and Jeter at your gig too. I’ve been holding off for a long time and I don’t really want to go around with a mask on, but at this point it might be better than nothing.

CLJ replies:

Sounds great just let me know what I can do for you, stay safe!

Pictured: Nelson Curry

DJ Southern Soul Oak 93.5

Dear Daddy B Nice

For 10 years I have been reading you're concert calendar and posting my shows and events and I want to thank you for everything you do for the Southern Soul industry and for being a blessing and supporting Oak 93.5 fm DJ Southern Soul host of the R&B oldies. Please give me a call I would love to deejay a appreciation party for you . We can charge $10 call me I have a venue in St. Petersburg FL

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Thanks, DJ Southern Soul Oak. I’d love to do an appreciation party like that. The timing is the thing, and I’d sure like to do that without a mask. I’ve got another gig I’ve been invited to May 1st, and I’d like to line up a couple more events so I can move from town to town in one long trip. Let me know if that works and what your time preferences are, and I’ll keep in touch with you. Looking forward to having some fun with you.

DBN notes: It's in the works...


Thanks from CoCo Wade

OMG Daddy B. Nice!!

First and foremost...I must start by saying MY HEART IS FULL. Daddy B. Nice, it is my utmost ambition to be a studious learner of the music genres including but not limited to Soul, Blues, R&B and Southern Soul of course. While you have so graciously acknowledged our work on the recent "Get Up and Dance" album; we continue to soak up all that you have to share as a pioneer of the music and entertainment industry. Based on your commentary alone, it has been insisted that you are not only a guru, but you are well established as to know every inch of what music is inclined to do and consist of ranging from your listening ear to picking apart incredible details of which most wouldn't even know where to begin or how to explain. You are an original indeed. Listen, I...we...simply can't THANK YOU enough, nor will we ever be able to repay you for such recognition. But, what we can do is this-keep composing and producing timeless music. Music for the people. Feel good music. Quality music. Memorable music.

~Most truly grateful

CoCo Wade on behalf of myself and Smallworld Studio Productions

Daddy B. Nice notes: CoCo Wade will also perform at the May 1st concert in Lithonia, Georgia (Atlanta) promoted by CLJ (Christopher Lamont Johnson) above.


Looking For Lady J

Dear daddy b nice,

I am trying to find where can I buy lady j I fell in love and the sampler.just found on you tube I am loving them want to she she making music.please help I looked every where I could. Want to buy please help if you can.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

I get two or three Lady J letters per year, Odessa, and you just missed a big round of letters and replies a few months ago. The records are out of print. Keep watching those YouTube videos! In the meantime, check out what I'm talking about with Lady J's What Goes Around Comes Around. Or...if you have an extra thousand bucks burdening your pocketbook, there's always the sole copy of Lady J's Sneakin' Love for only $902.81! Well, now that you're probably totally freaked out, here's something a little more sensible: a site where you can download Lady J's album MISSING YOU. with my all-time, favorite Lady J tune and vocal: "Part Time Love".


Looking for a song...

Hi Daddybnice,

congrats to your homepage. I think southern soul is one of the greatest things on earth.
I am looking for a song/video that i can´t find anymore.I think it was made not many years ago. It is about an older singer who sings about something sexual(that he still got it) and in the video they are playing poker or dominos or something (mainly with women i think). It is a great song.

Thank you so much if you can help me.

best wishes

Before Daddy B Nice replies, Peter writes back..

"Congrats on your homepage" I have found the artist on your was


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January 22, 2021:

The Same Song: Who Gets The Credit?

Pictured: Cupid

Daddy B Nice,

I got this song from Hump Dog around May 2020 and now Cupid is releasing it Dec 2020. I ask the question who's getting the credit for the song Hump Dog or Cupid????

DJ Sir Rockinghood


Hump Dog feat. Nebu: "Headz Or Tailz (The Crawfish Song)"

Cupid feat. MC World & Nebu: "Crawfish"

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Finally got to this and downloaded both. I don’t think the Cupid version improves on the Hump Dog original. In fact, I like the Hump Dog version better, at least on first impression. I see that I also got the Cupid version from 5 Star Pro the day before your e-mail. I don’t know the answer to your question. Did you find out anything in the interim? I don’t think I have Cupid’s contact currently, but I might pose this question to readers (and possibly Cupid) in the Mailbag. I notice he retains the back up singer Nebu, whose understated vocal I like, so he must have negotiated with Hump Dog in some manner.

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January 17, 2021:

Is the state of Colorado a good place for southern soul blues musicians to move to?

Pictured: Peggy Scott-Adams

Hi Daddy B Nice,

My name is Rosette ---- and my husband's name Danny ----. My husband, Danny, in his mid 50's, is a southern soul blues musician. He is a professional bass guitar player, songwriter, and singer. We live in Charlotte, NC, prior the Covid-19 pandemic, my husband has difficulty finding guitarists and pianists that can play southern soul blues style music rhythms, and musicians that love this style of music in our area, and even places that welcome southern soul blues music.

Is the state of Colorado a good place for southern soul blues musicians to move to where they will find other musicians that love and able to play this style of music and places that have audiences that love and enjoy southern soul blues music? If so, what part of Colorado is the best place for that style of music rhythm, where my husband can find other musicians and places that welcome southern soul blues music? Please, help us, we appreciate you. Thank you. You may text or call my husband, Danny, telephone number: -------- or you may respond back to this email: -------


Danny and Rosette

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Thank you so much for the kind and carefully-detailed question, Rosette. Other than having in common the current southern soul obsession with cowboy boots and hats, and what Narvel Echols says in "Pour Me A Drank"--- that "Out in Colorado/You can smoke all day"---I can't think of a single reason a southern soul or blues musician would want to come to Colorado. Nobody knows about southern soul up here, and I don't waste my time trying to promote it here. I keep my hometown in Boulder because I could never survive the heat down South and because I'm a health and work-out freak, which is big in Boulder. But when I'm at home in Colorado doing my southern soul thing, I go up to my mountain cabin where I can get above all the whiteness of the culture around me, until I can see all the way across Kansas and Missouri to the Mississippi Delta.

The late Mel Waiters played two back-to-back dates at a Denver club some ten years ago. Bobby Rush and William Bell came through Fort Collins, Co. on their northern college tour around five years ago, and that sums up the southern soul scene in Colorado over the last twenty years. There are no promoters of southern soul, since the distance to be travelled by performers is so great.

Peggy Scott-Adams recorded her southern soul classics in Los Angeles but her heart and soul (like mine) resides in the Delta. And that's where I'd recommend you move if you want to be among like-minded musicians: Jackson, Mississippi, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Memphis, Tennessee, Shreveport, Louisiana. Jackson is the best because you can actually hear southern soul daily on the radio, but Baton Rouge and Shreveport are the hot spots currently from a music-recording standpoint. Hope this helps. Good luck to you both, and may your plans bear fruit. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

January 2, 2021:

Correction re: "Nose Wide Open" Producers

Jeter Jones had advised Daddy B Nice that Slack, not Beat Flippa, produced Magic One's version of "Nose Wide Open". (December letters.) And in the process of correcting that mistake I made another, stating that although Beat Flippa did not produce Magic One's "Nose Wide Open," the Slack-produced track was included on Beat Flippa's P.O.T.Y. album, along with Beat Flippa's Benito/Lady Q version of "Nose Wide Open".

No, I was wrong. I’m just looking at P.O.T.Y (with 27 tracks!) and Magic One’s “Nose Wide Open” is not on it. Got confused on that one.

Read Daddy B. Nice's five-star ("southern soul heaven") review of Beat Flippa's Producer Of The Year album. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

December 11, 2020:

More Thank You's


this is Blues Singer J.T. Watkins just reaching out to you to say THANK YOU FOR THE ADD on your charts and the many years of support. here my number feel free the call me anytime. ----------

thanks once again for your support!


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Hello Daddy B Nice, how are you.

First of all let me say thanks to you for all that you do. You've been keeping artists and fans informed now for quite a while.

One of my cousins ran across you on the world web and was very excited to see some reviews that you had done on me. Some very nice work, I might add.

I know that you love accurate info so I wanted you to know that my Correct Birthday is October 3, 1961. Its not in March like one review said.

Anyway , thanks again for all that you do and if you ever need me, let me know. I have another cd dropping real soon.

Vickie Baker

Daddy B. Nice replies:

Hello Vickie I just wanted to let you know I’m honored that you write me and I wish you the best….It’s been a lot of years with this southern soul, hasn’t it….I will flag this letter and get to those corrections at some point…Keep in touch!

(A month and a half later) Finally got that b-day changed, Vickie!

See Daddy B. Nice's Artist Guide to Vickie Baker.

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December 8, 2020:

Correction: RE: "Nose Wide Open"

Slack produced magic one song "nose wide open".

Jeter Jones

Daddy B Nice replies:

Oh thank you, sorry I screwed up. I thought that was on the Beat Flippa album. Extend my apologies to Slack and I’ll try to make up for it in the future.

Jeter replies:

awesome, U already knows we gonna make sure u have all the right info

Daddy B Nice notes:

Actually, it IS on the Beat Flippa P.O.T.Y. album, but it is produced by Slack. In his monthly newsletter, Daddy B Nice had written:

Time to retire "sidepiece" and welcome "nose wide open" as the new "go-to" meme of southern soul. The term refers to someone, most usually a male, who is completely smitten by a female. Magic One scored with his soulful version of "Nose Wide Open" in September (#3). Now it's Benito (the youngster who did “Guademala”) and Lady Q’s turn, and it's not only the young bull's (Benito's) nostrils flaring; Lady Q's nose is quivering too. Beat Flippa on the tracks---both from P.O.T.Y. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

December 5, 2020:

Thank You Letters

Saying thanks on behalf team Narvel Echols. We really thank you for recognizing that he is bringing good music to the table. By giving him three top 10 rankings, "Country Folk Party" "Ripping and Running" and including #1 for October "Pour Me A Drank" all from the new album "Return Of The Country Boy" is quite an accomplishment and greatly appreciated. More to come.


Daddy B. Nice,

I really appreciate the charting and the review. Thanks for your support.

Uncle Wayne


....And thanks for the LOVE AND SUPPORT on GET IT

Big Yayo


Hello Daddy B. Nice,

....I wish you were on social media, I share your top tens and Daddy B. Nice's Southern Corner on your website to Facebook and Twitter. I want Southern Soul & Southern Based music to be up and out on social media...

Thank You,
Cassie J. Fox - CazFox Media -Roy Roberts Rock House Records


That Piece you wrote on Calvin Richardson and the confusion about Falling Out the words are “you starving me” (starven)...


It’s Official,Southern Soul is going mainstream!!! Hard Work pays off!! Slacktraxx/JBE/Music Matters/Universal Music Group!! Congratulations Jeter Jones, and the JBE family!

There is still so much ground to cover, but one day we will get a seat at the grammies and be recognized on billboard charts all over the country and world. The Southern Soul movement is here. Thanks for all that you do for Southern Soul.

Jeter Jones


Wendell B is one of my favorite artists!
Thanks for featuring him and his music.

Bob Davis
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November 26, 2020: CANCELLED

RE: Big Yayo at Turning Point Lounge in Gulfport

Hello. I'm writing in regards to the concert being held at Turning Point in Gulfport MS on Dec. 4. Is that concert still on? If so, is Big Yayo the only artist performing? Are there V.I.P tickets available?


Daddy B Nice replies:

Thanks for asking, Elexis. I just checked with Big Yayo and that concert has been postponed due to Covid. No formal date has been set. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

November 14, 2020:

RE: Tickets

How can I get advance tickets to the holiday bash in Dothan, Alabama, and the Big fall Blues Festival in Verbena, Al.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

The Eventbrite website is now up for the November 21st, Verbena, Alabama concert with Tucka, at: Get Tickets.

On the November 27 concert with Jeter Jones,, tickets are on sale at local outlets, including It's Fashion in Dothan, KD's Fashion in Troy and Brothers Fashion in Marianna.

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November 5, 2020:

RE: Ms. Jody's A Man Like That

Hey Daddy,

Have you heard Ms. Jody's new single "A Man Like That"? It's really good and I'd love to see you give it some recognition.


Daddy B. Nice replies:

Spoken like a fan, Letitia. I picked "A Man Like That" as the best single from Ms. Jody's new album Get It Get It a year ago when it first came out. (It also made #12 on the Top 25 Singles of 2019.) Ms. Jody must have finally gotten together with John Ward and Larry Chambers from Ecko Records and said, "That darned Daddy B. Nice knows what he's talking about". They released it as a single and it's getting lots of airplay and has become very popular.

Listen to Ms. Jody singing "A Man Like That" on YouTube. - Chitlin' Circuit Southern Soul Music Guide

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August 4, 2021:

What happen to lady j why we cannot find and buy her music?


how can i order lady j same old bullshit going down song


Daddy B. Nice replies:

You just missed a big round of letters and replies a few months ago. The records are out of print. Keep watching those YouTube videos! In the meantime, check out what I'm talking about with Lady J's What Goes Around Comes Around. Or...if you have an extra thousand bucks burdening your pocketbook, there's always the  

Daddy B. Nice's Top 10 Souther Soul Singles

7:30 pm, Saturday, August 7, 2021. Mississippi Coast Coliseum, 2350 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, Mississippi. Mississippi Coast Annual Black Rodeo. Jeter Jones, Cupid, Level. Doors open 6:30 pm. 228-594-3700.

2 pm, Saturday, August 7, 2021. Holmes County Park, Louise, Mississippi. Blues At The Park. Narvel Echols, Chris Ivy, Hummin' Boy, James Redd. Gates open 12 Noon. Tents, chairs welcome. Host: James Morton.

3 pm, Saturday, August 7, 2021. 1645 County Road 9, Tyler, Alabama. Ballers Bloch Blues Festival. Magic One, R&B Pooh, King South, Joe Solomon. Gates open 11 am. Local ticket outlets. 334-412-4201.

Saturday, August 7, 2021. Soiree, 1106 Singleton Drive, Selma, Alabama. Live In Concert. Coldrank. Doors open 8 pm. 334-505-0873.

5 pm, Saturday, August 7, 2021. 153 McMillian St., Bamberg, South Carolina. Another Southern Soul Jamboree. Ronnie Bell, Meme Yahsal, Geno Wesley and more. Gates open 12 Noon. Car & Bike show 2 pm. 803-378-9358.

Saturday, August 7, 2021. The Black Heritage Center, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, Louisiana. End Of Summer Jam Blues Bash. Lebrado, Wilson Meadows, Tyree Neal, Elle Jai, Leroy Germaine. Doors open 7 pm. 985-320-7561.

Saturday, August 7, 2021. Browntown Park, 5270 Parkview Road, Graceville, Florida. Down Home Blues CD Release Party Summer Soul Festival. D Saunders, AC Mr. Love Seat, Lele Allen, LoverboyLew, Willy Mac, Jessica Olds. Hosts: Da Waymaker, DJ Southern Soul. Gates open 4 pm. Rain or Shine. 984-444-1555.

4:30 pm, Sunday, August 8, 2021. Grand Palace Field, 13377 County Road 436, Coffeeville, Mississippi. Coffeeville Soul Blues Bash. T.K. Soul, Magic One, Narvel Echols, Hummin Boy, Klay Redd, Down South Band. Gates open 11 am. 662-688-5870.

4 pm, Sunday, August 8, 2021. Moose Lodge, Granada, Mississippi. Trailriders, Bikers & Cowboys Blues Showdown. Big Yayo, Jeter Jones, Arthur Young, R&B Pooh, Calvin Taylor, Lady Trucker. Gates open 12 Noon. 662-645-7045. 4-Wheelers, bikes, tents, coolers, chairs welcome.

9 pm, Sunday, August 8, 2021. Renaissance Center, 2783 Plank Road, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. J. Red The Nephew, Stephanie McDee, Johnny James and more. 225-910-0122.

Sunday, August 8, 2021. Tailgaters, 225 Tallyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida. The Blues Is Back. Tucka, Pokey Bear, Karen Wolfe, Jeff Floyd, Lebrado, Fat Daddy, Summer Wolfe, Sugar Daddy. Host: Comedian A Train. Song Tribute to Betty Wright. 904-469-4465.

Saturday, August 14, 2021. McFarland Park, 200 James M. Spain Drive, Florence, Alabama. 1st Annual Shoals Southern Soul Festival. Big Robb, Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, King South. 256-457-9663. Tickets.

1 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2021. Military Road, Mt. Vernon, Alabama. Blues On The River 2021. Jeter Jones, Nathaniel Kimble, David Brinston, Jeff Floyd, Tara, Summer Wolfe, Miss Lady Blues, Till 1, J. Red, Simone De, Jeff Floyd. Gates open 10 am. Hosts: Nikki DeMarks, Beverly McDowell, Ms. Mary, Dr. Alex White, DJ Lo, DJ Chill Will, DJ Real Deal. BYOB. No grills, no glass. Local ticket outlets. 251-680-5934.

3 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2021. Kandyland, 12095 Lebanon Pinegrove Road, Terry, Mississippi. Da 2nd Annual Summer Soul Fest. T.K. Soul, Vick Allen, Adrian Bagher, Big Yayo, Lady Trucker, Mark Holloway, Bridget Shields. Gates open 10 am. Hosts: DJ Finesse, Alice Marie, DJ Short Chain. 601-594-4076. Tickets.

8 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2021. Altria Theater, 6 North Laurel St., Richmond, Virginia. Southern Soul Music Festival. Tucka, Big Pokey Bear, Ronnie Bell, Lebrado, Omar Cunningham. Doors open 7 pm. Hosts: Cedric St. James, DJ Drake. 804-746-5509. Tickets.

Saturday, August 14, 2021. Union County Fairgrounds, 1432 East 19th St., El Dorado, Arkansas. 16th Annual Southern Soul Showdown. Avail Hollywood, Willie Clayton, Magic One, Mr. Campbell, West Dawn, Lady Q, Ricky White, Royal D. Hosts: DJ Big Daddy, Godfather In Da Mixx. Proceeds to benefit Brothers Making Changes. Tickets: local outlets. 870-866-7441.

2 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2021. Functions & Events Park, 3032 Highway 21, Lowndesboro, Alabama (Burkville). Southern Soul Movement (Blues Show Series). Solomon Thompson, Lomax Spaulding, Tamara McClain, Stephanie Pickett, Mr. Nelson, Danny B. Gates open 11 am. No grills, ATV's, 4-Wheelers. Tents, lawn chairs, coolers welcome. Hosts: DJ Haynes, DJ Tre, DJ Triple D. Tickets.

9 pm, Saturday, August 14, 2021. Southwest Event Center, 29 Highway 48 East, Tylertown, Mississippi. Birthday Bash for Mr. Fredlo. Tyree Neal, Coldrank, Mr. Fredlo, Emerson Hill, Mr. Amazing. Hosts: Abron Brumfield, DJ Magnificent, DJ BO-Leggs. Doors open 7 pm. 601-395-3179.

Sunday, August 15, 2021. Tubman Museum Plaza, 310 Cherry St., Macon, Georgia. Blues Fest Live. Wendell B, Tucka, DJ Trucker. 478-743-8544. Tickets.

6:30 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021. Landers Center, 4560 Venture Drive, Southaven, Mississippi (Memphis). 18th Annual Tri-State Blues Festival. Pokey Bear, Calvin Richardson, Bobby Rush, Lenny Williams, Terry Wright, Ronnie Bell, Melvia Chick Rodgers. Tickets.

9 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021. Imperial Convention Center, 906 50th St., Lubbock, Texas. Wendell B, Element & Austin Band. Doors open 8 pm. Host: Gee-Gee. 806-787-3291.

4:30 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021. Route 29 Pavillion, 5650 Sandusky Blvd., Concord, North Carolina. Southern Soul Music Fest. Big Yayo, Lebrado, Summer Wolfe, Chris Ivy, Jeff Floyd, Lamar Brace. Hosts: Ann DeVae, DJ Adam T, DJ Mel DaDiva. BYOB. Gates open 3 pm. 704-961-8976. 704-400-6229.

6 pm, Saturday, August 21, 2021. Silver Dragstrip, 8497 Silver Road, Manning, South Carolina. Live Southern Soul & Band Show. Nelson Curry, Tasha Mac, Fat Daddy, Tyree Neal, Hank Bilal Trio. Gates open 4 pm. Host: Comedian Nuff Ced. Rain or shine. 704-264-5763. Tickets.

7 pm, Sunday, August 22, 2021. Southern Soul Sunday. Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre, 5239 Floyd Road SW, Mableton, Georgia. Southern Soul Sunday. Tucka, T.K. Soul, Calvin Richardson, Ms. Jody, Ronnie Bell. Tickets.

Thursday, August 26, 2021. First Financial Music Hall, Murphy Arts District, 101 East Locust St., El Dorado, Arkansas. Hisyde. 870-863-4547.

7 pm, Friday, August 27, 2021. Tilley Ranch, 830 Batchler Road, Red Oak, Texas (Dallas). Southern Soul Extravaganza. Fat Daddy, Hisyde, Kami Cole, Parooze, Rico C, Miss Lady Blues. Gates open 5 pm. Host: DJ Kurtis Blow. Info:

8 pm, Friday, August 27, 2021. Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th St., Columbus, Georgia. Soulfest. Theodis Ealey, Tucka, T.K. Soul, Jeter Jones, Calvin Richardson, Ronnie Bell. Doors open 7 pm. Hosts: DJ Trucker, Jali, Steve Walden. 706-653-4460. Tickets,

Saturday, August 28, 2021. Grown Folks Lounge, 1526 Old Highway 6, Cross, South Carolina. Candymann & Del Southern Soul Birthday Bash. Jeter Jones, Tasha Mac, Mr. Smoke, P2K, Derek The Changeman Smith. Host: Ms. Miami.

3 pm, Saturday, August 28, 2021. 625 Edwards Beach Road, SR 1250 Road, Henrico, North Carolina. Southern Soul Lake Fest. Tucka, Pokey Bear and more. Gates open 2 pm. Hosts: Annie B, DJ Ampro, DJ Starchild. Cash bar only. Masks required. 252-578-1071. Tickets.

4:30 pm, Saturday, August 28, 2021. Exchange Club Fairgrounds, 810 South Westover Blvd., Albany, Georgia. 4th Annual Southern Soul Music Festival. Karen Wolfe, O.B. Buchana, Tank, The BarKays. Hosts: Bigg Robb, JDiva, Gates open 3 pm. 678-847-3001. Rain or shine. Tickets.

8 pm, Friday, September 3, 2021. Sand Trap Club, 1412 Radium Springs Road, Albany, Georgia. Sir Charles Jones, Nellie "Tiger" Travis. 229-462-9046.

9 pm, Friday, September 3, 2021. The Mobile Elks Lodge on D.I.P., 2671 Dauphin Island Parkway, Mobile, Alabama. Mr. Grown & Sexy's Summer Soul Fest: Meet And Greet Jump Off Party. Miss Portia, King Russell, Chrissy Luvz, Royal D, Mr. Lyve, Rodnae Da Boss, Tamara McClain, Narvel Echols, King Fred, Mz. Pat, Ms. Key, Calvin Taylor. Doors open 8 pm. Hosts: Ms. Mary, DJ Chill Will. Open bar. 251-382-8214.

Saturday, September 4, 2021. VFM Post 5397, 108 Market Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Coldrank And Friends All White Party And Concert. Coldrank, Miss Portia, Johnny James, Ice Doll. Doors open 8 pm, Host: DJ Boogie. 225-278-9401.

Saturday, September 4, 2021. Hank Aaron Stadium, 755 Bolling Brothers Boulevard, Mobile, Alabama. Summer Soul Fest. Jeter Jones, Tucka, O.B. Buchana, Big Yayo, Till 1, Wendell B, Lacee, Veronica Ra'elle, L.J. Echols, Lebrado, Mr. Smoke, Dee Dee Simon, Audi Yo, Mz. Pat, Omar Cunningham, Mr. Campbell, Tara, Lady T, Ann Devae, Summer Wolfe, Miss Lady Blues, Taqi Ali, Karen Wolfe. Hosts: Nikki DeMarks, DJ Lo, Ms. Mary, Levi Sims, Mandy Mae. Tickets.

Saturday, September 4, 2021. Riverview Head Start, Tippo Road, Phillip, Mississippi. Phillip Day '21 Family & Friends Event. Nathaniel Kimble, Mr. Sipp, The Cuz Band. Host: Narvel Echols. 662-299-8508.

7 pm, Sunday, September 5, 2021. Montgomery Performing Arts Centre, 201 Tallapoosa St., Montgomery, Alabama. Labor Day All White Affair. Big Pokey Bear, Tucka, Cupid, Big "Ro" Williams. Hosts: MC Lightfoot, DJ Trucker. 334-481-5103. Tickets.

Sunday, September 5, 2021. Alcazar Shriner, 555 Eastern Boulevard, Montgomery, Alabama. 3rd Annual Birthday Blackout Bash Part 2. Wendell B, Adrian Bagher, J'Cenae. Hosts: Antonio Broadnax, Costee J. Toy-Toy. 334-440-5058.

Saturday, September 11, 2021. McGrue's Event Center, 608 McDaniel St., Hobson, Alabama. Lacee. Host: DJ Stone. 256-343-3322.

9 pm, Saturday, September 11, 2021. 851 Houser Way N, Suite A, Renton, Washington. King Kalloway Birthday Bash. T.K. Soul, Johnny James, Benito. Doors open 7 pm. Semi-Formal Attire. No jeans, no sneakers. Hosts: King Kalloway, DJ Scott Banks. 870-866-7763. Tickets.

8 pm, Saturday, September 17, 2021. The Venue At Horseshoe Casino, 777 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Indiana (Chicago). The 15th Annual Chi-town Blues Festival. Big Pokey Bear, Theodis Ealey, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Chick Rodgers, Lenny Williams, Bobby Rush. DBN notes: This is a concert originally scheduled for March 13, 2021. Previously purchased tickets will be honored. Tickets.

8:30 pm, Friday, September 17, 2021. Presidente Ballroom, 1503 Spur 529, Rosenberg, Texas. Epic Soul Jam. T.K. Soul, P2K, Adrian Bagher, Dee Dee Simon, Sunshine Anderson, Johnny James. Doors open 7 pm. Host: DJ Chad. 346-266-7144.

8 pm, Saturday, September 18, 2021. The Venue, Horseshoe Casino, 77 Casino Center Drive, Hammond, Indiana (Chicago). The 15th Annual Chi-town Blues Festival 2021. Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Lenny Williams, Sir Charles Jones, Bobby Rush, Theodis Ealey, Melvia "Chick" Rodgers. Originally scheduled for March 13th, 2020. Previously purchased tickets will be honored for the new date. Tickets.

8 pm, Saturday, September 18, 2021. Arkansas Convention Center, 5200 Convention Plaza, Texarkana, Arkansas. Saturday Nite Live. Adrian Bagher, King South, Dee Dee Simon, Ghetto Cowboy, Evanie Kae. Doors open 7 pm. Hosts: Comedian Mark Jones, DJ Godfather. 870-866-7441.

7:30 pm, Saturday, September 25, 2021. VIP Entertainment Center, 3270 Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee. Lacee, Marquee of Soul, Queen Ann Hines, Mz. Pat, Mz. Connie, Ty Daniels, Courtney Little, Tricky T, Arnisha King, Bird Williams. Hosts: Miss Carolyn Earl, DJ Ray Smooth. Doors open 6:30 pm. BYOB. 901-361-5767.

3 pm, Saturday, October 2, 2021. Gum Springs Riding Track, 72 County Road 2225, Douglasville, Texas. ArkLaOkTex Soul Blues Fest. Lebrado, Jay Morris Group, Ronnie Bell, Lacee, Jaye Hammer, Magic One, Avail Hollywood, Rhomey, Annie Washington, Kiko and more. Gates open 12 Noon. Hosts: DJ Godfather, DJ Big O. Tickets.

Saturday, October 9, 2021. Double Queens Event Center, 900 East Braker Lane, Austin, Texas. Up Close With Wendell B VIP Event. Wendell B. Doors open 7:30 pm. 512-574-3127.

Saturday, October 9, 2021. Union County Fairgrounds, 1432 East 19th St., El Dorado, Arkansas. The Last Dance. T.K. Soul, J-Wonn, Lacee, Jay Morris Group.

12 Noon, Saturday, October 9, 2021. American Legion, 717 American Legion Road, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina. October Soul Music Fest 2021. Calvin Richardson, Lebrado, P2K DaDiddy, AudiYo, C. Wright, Steve Walden, Jai The Gentleman. Host: DJ Trucker.

8 pm, Saturday, November 13, 2021. Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor Street, Columbia, South Carolina. Southern Soul Music Fest 2021. Pokey Bear, Tucka, Calvin Richardson, Sir Charles Jones, Lebrado, Ronnie Bell. Doors open 7 pm. Tickets.

8 pm, Saturday, December 4, 2021. Florence Center, 3300 West Radio Drive, Florence, South Carolina. Southern Soul Music Fest. Tucka, Pokey Bear, Lebrado, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Calvin Richardson. 843-679-9417. DBN notes: This is a rescheduled concert. All tickets purchased for the original date will be honored. Tickets.


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