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08-09-2004Stolen Ogre coming to the Northeast; Chan and the Bob Sheehan Memorial Jam appear in Relix; Last two weeks of the Black-Cat raffle!

From the Stolen Ogre home office:

Seattle, WA, July 27th, 2004 - On the heels of their first full length debut Road to Jericho; Stolen Ogre will celebrate the release with an in-store live performance at Seattle's legendary Easy Street Records on August 13th at 6:00p.m. The band will go on to play their debut New York City Show at the famed Lions Den in lower Manhattan, August 25th at 10:00pm. This show will be the first in a series of Northeast dates.

Though this is the group's maiden voyage east, its roots can be traced to the NE as Brendan Hill, drummer for the monster Princeton, New Jersey jamband Blues Traveler, a founding member of Stolen Ogre took time from his active schedule with Blues Traveler and returned to record on the band's new record.

Road to Jericho is available for order on-line at CDbaby.com and TowerRecords.com as well as stores in the Greater Seattle Area. August 13 - Easy Street Records (West Seattle Location) - Seattle, WA
August 25 - Lion's Den w/ Hot Buttered Rum String Band - NYC, NY
August 26 - River Street Jazz Café - Plains, PA
August 27 - The Saint - Asbury Park, NJ
August 28 -
August 31 - Acme Underground - NYC, NY

In other news, readers of Relix Magazine this month will notice a picture of Chan rocking out at the Bob Sheehan Memorial All-Star Jam two months ago. The picture accompanies a brief review of the New York City event put on to memorialize the late Blues Traveler bassist. The article and picture appear in the "Scene and Heard" section.

Finally, time is winding down on the third annual Black Cat Spirit of Harp-n-Soul Raffle - many great prizes have been donated by fans and members of the Blues Traveler community, including a "Challenge prize", won by the largest single contributor to the raffle - an autographed bass guitar, signed by the original Blues Traveler lineup. The raffle runs through August 19th, with the drawing taking place on the fifth anniversary of Bobby's passing. All proceeds go to charities that benefit music and education, in the name of Bob Sheehan. Get your entries in soon!