New Jersey Blues Giant Chaz DePaolo Rolls into Town

Dundalk FM have pulled out all the stops to bring one of  the USA’s finest contemporary blues singer songwriters to the Spirit Store on Wednesday 25th May 2011. Chaz DePaolo from New Jersey has been wowing audiences in his native America for many years and indeed has also built up a huge fan base across mainland Europe.

Chaz has been a regular visitor to the Warrenpoint Blues on the Bay Festival where he is now regarded as an integral part of that great event. This is the first visit Chaz DePaolo is making to a Dundalk venue and he is chomping at the bit to make his presence felt here. This is a high profile gig being organized by Dundalk FM not only to bring international talent into the town but it is also a major fundraiser for the community radio station. Dundalk FM are indebted to Fyffe’s Ireland for their generous sponsorship of the event which made the booking of this Blues legend possible.

Chaz DePaolo is no stranger to the big time having shared the same stage with such legendary names as Buddy Guy, Commander Cody, Jose Feliciano and Buddy Miles to name but a few. The top UK blues magazine “Blues Matters” has described Chaz as “”the man who has developed into one of the most exciting talents in 21st century electric blues music”. On top of that Chaz has released two critically acclaimed rocking blues albums “Flirtin’ with The Blues” (2006) and “Bluestopia” (2009) which have had music reviewers frothing at the mouth.

This promises to be one of the musical highlights of the year in Dundalk and tickets are priced at a sensational €10. Tickets are on sale from Dundalk FM reception, the Spirit Store and online at

Added to the bill on the night support will be by The Long Riders and  they will be joined by some very special surprise guests. Doors open at 8.30pm and tickets are selling like the proverbial hot cakes.  (Also you can ring Michael Duffy on 087-6683869 for tickets)

Chaz DePaolo Dundalk 2011, miss this one at your peril.