SEASIDE - Lil' Bayou, 20 N. Holladay Drive, hosts two blues acts Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27.
Jim Mesi returns for a performance from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday. Over the years he has won awards as well as been named to the Cascade Blues Society Hall of Fame. Mesi has performed with many well-known artists including B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Big Mama Thorton and Buddy Guy to name a few. There is a $5 cover charge.
Kinzel and Hyde will offer up a night of Louisiana-style music from 9 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Stu Kinzel plays slide guitar and dobro and has earned national attention for his music. Kinzel has performed in many Northwest clubs and has opened for and performed with Lonnie Brooks and Elvin Bishop. LynnAnn Hyde is from San Diego, Calif., and has performed all over the West Coast and southeastern United States since the mid 1990s. She uses a Stagi 20-button concertina and antique melodeons as well as free reed instruments. There is a $3 cover charge.