The Blue Drivers


Jump, Jive, and Let the Summer Blues Drive


Why you should see this show….

Including veterans of such legendary Cleveland-area bands as Tiny Alice, Wild Horses, and The Baskerville Hounds, the Blue Drivers feature blues standards by artists like Muddy Waters, Junior Wells and Little Walter, swinging jump blues by Louis Jordan, Tiny Bradshaw, and Louis Prima, jazz tunes by Mose Allison and Billie Holiday, as well as modern blues, soul and originals.

The Blue Drivers Bio
Vocalist Char Frires is a native of Gary, Indiana and learned her craft in a number of Chicago blues bands including The Nightcrawlers. She handles anything from blues to swing to jazz and ballads with style and soul.

Vocalist and harp player David Krauss has been writing and performing professionally since the late 1960’s. He was a member of the legendary Cleveland-based band Tiny Alice and has appeared on recordings and in concert with Peter Laughner, Alex Bevan and Deadly Earnest.

Also an alumnus of Tiny Alice, guitarist Tom Marotta has appeared alongside David with national acts such as Stevie Wonder, Luther Allison and Koko Taylor. He has played in a number of blues, rock and acoustic bands.

Well known among Cleveland musicians as one of the steadiest drummers around, Rick Sostaric was a member of Wild Horses during their “Funky Poodle” heyday and has performed with blues acts such as Little Willy & the All-Stars.

Bassist Dale Taylor has played in Northeast Ohio for nearly 30 years. In the early 1970’s he was a member of the seminal Cleveland band, The Baskerville Hounds and later performed with the extremely popular SRO.


Dining Option

Purchase of a ticket to a show in the Supper Club ensures you will have a seat for the concert. However, if you intend to dine before or during the performance, you also need to make a dining reservation. To make a dining reservation, click here or call our Box Office at (216) 242-1250. Click here to see Rusty Anchor menu.

If you are attending a concert in the Supper Club with a party of two or more, please have one person make a reservation for the whole group to ensure you are seated together. If you are attending with a party of eight or more, you must call the Box Office to make your reservation at (216) 242-1250.

To better serve all our customers, we require that you arrive on time for your dining reservation. Arriving more than 15 minutes after your reserved time will result in the cancellation of your reservation. You will be seated for the concert, but you may be put on a waiting list for dining.


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