**The Bel Airs**
9:00 p.m., Dec. 7, Blue Note, 17 N. Ninth St.
Tickets: $8 Fronted by brothers Dick and Dave Pruitt on bass and electric guitars, with Michael Cherry on drums, the Bel Airs play a danceable mix with an authentic but eclectic bluesy-country-soul-and-rock-n-roll sound influenced by the likes of Wilson Picket, Slim Harpo, Howlin' Wolf and Johnny Cash. The Bel Airs will mark their 30th year performing together in 2011. The Pruitt brothers' harmony vocal style sets them apart in the contemporary music scene-- leading one reviewer to refer to them as the "Everly Brothers of Blues". David's "big guitar" and Dick's howling vocals over soulful, right-on rhythm playing make this trio a powerhouse. Website: http://www.belairs.com
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