Laurie Jane and the 45s are Louisville, Kentucky’s rising blues sensation. Laurie Jane Jessup’s vocals carry a torch for classic singers of the 40’s and 50’s while the band delivers Chicago blues swagger infused with the raw energy of early rock pouring out of Memphis. Their soulful originals and unique interpretations of classics delight any blues-hungry audience.

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The Levee

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The Levee, 3015 River Road, Louisville, KY

The upscale Levee at the River House is becoming the destination for live music. Laurie Jane and The 45s will fill up this Thursday evening with country blues and blue-eyed soul sounds.

Merchant Street Music Festival

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Festival Square, 199 S East Ave, Kankakee, Illinois

Laurie Jane and The 45's bring their soul drenched country blues to the Merchant Street Music Festival. The two day festival has a jaw dropping musical lineup across four stages. Art, Craft Beer, Amazing Food and only $5 cash money gets you in. Catch LJ45's at the Platform Stage at 5:55pm.


Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival

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1101 East Burnett Ave, Louisville, KY

Laurie Jane and The 45's headline the Friday night of the Germantown Schnitzelburg Blues Festival. The two day festival, hosted by the Kentuckiana Blues Society and Check's Cafe, is a must-see blues experience delivered in true street party style.

Beatersville Car and Bike Show

Main Gate, 1501 West Main Street, Louisville, KY

Traditional hot rod and custom car culture at its best. Beatersville has an amazing musical lineup. Come take it all in at this family-friendly event!


BBQ, Blues and Bikes

209 West Dixie, Elizabethtown, KY

Laurie Jane and The 45's in a homecoming blues extravaganza as part of the BBQ Blues and Bikes Festival in historic downtown Elizabethtown. LJ45's play at 6pm.

IBC Road to Memphis Benefit

Stevie Rays Blues Bar, 230 East Main Street, Louisville, KY

Four bands will give you the taste of Beale Street with their performances! Doors open at 4:30 with music at 5:00. Cost of entry is $7 and all proceeds go to the musicians representing KBS in Memphis. Groups performing include Big Poppa Stampley, Jimmy G and the Sidewinders, da Mudcats, and Laurie Jane and The 45's.


Laurie Jane and The 45's

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Wick's Pizza Parlor, 225 State Street, New Albany, IN

Mystery Swing Dance Lesson at 7:00P (No experience or partner required)

Music – Laurie Jane & the 45s Social Dancing to Live Music from 8:00 until 11:00P

While the band takes five, our house DJ Jim Barry will be organizing a pair of great vintage and blues sets to help keep you energized and thirsty for more.

The cover charge for the evening is just $10 (cash or card accepted) and the whole night is open to anyone 18 years or older. Come pick up a new hobby, have fun, and make some great new friends with N’ALBnY!