Nestled in the heart of Leimert Park at 4339 Leimert Blvd. you will find "Babe and Ricky's Inn.
A mellow and almost quaint place in appearence. One will experience "the Blues" at its best at this sanctuary.
Babe and Ricky's is owned and operated by Laura Mae Gross known as "Mama" by her patrons, musicians and community members she provides a haven for well-known and aspiring amateur musicians to epitomize the Blues. The home-like venue gives an opportunity for ardent music lovers to mingle from all walks of life.
As soon as you step inside the door there is a feeling of fellowship and oneness that greets you and your cares are quickly tucked away.
Each song performed portrays a story that communicates personally and candidly of not only every day life, but of one's own individual life experiences. It rings through the room in a poetic form in sync.
The intimate seating add to the feeling of community and the sensitive lighting is just right for communing, listen and eating.
Monday nights at Babe and Ricky's host a jam session where you may find yourself own stage with the sultry Blues Queen, Micky Champion telling your story in harmony along the impeccable rhythm section.
The audience can participate with down home call and response and applause for the cause.
Around 10:00 pm, an incredibly delicious homemade soul food dinner consisting of fried chicken, collard greens, black-eyed peas, rice, and cornbread is served to the musicians and patrons. A past time which has occurred on Monday jam night since the birth of the club.
Babe and Ricky's Inn hosts varies events on each week night and on weekends. Even in the event one doesn't listen to the Blues, Monday Night jam session at Babe and Ricky's is treat not to miss.
The history, music, fellowship is a experience like none other. It confirms that music is a language to cross all barriers, in all walks of life. The Blues at Babe and Ricky's Inn articulate in volumes what we each live on a daily basis.
The music performed at this innovative and unique club is a journey to take again and again.
Stop by, enter in, bring your horn, voice, and a friend and watch the magic begin.
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Copyright © 2010 Kim
Blues, Ballads, Communing, and Creative flow
Copyright © 2010 Kim
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