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Charlie's been kicking around the Florida Bluescoast longer than he cares to admit. Played every gig that matters (and a few of the other kind, too). Some of the stages upon which Chuck has held forth:

Florida Festivals:


Pigz in Z'hills, Zephyrhills
Tangerine Blues Festival, Gulfport
Cotee River Blues Fest, Port Richey
Bands on the Sand, Treasure Island
Bikini Blues Bash, Treasure Island
Sanding Ovations, Treasure Island
Beach Goes Pops, St Pete Beach
St Johns River Blues Fest, Palatka
Mt Dora Blues and Wine Festival
Seminole Red White & Blues
Dunedin Wines the Blues
Oldsmar Days

Florida Clubs:


Skipper's Smokehouse, Tampa
Ale & Witch, St Pete
Hideaway Cafe, St Pete
Saturday Morning Market, St Pete
Ringside Cafe, St Pete
Ka-Tiki, Treasure Island
Bourbon Street, New Port Richey
Bradfordville, Tallahassee
House of Blues, Orlando
Bamboo Room, Lake Worth
Sebastian Beach Inn
Lou's Blues, Cocoa
Beach Shack, Cocoa
Beached Whale, Ft Myers
Hurricane, Marathon
Schooner Wharf, Key West
L&M, Cedar Key



The Charlie Morris Band (FL edition):



Chuck at Stump Pass. Photo by Michael Cerone.

Charlie at the Stump Pass Grill, Englewood. Photo by Michael Cerone.


Eric Elsner at Stump Pass. Photo by Michael Cerone.

Eric Elsner


Andrew Lack at the Saturday Morning Market (I think).

Andrew Lack


Kevin Wilder at Stump Pass. Photo by Michael Cerone.

Kevin Wilder


Frequent Guests:



Tom Bell at the Ka-Tiki.

Tom Bell


Distinguished Alumni:



Tim Heding at the Ka-Tiki.

Tim Heding


Ryan Lack at the Ka-Tiki.

Ryan Lack


Mike Chavers at Stump Pass. Photo by Michael Cerone.

Mike Chavers








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Some call it Paradise


Charlie Morris Band at the Bikini Blues Bash, 2013

We love our jobs! The Bikini Blues Bash, Treasure Island, 2013. Photo by Bob Levai.


Charlie Morris Band and TC Carr at the Bikini Blues Bash, 2013

Gator and harp shootout with TC Carr at the Bikini Blues Bash, Treasure Island, 2013. Photo by Kyler Ragsdale.


Charlie Morris Band on stage at the Cotee River Fest, 2013

At the Cotee River Seafood & Blues Fest, 2013. Photo by Kyler Ragsdale.


Eric Elsner at Mt Dora Blues & Wine Fest, 2013

Eric and Bobby at the Mt Dora Blues & Wine Fest

Gator

And here's one of Bobby's old pals, enjoying the show from the lake. It's not the first time we've had a live gator hanging out in the dressing room.







Charlie Morris Band on stage at the Bikini Blues Bash, Treasure Island, 2012

At the Bikini Blues Bash in Treasure Island, 2012. Photo by Jim Tizzano.


Charlie Morris Band with TC Carr, Treasure Island

At the Treasure Island Sanding Ovations festival, 2011, with TC Carr, Kevin Wilder, Jeff Avrin.


Charlie Morris Band on stage at the Ale and Witch, St Pete

In the courtyard, downtown St Pete, with Eric Elsner and Ryan Lack. Photo by Eugene Olsen.


Charlie Morris Band on stage at Seminole's Music in the Park festival

Music in the Park, Seminole, 2011. Photo by Kathy Nalls.


The Show Must Go On


Charlie Morris Band on stage at Skippers Smokehouse, Tampa, 2007, in the rain!

Now that's the real Florida! A rainy day at Skipper's Smokehouse in Tampa.


Chuck on stage at the Skipperdome

On stage at the Skipperdome, circa 2002


Charlie Morris Band at the House of Blues, Orlando

At the International House of Blues (IHOB) in Orlando


Three wild and crazy guys in the hot tub!

Three Wild and Crazy Guys! With Tom Bell and Mike Chavers, lounging around in Ft Myers.


Charlie Morris Band at the Saturday Morning Market with a young fan

With young fan at St Pete's Saturday Morning Market


Jammin with some Pals


Charlie with Cornfused at Sanding Ovations, 2013

Charlie with Cornfused at Sanding Ovations, 2013. Photo by Kyler Ragsdale.


Charlie with  Gypsy Wind at the Sarasota Folk Festival, 2013

Charlie with Gypsy Wind at the Sarasota Folk Festival, 2013. Photo by Gail Carson.


Charlie Morris Band with Lori Cherry at the Ringside Cafe

With Lori Cherry at the Ringside


Chuck with James Peterson in Key West

With James Peterson in Key West


The St Pete Mountain Boys


The St Pete Mountain Boys at the Ka-Tiki, Sunset Beach, 2007

The St Pete Mountain Boys at the Ka-Tiki, 2007


Power to the People!

Power To The People

BAAMO and WMNF have released a new CD, Power to the People, with 15 songs of protest and political punditry by various artists. One of Charlie's new songs, I Don't Know My Neighbors Anymore, was selected for the disc. It's an acoustic version, recorded during Charlie's appearance on WMNF's Live Music Showcase. Charlie and band also played at the Power to the People concert at Skipper's.


Charlie Morris at the WMNF studio

Charlie's been a big fan and supporter of WMNF for many years, and has appeared live on several different shows, including the Florida Folk Show and the Afternoon Blues Show. It was an honor to be a part of the Power to the People CD and concert!







Clownin at Panda Studio


George Harris with Chance and Sage

George and the Crew at Panda


George's Clambusters. Got a clam? We make it scram! (TM)

George Harris with cute little doggy at Panda Studio

George Harris and assistant Sage, 2001


Hangin on the Beach


A mike's-eye view of the Swigwam, St Pete Beach

A mike's-eye view of the Swigwam, one of the last of the classic Florida beach bars


Charlie Morris playing beachside at the Tradewinds, St Pete Beach

Just call me Island Chuck.


CMB at the Oldsmar Days Festival

At the Oldsmar Days Festival


Chuck with Rock Bottom Chuck with Rock Bottom

With Rock Bottom, July 4, 2001


On stage at the L&M in Cedar Key, 2002

On stage at the L&M in Cedar Key, 2002


The L&M Posse: Mike Chavers, Linda, Tom Telschow, Devin Rice, Charlie, bartender

The L&M Posse: Mike Chavers, Linda, Tom Telschow, Devin Rice, Charlie, bartender