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Clarence "The Blues Man" Turner: Guestbook


December 8, 2017

You're a great joy to play with! Always an awesome experience listening to you!


January 6, 2015

Thanks for putting on an amazing show at First Night Vienna.


August 23, 2014

Great show last night (8/22/14) at Silver Spring American Legion. Come back soon.

Ron Harney

August 6, 2014

Thanks for playing at my retirement party. Great blues!

David Roth

July 30, 2014

Just saw you at Crystal City tonight. Great show!

A couple of questions:

1) What brand of guitar do you use? Looked like a Fender Strat but couldn't be sure.

2) Do you give guitar lessons? I've been playing for years but always looking to learn new stuff - your playing style is pretty unique.

Maria Crump

April 14, 2014

Andy would love to here from you.


January 2, 2014

web site is looking mighty good. Kick it up in 2014

Ken Sparks

December 17, 2013

Clarence, Your new CD is tight! Really nice job, man...good luck in Memphis!

Michael Fogarty

September 17, 2013

I listened to your music at the Columbia Pike Blues Festival and liked what I heard. Did you get the CD made?

Ian Kelley

August 20, 2012

I miss you guys. Some of the best musicians in DC. Keep it up guys.


June 23, 2012

Enjoyed the show at Silver Spring Blues Festival. I thought you said cds were for sale on website. I guess not. Also, music links don't work.

Alan Bowser

May 18, 2012

We love "The Blues Man" in Silver Spring!

Darren Johnson

January 29, 2012

Mr. Turner,

It was a pleasure seeing you and the band play last night at Westminster. You were right...That guitar is CUTTING now! You and Sammi' made me go home and get to practicing. Nothing like seeing someone of your skill to make you realize how much work you really have to do. It was extremely inspirational watching you play. Good luck in Memphis and God bless.

Darren Johnson

Darren Johnson

December 7, 2011

Mr. Turner,

Just wanted to tell you again that it was a pleasure meeting you Sunday at the Open Mic in Silver Spring. From a prospective Blues guitarist to some one who is established, I'm rooting for your success, both now and in the future. I'm looking forward to catching you live and talking to you again. Take care and God Bless.

Darren Johnson

liz Briones

November 13, 2011

hey Clarence,
it was great finally meeting you last night. I hope we get to work together at some point in the future. I know you will knock em out at the blues challenge...God Bless!!! :=)

Jan and Jeff In Luray Va

October 12, 2011

We had a great time at your show! Great quality music and wow what energy from the whole band! can't wait to catch you again sometime. Good music and family friendly too... go bluesman go!!!

jan and jeff from luray Va

October 12, 2011

We had a great time at your show!! Can't wait to catch you again sometime. What great quality music and a family friendly show!! Go blues man Go!!!

Barbara Clark/BJClark Photography

June 13, 2011

Hey There, Had the pleasure of hearing you for the first time at the Capital Ale House for the blue's challenge. Will get to see you again in Roanoke July 16th. Took some picture's of you and the band at the Ale House, if you would care to see them, they are on my FB page BJClark Photography. Looking forward to hearing you play in July. Barbara

Sean Davis - MG for life

May 14, 2011

Turner man it was a pleasure seeing you put it down today at Congress Heights day. In our band I was the music critic but i was very impressed you guys rock, keep up the good work and I will be comin out to see you soon. WOW (get rid of that 1998 jack cord ) Lol

Jamie Hess

April 24, 2011

Clarence, it was great to meet you and Sabrina last night and big fun jammin' with you and Gary. I hope we can do it again sometime.

Eric Wilder

April 2, 2011

Met you and Linwood Taylor at the Bowie Old Towne Grill open mike fall of last year. Met you again at Bangkok Blues Sunday open mic the last weekend in March and at the following Tuesday open mic. Hoping to get to play with you sometime. If you know anyone needing a blues guitarist please forward my name to them.

Mike Cantrell

March 28, 2011

I really enjoyed meeting you and playing last night at Bangkok Blues. Man, you were really laying it down!

Chuck Goodrich

March 1, 2011

Clarence, nice to see you again at the Westminster Church. Thanks for a great night of music



February 12, 2011


Gai Bennett

February 6, 2011

Saw you guys at IBC this past week and wanted to say you were fabulous. It was a real treat to see a true blues band rock the house. Loved you guys.

Erica Jimenez

October 19, 2010

Clarence and Band,
Hi, just wanted to let you all know how much we enjoyed hearing you play this past Saturday night at the Zoo Bar. My friend and I were out visiting from California ( Im the brunette that the older (annoying) guy with the white hair kept buggin ), and we wanted to hear some great blues while we were in DC. We sure got what we wanted - you guys are fabulous- what a treat. Cathy and I were exhausted from all the sightseeing we did that day, but your music was the perfect end to our vacation.

Thanks again - and please tell your bass player ( I didnt get his name) I enjoyed his music and beautiful smile very much, I would've loved to stay and talk to him but Cathy literally dragged me out before your 2nd break cuz she was so tired :( .
Best of luck to all of you, we will look you up next time we are in town. If you come out to California, let us know, we will do what we can to get the people there to hear you. (We are from the San Diego area- how about coming out to the House of Blues? :)

In appreciation,
Erica Jimenez, a new fan :)
ps: Do you have cds to purchase? Cathy dragged me out before I could ask that too.

Darrin Martin

September 9, 2010

saw you at church last night keep
doing you thing god bless you
bro darrin peace.

Anthony "Swamp Dog" Clark

September 7, 2010

One of the baddest blues men I know. Go get em!!!

Lee Ann Brooks

July 20, 2010

We're so excited to have you represent the Blue Ridge Blues Society in the 2011 IBC. Look forward to seeing you in October!

Wayne Weikel

July 20, 2010

Hey Clarence,

Congratulations to you and the rest of the band for the 1st place win at the Blue Ridge Blues Competition! It was good to see and hear you guys again!

I put your individual tracks in the mail today. They are on a DVD. They are ready for your Pro-tools friend up there.

At no additional cost, I also remixed your recording and have included that mix in your package on a playable audio CD. I am interested to hear how you like it after you get a chance to listen to it. Please let me know.

All my best,

Benita/Full Moon Saloon

June 29, 2010

Hi Clarence. How are you? It's been a long time.

October 11, 2009

I seen u play at the BB&T center in luray loved you never heard a band so good i dreamed about your music all night that night hope u will come back again real soon love ya

Eirk Brown

July 17, 2009

I'm really proud of you and your success. You finally took center stage where you belong, grab the mic and finally making things right.

Vince Patton

June 30, 2009

Saw you at the DC BBQ event on Sunday June 28th. Man, am I impressed! You're awesome - looking to see some of your upcoming concerts! Keep it real - keep up the good work!

Tony Mack

April 14, 2009

Attended your concert at Westminster Blues night 4/13/09 and you have gained a new fan. You have a unique style of your own. The title The Blues Man is your to keep.

David Sugers

March 15, 2009

Hey your awesome heres my e-mail Please contact me!!

Julia Hawkins

February 8, 2009

My husband and I met you while visiting Washington, D.C. in 2005. We were moved by your music and skill! I asked you where to find a cd by you and you said to check the website, so can you tell me where to get your cd? I hope we are able to see you again when we come to D.C.! We'd love to hear you at the Blues Festival in New Orleans! You would be a sell out! Your southern fans, Julia and CL

Gary Coates

January 21, 2009

Hi, Love your sound. I played drums with George and Chuck when I lived in Maryland...some seriously funky boys. Best to you.


January 9, 2009

Hey there! Remember me? I met you last week while visiting with Kenny Neal...had a great time! Hope to see you at a festival...maybe Pocono??ime!


January 6, 2009

Saw you for the first time on NYE; I'll be back.You were excellent!

Duane Parker

September 23, 2008

Thanks for letting me sit in last sun,I had a great time. If ever someone needs a Bass player I would appreciate dropping my name. e-mail

Neal Lewis

July 18, 2008

Saw your performance tonight (July 18, 200) in Luray and really enjoyed the music. I am a guitar player (at least I try to be) and was really impressed with Clarence's playing. I came home to saw my guitars up for kindling - I am not worthy!!

Seriously, thanks for sharing your music and talent guys!

July 18, 2008

Saw your performance tonight (July 18, 200) in Luray and really enjoyed the music. I am a guitar player (at least I try to be) and was really impressed with Clarence's playing. I came home to saw my guitars up for kindling - I am not worthy!!

Seriously, thanks for sharing your music and talent guys!


July 4, 2008

Had a great time playing with you last Wed at Whiskey in Annapolis.A real treat....

Jackie Smith

June 30, 2008

Hey Clarence, This is your gift that you were born to do, because you have been a guitar player since you were a little boy. I wish you all the best as you pursue high levels in the blues music industry. I always enjoy your shows. May God Bless You. Jack

Greg "G-man" Brown

June 19, 2008

Long time no hear! Miss the good music! I still play!


June 13, 2008

saw you at chesapeake bay blues fest. danced, sweated my ass off! one of the best parts of the weekend! Your wife was very pregnant, hope all is well with your family! Much love, Chris

Ron Bland (bassist for big daddy)

April 28, 2008

Enjoyed site would love to hear some music.


April 18, 2008

u all r awsome i want a cd 703-455-5244

Lou Jerome

April 7, 2008

Good seeing you tonight Clarence. You have a lovely family.


Frank Nelson

January 5, 2008

WOW! You guys are off the chain. I caught your performance at the Unifest
in S.E. Washington, DC last summer and was amazed at the quality of the music.
Your the best! Keep up the good work.


December 15, 2007

Congrats on the trip to Memphis!
Wishing you well in the competition!


December 11, 2007

Blues Man - Your performance at Westminster Church last night was awesome/too cool for school/outrageous.
You made a lot of people happy. And the young lady who you invited up on stage for a vocal was terrific.
Stay Cool, Jimbo

2 Sshort "Crockett"

November 26, 2007

Man never thought the days of blues in the Scout truck as we rode S.E. Wash., DC, would have came so far, good luck in the feature, keep it going. Blues b4 Go-Go love it all. Sean if u read this keep drum abuse alive lol. Crockett

Paula Atkinson

November 5, 2007

Clarence -

Ditto what Don Schwab said below. You guys were the BEST act by far (sorry, Aretha - love ya but going through the motions that day!) and the most fun, interesting, impassioned playing we saw the entire day at the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival.

Your website doesn't say so, but I think you guys are from Louisiana? Think you said that. Anyway, as we were walking up to the tent and heaing you play from afar that day, I told my girlfriend, these guys sound like they're from Louisiana! (my family's from there) It'd be nice to see your bio(s) here and also, please get your music on myspace (think it's free?). And, get an album recorded AND out for sale (you may have some recorded and for sale at your concerts? but I checked - no go....). You're too good not to get yourself out there big time. If you need contacts, write me - I lived in LA for a long time and know a few folks in the music biz....and also have some contacts in DC at various clubs. Best, Paula


October 16, 2007

CONGRATS! Sedalia Blues Fest was a good time!!

Chauntee Aiken

October 13, 2007

It's been a while since I saw you guys play, but don't worry, I intend to make up for it this comming Saturday!! Love you all!! =)

Wm. Van D. Caldwell

October 11, 2007

my favorite band. How do I book you.

Anthony Emerson

August 13, 2007

I saw you recently at the Greenbelt Blues Festival. You're doing great and I encourage you to keep up the good work

Pat Simpson

August 12, 2007

You were fantastic at Chespeake Bay Blues 2007! Will watch your calendar. You have albums?

Kevin Burley, Sr.

August 11, 2007

I met you and the band at the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival on 8/4/07. I really enjoyed the jam session
with Deanna Bogart. The weather was hot and your band was hotter. I love hearing the harmonica. I was treated
to not one but two harp players in your band that day...WOW. Thanks for making my day.........


August 7, 2007

It was really great to see you and your beautiful family at the Chessie Fest this past weekend! Truly smokin blues!
Our prayers for your wife's successful surgery and speedy recovery. See you Friday,Aug.10 at Bangkok Blues!
Good Blues to You and yours,
Kev and Cyn

Don Schwab

August 4, 2007

Clarence -- I caught you and the band's performance at the Chesapeake Bay Blues and Jazz Festival, and was knocked out! Which I more or less told you after you finished the set. You were the high point of the day for me; the headliners was an ante climaz!

Hope to catch you again, soon, and will check for your calendar.


Henry Chung

July 30, 2007

Hi Clarence my man!!

How goes it? I saw you just entered IBC again through James River! Congrats! I'm sure you'll kick ass again this year. I'm grooving in Hong Kong.

Keep the blues alive!

Matt Kennedy

July 26, 2007

Hey Clarence, groovy site. Glad to see you're riling up down there. Have fun and stay safe in your travels this summer.

All our love,

Matt and Jill

Alan Grossman

July 16, 2007

Killer show at Sedalia- You all won hands down!!!!!!!!!!!
I will e-mail pictures soon.
Alan Grossman

John Wherry

July 15, 2007

Clarence and band: you guys "lit it up" at the Sedalia Blues Fest--this had to make it easy on the judges! Best show of the day (and night too, actually), hope you make it back to this area soon.

Casey Carden

July 14, 2007

I really enjoyed your show today at the Sedalia Center! Congratulations on taking the first place prize and good luck to you guys in Nashville! Take care and stay safe out there on the road!

Stacy Brooks

July 3, 2007

Hey Clarence! I enjoyed your music at the Jam Sunday!! See ya soon!

Norman Weeks

July 3, 2007

I played keyboards for you with Sam Bronner. Found your card and decided to give you a holler. Have a good one

Hans&Karin , Grandcafé Centrum, Giethoorn, Holland

June 26, 2007

See u in august! are enjoying already!
Greets Hans and Karin


June 16, 2007

Clarence and the Band --

Just got back from the big Block Party in Mt. Vernon and wanted to look you up and say thanks for making it a special adn bluesy Saturday!

Loved the music, loved the family. Best to all and remember, "they got the blues everywhere..."

Kevin E Smith

June 10, 2007

Hey man it was great seeing u saturday night, hit me back when you get a chance
Peace and Love

Nadine Rae

June 8, 2007

Hey Handsome! Thanx 4 the kind words in the guestbook at my site. You are rollin'!!! I'm looking forward to seeing you at the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival. Let's rock it out--I know you will!!!!

Lauren Esakoff

May 22, 2007

Hi Clarence, I danced my heart out at Alyssa's Bat Mitzvah and can't thank you enough for your performance. It was a pleasure meeting you and Sabrina. Hope to catch you out one evening. Give my best to Sabrina too... Let me know if you are headed to Baltimore anytime soon!
Love and peace,

A Ball

May 6, 2007

Caught you in central VA at Montpelier and really enjoyed the show! Thank you.

Mae Brooks

May 2, 2007

Nice Site!We'll be able to find you now!
See you in Greenbelt!

Ken Sparks

April 4, 2007

Hey man, it's always a pleasure jammin' with you. I'm going to try to catch more of your shows and, as usual, I will have my guitar in tow. I'll see you around.


Big LeRoy Foster

March 28, 2007

Clarence, I see I am performing at one of your regular venues; Bangkok Blues, on May 11. I am always looking to make new friends, especially friends who are working to keep the blues alive, as I am. Reply to the e-mail address listed here. Please visit my web site ......
I am hoping we can meet and do some playin' together. Peace!!!

Sean F.Graves a.k.a.Shoes McCall

March 15, 2007

Nice, very nice. I`ts time to do dis and ride da wave while it`s high.