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Friday, Jan. 14at St. Margaret's Episcopal
(964 Hwy 40 in Lawrence)Saturday, Jan. 15at Grand EmporiumSunday, Jan. 16at The Granada It's one thing for a producer-driven group, such as Menudo, to revamp its lineup every few years, but it's quite another for an established, Grammy-winning band to maintain its success despite constant turnover. Roomful of Blues' latest album, There Goes The Neighborhood, features five new members. Saxophonist Rich Lataille is now the senior member of the group, having joined three decades ago. Roomful of Blues was one of the only bands to swing in the '70s, and the group continues to jump, jive, and wail. This diverse ensemble also tackles rockin' blues, with guitarist Chris Vachon capably filling the shoes of Roomful of Blues alum Duke Robillard. Although the quality level remains constant, the musical mix will inevitably be altered by all of these personnel changes, so those who have seen the group in the past are guaranteed a show that promises to be much different but equally entertaining.