Brevard Blues And BBQ Festival Set For Jun – Brevard NC

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Brevard Blues And BBQ Festival Set For Jun – Brevard NC

March 5, 2015 | Vol.129– No. 19

Mac Arnold

185 Productions has announced a Second Annual Brevard Blues and BBQ Festival will lapse to a Brevard Music Center Jun 5 and 6 this year. Tickets are now on sale.

This year’s eventuality will include of dual days of music, qualification and food vendors, and a initial “BBQ Cook Off.”

Last year’s success was due in vast partial to a support of a many sponsors and a community. Domokur Architects is presenting unite and WNCW is a media unite as good as Jbasting Studios, Frank and Nita Porter, John Heinitsh, Sapphire Country Store, Joe Chapman Roofing, Stewart and Terri Trimble, Full Spectrum, Roth Wesley Charitable Fund, Tim and Corey Gafnea, 185 King Street, Brian Philips, River Song Veterinary and Aleta and Ed Tisdale.

The lineup consists of blues legends Mac Arnold, Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, and Lil’ Charlie Baty, while bringing some internal and informal favorites like Shane Pruitt Band, final year’s superstar Doug Deming and Dennis Gruenling, and more.

Arnold contingency have famous during an early age that his song career would review like a “Who’s who” of Blues/RB Legends. His high propagandize rope “J Floyd The Shamrocks” were mostly assimilated by nothing other than Macon, Ga. native, James Brown on piano. After determining to pursue a veteran song career, Arnold assimilated a Charles Miller organisation until 1965 when he done a pierce to Chicago to work with recording artist/saxophonist A.C. Reed.

In late 1966, during age 24, came a event of a lifetime to join a Muddy Waters Band and assistance figure a electric blues sound that desirous a stone and hurl transformation of a late ’60s and early ’70s. Regular guest of a rope enclosed Eric Clapton, Paul Butterfield, Mike Bloomfield, and Elvin Bishop. During this time, Mac played on John Lee Hooker’s live album, “Live during a Café Au Go-Go,” as good as Otis Spann’s classical “The Blues is Where It’s At.”

After some-more than a year with Muddy Waters, Arnold shaped a Soul Invaders that corroborated adult many artists, including The Temptations and B. B. King. In a early ’70s, he changed Los Angeles to work during ABC Television and LAFF Records. This led to operative on a set of Soul Train from 1971 to 1975 and afterwards operative with Bill Withers (“Lean On Me”) before relocating behind to South Carolina in a ’80s.

Hummel started personification harmonica in 1970 and has left on to turn one of a premier blues harmonica players of his generation. He has some-more than 30 recordings given 1985, including a Grammy nominated 2013 recover Blind Pig recording “Remembering Little Walter.”

Funderburgh, a local of Texas, has spent a infancy of his adult life personification a blues, with influences from blues legends such as Freddie King, Albert Collins, Jimmy Reed and Bill Doggett.

Baty is a former personality and dictatorial guitarist from Alligator Records recording act “Little Charlie a Nightcats.” Charlie and a Nightcats have accessible 12 albums on Alligator and have been one of a West Coast’s many successful blues acts, furloughed a creation for over 25 years.

Tickets are now on sale during a Brevard Music Center box bureau during parasite ets.brevardmusic.org/.

This year’s lineup is as follows: Mark Hummell, Anson Funderburgh, ‘Lil’ Charly Baty and a Golden State Lone Star Revue, Mac Arnold Plate Full O’Blues, Doug Deming Dennis Gruenling w/ The Jewel Tones, Andrew Scotchie and The River Rats, Shane Pruitt Band, Rick Rushing and The Blues Strangers, Stolen Hearts featuring Pam Taylor and Robert Johnson Jr ., Dangerous Gentlemens, Lee Griffin Band, and Riyen Roots and Kenny Dore.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available.

source ⦿ http://www.transylvaniatimes.com/story/2015/03/05/arts-and-entertainment/brevard-blues-and-bbq-festival-set-for-june-brevard-nc/21831.html

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