Past Performers

2021 Lineup

Doug MacLeod

Doug MacLeod

MacLeod is known for his superb songwriting, guitar wizardry, warm soulful vocals, wit and unforgettable…
Terrie Odabi

Terrie Odabi

Few vocalists own the stage like Terrie Odabi. When the statuesque Oakland native begins to…
Jimmy Carpenter

Jimmy Carpenter

Saxophonist, singer-songwriter, and arranger, began his musical journey over 35 years ago. Jimmy has written,…
Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson

Multiple award-winning, Montreal based Singer/Songwriter Dawn Tyler Watson has earned her place among the International…
Latimore

Latimore

Benjamin William Lattimore (born September 7, 1939) known professionally as Latimore, is an American blues…

2020 Lineup

The Jimmy’s

The Jimmy’s

The Jimmy’s are an awesome Blues/R&B band from Madison, Wisconsin.  They have been entertaining crowds…
Terrie Odabi

Terrie Odabi

Few vocalists own the stage like Terrie Odabi. When the statuesque Oakland native begins to…

2019 Lineup

Kenny Neal

Kenny Neal

Kenny Neal, born in New Orleans and raised in Baton Rouge, began playing music at…
Toronzo Cannon

Toronzo Cannon

Since the 2016 release of his Alligator Records debut, The Chicago Way, contemporary blues guitarist/vocalist/songwriter…
Zac Harmon

Zac Harmon

Zac Harmon is an award-winning guitarist, organist, singer, and songwriter whose distinctive style combines the…

2018 Lineup

Mr. Sipp

Mr. Sipp

Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp, “The Mississippi Blues Child” began playing the guitar at the…
Chris Cain

Chris Cain

At the age of eight, Cain taught himself to play guitar and began playing professionally…
Kelley Hunt

Kelley Hunt

In some ways, Roots R&B/Americana singer/songwriter/piano player/guitarist Kelley Hunt is a rarity and a challenge…
Trey Wanvig

Trey Wanvig

At age 15, Trey Wanvig, a local blues guitarist and singer songwriter has already accomplished…

2017 Lineup

Curtis Salgado

Curtis Salgado

With a career spanning forty years, award-winning soul, blues and R&B vocalist/harmonicist/songwriter Curtis Salgado is…
Sugar Blue

Sugar Blue

Sugar Blue incorporates what he has learned into his visionary and singular style, technically dazzling…
Nick Moss Band

Nick Moss Band

A conversation with guitarist and blues aficionado, Nick Moss, is never dull. The 16-time Blues…
Vanessa Collier

Vanessa Collier

Master musician and multi-talented blues performer, Vanessa Collier, was recently nominated for a 2017 Blues…

2016 Lineup

Jason Ricci

Jason Ricci

Jason Ricci has won dozens of blues and harmonica contests, toured the world and amassed…
Larry McCray

Larry McCray

Arkansas-based and Michigan-bred Larry McCray is a singer, guitarist, songwriter and bandleader that takes blues…
Ilana Katz Katz

Ilana Katz Katz

Singer, songwriter and fiddler, Ilana dives deep into the blues with her old-time, Appalachian fiddling.…

2015 Lineup

Larry Garner

Larry Garner

The Long Island Blues Society called Larry Garner “an undiscovered treasure lurking in the bayous,”…

2014 Lineup

Marcia Ball

Marcia Ball

A lauded liver performer, Austin, Texas-based singer, songwriter and piano woman has been one the…
E.G. Kight

E.G. Kight

Gifted vocalist melds rock, blues, pop, jazz, gospel and funk into her repertoire.

2013 Lineup

Johnny Rawls

Johnny Rawls

Mississippi soul-blues man who has been entertaining with his potent vocals and guitar work for…

2012 Lineup

Ruthie Foster

Ruthie Foster

Grammy Award nominate singer’s latest album “Let it Burn” finds Foster putting her own glorious…
Kenny Neal

Kenny Neal

Baton Rouge swamp blues master has been elating audiences since the 1970s with his explosive…
Johnny Sansone

Johnny Sansone

The New Orleans-based harmonica player and vocalist offers plenty of emotional punch as a performer…