October 4th (Old Murphy School Durham, NC) - 50 Music Maker Artists! 2pm – 8pm - Admission includes food, drink, and music, music, music! - $150 admission, $100 is tax deductible The Homecoming Celebration will be the largest gathering of Music Maker artists ever! Who’s coming so far: Big Ron Hunter, Boo Hanks, Captain Luke, Cool John Ferguson, Ironing Board Sam, John Dee Holeman, Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen, Pura Fe, Shelton Powe,Tim and Susan Wells, The Branchettes, Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, Sweet Betty, Drink Small, Eddie Tigner, Robert Lee Coleman, Dr Dixon, David Bryant, Algia Mae Hinton, Lil’ Joe, Nashid Abdul, Albert White, Ardie Dean, Bubba Norwood, Lakota John and Kin, Harvey Dalton Arnold, Lightnin’ Wells, Deer Clan Singers, Lee Gates, Major Handy, Alabama Slim, Little Freddie King, Little Pink Anderson, Dave McGrew, PeeWee Hayes, Gerald Robinson, Tad Walters, Jeffrey Scott, Sol Roots There are a limited number of tickets available for the Saturday event – get them before they’re gone!
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SoSoCat Promotions Presents Blues Ramble Series at Grace Hall in Greer, South Carolina Featuring Blues Legend Ironing Board Sam w/Guest Riyen Roots Ironing Board Sam will showcase his powerful, soulful voice and piano prowess on tis show. He is a native of Rock Hill and lives in Chapel Hill, N.C. He is a piano-based musician and sings soul, boogie-woogie and New Orleans rhythm and blues. A truly gifted and engaging performer, Sam’s powerful, soulful voice and remarkable piano prowess remain undiminished. In fact, he believes that he’s only getting better with age. Riyen Roots Opens the show "Taking country/blues/roots music to another place through unique rhythms, and truly original song stylings that bridge over a hundred years of modern music. Songwriter, musician, performer, street philosopher, poet, and friend to all , who gives all he has mind, body, spirit, song, and voice to a world with a bad case of the blues." This young blues man is keeping the blues alive one show at a time, and really making a name for himself in the business. Ironing Board Sam www.musicmaker.org/artists_profile/ironing-board-sam Riyen Roots www.riyenroots.com Grace Hall www.gracehallgreersc.com Address 108 Trade Street Greer, SC 29651 Directions http://www.gracehallgreersc.com/directions.php Tickets, $10 9:00pm to 12:00am Tickets Online: www.daistickets.com/graceha
Bio: Ironing Board Sam is a true original and, as he likes to call himself, a real character. Born Samuel Moore in Rock Hill, South Carolina in 1939, the charismatic singer, songwriter and piano player can remember trying to pound out notes on the family pump organ when he was just two years old. Seve...See Full Bio
Ironing Board Sam has a show on 10/04/2014 at 02:00 PM @ THE MURPHEY SCHOOL in Durham, NC http://www.reverbnation.com/q/55ihsy #concert
"Then came the revue’s secret weapon - if it’s possible to be secret while wearing a golden suit and black leather hat. The attire was subdued compared with the persona, however. Ironing Board Sam, 73 years young, sang like his pants were on fire and attacked his keyboard as if it had sinned. He even dragged it from its stand and played it kneeling on the floor. When he sang Have You Seen My Baby? he left the stage to ask each audience member. (No one had.) He stormed across Ray Charles’ What I’d Say and then caressed Over The Rainbow. His maverick keyboard playing, meanwhile, carried weird echoes of Thelonious Monk and Sun Ra.
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