These three great artist were unable to perform the night of the 25th Annual Bull Durham Blues Festival this year due rain. They have all agreed to come a play their sets for a FREE concert.
The annual Bull Durham Blues Festival is nationally recognized as one of the premier blues festivals in the country and has been honored with the “Keeping the Blues Alive Award” by The Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN. The festival is one of North Carolina’s largest celebrations of the blues, recognizing Durham’s rich musical heritage as an important center of Carolina and Piedmont Blues. This year’s Blues Festival continues its tradition of harp blowing, guitar strumming, down home blues, & also promises something for the entire family, including a KidsZone with interactive entertainment for youngsters, and a Marketplace where blues lovers can indulge in an eclectic mix of regional and international foods for the soul, arts and crafts by NC artists, and a variety of unique specialty items. Blues lovers are invited to bring their blankets & enjoy the fun on the infield or in the grandstand, rain or shine!! Gates open at 5 p.m. and show ends at 11 p.m.
The only open mic hosted by th’ Bullfrog Willard McGhee! Best of Blues Band as voted by The Independent Weekly.
Sounds Like: Robert Johnson, Blind Boy Fuller, Pink Anderson, Mississippi John Hurt, Roy Book Binder
Label: TadFrog Records tadfrogrecords.com
Bio: “When I was eight or nine, my old man asked me what I wanted to be after I’d grown up. ‘Peter Pan, William Kunstler or a folksinger,’ I replied. He clutched me to his bosom and sobbed. He smelled like Old Spice and nicotine and peppermints and old books…he was a librarian, you know. Years later, ...See Full Bio
“[Stealin' Gasoline] has the real deal sound of authentic blues of the past. These guys are two great musicians/singers of today. They have captured the real feeling of the Blues. Any serious Blues Lover will go for this one! ”