Bands

20th Annual Mammoth Festival of Beers & Bluesapalooza
July 30–August 2, 2015.

Mammoth’s Bluesapalooza has a well-deserved reputation for booking a unique variety of blues artists from all over the country. It's a mix of styles and genres. Past performers have included Buddy Guy, John Hiatt, Taj Mahal, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Tab Benoit, Vintage Trouble, Johnny Winter, Leon Russell, Robert Cray, Edgar Winter, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band, Los Lonely Boys, Blues Traveler, Bettye LaVette, Ana Popovic, Dave Mason, Nikki Hill, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Robben Ford, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang, Duke Robillard, Rick Derringer, Coco Montoya, Walter Trout, Trampled Under Foot, John Lee Hooker Jr, Shemekia Copeland, Cash Box Kings, John Nemeth, Janiva Magness, Buckwheat Zydeco, Charlie Musselwhite, Tommy Castro, Savoy Brown, Ruthie Foster, Eric Sardinas and Big Motor, Joe Louis Walker, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Michael Hill Blues Mob, Tom Ball and Kenny Sultan, Chris Duarte, John Hammond, Joan Osborne, JJ Grey & Mofro, and more.


“You nailed it with the band selection this year. End to end all the bands rocked!
Oh yeah, there were a lot of great brewers there too!”
—Bob, Attendee

2015 Performers
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Friday, July 31 - 8:30 pm
Robert Cray
Sunday, August 2 - 1:30 pm
Jonny Lang
Saturday, August 1 - 8:00 pm
Robben Ford - Into the Sun Tour 2015
Thursday, July 30 - 7:45 pm
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
Thursday, July 30 - 6:10 pm
Ruthie Foster
Saturday, August 1 - 6:10 pm
The Slide Brothers
Sunday, August 2 - 11:50 am
John Németh
Friday, July 31 - 6:40 pm
Carolyn Wonderland
Friday, July 31 - 5:05 pm
Hadden Sayers
Friday, July 31 - 3:30 pm
The Suffers
Sunday, August 2 - 10:15 am
The Delta Saints
Saturday, August 1 - 4:30 pm
Jelly Bread
Saturday, August 1 - 11:45 am
Raquel Rodriguez
Saturday, August 1 - 2:55 pm
Mark Sexton Band
Sunday, August 2 - 9:00 am
Shane Dwight
Saturday, August 1 - 1:20 pm

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Friday, July 31 - 8:30 pm

New Orleans native Trombone Shorty began his career as a bandleader at the young age of six, toured internationally at age 12, and spent his teens playing with various brass bands throughout New Orleans and touring worldwide with Lenny Kravitz. He fronts Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, a funk/rock/jazz/hip-hop band. Together they have toured across the U.S., Europe, Australia, Russia, Japan and Brazil. In 2010, Trombone Shorty released his debut album, the Grammy®-nominated Backatown, followed by For True in 2011, which topped Billboard magazine’s Contemporary Jazz Chart for 12 weeks. His newest album, Say That to Say This, was released in 2013 and features funk/jazz elements of New Orleans. Trombone Shorty appeared in several episodes of HBO’s Treme, and has recently appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Conan. In 2012, he performed at the White House in honor of Black History Month with music royalty such as B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and Booker T. Jones. At this year’s Grammy Awards, he performed alongside Madonna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Mary Lambert. In 2012, he received the President’s Medal from Tulane University in recognition of his charitable work with the Trombone Shorty Foundation, which donates quality instruments to schools across New Orleans.

 

Robert Cray
Sunday, August 2 - 1:30 pm

With 5 Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold out performances, rock blues icon Robert Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.” Rolling Stone Magazine in their April 2011 issue credits Cray with reinventing the blues with his “distinct razor sharp guitar playing” that “introduced a new generation of mainstream rock fans to the language and form of the blues”.


Since then, Cray has gone on to record sixteen Billboard charting studio albums and has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, from Bonnie Raitt to John Lee Hooker. Inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2011 at the age of 57, he is one of the youngest living legends to receive the prestigious honor.


As ever with Robert Cray’s indefinable sound, his music remains stubbornly beyond category. Although blues is the foundation, his music is a melting pot of traditional American rock, soul, jazz, gospel, funk and R&B. “When I first started playing guitar, I wanted to be George Harrison—that is, until I heard Jimi Hendrix. After that, I wanted to be Albert Collins and Buddy Guy and B.B. King. And then there are singers like O.V. Wright and Bobby Blue Bland. It’s all mixed up in there. You just never know. I always attribute it to the music we grew up listening to and the radio back in the ’60s. It’s pretty wide open. It’s hard to put a tag on it.”


Jonny Lang
Saturday, August 1 - 8:00 pm

Sixteen years ago, at the age of 16, Jonny Lang found incredible success with the release of his major label debut album Lie To Me. Fame does not seem to have influenced him from being the same country farm boy from Fargo, ND who got his start in the local clubs of Minneapolis. He survived the passage of youth to adulthood, fell in love, began a family, and in the process passed through the life lessons we all endure. He has a keen sense of what he aims to achieve creatively, what music means to him, and is focused on the impact that his songs bring to the lives of those that encounter his repertoire. For Lang, with the release of Fight For My Soul, he is entering a chapter wherein he has found his true voice.


The path Lang has been on has brought him the opportunity to interact with some of the most respected legends in music. On the way up, he shared the stage with The Rolling Stones, B.B. King, Aerosmith, Sting, and Buddy Guy, who he continues to tour with today. As a 12-year-old, he began a journey in Fargo, ND that has brought him to points across the Globe, and as he looks on the upcoming short-term future, he shares, “With this album, I really look forward to bringing our music to people in places where I’ve never been before. Music is one of the greatest conveyors of ideas and emotions, and in a sense that doesn’t have as much to do with the individual performing, but the power of the connection. One of my goals is the music can be a blessing to the people listening to it in some way. And if Fight For My Soul can help somebody by making them feel better or that they’re not alone, that’s my idea of success for this album.”

 

Robben Ford - Into the Sun Tour 2015
Thursday, July 30 - 7:45 pm

Robben Ford is one of the great blues guitarists of our time, drawing on tremendous songwriting, improvisation, and vocal skills and creating music that is powerful and spellbinding. Growing up in the 1960s, a teenaged Robben Ford spent countless hours listening to artists like Aretha and Otis, at the same time soaking in guitar blues from Mike Bloomfield, Eric Clapton, and B.B. King. In his early 20s, Ford went on to join blues luminary Jimmy Witherspoon’s band. In 1974, the guitarist was discovered by saxophonist Tom Scott and the progressive fusion group L.A. Express. He then teamed up with Joni Mitchell to support her Court and Spark tour and play on two of her albums, 1974’s Miles of Isles and 1975’s The Hissing of Summer Lawn. In the years since, players as respected as Pete Townshend and Eric Clapton have marveled at his work, and he has appeared as a featured artist in Musician magazine’s “100 Greatest Guitarists of the 20th Century” issue.


Today, as a five-time Grammy nominee and possessing a résumé that includes stints with an impressively broad range of other musical personalities—Miles Davis, George Harrison, Little Feat, and the Yellowjackets, among many others—this remarkable guitarist has effortlessly traversed genres without compromising his exquisite, blues-based playing and singing. His live performances combine the best of blues, jazz, and rock all infused with the searching passion of a veteran artist.


Robben Ford’s new album Into The Sun shines a bright light on his artful, contemporary songwriting and the stunning playing. “For me,” Ford says, “it’s all about the art. If you work hard at something you’re going to get better. I honestly think I reached a point with my writing on Into The Sun where I could just go with the flow and bring some of the best songs I’ve ever created to life.”



Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
Thursday, July 30 - 6:10 pm

“I’m always moving forward, going outside of my wheelhouse, listening to new music and incorporating new ideas,” says award-winning guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Tommy Castro. “The contemporary blues scene is full of fresh, new sounds. It’s an exciting time.” Castro is famed for his signature brand of tough, rocking rhythm and blues, thrilling fans around the world with his incendiary live performances. “A lot of folks are having hard times these days,” Castro says, “and they need something to lift them up and make them smile. Our music kills the pain.” Castro, along with The Painkillers, will unquestionably be easing pain, lifting spirits and filling the mountain air waves as he has on numerous past performances at Bluesapalooza—only now he’s packing an even more feral punch.

 

“Irresistible contemporary blues-rock…street-level grit and soul”—Billboard

 

“Phenomenal and funky … soulful vocals and inspired blues-rock guitar”—The Washington Post

 

Ruthie Foster
Saturday, August 1 - 6:10 pm

Just Added: Friday Late Night Encore performance at Mammoth Brewing Company. Seating is limited! Get Tickets.


From houses of worship to houses of blues, Ruthie Foster has always been a rafter-rattler. And with a soul-filled voice honed in Texas churches, she can move audiences to tears or ecstasy—sometimes in a single song. Her last two albums, 2009’s The Truth According to Ruthie Foster and 2012’s Let It Burn, moved the Recording Academy to deliver Best Blues Album Grammy nominations; and her latest, Promise of a Brand New Day earned her a third!


Those who have followed Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel. Ruthie’s astonishing voice has taken her on an amazing ride. She came from humble church choir beginnings in rural Texas, followed by a tour of duty with the U.S. Navy Band, and ended up in Austin, Texas. In addition to her Grammy Nominations, her list of achievements include Best Female Vocalist in 2007, 2008 and 2013 from the Austin Music Awards, the 2010 Living Blues Music Award Critic’s Poll for Female Blues Artist of the Year, the 2013 Living Blue Music Award Critic’s Poll for Blues Artist of the Year (female) and recent Blues Music Award wins for Best Contemporary and Best Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year.




The Slide Brothers
Sunday, August 2 - 11:50 am

The Slide Brothers are Calvin Cooke (dubbed the “B.B. King of gospel steel guitar.”), Chuck Campbell, Darick Campbell and Aubrey Ghent—the greatest living musicians who embody the Sacred Steel tradition. The joyous music these legendary artists create extends far beyond scared steel to encompass blues, rock and soul all celebrated with a sound that is uniquely their own.


The pedal steel guitar was introduced to church services by Willie Eason in the 1930s. His single-string passages, which imitated the African-American singing and shouting voices, remain the signature sound of the Keith Dominion steel guitar style.


Despite its role in church services, this dynamic, high-energy music had never been heard outside of church. As a new century dawned, rumors of an extraordinary new form of slide guitar began to attract interest among blues fans who favored the electrified sound of slide guitar masters such as Elmore James and Duane Allman.


Robert Randolph (featured at the 2014 Mammoth Bluesapalooza) has become the most successful artist to emerge from the Sacred Steel tradition. Randolph was trained as a pedal steel guitarist in the House of God Church and his dynamic use of the instrument has earned him international acclaim.

The Slide Brothers were recently featured as part of the Experience Hendrix Tour, thrilling sold-out audiences across the US and Canada with their interpretations of such Hendrix signature songs as “Purple Haze” and “Foxey Lady”. Their acclaimed performances have won fans who had never witnessed the infectious appeal of the sacred steel. Their enthusiastic reactions came as no surprise to Robert Randolph. “My goal is to open the door for people in the same way that musical doors have been opened for me,” explains Randolph. “I want to take this musical history and make it relevant to give people a better idea of who we are and where this tradition came from. I think even though I’m a young guy who was born into the era of hip-hop and contemporary gospel, I can help bridge the cultural gap between people who are seventy-five years old and kids who are fifteen years old by reaching back into this history of music.”




John Németh
Friday, July 31 - 6:40 pm

Boise, Idaho is hardly the place anyone would conjure up as a hotbed of soul-blues.


But for John Németh, it’s where his love for the genre began—and the starting point for a journey that’s taken him from his first gigs fronting a teenage blues band to five Blues Music Award nominations in 2013 alone and winner of the 2014 Blues Music Award for Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year. And he is again nominated for that honor in 2015. It’s no wonder, John’s innovative and unique style represents the absolute best of the genre. On stage he’s a deeply forged amalgamation of scorching harmonica-driven blues and sweet blue-eyed soul. John’s set on the Mammoth stage will be especially sweet as he will also be accompanied by a full horn section.


“There aren’t many soul men left in the world. John Németh is one of ’em.”
Esquire


“Applies grit to his voice and even suggests the fierceness of Howlin’ Wolf”
SF Chronicle


“Stunning—one hell of a singer”
Living Blues


“Boy! John Németh can really belt it out!”
Charlie Musslewhite, 2004


“John Németh’s voice is a national treasure.”
Junior Watson, 2002


 

Carolyn Wonderland
Friday, July 31 - 5:05 pm

This Texan guitar slinger is musical force to be reckoned with. She’s equipped with the soulful vocals of Janis Joplin and the guitar slinging skills of Stevie Ray and Bonnie Raitt. Carolyn Wonderland has imagination and reaches into the depths of the Texas blues tradition with the wit of a poet and hits the stage with unmatched presence. She has played alongside such legendary performers as Los Lobos, Robert Earl Keen, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter, Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel) and even Bob Dylan. And Carolyn is becoming a true legend in her time.



“Carolyn Wonderland is the real deal! She's an amazing guitar player. She whistled a solo. She even played the trumpet! And damn, can she sing.”—Los Angeles Times


“A dollop of Janis Joplin, a slice of Stevie Ray Vaughan, and a big load of soulful individuality ... that’s Wonderland, a seething-hot Texas singer-guitarist.” —Boston Herald

 

Hadden Sayers
Friday, July 31 - 3:30 pm

For most musicians, “the road” is a place of either hedonism or heartache. But for Soul-Blues Guitar Slinger Hadden Sayers, the road is a comfortable buzz of underground fans and passionate shows.


It wasn’t always this way. Because for a while, Sayers wasn’t on the road.


He built a successful career in Houston, Texas before relocating to the Midwest so his wife could pursue a career in cancer research. But then, shifty record companies faded away. Band members died tragically. The gigs stopped coming through and the phone stopped ringing. The ’57 Strat stayed in its case.


However, Sayers rediscovered his love of music on regular drives to Southern Ohio where he was rehabbing a battered cabin. The murmur of radials on concrete, the sounds of Van Morrison and Sam Cooke on the stereo, and the support and tutelage of a grizzled stonemason sent him back to the recording studio.


In 2011, Sayers released the acclaimed Hard Dollar, featuring the single “Back to the Blues,” which was nominated for the Song of the Year Award at the 33rd Annual Blues Music Awards. The album launched him back onto stages around the country. More than 100 gigs followed, from New York City to Mammoth Lakes, CA.


Sayers embraced the road, loved it. Savored the miles, the buses, and the airplanes. While the easy rock and roll tale is to collect panties and mugshots on the road, Sayers collected stories. Stories by everyday people who had read HIS story of healing in Southern Ohio. From the woman whose husband had passed unexpectedly taking on immense home repairs with the help of some Home Depot classes after reading the bio … to the old man in Illinois who was moved to tears as he recalled a similar period of loss in his own life. The stories resonated in Sayers’ head and heart driving him to explore the “human condition” more deeply… The result of that troubadour experience is the eagerly anticipated album Rolling Soul from Blue Corn Music.


Confident tunes from a mature, assured composer, the record features Sayers at his best. Heartfelt lyrics sung from deep inside matched with innovative guitar work, recorded with the warmth and soul and depth of the best vintage gear. It’s a record to contemplate and savor as will his return to the Mammoth Bluesapalooza stage.



The Suffers
Sunday, August 2 - 10:15 am

The Suffers are a ten-piece band from Houston, TX who are redefining the sound of Gulf Coast Soul, intertwining elements of Classic American Soul with Rock & Roll. Both sonically and visually arresting, the large ensemble packs each position of the rhythm section and horn section with a level of talent and taste that provides the perfect foundation for singer Kam Franklin’s massive voice.


The Suffers’ ten-piece line up was curated by bassist Adam Castaneda and keyboardist/songwriter/vocalist Pat Kelly in 2011. The pair brought on trumpet player Jon Durbin, trombonist Michael Razo, guitarist Kevin Bernier, and percussionist Jose “Chapy” Luna, all band mates from earlier projects. Filling out the rhythm section are accomplished jazz saxophonist Cory Wilson and songwriting/producing duo Alex Zamora on guitar/vocals and Nick Zamora on drums/vocals. Vocalist/songwriter Kam Franklin, having recently completed a tour with London-based group The Very Best, was recruited to front the band.


In a short time, the band has progressed from packing local Houston venues to accepting invitations for main stage performances at the 20th Annual Austin Reggae Festival, Houston’s Free Press Summer Festival, and Paste Magazine’s Untapped Festival where they’ve shared the stage with the likes of The Wailers, Mavis Staples, Alabama Shakes, The Walkmen, and Cat Power. The Suffers have accepted four Houston Press Music Awards in two years and have been listed among the top musical acts to watch in 2014 by the Houston Press and Houston Chronicle. The band’s debut video, a live performance of “Giver,” was recently premiered by Side One Track One following a hugely successful performance during Austin’s Free Week. Work has already begun on a follow-up to their debut 45, which will be a full-length album planned for release in 2015.

 

“If you can’t do this, get out of the business!”—Dave Letterman, 3/30/15

 

The Delta Saints
Saturday, August 1 - 4:30 pm

Voodoo is rising from the New Music City. Bayou rock. Not the Nashville of its country past, but a city awash in fresh talent fed by decades of tradition; dry hearts fueling the furnace of venues that always beg to be stoked. Leading the way are The Delta Saints. Since 2007, The Delta Saints have brought feet to floors worldwide with songs like “Bird Called Angola”, “Death Letter Jubilee”, and their standout style of Psychedelic Voodoo Rock and Roll. In 2014 they sold out shows in six countries. Toured 50 dates with Blackberry Smoke. Played Summerfest and the Grolsch Blues Festival, among others.


The Delta Saints are a mix of delta blues, rock, and soul with a solid groove, furious harmonica lines, and a Dobro tone that will melt your soul.


The Delta Saints are not what they say they are. Delta? Absolutely. But saints? One might call them “cautionary tales” long before the term “saints” ever came to mind; however, there is something devout about their bayou rock, a dirty, distinct sound zealously refined.


Now The Delta Saints are releasing their most ambitious record to date, Bones, and bringing it all to Saturday’s Bluesapalooza.



Jelly Bread
Saturday, August 1 - 11:45 am

Just Added: Soulful Sunday After-Party at Mammoth Brewing Company. Free Admission! More info.


Jelly Bread’s musical alchemy blends a dash of alt-rock with soul and funk, yet is thoroughly steeped in Rock-Americana. The band’s chameleonic playlist is highlighted by dual vocals, four part harmonies, in-the-pocket drum and bass grooves, swampy lap steel guitar, dirt under the fingernails guitar licks, and take-’em-to-church organ that is downright appetizing. Jelly Bread has emerged with a high-energy calling card that melds elements of desert twang and the urban tones of funk & rock, balanced by exceptional songwriting and storytelling.


Jelly Bread has been delving into more extensive touring this past year. This past year, Jelly Bread has been tapped to perform opening duties for the likes of Robert Cray, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Dragon Smoke (members of Galactic), The Motet, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Lukas Nelson and the Promise of the Real, Pimps of Joytime, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds and performed on a bill featuring Bruce Hornsby and Railroad Earth. The band has appeared at premiere festivals to include Joshua Tree, Strawberry and High Sierra Music Festivals and we welcome them for the first time to Mammoth Bluesapalooza stage.



Raquel Rodriguez
Saturday, August 1 - 2:55 pm

Backed by a young and versatile team of heavy musical hitters, Raquel Rodriguez and crew deliver music with a soulful, gritty groove. Commanding the stage, Raquel’s live show is engaging with a potent blend of femme and aggression. Her saucy, heartfelt vocals caught the ears of FX Networks hit show Sons of Anarchy leading to her song “Already Beat” being featured in the season 6 premier. The LA soul rebel has also received airplay and support from music and culture tastemaker Garth Trinidad, DJ at top ranking NPR station KCRW and music editor for LA Canvas. Grateful for the television, radio and festival love, Raquel is energized and ready for more. She’s currently in the studio working on a new single and video for late spring, and a new album to coincide with her 2015 summer tour.


Blending intricate instrumentation and Raquel’s infectious delivery, this band will show you how soul is really done. “Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder made crowds get up and move,” Raquel concludes. “We want to bring our own spirit to something that's inspired us so much.”


Raquel and this great band will keep the energy flowing and spirits soaring during Mammoth Festival of Beers Grand Tasting on Saturday!



Mark Sexton Band
Sunday, August 2 - 9:00 am

From the wild deserts of Reno, Nevada, Mark Sexton Band is a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Accompanied by the commanding rhythm section of Alexander Korostinsky on bass and Dan Weiss on drums, this band is redefining the sound of modern soul.


Their musical chemistry began forming in grade school, and as young adults their chops defy their age. Eager to hit the road, the band started touring heavily during high school, often lying about their age to play in dingy bars. In 2014 Mark Sexton Band is gaining recognition on the major festival circuit and beyond, with appearances at Railroad Earth’s Hangtown Halloween Ball and Wanderlust Festival in Tahoe. Armed with keyboardist Ryan Taylor, and the horn section of Dom Lacala and Davis Corl, MSB is blowing the gates wide open on the west coast scene and beyond.


“We are always hungry for more and we’re more than ready for the next big thing” Mark states, referring to a recent tour opening for Toubab Krewe. In recent months they’ve also shared the bill with Macy Gray, Charles Bradley, Dumpstaphunk, and their idols are beginning to take notice.


MSB’s 2013 release, Young & Naïve, was mixed by none other than legendary drummer Alan Evans of Soulive. “It sounded great even before I got my hands on it”, explains Alan Evans, “that’s what happens when you get great players playing great songs.” The album was recorded in Los Angeles by Emmy Award winning engineer Larold Rebhun whose resume alone is like reading a ‘who’s who’ list in Hollywood.


Tipping their hats to the days of Tower of Power and Stevie Wonder, Mark Sexton Band is forging the path for a new generation of funk and soul.



Shane Dwight
Saturday, August 1 - 1:20 pm

Native Californian Shane Dwight relocated to Nashville in 2009 to further his musical career. Within six months of arriving on the scene he swiftly attained a solid reputation as a “guitar slinger” in his newly adopted hometown. Not one to completely abandon his roots, Dwight still chooses to divide his time between Nashville and his childhood ranch in Morgan Hill, California. Performing over 200 shows per year worldwide, Dwight has shared the stage with some of the biggest names in music, including B.B. King, Etta James, Jimmie Vaughan, Taj Mahal, the Doobie Brothers, Los Lobos, Los Lonely Boys and Johnny Winter. Additionally, Dwight has performed at numerous prestigious music festivals and events around the world, counted among them the Portlang Waterfront Blues Festival, Beale Street Music Festival, Ottawa Bluesfest, Bayfront Blues Festival, Bethlehem Musikfest, the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, as well as the Monterey Blues Festival.

 

2015 Performance Times

Thursday Night Kickoff
Thursday, July 30 • 5:45 pm – 9:15 pm • Sam’s Woodsite

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:10 pm – 7:25 pm
ROBBEN FORD . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:45 pm – 9:15 pm

Friday Night Rock ’n’ Blues
Friday, July 31 • 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Hadden Sayers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Carolyn Wonderland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5:05 pm – 6:20 pm
John Németh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:40 pm – 8:10 pm
TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Late Night Encore Performance w/ Ruthie Foster @ MBC . . . . . 10:30 pm

Grand Tasting & Bluesapalooza
Saturday, August 1 • 11:30 am – 9:30 pm

Grand Tasting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bluesapalooza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:45 am – 9:30 pm
Jelly Bread . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:45 am – 1:00 pm
Shane Dwight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1:20 pm – 2:35 pm
Raquel Rodriguez . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2:55 pm – 4:10 pm
DELTA SAINTS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4:30 pm – 5:45 pm
Ruthie Foster. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6:10 pm – 7:25 pm
JONNY LANG . . . . . . . . . . . 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Soulful Sunday Hangover Party
Sunday, August 2 • 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Mark Sexton Band . . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Suffers . . . . . . . . . . 10:15 am – 11:30 am
The Slide Brothers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11:50 am – 1:05 pm
ROBERT CRAY . . . . . . . . . 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
FREE Sunday After-Party w/ Jelly Bread @ MBC . . . . . . . . . 7:00 pm

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