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Mark Hummel's Golden State - Lone Star Blues Revue

Location: 200 N. Main St, Fairfield, IA 52556
Event Date: Tue, Apr 11, 2017
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Mark Hummel's Golden State - Lone Star Blues Revue

Tue, Apr 11 | 7:30 PM

Presented by the Southeast Iowa Blues Society

Sondheim Center for the Performing Arts

Ticket Information

                 S.I.B.S. member discount available through ticket office only
                  Call 641-472-2787 or stop by noon-5 p.m. Monday - Friday

  • Bring your S.I.B.S. membership card and a guest to our party!
  • Enjoy complimentary Appetizers & Beverages provided by SIBS & Fairfield Arts & Convention Center.
  • Special appearance by Mark Hummel and his harmonica!
Tue, Apr 11 | 7:30 PM

THE GOLDEN STATE - LONE STAR BLUES REVUE is an all-star, cross-country melding of musicians led by Grammy nominee & two-time Blues Award winner harp master, MARK HUMMEL, bassist RW GRIGSBY and CHRIS BURNS, on keys, from California and Texans ANSON FUNDERBURGH, guitarist and band leader of the Rockets and WES STARR, famed Austin drummer who has played with Texas music royalty.

Hummel's Blues Award nominated release, "The Hustle Is Really On", features the GOLDEN STATE - LONE STAR BLUES REVUE, which has just completed a new recording for 2016 release. Besides producing and playing on Blind Pig's "Remembering Little Walter" with Charlie Musselwhite, Billy Boy Arnold, Sugar Ray Norcia, James Harman, Little Charlie Baty, Nathan James, June Core & RW Grigsby, the CD was nominated for a Grammy Award and has recently won Best Blues Album & Best Traditional Blues Album of the year at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN.

The star-studded group is made up of veterans of Boz Scaggs, Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball, Carlene Carter, Maria Muldaur, CA Honeydrops, Asleep At The Wheel, Hal Ketcham, James Cotton, Charlie Musselwhite, Jr Brown, Jimmy Vaughn, Mose Allison, Fabulous Thunderbirds & many more and is being heralded across the globe.

More information on GOLDEN STATE - LONE STAR BLUES REVUE click here or visit their Facebook page here

"When this trio of pilots took it for a spin, it soared and rocked, powered by electricity and an elite crew who make flying the blues-friendly skies a reality, not a catchphrase." Grant Britt - BLUES MUSIC MAGAZINE

"On the "Hustle Is Really On", Hummel and his co-conspirators invoke the spirit of these greats with plenty of verve and chops to spare." Michael Cote - BLUES MUSIC MAGAZINE

"Mark Hummel came of age in the early 70s, at the height of rock and roll, like many of his peers went and bought a harmonica and hasn't stopped playing since. A specialist in West Coast Blues he's a seasoned showman who knows more than a thing or two about how to please an audience." - THE NEW YORKER

**WANT TO BECOME A MEMBER OF THE SOUTHEAST IOWA BLUES SOCIETY to get reduced prices on tickets and merchandise, receive monthly communications to keep up with S.I.B.S., and meet and network with other Blues Lovers? Single, Family, and Corporate memberships available! Click here for more information on how you can help bring the blues to Southeast Iowa!

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