Tuesday, January 22, 2008
Memphis Gold Benefit Lineup Announced
The lineup for the February 9, 2008 Benefit for Chester 'Memphis Gold' Chandler has been announced. It has some of DC's best blues performers including DC's blues legend, Bobby Parker and The Hardway Connection a band that mixes old school deep soul and blues. One of their vocalists, Jerome MacKall will scare you with his vocals that suggest Otis Redding crossed with Al Green. There is quite a variety of some of DC's most interesting blues talent for what will be a great evening of music.
The schedule, taken from the DC Blues Society's website :
7-8pm Two All-star bands including David Jackson, John V., David Cole, David Harris & Others
8:00 Sherwood Blues Band
8:30 Blues on Board
9:00 Charles “Big Daddy” Stallings
9:30 Hardway Connection
10:00 Clarence Turner & Stacy Brooks
10:30 Dr. S.O. Feelgood Band
11pm-1am Bobby Parker & Others
The benefit is from 7pm-1am
Chick Hall's Surf Club
The photo is from the 2006 Columbia Pike Blues Festival and from left to right is Memphis Gold, Jazs (DC Blues Society volunteer), Bobby Parker and yours truly.