A night of blues with legends Big Bill Morganfield and Jason Ricci, both backed by the incredible Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks
THIS IS A SPOTLIGHT CAFE PERFORMANCE.
Big Bill Morganfield is the son of McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters) and has emerged in the past few years as one of the top blues talents in America. Bill has played all over the world, bringing pure joy to those who have had the pleasure of seeing one of his live performances. His is simply a great success story. Many men try to fill their father’s shoes when they join the family business. Few, however, must prove they are up to the task in front of an audience as large as the one that watched Big Bill Morganfield come into his own.
Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. Listed in almost every top ten list of players on the internet today Jason is a polarizing force always in the spot light and on the tips of critics, artists and fans tongue’s everywhere. Through two plus decades of endless touring, TV appearances, recordings and the internet his style of playing is so revolutionary and influential that there exists an entire younger generation of players imitating Jason’s music, clothes, gear, and even stage presence.
Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks are one of the most sought-after blues acts in the Northeast. Lead by powerhouse vocalist and unorthodox harmonica ace Nick David, this band boasts a who’s who of the New England Blues scene. Having experienced a breakout year with their wildly praised CD “Oh Wow!”, they were named one of the top 20 bands in Boston, (landing right in between the Dropkick Murphys and the James Montgomery Band). “Oh Wow!” was named one of the top 25 records of the year by Alternate Root Magazine. They also received a prestigious New England Music Award for “Blues Band of the Year”. Their full throttle, high energy shows and expert musicianship keep audiences coming back for more. Don’t miss your chance to catch this great regional act as they climb their way onto the national scene.
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