Friday, September 1, 2017  Lineup:

FRIDAY NIGHT HEADLINER:

Greg Koch Organ Trio featuring Billy Flynn & Jim Liban – 8:15pm

A brand new collaboration of reknowned guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 organ specialist, Toby Marshall. A unique take on the organ trio concept combining undeniable grooves with soulful savagery. Drawing on a wealth of original material that crosses blues, gospel, jazz, funk with a healthy dose of chicken fried rock, the jams are constantly evolving making each performance unique and interesting.READ MORE

 

 

Billy Flynn – Grammy award winner

Born in Green Bay, WI, Billy was captivated by sounds from the first.  In 1970 he turned 14 and “Clark Kent’s Super Joint” opened up in town. A club destined to be open only briefly, the place was booked solid with blues musicians that changed Billy’s whole idea of music. Jimmy Rogers and Johnny Littlejohn….READ MORE

 

 

Photo credit: Christophe Ubelmann

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Jim Liban

 

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Matthew Curry – 7:00pm

Curry’s roots certainly run muddy-waters deep, something that’s not been lost on the guitar legends he’s had the honor of sharing the stage with over the past few years. “Matthew Curry is a phenomenal guitar player,” marvels Peter Frampton. “A highlight from my tour last year was jamming with him. He’s the next guitar hero!” Echoing that sentiment is Steve Miller, whom Curry both opened for and joined onstage during an exhilarating nine-date run in Canada in 2014 — and will again be his opening act for a slew of dates starting in May. Steve Miller declares that Curry is a “wonderful guitar player [and] great songwriter in the Stevie Ray Vaughan area of virtuosity and originality.” Besides continuing  READ MORE

Marquise Knox – 5:30pm

Born St. Louis Mo, Marquise hails from a musical family deeply rooted in the Blues. He learned how to play guitar from his grandmother Lillie. He also played with his uncle Clifford, who was a major influence in Marquise’s life.
For Marquise, Blues is his heritage and  way of life. He spent his early teenage years in St. Louis mentoring under the late great Blues legend, N.E.A. Heritage Fellowship recipient and Grammy Award winner Henry James Townsend. Marquise’s talents have earned him…  READ MORE

Lil Davy Max – 4:30pm – Blues Challenge Winner