Blues & BBQ Fest 2017 – Music

BLUES ALL DAY LONG!
THE 2ND ANNUAL BLUES AND BBQ FESTIVAL IN MARION!!

 

1:00 – 2:00 PM – PATRICK PIERCE

Patrick is an awesome musician from right here in Marion, Ohio. He’s played all over Ohio and is no stranger to the blues. We’ve had the honor of having him play at our first festival, and he’s joined us in the studio to hang out, laugh, and play. We really enjoy this dude, and we’re sure you will, too!

 

 

 

 

 


2:30 – 3:45 – THE MICAH KESSELRING BAND

Micah is a 23 year old Internationally-performing acoustic blues musician from South Bloomingville, OH. He’s played in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN several times, and he’s played along side and opened up for some of the greats (Robert Cray being the most recent). When he breaks out that cigar box guitar, oh man… get ready to rock!

 

 

 

 


4:15 – 5:30 – THE DRIFTER KINGS

The Drifter Kings are a contemporary blues band who perform original and creatively arranged blues classics in a wide range of styles from Piedmont to Delta to Chicago.

The Drifter Kings were winners of the 2009 River City Ohio Blues Competition and they represented the Blues, Jazz, and Folk Music Society of Marietta at the 2010 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, where they went on to become a semi-finalist act.

 

6:00 – 7:15 – THE JIMI VINCENT BAND

The Jimi Vincent Band was formed in 1989 by lead vocalist Jimi Vincent. Together with is multi-talented musicians, Vincent’s rich vocals are made for the blues. The band has opened for impressive acts including Robert Cray, Guy Davis, Travis Tritt, Bonnie Raitt, Emmylou Harris, Kenny Neal, Big James and The Chicago Playboys and many others.

The Jimi Vincent Band has also performed at many renowned venues, such as the Dayton Blues Festival, Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival in Gahanna, Ohio (2012 Headliner) and the Blues Brews and BBQ, Ft. Wayne Indiana.. After memorable performances, they are repeatedly asked to return to almost every venue. The band members are also proud to have had the opportunity to compete three times in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee.


7:45 – 9:00 – THE GREEZY BULLETS

Keith Colbert, Jon Dilgard , Melvin Powe, and Frank Lapinski, all Columbus music scene veterans , comprise the power four piece known as The Greezy Bullets. The Greezy Bullets are a exciting modern blues band with all the elements of your favorite traditional blues artist with a modern twist. Book us for your party, event or venue today! The Greezy Bullets would love to keep you entertained with their traditional blues covers, and stunning original jams.

 

9:30 – 11:00 PM – DOCK ADAMS & BLUES HAMMER

Dock Adams and Blues Hammer…..well it’s…like…..”House Rockin’ Floor Walkin’ Trash talkin’ Blues” That’s what! Their high energy and passion have never failed to gain the hearts of audiences wherever they play. Blues Hammer brings 100% every time out. They never forget that they owe you a show!