Mollydog Productions Presents...
Taos Blues Fest
Walter Trout, a 50-year blues veteran, comes to Taos after tour dates in London, Canada and other locations in the U.S. Thirteen months ago, Walter Trout underwent a successful life- saving liver transplant. On June 12, at the Royal Albert Hall in London, the esteemed Bluesman took the stage for the first time following a long, arduous path of extensive rehabilitation and recovery. Walter Trout recently entered the studio to record an album of all new material that will be released this fall. His prior effort, THE BLUES CAME CALLIN' captured Trout reflecting on his omnipresent thoughts about mortality and his renewed appreciation for being alive.
Buddy Whittington has been playing the blues professionally since 1993, and is best known for his work with John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. He ironically, came in second place to Walter Trout two years in a row in the British Fan Voting.
“Slick” Nick Schnebelenis a well-known Kansas City based roots and blues influenced artist. As the lead guitarist, majority song writer and co-vocalist of the band Trampled Under Foot, Nick established himself as a heavy weight contender in the Blues, Roots and Americana worlds of music. Nick was the 2008 Albert King Award winner for most outstanding guitarist. His former band, Trampled Under Foot, received the following accolades: Badlands Debuted #1 on Billboard Blues, iTunes Blues and Amazon Blues charts. He and his band will be traveling throughout the U.S., Norway and Denmark this summer.
The Cullen Winter Blues Band returns to performing in Taos, N.M. after a 4-year hiatus. They have also performed at most of the regions festivals including the Ruidoso Mountain of Blues, Madrid Blues Festival, Trinidad Blues, Taos Solarfest as well hundreds of the Southwest's sleaziest bars, seediest nightclubs and dilapidated dance halls.
Bob Andrews, is an English keyboardist and record producer and is most known for his work with Graham Parker and the Rumour. For over 45 years Bob Andrews has played keyboards all over the world and has been a local treasure in New Orleans since 1992.
He has played on over 1,000 recordings and has engineered and produced recordings for over 50 artists. Bob has played regularly at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival over the past 20 years as a sideman, for John Mooney, Alex McMurray, and Johnny Sansone.
Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 day of the show, and $75 VIP tickets get a collectible VIP lanyard, access to the VIP tent, two drinks and food.
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The Freedom in Music Project is having a Booth with 3 Signed Fender Stratocasters to Auction off - Buddy Guy, Robert Cray and Walter Trout!