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music series - Blind Lemon Peel: “Not Yer Father’s Blues” - 11/04/2022 at 5:30 pm, 11/04/2022 at 5:30 pm

Blind Lemon Peel: “Not Yer Father’s Blues”

A Benefit for Sacramento Blues in the Schools & The John Lee Hooker Foundation

Two years ago, progressive blues artist Blind Lemon Peel arrived in Sacramento determined to make a splash in his new home. The alter-ego of blues shouter/songwriter David Dot Hale, Blind Lemon Peel had been at the forefront of progressive blues communities in New York and Los Angeles for more than 40 years before arriving with big dreams about bringing his standard of cool to the Sacramento Delta.

To further celebrate the evening, this show has been designated a fundraiser benefiting Sacramento's "Blues in the Schools" program and The John Lee Hooker Foundation. As longtime advocates of blues education and enrichment, Dot Hale and his manager are pleased to recognize SBS & JLHF's commitment to the community by supporting, educating, and helping young blues musicians learn the history, values, and fundamentals of traditional blues.

BLP's all-Star line-up features some of NorCal’s best, including Steve Dunne (music director from Oakland's renowned Cold Blood), Ashwut Rodriguez on guitar, Rich Forman on the keys, SBS Hall of Fame member AJ Joyce on bass, Grammy-winner Jeff Minnieweather on the skins, a first-rate two-piece horn section of Danny Sandoval & Dave Johnson (Mick Martin’s Big Blues Band), plus singers Tessie Sell, Eliza Deed, and Teneisha Parker providing a gospel backline. The band tears it up with a wide selection of feels, tempos, keys, and lyric content. It's a welcome splash of color that perfectly accentuates the area's lively blues community.

Extraordinary guests lending their talents to the BITS cause include blues rockers The Zach Waters Band. Kyle Rowland--a master of the Mississippi Saxophone and longtime advocate and contributor to the Blues in the Schools program--will be leading the stellar BITS alumni band. With Waters on guitar, the band consists of 20-year-old singer/drummer Amaya Levels (one of the most multifaceted artists on the local scene), fellow BITS graduate and keyboard whiz Chris Castles, and West Campus BITS grad/bassist Sergio Zazueta.

Area sax phenom Danny Sandoval and His Amigos lend funk, R&B, and soul to the powerful line-up. Plus, now we can announce a very special guest: Sacramento’s legendary Godfather of the Blues--Mick Martin!

Doors open 1 hour prior to showtime. This show is All Ages


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