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Mark Hummel Harmonica Blowout

Mark Hummel Harmonica Blowout

       Join us at the Rio for
 25th Anniversary Tour
Monday, February 8th 2016
Doors 6pm  Show 7pm

Adv tix  $40 by clicking HERE / $45 at the door
More advance tickets available at Zulu Records, Beat Merchant, Red Cat
Highlife and Neptoon
+19 for admission with 2 pieces of ID. Full Bar service available
No groupons or passes accepted for this show


The lineup includes:
Mark Hummel           Oakland, Ca    the leader of the group
Little Charlie Baty     Sacramento, Ca.   former leader of Little Charlie & The Nightcats
Curtis Salgado           Portland, Or.   Original member of Robert Cray Band – also the Original “Blues Brother” that John Belushi patterned  The Blues Brothers on
Aki Kumar                  San Francisco, Ca   A brilliant new face on the harmonica scene
Big Jon Atkinson       California,  a new, young harmonica turk
Anson Funderburgh  Dallas, Tx   legendary band leader/guitarist for The Rockets
RW Grigsby                California … bass
Wes Starr                   Dallas, Tx   drummer for Anson & The Rockets

Mark Hummel BMA Nominations for the 2nd Year in a Row!

2015 Best Instrumentalist – Harmonica

2015 Best Traditional Blues Album – “The Hustle is Really On”

Grammy nominee, Blues Award winner, Author, Harp Man Mark Hummel has had a banner year in 2014!   Grammy Nominated for his “Remembering Little Walter” CD he produced and performed on, Mark also won Best Blues CD AND Blues Traditional Blues CD at Blues Music Awards in Memphis. Mark’s, “The Hustle Is Really On” climbed to # 2 this year and stayed in the top five for four months in the Living Blues Radio Charts. Hummel’s book BIG ROAD BLUES:12 Bars on I-80, has been garnering rave reviews all around the U.S., and was nominated for best Independent Book release.Mark Hummel started playing harmonica in 1970 & has gone on to become one of the premier blues harmonica players of his generation. Thanks to over thirty recordings since 1985, including the Grammy nominated 2013 release Blind Pig recording “Remembering Little Walter”, part of the Blues Harmonica Blowout cd series Hummel started in 1991. These events have featured every major legend (Mayall, Musslwhite, Cotton, etc.) on blues harp as well as almost every player of note on the instrument- a who’s who of players

 Mark Hummels 25th Harp Blowout Large Final
The show is presented by the Canadian Pacific Blues Society. Contact for more info on shows like this

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