12 pm
Jill Sharpe

myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/JillSharpe
 

If you get the chance to see Jill at one of her shows, make sure you find an opportunity to meet her... With her long blonde hair and gregarious personality, she wears her heart on one sleeve and her opinions on the other. She's got a blues woman's heart and a rock and roll soul. Sharpe's sultry vocal style is unique and compelling...
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1:30 pm   
Phil Gates


myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/philgatesmusic

Phil Gates was born in Chicago Ill., and was raised with Blues music. Brought up in a musical household, Phil got settled in on the guitar at about the age of twelve. He has a distinctive lead guitar & rhythm guitar style that has been on numerous records and CDís. As a Blues guitarist, Phil has honed his tone, playing wailing Blues and Slide guitar.
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  3 pm
Glenn Patrik

myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/glennpatrik

Kansas City Bluesman, Glenn Patrik, sings deep Blues with pain and joy from his own life stories & comes at you with some STINGIN' electric guitar...
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4:30 pm   
Lightnin' Willie

  & the Poorboys

myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/lightninwillie

Emerging from the clubs and bars of the U.S. Blues scene, Lightnin' Willie is an accomplished and hard-working guitarist, vocalist and songwriter. Now based in Los Angeles, Willie is a seasoned musician and talented songwriter who has paid his dues. With four albums under his belt, this eloquent storyteller has his own story of time on the road, personal loss, fresh beginnings and an over-riding love of playing the "Devil's Music."
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  6 pm
Chris Bell 
  & 100% Blues

myspace:   
 http://www.myspace.com/chrisbellblues

Host and organizer of the Big Fish Blues Festival, Chris and his band "100% Blues" have been touring the Western US and East Coast to rave reviews...

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7:30 pm   
Shari Puorto 

myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/sharip

Lead vocalist, Shari Puorto has been compared to such artists as, Melissa Ethridge, Janis Joplin, and Bonnie Raitt. Not only is her passion for music transparent; but she quickly forms a bond with her audience (she's likely to steal your heart if you get too close!).
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  9 pm
the 44's

myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/the44sband
 

The 44's [are] a powerhouse quartet that plays roots music with a freshness that's hard to match. They formed as a band while on the road in Sturgis South Dakota for the Motorcycle Rally and have been blasting out Gritty, Hard Hitting Blues while tearing apart the L.A./O.C. club scene...
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10:30 pm   
Gino Matteo 


myspace:
 http://www.myspace.com/ginomatteo

Gino Matteo is a young man with an incredible knowledge and respect for the past. A true student of the blues. Gino's performances are spontaneous, explosive, and original- a triple threat to the music world...
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