Annual Blues and Arts Festival Returns to Keystone Resort August 20-21, 2011

Savvy blues stretches its acoustic roots through the Rocky Mountains.  Grab a beverage, try one of many delicious food dishes, and stroll through the juried art show as one of a kind artists trim the plaza.  Free kids activities and more round out this day of bluesy fun for the whole family.


Saturday, August 20th
 

 

The Soul of John Black 2:00pm – 3:30
Winner of the IMA Blues CD of The Year in 2007. Fronted by John Bigham, who has played with Miles Davis, Fishbone and Everlast. The Soul of John Black brings a mix of alternative soul, blues, and rock to the stage. www.thesoulofjohnblack.com


Grady Champion
International Blues Challenge winner, Grady Champion is a young blues singer and harmonica player from Canton, Mississippi. Grady has performed three times at the prestigious Chicago Blues Festival.  www.gradychampion.com



Sunday, August 21st


The Soul of John Black
Winner of the IMA Blues CD of The Year in 2007. Fronted by John Bigham, who has played with Miles Davis, Fishbone and Everlast. The Soul of John Black brings a mix of alternative soul, blues, and rock to the stage.  www.thesoulofjohnblack.com

Grady Champion
International Blues Challenge winner, Grady Champion is a young blues singer and harmonica player from Canton, Mississippi. Grady has performed three times at the prestigious Chicago Blues Festival.  www.gradychampion.com

Papa Grows Funk
What started as an all-star jam session eight and a half year ago on a Monday night at the Old Point Bar on Algiers Point has blossomed into one of New Orleans' most successful funk bands. Papa Grows Funk's all-star lineup features New Orleans' finest musicians and funkiest characters, all of whom have deep roots in New Orleans music.  www.papagrowsfunk.com