Title















Site Registration | Find a Copy | Event Calendar | Site Map
The Voice of the Black Community
My business story

We’re in the business of telling the Queen City story with an African-American perspective.www.thecharlottepost.com

Posted by The Charlotte Post on Monday, March 7, 2016

Arts and Entertainment

Charlotte Blues Society marks 20th anniversary
Donna Duncan Band headlines April 7 show
 
Published Thursday, March 28, 2013 9:12 am
by Herbert L. White

The Charlotte Blues Society is celebrating its 20th anniversary with some of the region’s best musicians on April 7.


The society will kick off a yearlong celebration with a performance by the Donna Duncan Band at the Double Door Inn, 1218 Charlottetown Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. There will also be a Super Jam hosted by bassist Sonny Skyyz afterward. Admission is $5 for CBS members; $8 for non-members.


Duncan has been a mainstay in Charlotte music circles for over 20 years and is referred to as “the little woman with the great big voice.” Skyyz is the bandleader of Sonny Skyyz & The Rainmakers. He has played with, or been the opening act for Hubert Sumlin, Blues Pianist, Omar Sharriff, B.B. King, A.J. Croce, Elvin Bishop and Coco Montoya.


The non-profit CBS has hosted education programs with blues acts such as Keb’ Mo’ and Joe Bonamassa over the years and helped launch of nationally recognized acts like Delta Moon.


For information, call CBS President Jeri Thompson at (704) 488-9608.
On the Net:


Charlotte Blues Society
www.charlottebluessociety.org
   

Comments

Leave a Comment


Send this page to a friend

Upcoming Events

read all
1

Pink to Drink Cancer Fundraiser

Find your best pink outfit and join four 24 Hours

1

Lupus Support Group - NC

Latest News

read all

Independence take on RailHawks in third round of U.S. Open Cup

Winner hosts MLS New England Revolution

African American NC lawmakers criticize tuition-slashing bill

SB 873 seen as threat to public black colleges

Rhythm, flow and creative energy key for 2016 Top Senior of the Year

Mallard Creek High's Kelsey Mitchell earns honor