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"Women Sing the Blues" Fundraiser-Sacramento Blues Society- POSTPONED

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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Sacramento Blues Society spring fundraiser. As soon as we have a revised date, we will advise. Thanks all.

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Starring: 

Mz Su Mac   https://www.facebook.com/MzSumac

Dana Moret (Lydia Pense & Cold Blood )                       https://www.facebook.com/mrdecembermusic/

Beth Reid-Grigsby (Red's Blues)    https://www.facebook.com/redsbluessac/

Lisa Phenix (The Lisa Phenix Band)   https://www.facebook.com/lisa.phenix.7

Val Starr (Val Starr & The Blues Rocket)    https://www.facebook.com/valstarrandthebluesrocket/

Special guest, Ladee Bianca   https://www.facebook.com/Lady-Bianca-120143161330566/

All of these artists are bandleaders as well as singer/songwriters/producers.

Mz Su Mac- Singer of Blues, Soul, R&B, Jazz & Gospel, she is the daughter of legendary blues man Craig Horton and  was born and raised in Bigelow, Arkansas (where she hosts an annual Blues Festival.) She represented Sacramento Blues Society at the 2006 International Battle of the Blues Challenge winning the Semi-Final spot.

Dana Moret-She grew up in surrounded by live music as her parents owned the great roots music club, Constable Jack's in Newcastle, CA, just a stone's throw from Sacramento. It is a no contest that the legendary singer Lydia Pense (her current bandmate) is her # 1 inspiration and influence! Dana will be doing some Etta James, some Janis and one of her own. 

Lisa Phenix- Originally from Phoenix, AZ,  Lisa made her way to Sacramento and formed her band in 2003. A leader in Sacramento Blues Society, a relentless teacher, an advocate for self-empowerment through music for kids and adults, she counts Billie Holiday, Kate Wolf and Bonnie Raitt as her spirit guides.

Beth Reid-Grigsby- Born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA where she was she started her professional career singing  "Trouble In Mind”  in 1978 at the Bluebird Café. Her inspirations are many of the classic women blues singers: Memphis Minnie, Rosetta Tharpe, Lil Green, Bessie Smith, Mamie Smith and  Elizabeth Cotten, Bonnie Raitt, plus jazz mavens Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee. Red's Blues is releasing their third CD in Spring, 2020.

Val Starr was born in Los Angeles and started her singing career there before moving to the Bay Area and then Sacramento in 2003. Some of her heroes are Janis Joplin, Aretha Franklin, Joni Mitchell and Bonnie Raitt. She has just returned from Memphis, TN where she performed at the National Women in Blues Showcase and has just released her new CD(her 5th), Lighter Side of the Blues in January 2020.

SPECIAL GUEST: Ladee Bianca-With roots in Kansas City, Macon, Georgia and a father teaching her Texas Blues piano as a child, Ladee Bianca has evolved into an icon in the San Francisco Bay Area where she's known as "Queen of the Blues and Gospel". She studied at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music before lending her contralto to the role of Billie Holiday in an acclaimed production of Jon Hendrick's Evolution of the Blues. She has sung, recorded and toured the world with Frank Zappa, Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker and Sly Stone as a featured vocalist and background arranger. With her writing partner, Stanley Lippitt, she has a catalog of over three hundred songs and has produced, arranged and recorded nine albums.

On April 5, they will be backed by 2020 Sammies nominees Red's Blues: RW Grigsby (bass) , Doug Crumpacker(guitar), Tim Wilbur(drums) and special guests Sid Morris(keys) and John Ellis (bass). Ladee Bianca will do a special solo set.

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