(Fall River, MA) – The Narrows Center for The Arts (16 Anawan Street, Fall River Massachusetts), kicks off 2017 with a sold-out, post-New Year’s dance party, its fourth annual Winter Blues Festival, and a handful of beloved, veteran performers.
Jan. 13-14 is the Fourth annual Winter Blues Festival. Friday features Eric Gales Band, Davina and the Vagabonds, Nick Schnebelen, and Jimmy Bez Blues Band. Doors open at 5 p.m. and show starts at 6 p.m. Saturday features Alexis P. Suter Band, Davy Knowles, Mark T. Small, Dan Lawson, and Black Cadillac Trio. Doors open at 4 p.m., show starts at 5 p.m.
On Jan 5th Grammy-winning guitar legend Albert Lee known best for his finger style and hybrid picking technique will perform in concert; Jan 25 it’s Junior Brown with his unique voice, songwriting and double-necked “Guit-Steel” guitar; Jan 27 features three-time Grammy nominee Bettye LaVette who also won 2016 Best Soul Blues Female; On Jan 28th it’s Matthew Stubbs & the Antiguas, and The Silks. Matt Stubbs’ (along with his band) was nominated for Blues Act of the Year. Stubbs is also guitarist for Charlie Musslewhite The Silks are a classic power trio of the blues variety, known for getting crowds dancing. For these shows the doors open at 7 p.m. and shows start at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted.