SAN DIEGO, CA – The award winning John Nemeth and his crack band will headline in concert Friday April 24 at Proud Mary’s Southern Bar & Grill at the Ramada concert hall (Kearny Mesa Rd, San Diego, CA), to help kick-off upcoming, high-profile San Diego and Baja festivals. Showtime is 7pm-12am.
Nemeth, is the winner of the 2014 “Soul-Blues Artist of The Year” Blues Music Award (BMA) plus a multiple BMA nominee in several categories including “Entertainer of the Year.” An extraordinarily talented singer, harmonica player and songwriter, he’s got an infectious, charismatic stage presence and is very down-to-earth.
Friday’s concert will be promoting the upcoming Gator By The Bay Festival, which happens Mother’s Day weekend, April 8, 9, 10. There will be ticket giveaways and more. They will also be promoting the Baja Blues Fest which happens August 21-23 in Rosarito, Baja Mexico and the San Diego Blues Fest coming September 26-27 to the Embarcadero Park in San Diego.
The April 24 concert will also feature Nathan James and his band. James is the popular blues/roots artist who, along with then partner Ben Hernandez, won the Solo/Duo title at 2007 IBC in Memphis representing San Diego. James has gone on to invent and build his own instruments including his “Washtar.”
Also appearing will be a regional favorites, The Backwater Blues Band featuring The Almighty Horns and a surprise, national guest artist who will be celebrating their birthday that evening as well. Guest Hosts will include Peter Oliver of Gator By The Bay, Michael Kinsman of the San Diego Blues Fest and Tom Stewart, drummer for Backwater Blues and the April 24th event presenter.