Posted: December 19, 2013
If you’re a fan of Walter “Wolfman” Washington, then you won’t want to miss the opportunity to see this incredible musician perform during the special Blues Brunch at Blast Furnace Blues presented by Highmark Blue Shield Feb. 9 in Bethlehem, Pa. The legendary singer/guitarist will be joined by his band, The Roadmasters, in the intimate setting of the Musikfest Café, serving up a scorching’ set as guests enjoy an amazing New Orleans-style brunch. An icon on the New Orleans music scene, Washington is known for his dynamic blend of blues, funk and R&B. Performing since the 1950s, he’s shared the stage with legends such as Lee Dorsey, Irma Thomas, David Lastie and Johnny Adams. The recipient of a Big Easy Music Awards ”Lifetime Achievement Award,” Washington continues to tour the globe, delighting audiences throughout the U.S., Europe and elsewhere.
The Blues Brunch with Walter “Wolfman” Washington is just one of the many highlights of this year’s Blast Furnace Blues. Other artists taking the stage during the festival’s three-day run include Curtis Salgado, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Maria Muldaur & the Midnight Scramble, BeauSoleil, Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens, Candye Kane and Southern Hospitality. Looking for the best way to experience the fest? Purchase a VIP Ticket, which includes admission to all three days, a brunch ticket, commemorative festival t-shirt, meet and greets with artists, and more.
For tickets and more info, visit www.artsquest.org/blastfurnaceblues or call 610-332-3378.