The Lake Martin area is in for another musical treat – the Jazz Fest has finalized its lineup for 2007 (all times Central PM):
Friday, June 8, 2007 at the Strand Park in downtown Alex City
6:00 – 7:00 – The Robin Hill Band – local Alex City band
7:30 – 9:00 – Kelley Hunt – Roots R&B / Americana singer / songwriter / piano player
9:30 – 11:00 – Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen –
“Jon Cleary is the ninth wonder in the world.” – Bonnie Raitt
Saturday, June 9, 2007 at the Lake Martin Amphitheater
6:00 – 7:00 – Wes Jeans – a powerful young guitar slinger; a player that drops the unsuspecting jaw of Blues lovers everywhere; a player some have said “is destined to be a Texas legend – a truly genuine Texas Blues Player”..
7:30 – 9:00 – The Lee Boys – Sacred steel is a type of music described as an inspired, unique form of Gospel music with a hard-driving, blues-based beat. The musical genre is rooted in Gospel, but infused with rhythm and blues, jazz, rock, funk, hip-hop, country and ideas from other nations.
9:30 – 11:00 – Edwin McCain – Blending equal parts folk, soul and rock, platinum-selling singer/songwriter Edwin McCain has signed with Vanguard Records.
Both events are free and open to the public. There is a $10 parking fee for Saturday night. For more details, read my previous Jazz Fest post.
See you there!