The Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation 35th Annual Blues and Brews Festival

 

Saturday March 28, 2020 
10am - 7pm 
Gene C Reid Park 
DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center 
900 S Randolph Way 
Tucson, AZ 

Admission - $22 online
$25 at the gate
VIP $100

Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp, “The Mississippi Blues Child”

Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp, “The Mississippi Blues Child” was born August 25, 1976 to Johnelle and the late Vera Coleman in the small town of McComb, MS. He began playing the guitar at the tender age of 6. Through hard work and perseverance, Mr. Sipp has become a Delta Blues Force to be reckoned with! Being recognized for his amazing vocals, songwriting ability, musicianship, ability to produce records and entertain Fans with an upbeat, outlandish show all make Mr. Sipp “The Total Package.” Above all of that, Mr. Sipp is a God fearing family man. With over 125 recording credits to his name, Mr. Sipp has played on over 50 national recordings with several Grammy nominated projects. He is well traveled and ready to come to play for you and spread his great gift of music to the World.

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Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears

Casey Hensley

All over the world people are talking about 26 year old powerhouse vocalist Casey Hensley. Her talent and power are taking the Blues by storm. Surrounding herself with only the best musicians, and heavily influenced by all of the greats, it is no wonder she has everyone talking. Her self-monikered backing band always includes incredible celebrated guitar slingers such as Anthony Cullins, Laura Chavez, Kid Ramos, Johnny Main, Steve Wilcox, and many more to match her larger than life voice.  Drummer Evan Caleb Yearsley (son of the late vocalist Candye Kane), saxophonist Johnny Viau, and bassist Mark C. They are well known for their ability to cross blues subgenres, including jump, swing, and Chicago blues.

The press took notice of Casey Hensley  right away. In May 2017, the singer's band played the main stage at Doheny Blues Festival,  headlined the Ojai Blues Festival, and appeared at Gator by the Bay. Later that year, they also played Las Vegas' Big Blues Bender at the Plaza Hotel. After Hensley signed to Vizztone Records, the album "Casey Hensley Live (Featuring Laura Chavez)" was released in October 2017 and hit #1 on the Global Radio Indicator Charts, #4 Roots Music Report Soul/Blues Chart, it debuted at #17 on ITunes Blues charts and hit #10 on the Living Blues Radio Charts.  Casey Hensley is an undeniable rising star that will bring tears to your eyes and leave you breathless.

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