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Mark Hummel

Sacramento Blues Society Presents

Mark Hummel

September 2, 2019

Show 3pm

$15 General / $12 SBS Members

Power House Pub

Folsom, Ca

Harmonica man/singer/songwriter/ Mark Humme took up an interest in blues harp & rock-blues music in high school but soon discovered the originators like Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson & Little Walter. Vocalist/guitar phenom RUSTY ZINN has been on the Blues scene since 1990, when he absorbed guitar from Chess Session guitarist Luther Tucker. Also featured are June Core is Charlie Musselwhite’s regular drummer for the last twelve years. Bass player RW Grigsby was nominated for best Blues Bass Player last year at BMAs.

International Blues Challenge Competition

The Sacramento BLUES Society presents:

2018 International Blues Challenge

Solo/Duo Competition

Saturday Sept 15, 2018

Door Open: 1 pm ~ Music 2 pm

Stoney’s Rockin’ Rodeo – 1320 Del Paso Blvd. Sacramento 95815

Tickets $10 at the door

Sign up’s end at midnight on September 1, 2018.

If you have ever wanted to play and compete in Memphis, this is your chance!  We are looking for up to 10 bands to compete.  Registration will begin on July 1, 2018 and is first come first serve, so register early.  This year SBS will be offering $1000 in travel expenses and the registration fee is only $25.

To Enter The Competition or For Official Rules CLICK HERE 

About the Challenge

The International Blues Challenge represents an worldwide search for the Blues Band and Solo/Duo Blues Acts ready to perform on the international stage, yet just needing that extra big break. Each Affiliate of The Blues Foundation has the right to send a band and a solo/duo act to represent its organization at the IBC.

The IBC is judged by blues professionals from across the world who have years of experience in listening to, producing, and creating blues music. The Blues Foundation has established a set of criteria by which all acts are evaluated throughout the five days of the IBC.

Affiliated organizations are required to stage a regional preliminary IBC competition, with the winner of that event representing the organization in the International Blues Challenge held annually in Memphis, TN along historic Beale Street. While Affilated Organizations are encouraged to follow The Blues Foundation’s structure and rules during their local challenges, each organization is free to structure its preliminary rounds as it sees fit, as long as a true challenge between multiple acts takes place resulting in a single band and/or solo/duo act being identified.

Hall Of Fame Awards 2018

Sacramento Blues Society

Hall Of Fame Awards 2018

Sunday Sept 30, 2018  ~  1 pm


Sacramento, CA

Members $15  ~ Buy Tickets

General Admission $20  ~  Buy Tickets

Hall of Fame Showcase

Torch Club  ~  6 pm

Harvey Mandel Plays The Blues

Classic Albums Live Led Zeppelin II

Carrera Productions Presents

Classic Albums Live Led Zeppelin II

Harris Center ~ Folsom, CA

October 6, 2018

Doors 7 pm ~ Show 8pm

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Classic Albums Live will blow you away as they reproduce one of the most recognizable albums of its generation — Led Zeppelin II, one night only, Saturday, October 6, 2018. This is a Carrera Productions event you won’t want to miss!

2nd Annual Harmonica Slapdown

Sacramento Blues Society Presents

The 2nd Annual Harmonica Slapdown

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

Doors ~ 6pm

Harris Center

10 College Pkwy, Folsom, CA

Tickets (916) 608-6888

 The show will feature a world class backup band steeped in the traditions of blues, rock, and R&B, backing up four of the top, well know harmonicist in the country. The show will be an interactive show with a lot of audience participation, using the theme of a WWF wrestling format but using harmonica playing as a competition for a mock World Championship. The show will be comedic, but the harmonica playing will be very serious and adept.

Diane Schuur “I Remember You”

Carrera Productions Presents

Diane Schuur “I Remember You”

The Music of Frank Sinatra, Stan Getz, & Other Schuur Catalog Gems

Harris Center ~ Folsom, CA

November 14, 20018

Doors: 6:30 pm – Show 7:30 pm

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“Diane Schuur is one of those rare singers, like Sinatra and Judy Garland, both superb vocalist and alluring entertainer. Through standards from the great American songbook, her singing conjures the emotions that burn in our hearts, wild romance and the thirst for love and happiness. Ms. Schuur embraces this music with artistic integrity and deep respect for the lyrics, giving true meaning to the elegance and swing of both Sinatra and Getz.”–Brent Black/Bop-N-Jazz Review


The Magpie Salute

Carrera Productions Presents

The Magpie Salute

with The Stone Foxes

January 12, 2008

Doors 7 pm ~ Show 8 pm

Harris Center  ~ Folsom CA

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The Magpie Salute is an exciting new band that features musicians who have played together for decades throughout various projects and share a musical bond. The band brings Rich Robinson, the guitarist and co-founding member of The Black Crowes, together with two key members of Crowes fame — guitarist Marc Ford and bassist Sven Pipien — alongside drummer Joe Magistro, keyboardist Matt Slocum and lead singer John Hogg(Hookah Brown, Moke).