Monday, August 8, 2011

Thursday 8.11.11 - Willie May Blues Band

It's the Summer Breeze by the Lake FREE Concert Series FINALE, and the BOPC is bringing you the Willie May Blues Band! Perhaps our most seasoned performer, Willie May is sure to bring years of talent with them. They've perfected their style, earning nothing less than top notch reviews across the board.

When & Where: Delaware Park Rose Garden Pergola (199 Lincoln Parkway), from 5:00-7:30PM

More info from the band's website:

Willie May has performed in basements, barns, garages, street corners, speak-easies, house trailers, preschool, high school, colleges, radio, television, bars, concert halls, outdoor festival arenas, and inside Attica prison.

   Willie has taken his original blend of music to the blues clubs from The LaFayette Tap Room in Buffalo to Antones in Austin, TX, The Black Swan in Toronto, The Penny Arcade in Rochester, The Dinosaur BBQ in Syracuse, The Slippery Noodle in Indianapolis, Fat Fish Blue in Cleveland, Bflo Blues in Pittsburgh, and to countless other venues on thousands, yes thousands, of occasions.

   Willie May has performed back to back on stage with Alvin Lee, Steve Marriott, John Kay and Steppenwolf, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Johnny Winter, Edgar Winter, Otis Clay, The Climax Blues Band, Zorra Young, Jerry Portnoy, The Legendary Blues Band, Buddy Guy, Lonnie Brooks, Johnny Clyde Copeland, Sue Foley, L.A. Jones, Chris Duarte, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Stan Szelest, Chris Beard, Rock Bottom, James Cotton, Big Jack Johnson and many more. The Willie May Band featuring Ron Kain, Tom E. Corsi, Randy Corsi and, of course, Willie May is a 5 time Buffalo Area Music Award winner voted Western New York Blues Beat Magazine's Band of the Year.

Willie May focuses on an exceptional live performance...but there are several reviews online, such as:

"This is a band from the 70s and 80s who I used to see in my youth and places like the Belle Starr lounge, Uncle Sams, Mickey Rats (the original) and those old time rock bars. " well as page after page of previous show listings, proving Willie May's veteran track record:

Thanks for your support through the summer, and stay tuned to this site to see our upcoming events!

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