performers

PERFORMERS PRESENTED SINCE 1977

Alberta Adams   Henry Gray   Cool Papa

Johnny Adams   Guitar Shorty   Sista Monica Parker

Lee Allen   Buddy Guy   Big Pete Pearson

Mose Allison   John Hammond Jr.*   Pinetop Perkins

Vernel Bagneris in “Jelly Roll”   James Harman   Phantom Blues Band

Tom Ball & Kenny Sultan   Alvin Youngblood Hart   Rod Piazza & the Mighty Flyers

Robert Balfour   Ted Hawkins   Queen Ida

Lurrie Bell   Screamin’ Jay Hawkins   R&B Bombers

Tab Benoit   Blind Joe Hill   Kid Ramos

Richard Berry   Hollywood Blue Flames   Sugaray Rayford Band

Elvin Bishop   Hollywood Fats Band   Louisiana Red

Deanna Bogart   John Lee Hooker   A.C. Reed

Lonnie Brooks   Linda Hopkins     Sonny Rhodes

Brother Yusef   Joe Houston   Tom Rigney and Flambeau

Charles Brown   Mark Hummel   Rob Rio

Roy Brown Elmore James   Jr. Paul Rishell and Annie Raines

Buckwheat Zydeco   Etta James   Duke Robillard

Mojo Buford   Nathan James & Ben Hernandez    Fenton Robinson

Henry Butler   Steve James  Jimmy Rogers

Cafe R&B   Big Jack Johnson   Roomful of Blues

Chris Cain   Candye Kane   Otis Rush

Tommy Castro  Mitch Kashmir   Shakey Jake

John Cephas & Phil Wiggins   Albert King   Son Seals

Mickey Champion   Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King   Johnny Shines

Clifton Chewier   Albert Lee  George “Harmonica” Smith

William Clarke   Lazy Lester   Lonesome Sundown

Francis Clay   Carl Sonny Leyland   Finis Tasby

Eddy Clearwater   Joe Liggins & the Honeyxdrippers   Eddie Taylor Jr.

Albert Collins   Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials   Koko Taylor

Johnny Copeland   Little Charlie & the Nightcaps   Jimmy Thackery

Shemekia Copeland   John Littlejohn   Earl Thomas

Tomcat Courtney   Robert Lockwood Jr.   Ron Thompson & the Resisters

Robert Cray   Smokey Logg   Big Mama Thornton

Pee Wee Crayton   John Long   Big Joe Turner

Debbie Davies   Robert Lowery   Ike Turner & the Kings of Rhythm

Larry Davis   Doug MacLeod   Eddie “Cleanhead” Vinson

John Delaphose   Janiva Magness   Joe Louis Walker

Bo Diddley   The Mannish Boys   Philip Walker

Dirty Dozen Brass Band   Cash McCall   Robert “Bilbo” Walker

Floyd Dixon   Jimmy McCracklin   Katie Webster

Willie Dixon   Big Jay McNeely   Junior Wells

Lefty Dizz   Memphis Slim   Jody Williams

Nat Dove   Michael John & the Bottom Line   Chick Willis

Big Joe Duskin   Long Gone Miles   Kim Wilson

Ronnie Earl   Little Milton   Campbell Smokey Wilson

David “Honeyboy” Edwards   Nick Moss & the Flip Tops   Jimmy Witherspoon

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats   Maria Muldaur   Mitch Woods

Margie Evans   Matt “Guitar” Murphy   Lionel Young Band

Terry Evans Band   Charlie Musselwhite   Rusty Zinn

Ruthie Foster    Louis Myers

Lowell Fulson   Mark Naftalin

Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets   Kenny Neal

Roy Gaines    Paul Oscher

Clarence “Bon Ton” Garlow   Johnny Otis Show

Lloyd Glenn