MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND,
Chatham Bars Inn, Cape Cod
p.m - Screening of the award winning documentary
HONEYBOY about Honeyboy Edwards. Also a display of Barry
Miller’s Blues Canvases and Silent Auction Items.
5:30 p.m. - 7 :30 p.m. - Cocktails and
p.m. - Pianist Rob Gonzales in the Monomoy Room
8:00 p.m - 9:30 p.m. - James Cotton with
the James Montgomery Band
9:30 p.m. - The Reel Blues Fest will present
Lifetime Blues Achievement Awards to surprise
10:00 p.m. - Shemekia Copeland
Intimate seating for 200. Doors open
at 7:30. Full bar available.
Copeland: “Hot and haunting, Copeland doesn’t
come across as an entertainer so much as a force of nature.
The sound of her rafter-rattling voice – a dark, thundering
alto – generates waves of energy and emotion. Impressive,
fresh and modern, she has poise to match her power, and
commands attention as few of her peers do.” –
Cotton: "We're talking about the blues, loud
and fast and getting down dirty, we're talking about James
Cotton, a singer, stomper, and harp-player extraordinaire."
- New York Daily News
Montgomery: Nominated for a W.C. Handy Award -
the highest honor in Blues - for his album "Bring It
On Home", which was also picked by the Boston Herald
as on of the "Year's 10 Best CDs". James also
received a Gold Record from Kid Rock and Uncle Kracker for
the work he did on Kracker's platinum selling "Double
Gonzalez: If you took Ray Charles, Van Morrison,
Lyle Lovett and Jackson Brown and combined them into one,
you'd have the sound of this Jazz pianist. He has the ability
to slow things down and strike a chord deep in your past
like Jackson Brown, but he can do it with the enthusiasm
of Van Morrison or the soulfulness of Ray Charles.
© 2005 The Reel Blues Fest, Inc. / Photo Credit: Barry
Barry M. Miller photographer's work can be found
Reel Blues Fest, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated
to helping musicians receive access to medical care and to
supporting the work of independent filmmakers. Proceeds from
this year's summer event will be distributed to eligible 501
(C) (3) organizations pursuant to the guidelines established
by The Reel Blues Fest, Inc.
more information call 508-495-FILM