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The Purple Fiddle presents Belmont & Jones

June 22, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$7

Belmont and Jones perform the pre-electric blues songbook with the integrity, frankness, brilliance, and humor with which it was performed by the great musicians who wrote and sang it. The authenticity of their work is in part due to Jones’ vocal chops, which rival those of the great vocalists whose hits she recreates. She would be an outstanding vocalist in any genre, and we thank her for putting her fine instrument to the service of preserving and transmitting this seminal moment in American music. Belmont sings it right too, but it is his National guitar, at times sounding eerily like it was recorded in 1926, that is the perfect compliment to their living museum.

George Mitchell: “Belmont and Jones, in my opinion, is the best traditional, downhome, country blues duo performing today. With every lick on his guitar, you can tell that Belmont has blues in his bones. Jones has one of the most beautiful blues voices I have ever heard. And listening to the two of them together is a unique blues experience that will move any blues lover.”

http://www.reverbnation.com/belmontjones
$7

Details

Date:
June 22, 2015
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$7
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Organizer

The Purple Fiddle
Phone:
304-463-4040
Email:
thepurplefiddle@gmail.com
Website:
http://purplefiddle.com/

Venue

The Purple Fiddle
21 East Ave
Thomas, WV 26292 United States
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Phone:
304-463-4040
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