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Shrimp City Slim "Impromptu" CD Release Event Tonite
web posted February 22, 2013
EDGEFIELD – One of the finest blues
musicians in the South is making an impromptu stop in Edgefield on
Friday night as part of a whirlwind tour of the Upstate. Charleston
blues piano great Shrimp City Slim will host an impromptu CD Release
Party at the Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center on Friday night, Feb.
22 beginning at 8 p.m. The event is designed to celebrate the release
of his new CD, “Star Marina,” his ninth album released to date.
General admission tickets to the “Star Marina” CD Release Party will be
$5 at the door. No tickets will be sold in advance. Seating will be
Shrimp City Slim is a native of Chicago who has lived in Charleston
since 1983. He has apprenticed with some of the finest blues musicians
in the South, including “the
Blues Doctor” Drink Small, Lightnin' Bug Rhodes, Big Boy Henry and
others. He is the founder of the Charleston Lowcountry Blues Festival,
the Camden Blues Festival, the Pee Dee Blues Festival in Florence and
the Greenwood Blues Cruise.
Shrimp City Slim is a frequent guest on the bills of blues festivals
both in the U.S. and abroad. He recently completed a tour of Poland and
Eastern Europe. As part of the Upstate tour, Shrimp City Slim will
appear in Greenwood on Thursday night and at Coach T's Diner in Aiken
on Saturday night, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
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