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Charleston Blues Singer to Appear in Concert Friday
web posted November 28, 2012
EDGEFIELD – Charleston blues
Shrimp City Slim will make a return appearance in Edgefield this
Friday, November 30 as part of the “Blues Blues Christmas Party.” Show
time is 7 p.m. at the Edgefield Discovery Center, 405 Main Street in
Edgefield. Tickets are $10 and may be reserved by calling 803-257-7669
Refreshments are BYOB with set-ups provided. The event will be hosted
by local radio personality, Tony B of WKSX-FM.
A native of Chicago, Shrimp City Slim is celebrating 25 years as a
blues performer, headlining more than 150 shows per year, solo and also
with his great band, throughout the
Southeast and overseas. He has released eight CDs to date; the latest
solo piano CD is entitled "Rio Angie."
As bandleader, Shrimp City Slim has traveled extensively in the USA,
Europe and Asia and just completed a tour of Eastern Europe and
Scandinavia. He has appeared with such blues greats as Walter
"Lightnin' Bug" Rhodes, Big Boy Henry, Chicago Bob Nelson, Drink Small,
Beverly Guitar Watkins, Neal "Big Daddy" Pattman, Wanda Johnson, John
Lee Ziegler, and others. His latest side project is collaboration with
south Louisiana singer Swamp Pop Shelly.
Shrimp City Slim is organizer of the Low country Blues Festival, the
Pee Dee Blues Bash, the Carolina Down home Blues Fest and others. His
live show consists of blues
classics as well as original tunes – plus the Edgefield show will
feature bluesy Christmas music.
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