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Son Lewis

Americana Band from Parsippany, NJ - Will travel up to 10 miles
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$75 - $200 per event
Son Lewis has been an active figure on the Blues music scene for some time. His work as a modern day exponent of the Blues, and R&B, has led him to recognition as a performer and recording artist. Son began playing Blues guitar in the 1960's, influenced greatly by artists as diverse as Robert Johnson, Hubert Sumlin (whom he accompanied on stage in December 2006), Otis Rush, and Elmore James. His own particular guitar style developed under the guidance of Blues guitarist Danny Kalb (founder of the Blues Project, a seminal Bluesband of the 1960's). Lewis' reputation has been built upon solid live solo performances and with his own SON LEWIS Blues Band, which has featured former members of MINK DEVILLE, THE RICKI LEE JONES BAND, THE JITTERZ, EXUMA, IMPACT, THE SHOTS, and CASTLE BROWNE. As a solo artist, performing the traditional country Blues, and with his band, rocking juke joints with electric blues, Son has become known as a faithful, and loving interpreter of this nearly lost musical art form. In live performance, TV, radio, and on recordings, Son Lewis has proved to audiences everywhere that the Blues is a vibrant, and exciting form of musical entertainment!

Following is a partial list of Son's accomplishments:

IN CONCERT: Opening for- John Hammond, Hubert Sumlin, Mose Allison, Peter Tork, Tracy Nelson, Leon Redbone, Rick Danko, Jimmy Thackery and The Drivers, Rick Derringer, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Elvin Bishop, The Nighthawks, Chris Rush, Johnny Copeland, Savoy Brown, Frankie Lee, The Manhattan Transfer and more...

FESTIVALS: Montclair Jazz & Blues Festival, Botany District Blues Festival, Riverhead Blues Festival, Waterloo Acoustic Blues Festival, Blues 2000, NJ Folk Festival, Hudson Clearwater Festival, Morristown Folk Festival, The Hunger Project Benefits, The Great Falls Festival, Sussex County Fair, The Music America Festivals, The Folk Project Fall Fest, Somerset Arts Festival, Raritan River Festival, Unionville Vinyards, Doc's Blues & Barbecue Festival

LIVE RADIO BROADCASTS: WFDU-FM, WNTI-FM, WNNJ-AM, WRPR-FM, WIXL-FM and airplay on over 70 stations worldwide!

TELEVISION: The Mark Dacey Show, Blues in the Night, The "V" Channel Magazine, The Blues with Karon Brandt, Shirley Keller's Folk People, Horses Sing None of It, Oakland TV

CLUBS: Stanhope House, Bodle's Opera House, Turning Point, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Trinity Lounge, Warwick Valley Winery, Tuscany Bistro, Max Daniels, Van Gogh's Ear, Lockwood Tavern, Crossroads, Tierney's, Stone Pony, Folk City, Bitter End, Jason's, Wallace's, Nobody's Inn, Old Bay, Tewksbury Inn, Great Notch inn, The Westside Grill, Cafe Elysian, Borders Books, and hundreds more.

COMPLETE DISCOGRAPHY:
Going South To Tampa (Silk City 2013)
Dignified (Silk City 2012)
Laws of Nature (Silk City 2011)
Not Fade Away (Silk City 2010)
Cadillac Rhythm (Silk City 2008)
Dark Past (Silk City 2007)
Urban Legends of NJ (Silk City 2006)
Snake (Silk City 2005)
The Country Blues (Silk City 2004)
Red, Hot, Blues (Silk City 2004)
Santa Has Left The Building (Silk City 2003)
Hobo Jungle: Independent Blues Artists (Silk City 2000)
Standing Room Only: Songs from the Last Roadhouse (Silk City 1999)
Borderline: The Ry Cooder Tribute (Hattori/Japan 1998) out of print
Next Train Smokin' (Silk City 1996)
Roadwork (Silk City 1991) out of print
Glad You Came (Silk City 1988) out of print
Solid Son (Silk City 1980) out of print
Live Radio, Son! (Bluesong 1974) out of print
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2014
May
4
Van Gogh's Ear
Union, NJ
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2014
Mar
28
Gladstone Tavern
Gladstone, NJ
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
2014
Mar
22
Trinity Lounge
Newton, NJ
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Alimony
J.C.Higgenbottom
Ask Me Nice
Mose Allison
Bring It On Home To Me
Sam Cooke
Broke Down Engine
Blind Willie McTell
Cairo Blues
Lighting Hopkins
Caress Me Baby
Jimmy Reed
Cool Drink of Water Blues
Tommy Johnson
Down In the Bottom
Howling Wolf
Drifting and Drifting
Charles Brown
Dust My Broom
Robert Johnson
Americana Band
Happy Hours
Picnic
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Banquets
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Family Reunions
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Cocktail Parties
Private Parties
Retirement Parties
Divorce Parties
Mardi Gras Party
Wine Tasting Parties
Cinco De Mayo Parties
Valentine's Day Parties
Memorial Day Parties
Oktoberfest Parties
Studio Session
College Reunions
Community Events
Art Gallery Openings
Mother's Day Parties
Please note Son Lewis will also travel to Lake Hiawatha, Mountain Lakes, Whippany, Boonton, Cedar Knolls, East Hanover, Montville, Morris Plains, Pine Brook, Tabor, Denville, Towaco, Fairfield, Florham Park, Livingston, Morristown, Rockaway, Roseland, Caldwell, Dover.
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