BC & The Blues Crew is a six piece Blues fusion band led by Bev Conklin, the Blues voice of the Lehigh Valley. Fondly named 'BC', this Creole born Hip Shakin Mama has an adult wit and vocal range that goes from sultry to kickass. BC & The Blues Crew has received the highest array of honors over the years and have traveled the circuit from Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania since 1992
Their signature style brings you to the core of their rootsy sound such as some of their well known arrangements on their CDs, like Chain of Fools and You Can Leave Your Hat On or their originals like Unfinished Busines,Bill Paxton, Hack's or You Must Think I'm Blind . Itâ€™s all about chemistry of instruments and vocals that brings you right down to the Blues in every song, be it infused with rock, soul, gospel, folk, country, jazz, or R&B, itâ€™s all about the Blues! Some regional favorites also include their spin on Going Down, You Can Leave Your Hat On, Don't Jump My Pony and Hip Shakin Mama. Sharing stages with top national recording artists like Ray Charles, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Lonnie Brooks, Kenny Neal, Shemekia Copeland, Saffire, Eddie King, E.C. Scott and so many more year after year and giving back to the community in many ways. A Penn State alum, Miss BC is our Blues Ambassador and the Founder of the Women's Blues Alliance. A corporate webmaster by day, she works with five different bands to keep the mix refreshing and fun. Come and experience the fun-loving Crew as they deliver their Blues infused brand of R&B, rock, funk, soul, country and folk.