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Mississippi Heat

October 12 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Led by harmonica master and songwriter Pierre Lacocque, Mississippi Heat is a world-class Chicago Blues Band. Their motto is “Traditional Blues With A Unique Sound” as they present fresh yet vintage-based musical ideas.

MISSISSIPPI HEAT’s name is a reflection of Pierre’s reverence for Mississippi’s blues culture and music. The band’s conviction is that there is no deeper music than Delta-inspired blues to express what lies in everyone’s soul. They have received world-wide critical acclaim, including from Living Blues Magazine: “MISSISSIPPI HEAT delivers its traditional urban blues with a freshness, energy and competence that makes them a treasure on today’s Chicago scene.”

Mississippi Heat is known internationally for their passionate blues delivery. Overseas and national touring have been an integral part of their work for decades. The band has appeared at many world-famous festivals including many in the US (like the Pocono’s and the Chicago Blues Festivals), Scandinavia, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Canada, Tunisia, Finland, Venezuela and in Mexico, among many others. Besides a scheduled European tour for 2018, they will also soon perform in Dubai.

Buddy Guy has gone on record saying that it’s “been a long time since I heard a good blues band like this.” And recently the band received this critical acclaim from Bonnie Tallman at the Billtown Blues Festival (Hughesville, PA): “Can’t find enough words to express how blown away everyone was with the Mississippi Heat performance! It was spectacular in every way.”

The band has made waves on the blues charts by regularly reaching the #1 spot on Living Blues Magazine’s radio charts.

$20 Pre-sale $30 at the door

Current Lineup

Pierre Lacocque, harmonica

Inetta Visor, lead vocals

Michael Dotson, guitar/vocals

Brian Quinn, bass

Kenny Smith, drums/vocals

Terrence Williams, drums

Giles Corey, guitar/vocals

Neal O’Hara, keyboard

https://mississippiheat.net/

Details

Date:
October 12
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Organizer

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio
Phone:
518.465.5233
Email:
cblackwood@wamc.org
Website:
https://www.thelinda.org

Venue

The Linda WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio
339 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206
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