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      January 23, 2019

      Wednesday   6:00 PM - 11:30 PM (on various days)

      401 Mason Street
      San Francisco, California 94102

      Bay City Blues w/ Chris Cain

      The Bay City Blues is our weekly showcase of world class Blues music and superb instrumental talent. This event is a celebration of the Blues in all its forms and an adventure into the depth of a national genre. Hosted by the nationally recognized Chris Cain & his All-Star cast of Musicians, every week they invite a new special guest to accompany them on stage and present new, upcoming, & old talent from the blues world! Bay City Blues is our tribute and exploration into the Blues genre, it is a special event in which we all get to help, share, & “Preserve the Blues."

      About Brother Dege:

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      Grammy-nominated Brother Dege Legg (“Too Old to Die Young” from Django Unchained soundtrack) is one of the best-kept secrets in Louisiana; a musician, writer, artist, and heir to a long line of individualistic characters born and raised in the Deep South. Like the mad love child of Son House, MC5, and William Faulkner, Legg has burned a colorful trail to the Promised Land, working odd jobs, traveling the Deep South like an outlaw gypsy, and subverting the southern-conservative stereotype by espousing a open-minded lifestyle that avoids gross materialism, greed, and bigotry. Since the mid-90s, Brother Dege has experimented with slide guitars and Dobros to forge his own intensely original brand of “psyouthern” roots music - a self-invented style that blends folk, hard rock, country, post-punk, and southern gothicism with the emotional power of Delta Blues and exquisite song craft that yields a bountiful type of rural psychedelia. This amalgamation is truly an unrecognized monster that defies genre classification and has yet to be fully released upon the public.

      About Chris Cain:

      Chris Cain's jazz-tinged, blues soaked guitar and deep, warm vocals have the maturity and authenticity of bluesmen many years his senior. His expressive style is the result of a lifetime of study and the relentless pursuit of music mastery. His passion and intensity are a blend of his mother's Greek ancestry and his father's soulful black heritage.

      Cain was raised on stories of his father’s childhood upbringing on Memphis’ Historic Beale Street and attended his first B.B King concert at the tender age of three. Blues music played continuously on the home stereo and family outings were often trips to concerts. Cain recalls, “I remember when I was a kid, my Dad would be mowing the lawn with the stereo blasting Muddy Waters. When I look back, that was pretty cool! There was always music playing at our house, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Freddie King, Albert King, all the greats.”

      Larry Nager (syndicated Scripts-Howard music critic) writes, “Nowadays most young blues players are Strat-wielding Stevie Ray Vaughan-a-bes. Not Chris Cain. With a voice that recalls B.B. King and a thick toned Gibson guitar sound reminiscent of Albert King, Cain is forging a unique style. With his own highly personalized songwriting, “Hall Of Shame” is a giant step in the development of one of the most compelling young bluesmen on today’s scene.”

      Through his guitar mastery and remarkable songwriting ability, Chris Cain has established himself as a musical force to be reckoned with. And as San Jose Mercury News music reviewer John Orr writes, “more than anyone else, anywhere, Chris Cain represents the future of the blues.”

      Cost: Payment required - 20.00

      Categories: Concerts & Tour Dates | Food & Wine | Nightlife & Singles

      This event repeats on various days:

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.