Monday, December 17, 2012

Larry McCray to headline at Anti-Freeze Blues Festival


Larry McCray

Singer Andre Williams has suffered a stroke and will not be able to perform at this year's Anti-Freeze Blues Festival on Jan. 5. Guitarist-singer Larry McCray will be substituting for Williams.
Ticket prices have been adjusted to $20.
The Anti-Freeze Blues Festival is a two-day event at the Magic Bag in Ferndale that benefits the Detroit Blues Society.
Performers on opening night (Jan. 4) include Savoy Brown featuring Kim Simmonds, Laith Al-Saadi and Pazman’s Super Session. Tickets are $25.
Eddie Burns (Blues photos by Don McGhee)
On Jan. 5, the lineup will include McCray, Jim McCarty and Jeff Grand, The Rootsologists featuring Laura Rain, and the Boa Constrictors.
For information, click www.themagicbag.com.

Funeral arrangements for Eddie Burns
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Detroit bluesman Eddie Burns, who died Dec. 12 at age 84.

 Visitation will be from 2-8:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Cantrell Funeral Home, 10400 Mack Ave. in Detroit. The funeral will held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, at Lemay Church of Christ, 2500 Lemay at Vernor in Detroit.

To send info to JB Blues, please email Joe.Ballor@dailytribune.com
 

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