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Blues Cruise No. 7: Mighty Blue

Don't miss the last Blues Cruise of the season, featuring Mighty Blue! In August 2017, Mighty Blue won the Regional International Blues Challenge in East Tennessee, and in January 2018 travelled to Memphis to challenge over 200 bands from around the globe in the IBC finals. Playing for and competing with the world's top musicians was a thrilling achievement, and Mighty Blue has returned home to r...
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Blues Cruise No. 6: Jonny Monster Band and Filibilly Duo

The sixth Blues Cruise will feature the bands that SMBS sent to the IBCs: Jonny Monster Band and Filibilly! Jonny Monster Band Originally from the Hudson Valley in New York but now based out of Knoxville, TN, 2019 IBC semi-finalists, The Jonny Monster Band should not be missed! Jonny Monster's original mix of acoustic blues and hard dynamic electric guitar is like a runaway locomotive that steam...
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SMBS Presents John Salaway and Jake HaldenVang at the Open Chord

Smoky Mountain Blues Society Presents a Remarkable Double Bill: Two Superb Blues Guitarists, John Salaway and Jake HaldenVang In keeping with their mission to bring the best of blues to East Tennessee, the Smoky Mountain Blues Society will offer Blues lovers an exceptional double bill featuring two of the most exciting guitarists on the scene today -- John Salaway and Jake HaldenVang. Each art...
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Blues Cruise No. 5: DieDra and The Ruff Pro Band

DieDra and The Ruff Pro Band will be featured on the fifth Blues Cruise of 2019! Blues, Rock and Soul . . . Divafied Born and raised in Norfolk, Virginia, DieDra has been singing since she can remember. It was a God-given talent that has exploded into a gift that she shares with the world. DieDra was raised by her maternal grandfather, who wrote and sang songs in the church. DieDra was a part of...
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