Date(s) - November 20, 2022
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
128 W Broadway Ave
The Smoky Mountain Blues Society
Presents Mark Hummel at Bluetick Tavern, Maryville TN
On Sunday, November 20th, the Smoky Mountain Blues Society and Bluetick Tavern will be pleased to present Mark Hummel – a renowned American blues harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, and long-time bandleader of the Blues Survivors. Since 1991, Hummel has produced the Blues Harmonica Blowout tour, of which he is also a featured performer. The shows have featured blues harmonica players such as James Cotton, Carey Bell, John Mayall and Charlie Musselwhite. Although he is typically identified as performing West Coast blues, Hummel is also proficient in Delta blues, Chicago blues, swing and jazz styles. Hummel also plays with the Golden State Lone Star Revue (a Texas/California supergroup), Mark Hummel & Deep Basement Shakers (a jug band trio), as well as the current edition of the Blues Survivors.
Mark Hummel’s Blues Survivors with Billy Flynn
“This is a rare pairing of guitarist and Grammy winner Billy Flynn with the amazing rhythm section of Wes Starr (drums) & Jon Ross (bass). Top it off with Grammy Nominated, two-time Blues Award winner Mark Hummel on harp & vocals and you have one of the heaviest blues bands on the planet!!!”
Mark Hummel, Billy, Jon & Wes’s have performed with many legends including Fabulous Thunderbirds, James Cotton, Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Jimmy Vaughn, Snooky Pryor, Kim Wilson, Brownie McGhee, Charlie Musselwhite, Charles Brown, Eddie Taylor, Legendary Blues Band, Luther Tucker, Jimmy Dawkins, Little Charlie Baty, Anson Funderburgh, Delbert McClinton, Marcia Ball, Willie Nelson, Asleep at The Wheel, Jr Brown and many more.
“Mark Hummel is one of the very top-notch guys on the Blues Harmonica scene today. He’s a great traditional player” – Billy Boy Arnold
Mark Hummel has been nominated seven times for Blues Music Awards.
Billy Flynn is in the Chicago Blues Hall of Fame.
Tickets cost $20 for SMBS members and $25 for the general public. Doors open at 5 pm and music will begin at 6 pm to 9 pm. Sorry no advance tickets available.
Watch Mark Hummel Live – Born in Chicago – Live Video
Bluetick Tavern has a wonderful selection of food, beer, and liquor available to purchase and is located on 128 W Broadway Ave, Maryville, TN 37801
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