Washington Blues Society to Host SAVE KPLU Benefit Shows

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The Washington Blues Society, the region’s largest affiliate of the Blues Foundation in Memphis, are joining the effort to help the SAVE KPLU group raise $7 Million by June 30th, by hosting a series of benefit shows.

The first benefit show will be presented with co-sponsor Lee Oskar HarmonicasFriday, April 29th at the H2o Club in Anacortes.

 Featured performers include Lee Oskar & Friends, Cee Cee James and the Mission of S.O.U.L., award-winning vocalist Polly O’Keary, and the 2012 International Blues Challenge Champion Kevin Andrew Sutton.

Show time is 7:00P.M., with a $30 donation taken at the door.

The second benefit show will be held on Friday, May 6th at the Sound Check Bar & Grill in Lynnwood at 7:30P.M.

Featured performers include Rock N Roll Hall of Fame guitarist Roger Fisher, 2016 Best New Band Award winners the CD Woodbury trio, Mary McPage and the Assassins, and more.

The third show will be presented June 4th at the Columbia City Theater in Seattle at 8P.M.

Featured performers include The West Coast Women’s Blues Revue (featuring Lady A, Patti Allen, and Teri Anne Wilson), The Red House, and 2016 Best Blues Act award winners The Rafael Tranquilino Band.  

The Washington Blues Society is offering a comp one-year membership (plus entry) to anyone who donates $200 or more to the SAVE KPLU fund. A silent auction of music memorabilia is also planned for the event. Proceeds from all shows go to the SAVE KPLU fund. Find out more information at http://www.kplu.org/save-kplu.

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