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EVENT April 4, 2014

The Holmes Brothers With Sol Roots In Washington DC

The Holmes Brothers with Sol Roots perform Friday April 11, 2014 at Gypsy Sally's in Washington DC. 
“Great songs, whether we write them or not, bring great things,” says guitarist/pianist/vocalist/songwriter Wendell Holmes. “And we are all about striving to write, find and perform great songs.” The Holmes Brothers—Wendell, bassist/songwriter/vocalist Sherman Holmes and drummer/vocalist and brother-in-spirit Popsy ...

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EVENT March 20, 2014

The Chicken Raid, An Annual Festival Celebrating The Life Of Georgia Music Legend Frank Edwards

The Chicken Raid is an authentic blues and soul experience at the venerable Northside Tavern in Atlanta Georgia, and features over 40 local, regional, and national artists performing over two days in celebration of the life of blues legend Mr. Frank Edwards (1909-2002). The Chicken Raid will be held on Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 March, ...

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EVENT February 21, 2014

Booker T Jones And Sol Roots Perform At The Hamilton In DC

Soul music legend Booker T Jones performs Friday February 21 at The Hamilton! Funky guitarist and soulful singer, Sol Roots opens the show! It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity.  On classic Stax hits like ...

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EVENT May 30, 2013

Sol Roots Trio Performs As Part Of The DC Jazz Festival

Sol Roots Trio Performs As Part Of The DC Jazz Festival

With more than 125 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, DC and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation. Artists performing as part of the DC Jazz Festival include: John McLaughlin, Pharoah Sanders, Lionel Loueke, Lonnie Liston Smith, Johnny ...

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EVENT October 31, 2012

New Orleans Heavyweights Joe Krown Trio Perform In Washington DC! Sol Roots Opens The Show!

Joe Krown Trio, featuring the best in New Orleans funk performs Tues Nov 13 at The Hamilton! Funky guitarist and soulful singer, Sol Roots opens the show! “A killer collaboration between three of New Orleans greatest players!" —Jan Ramsey, Offbeat Magazine Joe Krown Trio some of the greatest New Orleans funk and R&B musicians! Joe Krown ...

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EVENT October 23, 2012

Capitol Blues Night 2012! Ironing Board Sam, Cool John Ferguson, Sol Roots, Big Ron Hunter, Captain Luke!

Capitol Blues Night Wednesday October 24 at The Hamilton in Washington D.C.! Don’t miss this- it’s not often you get to see Ironing Board Sam, Cool John Ferguson, Big Ron Hunter, Sol Roots, Captain Luke, Ardie Dean all on one ticket! A full Music Maker Blues Revue will be performing and tickets will be $25. The ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE March 19, 2012

The Chicken Raid 2012 Music Festival

The Chicken Raid 2012 Music Festival

The Chicken Raid is an annual music festival held at the NORTHSIDE TAVERN to honor the late beloved Atlanta bluesman Mr. Frank Edwards (1909-2002). This year the festival will be held on Saturday March 24 and Sunday March 25. The Chicken Raid offers a range of local, regional, and national talents. Proceeds from this year's festival ...

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EVENT March 8, 2012

New Orleans party at The Hamilton! Brother Joscephus Love Revival Revolution with Sol Roots opening

It's a New Orleans party at The Hamilton on Saturday March 17! Brother Joscephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra is a 12-piece explosion of righteousness that blends New Orleans party music, soul music, a good helping of jam-bandy Roots Rock and a righteous splash of good, upbeat Gospel. Guitarist and vocalist Sol Roots opens the ...

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EVENT February 17, 2012

Bobby Blue Bland performs in Washington DC at new venue The Hamilton. Linwood Taylor, Sol Roots

Bobby Blue Bland performs in Washington DC at new venue The Hamilton. Linwood Taylor, Sol Roots

On Saturday February 18th Blues legend Bobby Blue Bland will be performing from 8pm until 10pm at The Hamilton in Washington DC. Ticket price ranges between 35 and 45 dollars and includes a special afterparty with the Linwood Taylor Band with special guest Sol Roots. The Afterparty begins at 10:30pm. The Hamilton is Washington DC's newest ...

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FESTIVAL/CRUISE July 13, 2011

8th Annual Congressional Blues Festival to feature Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Michael Burks, Sol & Funk Root, Mudcat, Christylez

The 8th Annual Congressional Blues Festival will take place on July 27th, 2011 at the National Building Museum. The festival is an effort to honor and showcase American Roots music and help those who helped create this great art form. The 'Blues' is America's own creation and tradition, and is at the heart of our cultural ...

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