805 E Olive Ave Fresno, CA 93728
INSIDE THE TOWER THEATRE LOUNGE
In 2014 Blind Pig Records released "REMEMBERING LITTLE WALTER" (a recording of a Hummel Blues Harp Blowout.) The CD was nominated for a Grammy Award and won two Blues Music Awards. Hummel has been nominated in 2019 for best blues harmonica for Blues Music Awards.
Widely regarded as the highest honor for blues artists in the United States. Funderburgh has played with Delbert McClinton, Boz Scaggs, Snooks Eaglin,Earl King and Jimmy Buffet. Funderburgh is also the inspiration for Beavis of Beavis and Butthead as Mike Judge the creator of those characters worked as a Rocket for three years. Funderburgh is nominated for best blues guitarist in 2019 at Blues Music Awards.
Guitar youngblood MIKE KELLER resides in Austin where he's led his own band The Keller Brothers, plays in Little Elmo Blues Band, a sideman for Paul Oscher's group plus did five years as a Fabulous Thunderbird, played two and a half years with SRV's band Double Trouble, four years with Doyle Bramhall, recorded and toured with Marcia Ball for a year and a half and toured with the late harp genius Gary Primich. Mike's solos are top notch in GOLDEN STATE-LONE STAR.
Rounding out the GOLDEN STATE-LONE STAR BLUES REVUE are RW GRIGSBY on bass & famed Austin, Texas drummer WES STARR (Anson And The Rockets). Between these two old Rome, GA natives, they've played with a who's who of famed musicians - Omar & the Howlers, Jr. Brown, Delbert McClinton,Jimmy Vaughan, Asleep At The Wheel, Gary Primich, Kim Wilson, Mike Morgan, Carlene Carter, Hal Ketchum, Earl King, James Cotton & many more!
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