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8/4/2012 11:32:53 AM
  Epic Blues Weekend at the Tralf!
By Jack
   

The legendary Tralf is stepping up the blues! This weekend they have back to back performances by 

John Hammond and Robben Ford!

Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11
7:00pm Doors | 8:00pm Show 

Discounts available for Blues Society members..


 For decades, Buffalo has been a blues town with a history of celebrating artists who perform this gutsy, raw, and emotional style of American roots music.  Tralf Music Hall in downtown Buffalo is a long time supporter and presenter of world renown artists of the genre.  Furthering the Tralf's continued commitment to the blues, the venue is presenting the Epic Blues Weekend on August 10th and 11th with shows from John Hammond and Robben Ford respectively. 


Acoustic delta blues great, John Hammond, returns to Tralf Music Hall on Friday August 10th.  Hammond's mastery of the acoustic delta blues is known the world over. His authentic and reverent performances of deep American roots music have been captivating international audiences for decades.  Hammond's exhaltation of the blues in the style of Robert Johnson, Skip James, and Son House can leave an audience breathless.  Local blues ace, Mark Winsick, will also perform an opening set.
 
 Check out this video of John Hammond performing Robert Johnson's 'Walking Blues' from Paris France in 2010 -
 View John Hammond Video 

With Special Guest MARK WINSICK

7:00pm Doors | 8:00pm Show

$24.00 Advance | $26.00 Day of Show
$2.50 Discount for Blues Society Members!

Tickets on sale at Walmart & The Tralf Box Office. Charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000 / 716-852-2860 or *BUY NOW*

See a bona fide master of the Delta Blues up close and personal in the intimate confines of Tralf Music Hall. An incredible and reverent performance of deep American roots music.


   The following night, Saturday August 11th, The Tralf will host a very special engagement with Robben Ford And The Ford Blues Band.  Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists in the world today, particularly known for his blues playing as well as his ability to be comfortable in a variety of musical contexts. A five-time Grammy nominee, Robben's live performances are a must see for blues fans and fans of electric guitar virtuosity. The Ford Blues Band, led for decades by Robben's brother Patrick, adeptly brings a gigantic blues blast to stages around the world. 

Check out this video of Robben Ford & The Ford Blues Band at San Jose Jazz Festival in 2010 -
 View Robben Ford Video 

$25.00 Advance | $28.00 Day of Show
$2.50 Discount for Blues Society Members! 

Tickets on sale at Walmart & The Tralf Box Office. Charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000 / 716-852-2860 or *BUY NOW*

;Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists today, particularly known for his blues playing as well as his ability to be comfortable in a variety of musical contexts. A five-time Grammy nominee, Robben's live performances are a must see for blues fans and fans of electric guitar virtuosity. The Ford Blues Band, led for decades by Robben's brother Patrick, adeptly brings a gigantic blues blast to stages around the world.




Tralf Music Hall proudly presents both shows with a renewed and continued pledge to present the best of the blues genre in the storied venue.  Both shows during the Tralf's Epic Blues Weekend will begin at 8pm with doors opening at 7pm.  Detailed show and ticket info can be found at tralfmusichall.com