Bluesmore History

May 17, 2011

Blues artists who have graced our big stage in the past.

  • 2012: Janiva Magness, The Chris Beard Band and BF Burt and the Instigators
  • 2011: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, John Lisi & Delta Funk, and Perry & the Pumpers
  • 2010: Deanna Bogart, Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin’ Altar Boys and the Avey Brothers
  • 2009: Guitar Shorty, Mike Zito and Dennis “Daddy-O” McMurrin & The Demolition Band
  • 2008: Bernard Allison, Nick Moss & The Fliptops, Matt Woods & The Thunderbolts
  • 2007: The Kinsey Report, Eddie Shaw and The Wolf Gang w/ special guest, Mary Lane and the Craig Erickson Band
  • 2006: Roomful of Blues, Nora Jean Bruso, The Ellis Kell Band
  • 2005: Michael Burks, Renee Austin, BillyLee Janey & Compak3
  • 2004: Joe Bonamassa, Melvin Taylor, Jessie Payo, MB~ Bluz Band
  • 2003: Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Walter Trout & The Radicals, Paul Reddick & The Sidemen, Bob Dorr & The Blue Band
  • 2002: W. C. Clark, Little Ed & The Blues Imperials, The Ron DeWitte Band
  • 2001: Miss E. C. Scott & Smoke, Big Al & The Heavyweights, The Blue Band
  • 2000: Kenny Neal, Trudy Lynn, Bryce Janey
  • 1999: Lonnie Brooks, Deborah Coleman, Shane Johnson’s Blue Train
  • 1998: Tab Benoit, Keri Leigh & The Blue Devils, The Instigators
  • 1997: Coco Montoya, Dave Hole, Charlie Morgan & The Graveyard Blues Band
  • 1996: Anson Funderburgh & The Rockets, Kelley Hunt, Craig Erickson, Graveyard Blues Band
  • 1995: Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Lil’V & The Heartstoppers, McMurrin & Johnson Trio
  • 1994: Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers, Troy Turner, and The Linn County Blues All-Stars