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Leeann Athertaon Sings Blues at Next Roots Music Concert July 31st
Wednesday, July 14, 2010 • Posted July 14, 2010

July 31 - Blues Night

6 p.m. - Little Elmore Reed Blues Band

The Little Elmore Reed Blues Band is a group of the best blues musicians in Austin. The band has a unique sound deeply rooted in classic Chicago blues, with a nod to west coast swing and the early rock and blues of New Orleans, played Texas style.

7 p.m. - Lisa Marshall

Brought up on The Beatles and the blues, Lisa Marshall is a Rhythm & Blues singer influenced by Motown, Soul, and Rock n’ Roll. Lisa plays guitar, bass, flute, harmonica, drums and percussion, writes music, and sings a la Aretha and Joplin. She uses all these talents to deliver a high-energy live performance that keeps audiences hopping.

8:40 p.m. - Leeann Atherton

Leeann Atherton has been called that "barn-burning vocalist from Austin." She sings a blend of twang, gospel, folk and blues that creates an Americana sound that evokes both Patsy Cline and Etta James. Boldly called "the best" singer by some critics, all agree that "Leeann Atherton sings it from the heart."

A series of live, open-air eclectic Roots music concerts on the grounds of the Pioneer Museum on Main Street in Fredericksburg, Texas. Concerts feature both emerging and established artists in an informal, family setting.

Longhorn Street Cafe will serve choice of 12 oz. rib-eye charbroiled and cooked to order on site, Shrimp etouffee, Gumbo in a bread bowl. Sides of dinner roll, butter, new potatoes, corn on the cob plus dessert. Tea at $2, with all tea proceeds donated to GCHS. Sodas, beer, wine and water for sale on the grounds.

The Pioneer Museum is located at 325 West Main Street in Fredericksburg.

Entrance on Milam Street. Free parking. Bring lawn chairs.

All concerts take place on Saturdays, 6 - 10 p.m. Gates open and food is served beginning at 5 p.m.

Admission is $12. Students high school age and younger are free.

Special! $2 off for advance online tickets, or bring web page printout to gate for $2 discount for everyone in group -

Upcoming Concerts:

Aug 21 - Texas Country Night

Sept 25 - Latin/Conjunto Night

Net proceeds support the mission of the Gillespie County Historical Society



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