Two extraordinary powerhouses come together for a night of dazzling musical fireworks with riveting Blues harp from one of the country’s best, Corky Siegel, who will be joined by compelling country-blues vocalist, Tracy Nelson. Siegel is a Chicago Blues Hall of Fame inductee, a founder of Siegel-Schwall, who's celebrating 30 years with his innovative Chamber Blues that includes virtuoso masters of strings, world percussion and keyboards. Siegel and ensemble will be joined by Tracy Nelson (Mother Earth). Her signature song «Down So Low” was covered by Linda Ronstadt, Etta James, Maria Muldaur, Dee Warwick, and Cyndi Lauper. Tracy’s duet recording with mega-country star Willie Nelson, “After the Fire is Gone” was nominated for a Grammy Award.
About Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues:
Leaves you speechless: (Chamber Blues) Combination that can't be missed. — Words are useless. Corky Siegel stole my tongue with the kind of blues harmonica that had otherwise dignified people stomping their feet and letting out whoops of joy and dazzled the audience — do your eyes and ears a favor — go and see this show.» — ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS
«A resounding triumph...If anyone doubted the musical depth of urban blues, this evening held it up to close inspection and proved it irresistible.» — CHICAGO TRIBUNE
«Siegel ignites the crowd with his masterful blues mouth harp». — Billboard
About Tracy Nelson:
Tracy Nelson has earned a reputation as a powerful singer with a stunning voice. — NPR
Nelson’s celebrated enduring release of the 60’s «Make a Joyful Noise” was recently listed at #1 on the „Top 20 Albums Rolling Stone MagazineLoved“