Sunday, June 20, 2021
Sorry, today’s concert is SOLD OUt and no tickets will be avaailable for purchase at the event.
Celebrate Father’s Day with Blues legand Luther ‘Guitar Junior’ Johnson.
Luther “Guitar Junior” Johnson is a bluesman and axe slinger 82 years young.
Born in Itta Bena, Mississippi, Luther moved to Chicago where he cut his teeth on the blues and eventually toured with the Muddy Waters Band. Luther went on to forge his own name playing in concerts and festivals around the world and winning a bevy of music awards.
These outdoor concerts are being curated by Peter ‘Hi-fi’ Ward. The concerts will feature Peter, his bands, and noted guest performers throughout the series.
Guitarist songwriter Peter “Hi-Fi” Ward has been performing blues and swing for 45 years. In the 1980s he crisscrossed the U.S. and Canada with the Legendary Blues Band. Its members Pinetop Perkins on piano, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Jerry Portnoy on harmonica and Calvin “Fuzz” Jones on bass, had been the backing band for blues legend Muddy Waters.
In 2010 he produced a CD of western swing music featuring steel guitarist Herb Remington, an original member of Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys. He has appeared on several records of renowned guitarist Ronnie Earl. Peter released two solo CDs — “Blues on My Shoulders” and “Train to Key Biscayne” — for which he wrote more than a dozen original songs. Guests included Earl, Luther Johnson, Sugar Ray Norcia, John Nicholas, and his bassist brother Mudcat Ward.
Food and adult beverages from The Chubby Chickpea and Tapped will be avialable for purchase throughout the event.
The event is outdoors and seating is on the lawn. Picnic blankets and comfy folding chairs encouraged!
Questions? Peter @ 617.869.6720Register