TEXAS BLUES LEGENDS HONOR FREDDIE KING
Texas cannonball Freddie King electrified the world with his music. Eric Clapton, Leon Russell and a host of other Texas bluesmen cited Freddie’s music as influences on their careers.
Listen to a reunion of members of the legendary Freddie King band and the Wanda King Blues Revue Band perform a rousing evening of blues music at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 22, at the Allen Public Library. The Texas Blues Revue Band includes Lewis Stephens, Andrew Jr. Boy Jones, Sugar Boy Myers, Alvin Hemphill and his daughter Wanda King whose pipes will undoubtedly shake the foundation of the auditorium. Lewis Stephens, Sugar Boy and Andrew Jr. Boy toured with Freddie when he was performing with Clapton in Europe and in the states. Alvin Hemphill will play his Hammond B3, which has no limits to its scope of ethereal sounds. With Lewis Stephens who currently plays with Mike Zito and the Wheel on keyboard, they will take to library’s auditorium to unprecedented heights with their majestic sounds. FREE!!
Wanda Kings’s Blues Revue Band will include Joey Love, Texas Slim, Dave Johnsen, Kevin Schemerhorn and Christian Dozzler.
A documentary on the life of musical legend Freddie King will be featured prior to the concert. Childhood friends, former band members, and business colleagues were interviewed.