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Roomful of Blues to perform in Wilmington

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Roomful of Blues, the jumping, swinging, rocking, award-winning band, will perform at World Cafe Live at The Queen in Wilmington on Thursday, July 31. Their latest CD, “45 LIVE,” released in 2013, commemorates the band’s 45th anniversary. The album is a lightning-in-a-bottle blowout, showcasing the larger-than-life vocal and instrumental power of the band.

The group has earned five Grammy Award nominations and a slew of other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards. Twice, the prestigious DownBeat International Critics Poll selected them as Best Blues Band. With their masterful combination of jumping, horn-heavy blues and R&B, it’s no wonder why the great Count Basie called them “the hottest blues band I’ve ever heard.”

"Roomful of Blues" is seen in a screen capture, performing "You Don't Know." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5XkI0zor74

“Roomful of Blues” is seen in a screen capture, performing “You Don’t Know.”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5XkI0zor74

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Event: World Cafe Live at The Queen
Venue: The Queen Theater – Downstairs
Address: 500 North Market Street
City: Wilmington, DE
Phone: 302-994-1400
Showtime: 8 p.m.
Ticket price: $25
Website: www.worldcafelive.com

 

 

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Mike Berman