709 Washington Street, Durham, North Carolina 27701

Bull City Blues Band

September 8, 2017  ·  Friday * 9pm * NO Cover

The Bull City Blues Band have been North Carolina original modern piedmont blues artists since 1991. Charlley Ward and John Fussell provide tandem lead and slide guitars and are the group’s songwriters. Charlley is also the group’s lead vocalist. The rhythm section consists of Eddie Werz and Dana Thalhiemer. Eddie studied bass at both Virginia Commonwealth University and Berklee School of Music and Dana studied percussion at North Texas State University where he acquired an undergraduate degree in jazz studies.

The Bull City Blues Band were the recent winners of the 2016 Cape Fear Blues Challenge and are previous winners of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge. The Bull City Blues Band has performed live in support of the notable piedmont blues artist John D. Holman and has performed as opening act or on the same bill with: Pinetop Perkins, Bob Margolin, Safire -Uppity Blues Women, Cephas and Wiggins, Walter Wolfman Washington, Aaron Funderburk and the Rockets and Tyrone Davis.

Awards
Semi-Finalists in the 2017 International Blues Challenge, winner of the 2016 The Cape Fear Blues Challenge and a previous winner of The Piedmont Blues Society Blues Challenge.
NOTE: There are no table guarantees on Friday nights. Please arrive after 8pm for the 9pm
show. Seating is first come/first serve in both the music room and the bar.