Blue Wednesday: Bull City Blues Band with Charlley Ward
February 15, 2017 · Wednesday * 8pm * NO Cover
The Bull City Blues Band (BCBB) have been bringing modern blues to NC since 1991 were 2017 IBC Semi-Finalists, recent winner of the 2016 Cape Fear Blues Challenge and previous winners of the Piedmont Blues Challenge.
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.