Double Header! The Tornado Blues Band & Delta Moon
May 16, 2015 · 8-12pm/$15
One night. Two bands. A roomful of big fun! The night kicks off with local favorite Tornado Blues Band followed by Atlanta’s Delta Moon. Put on the coffee pot. Take a nap. Just make sure you stay up for this one!
Tornado Blues Band, 8-10pm
Jason Barker, Joel Sugarman, Bakru Hunsel and Tommy Hartley lay down some great blues & rock. High energy, expert musicianship and plenty of your favorite dance tunes.
Based in the Triangle, the Tornado Blues Band was formed as the backup for guitar icon Will McFarlane to play a relief benefit in 2011, after real tornadoes swept through the area. The (make believe) Tornadoes consist of Tommy Hartley, Jason Barker and Joel Sugarman and Bakru Hunsel. The Tornadoes are at home playing many of the area’s favorite juke joints, and are known to keep the dance floor packed for hours at a time.
Delta Moon, 10-12pm
A chance meeting in an Atlanta music store. A name picked after a pilgrimage to Muddy Waters’ Mississippi cabin. Delta Moon quickly gathered a wall-full of local “best” awards. After winning the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in 2003, the band widened its travels to include the US, Canada, and Europe. In 2007 bassist Franher Joseph joined Delta Moon and was followed in 2015 by drummer Vic Stafford (Blueground Undergrass, Donna the Buffalo, Toubab Krewe) to complete the current line-up. The band’s constant recording and touring continues into 2015 with tours scheduled for the United States, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Austria, Poland and more.“Delta Moon is deep blues with a fury…. Hot stuff!” – Vintage Guitar