Brandon O. Bailey is a solo blues/R&B harmonicist and singer bringing a new face, and a new groove to some very old music. He is revolutionizing and reshaping the history of the harmonica's musical heritage by bringing a technological and technical flair to the table.
Relative newcomers to the Memphis rock scene, Modern Slang is mixing things up with their fusion of blues, southern rock, and grime.
El Dorado Del Rey was the singer/guitarist for the ulta-raw, bluesy punk outfit known as the Porch Ghouls. Signed as the first act to Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry’s fledgling label Roman Records via Columbia, they released their debut album Bluff City Ruckus in 2003. Upon returning from tour with Aerosmith and Kiss (an unlikely trek they managed to pull off with flying colors), the Porch Ghouls parted ways. Not content to sit idle, Del Rey formed Eldorado and the Ruckus.
Dr. Scott Morris is the founder of the Church Health Center, a Memphis-based health service and clinic that provides affordable healthcare for those who don't have health insurance. The Church Health Center is the largest faith-based clinic of its kind in the nation. The Center also hosts the annual Rock for Love concert as a way to raise money and awareness for the Center and celebrate the diversity of Memphis music with performances by some of the city’s best bands and artists.
Barbara Blue has been performing 5 nights a week on Beale Street since 1997. She has also performed along side various top notch artists such as: Taj Mahal & The Phantom Blues Band, Jeff Healey, Marcia Ball, and many, many more. Her understanding and cultivation of the Blues is deeper and richer than ever.
With the release of his newest self produced CD "Bluesman USA" (2009), Darren J has steadily earned the respect of his peers in the blues community throughout the world. In 2008 he competed in the 24th International Blues Challenge on Beale St. in Memphis Tennessee, as a representative of the Blues Society of N.W. Florida. Darren J now resides in Memphis with his new band Darren J and Blackkat Bone, backed by veteran musicians Kenny Allyn on Bass and W.C. Garrison on Drums.