The Reel Blues Fest
May 4, 2013
The Reel Blues Fest, in association with WMVY.com, returns to the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in Falmouth on beautiful Cape Cod for its second year in a row for a rocking night of blues and folk featuring the James Montgomery Band with special guest Jon Pousette-Dart, the Spampinato Brothers (from NRBQ), Cape Cod favorites the Grass Root Band, and other special guests for one night only: Saturday, May 4, from 7:30-11:30 PM!
Spend an unforgettable weekend overlooking the beautiful Atlantic Ocean by staying at the newly renovated Sea Crest Beach Hotel, which is offering special rates (call 800-225-3110).
Tickets are $35 general admission and $50 for VIP tickets, which include a meet and greet after the show. Purchase online at www.thereelbluesfest.eventbrite.com/# or in person at Eight Cousins Bookstore, 189 Main Street, Falmouth (508-548-5548).
The James Montgomery Band recently released a CD titled From Detroit to the Delta featuring special guest star “Super Harp” James Cotton, blues guitar legend Johnny Winter, Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford and Joey Kramer, New York horn section extraordinaire The Uptown Horns and Rap Star Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels from Run DMC.
Founded in 2001, the nonprofit Reel Blues Fest is a joint effort between the New England Blues Society and the Woods Hole Film Festival that promotes the classic American musical tradition of the Blues and support film projects that address issues of social importance. The organization sponsors musical and film events (the first one took place at the Air Station on Cape Cod). Past performers have included Koko Taylor, Wilson Pickett, Dickie Betts, Shemekia Copeland, James Cotton, Robert Cray, Honey Boy Edwards, Los Lobos, members of the band Aerosmith, Ernie & the Automatics, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jim Belushi, John Sebastian, Jay Geils, Huey Lewis, Kim Wilson.