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Bill Kirchen & Austin de Lone
Friday Nov 4, 2016 @ Lee's Liquor Lounge, Minneapolis, MN
THE PARKWAY THEATER PRESENTS
THE GOLDEN STATE LONE STAR REVUE
featuring MARK HUMMEL, ANSON FUNDERBURGH & LITTLE CHARLIE BATY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29TH, 2016
DOORS @ 7 PM / MUSIC @ 8 PM / 21 +
$20 IN ADVANCE, $25 DAY-OF-SHOW
ADVANCE TICKETS AVAILABLE IN-PERSON AT PEPITO’S RESTAURANT OR
ON-LINE AT WWW.VITALCULTURE.COM
Proudly supported by Summit Brewing and KFAI Community Radio
The Parkway Theater
4814 Chicago Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417
Tinsley Ellis at The Dakota, Thursday, June 9, 2016
Photo copyright by Tom Asp, all rights reserved.
Brother To The Blues
Photo copyright 2004 by Tom Asp, all rights reserved.
Walter passed away early Tuesday morning, July 24, 2012.
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Big Walter Smith in front of 15,000 fans at the 1999 Bayfront Blues Festival. Photo copyright á¹¹9 by Tom Asp All rights reserved.
Big Walter Smith has personified the blues in Minneapolis and St. Paul for more than 45 years. His 300-pound presence and velveteen voice have graced almost every blues and R&B stage in the Twin Cities at one time or another, and he has been a mainstay of the popular Bayfront Blues Festival in Duluth since its inaugural year in 1989. He is so popular in Duluth that the mayor proclaimed August 8, 1997, to be "Big Walter Smith Day" in the city." -Living Blues Magazine
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