Well Known Twin Cities Blues Photographer
Tom Asp, a frequent contributor to the Twin Cities Blues News and Blues On Stage website (www.mnblues.com), will be making his first Midwest based blues photo exhibit and showing in La Crosse, Wisconsin this upcoming Winter season.
To Have Midwest Showing In La Crosse, Wisconsin
The gallery style show will be open to the public from Saturday, December 15, 2001 through March 31, 2002. It's titled: Blues As Seen Through The Lens of Tom Asp.
The gallery showing will be at Doc Powell's Restaurant at 200 Main Street in Downtown La Crosse. There is no cost to view the exhibit and is open during regular business hours at Doc Powell's, La Crosse's premier live blues club.
This special promotion is a part of the La Crosse Area Convention & Visitor Bureaus Winter promotion, "Wintertime Blues Celebration on the Mississippi."
The opening of the show will be on Saturday, December 15th from 6-8:00 PM with a Meet and Greet with Tom Asp, followed by a live show with Evidence Records recording artist, from Chicago, Studebaker John & The Hawks (Howl With The Wolf -Evidence 26112-2).
Probably no other Midwest based photographer is as well known for his graphic depiction of live blues as Robinsdale, Minnesota's Tom Asp.
For the last decade his work has appeared in Blues Revue Magazine, Minnesota Monthly Magazine, The Twin Cities Blues News, Blues On Stage website (www.mnblues.com), and CD and LP covers to numerous to mention. His work in natural light black and white photography is considered to be some of the best in the world of blues.
Featured artists for this showing include: B.B. King, Luther Allison, Junior Wells, Koko Taylor, Son Seals, Little Milton, Jonny Lang, Joe Louis Walker, Etta James, Charlie Musselwhite, Mitch Woods, Studebaker John, and many more.
Michelle Hoch, with the LACVB stated, "We are excited to be able to present a gallery showing of the caliber that Tom is affording us. Tom is a true artist, and we're proud to be able to host his first Midwest showing this Winter."
For more information contact the La Crosse Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at: 800-658-9424 or on the web at: www.explorelacrosse.com
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