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Alex Lopez & Crystal Shawanda
May 6 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm UTC+0
Two of contemporary blues best acts share the stage for an exclusive evening of music. One of the most heralded voices in all of blues, Canadian Grammy and multi-award-winning Blues artist Crystal Shawanda and her fabulous band share the stage with acclaimed Billboard top ten charting Blues/rock recording artist Alex Lopez and his band The Xpress.
Crystal and her band (featuring guitar wizard Dewayne Strobel) hail from Nashville and are touring the country dazzling audiences everywhere in support of her critically acclaimed album “Church House Blues.” Reviews have compared her to icons like Etta James and Koko Taylor. Crystal, a powerhouse blues vocalist and deeply soulful singer-songwriter, produced a Top 20 hit on Country radio and reached Top 20 on the Billboard Country Album Chart before the blues came a calling. She performed at the Presidential inauguration in 2013 and has toured extensively throughout Canada and the US amazing audiences with her vocal and musical talent.
Recognized by critics as a formidable force and modern master of the blues, Alex and his band blend contemporary British infused blues with a high-energy performance to deliver a show to remember. Mixing blues, rock, pop, and even funk, Alex and his band create a blues sound that is uniquely mesmerizing within a framework of melodic memorable songs including tunes from his latest top ten Billboard charting album “Rising up” and much more.