The Big Bluesy - Williamsburg, VA



Saturday, January 15



The Virginia Room @ the Williamsburg Lodge
310 South England Street
Williamsburg, VA 23185


~ A Beer & Food Festival ~

This event will feature live blues music on two stages. This year, performers include Lurrie Bell on one stage and The Jason Cale Band on the other.


There will be concession-style food stands at this event.


Tickets are $45.00


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Jason Cale is a singer/songwriter and guitarist from South Mississippi. After traveling the world performing all styles of music, he's made his home in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia where he regularly performs as a solo, duo, trio or with The Jason Cale Band (Contemporary Blues Fusion). When he's not performing music, you'll find him teaching at The School of Rock in VA Beach or in his studio where he enjoys writing, recording, and producing all styles of music.

Jason loves to freelance and do recording sessions, so don't hesitate to call/email if you need a guitarist/vocals for your project/act! Jason has used his diverse talents with a number of different professional acts: Sandra Bernhard (celebrity comedian/actress), John Popper (Blues Traveler), Joe Bonamassa (Blues guitarist), The Conan O'Brien Show w/Jimmy Vivino and Grace Potter, Melina Leon (musician/actress), and many others!


The son of famed blues harmonica player Carey Bell, Lurrie Bell picked up his father’s guitar at age of five and taught himself to play. He was clearly gifted. In addition, he grew up with many of the Chicago blues legends around him. Eddie Taylor, Big Walter Horton, Eddie C. Campbell, Eddie Clearwater, Lovie Lee, Sunnyland Slim, Jimmy Dawkins and many more were frequent visitors to his house. They all helped to shape and school him in the blues, but none as much as his father’s long-time employer Muddy Waters.

Lurrie Bell has now appeared on over 50+ recordings either as leader or featured sideman. Lurrie Bell’s elegant and intense guitar playing and passionate vocals have made him a favorite at clubs and festivals around the world and have earned him a reputation as one of the “leading lights” in the future of the blues.

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