On Saturday, August 23 - The Crossroads Band will lay down the BIG BEAT at The Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery - 320 Commercial Ave., Anacortes, WA - Phone: 360-588-1720. The Rockfish is a very nice venue with good beer and excellent food! The band always has a good time. If you're near the Skagit Valley on Saturday, drop on by. No cover charge. The band plays from nine to midnight. We hope to see ya!
The Crossroads Band is involved with two very important benefits soon. One is the "Blues for Food Fest" on Saturday, August 30, and the other is the "KT and Jimie Jean Tuttle Benefit", on Sunday, September 14, at The Salmon Bay Eagles in Ballard, WA.
BLUES FOR FOOD FEST
On Saturday, August 30, Crossroads will be part of a great line-up to help raise funding for the Seattle area P-Patch/Food Bank programs at the Magnuson Park Ampitheatre in North Seattle, on the west shore of Lake Washington! The list of performers for the "Blues For Food Fest" goes like this:
Brian Butler (solo) - 11-11:30 am
Billy Roy Danger and the Rectifiers - Noon-1:30pm
Polly O'Keary and the Rhythm Method - 2-3:30pm
Crossroads - 4-5:30pm
Mark Riley Trio - 6-7:30
There will be food and refreshment and lots of good music all day, so please come by and support a great cause. For more infomation go to www.myspace.com/bluesforfoodfest.
BENEFIT FOR KIRK "KT" TUTTLE AND JIMIE JEAN
On Sunday, September 14, the Crossroads band will be part of a musical extravaganza to help long-time Seattle drummer Kirk "KT" Tuttle and his wife, Jimie Jean, who both have developed severe health problems. The Seattle blues community would like to show our love and support for KT and Jimie Jean by filling the Salmon Bay Eagles, 5616 20th Ave. NW, Seattle, WA (206- 783-7791). The music goes from 3pm to midnight!
The groups signed up for the event are some of the best blues and R&B performers the Puget Sound area has to offer:
All-Stars and No Stripes
Mike Lynch and Nitelife
Little Bill and the Bluenotes
Sweet Talkin' Jones and the Muscletones
John Stephan Band
Paul Green and Straight Shot
Chris Stevens' Surf Monkeys
Becki Sue and her Big Rockin' Daddies!
We hope you come by and and enjoy all the great music and donate to this worthy cause, but if you can't, and would like to donate to KT and Jimie Jean, you can send a check or money order to:
The Jimie Jean and KT Tuttle Fund
Wells Fargo Bank
2358 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116
Attn: Laine Rivera
Jimie Jean has been booking blues bands at The Salmon Bay Eagles for 18 years!
We hope to see ya soon and have a great weekend!
For Crossroads band info go to: www.crossroadsblues.net