MAY 29 Sunday  3:00-6:00 PM, @Wurlitzer Manor, Gig Harbor, WA


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You're Invited! Four stellar musicians + dynamic music environment + your Memorial Weekend good will, dish to share and donation to the artists of United by Music North America = A Good Time!

It's time for another DME BackPorch Blues House Concert in the UNIQUE music room at Wurlitzer Manor.

MARK HUMMEL! Seasoned Showman and Steady Grooves!
Grammy Nominee, Blues Award Winner, Author, Harp Man Mark Hummel has had a banner year in 2014! Grammy Nominated for his "Remembering Little Walter" CD he produced and performed on, Mark also won Best Blues CD AND Blues Traditional Blues CD at Blues Music Awards in Memphis.

Mark's, "The Hustle Is Really On" climbed to # 2 this year and stayed in the top five for four months in the Living Blues Radio Charts. Hummel's book BIG ROAD BLUES:12 Bars on I-80, has been garnering rave reviews all around the U.S., and was nominated for best Independent Book release.

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer Rusty Zinn takes his music to a new level Zinn doesn’t just merely perform genres and styles, he sings and plays from the heart, sharing his intense passion for music, while displaying a wide range as a vocalist and songwriter.

“Rusty Zinn is a one-man eclectic circus, taking us on a wild ride through his various passions and proving good music is its own category. He seems to have been everywhere, absorbed everything, and made it his own,” says Rogers Steffens, founding editor of The Beat.

2015 Blues Music Award Winner and 14 time nominee for Drummer of the Year!
"He is one of the best damn drummers I've ever worked with. He knows how to fit in a situation, add to it, and never take from it. One of my favorites, and I don't have many." 
– Doug MacLeod
"Jimi is one of the top drummers in the world. He’s worth twice what I pay him
and it’s an honor to work with him!” 
–Kim Wilson, The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Jimi has one of the most impressive resumes around as he has spent nearly three decades touring the world with The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Mannish Boys, Rod Piazza, and Mark Hummel. He has nearly 70 recordings to his credit (including William Clarke, Billy Boy Arnold, and James Harman) and his latest with The Mannish Boys earned three 2011 Blues Music Award Nominations.

West Coast Blues, Delta Blues, Chicago Blues -Performer, songwriter, signature bass player covers the genres with ease and excitement. Whether on his doghouse upright bass or holding it down on the electric, this national touring anchorman is the musician's bassist.

Grigsby's vocals complement this powerhouse quartet and keep the dance-floor hoppin'! "Love it when RW is on the stage. Damn good musician and the audience loves him!"



Recurring donations are also an option! All expenses of the event are underwritten so EVERY dollar you contribute supports United by Music artists!

Even if you cannot come out and have some fun with us, won't you please help our artists?  They have been working so hard on preparing new material for this summer's festival season and your contributions help us secure and support more performance opportunities for them.

Please consider becoming a Sustaining Donor by selecting the recurring donation option. Your $20 a month for a year creates $240!

We often travel with a group of about 24 people made up of artists, their parents/caretakers and volunteers.  Consider!  Your $240 provides a $10 lunch for all of these people which is a big support for the program!  Thank you!

If you are making a donation and asking for your reservation for May 29th House Concert, you will receive an email with our appreciation for your donation, House Concert address and parking instructions.

The costs of this event are underwritten so EVERY dollar you contribute supports United by Music artists!

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