13th Big Eyed Blues Festival – Blues For All Seasons
Fri, 22 Sep 2023 (EDT)
07:00PM - 09:00PM
315 Columbia Street
Brooklyn, NY 112311
The Brooklyn Blues Society in partnership with the Jalopy Theatre presents The 13th Big Eyed Blues Festival – Blues For All Seasons and Reasons.
Singer/Songwriter, Guitarist, and Harmonica player, Keith The Captain Gamble’s heart and soul are rooted in the BLUES. The Captain holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the City College of NY – CUNY. He applies his many talents as a guest artist for the LaGuardia Community College lecture series on the Blues and as a guest instructor with Jazzmobile in Harlem.
He co-wrote the documentary “From the Root to the Fruit – A Chronicle of the Blues”, which was later staged as a musical production.
The Captain completed a three-nation European tour, performed at the Debrecen Jazz Festival outside of Budapest, and from Paris participated in a US Embassy tour in Lusaka, Zambia. The Captain was again commissioned by the US State Dept., this time to perform at the W.E.B. Dubois Center in Ghana, in honor of the Inauguration of President Barack Obama.
The Captain once brought in the New Year with a 4-day celebration, performance in Dubai at the Al Qasr Hotel. And The Captain was the male vocalist and lead guitarist for the “Mile High Club” band that served as the house band for ABC’s “The View”.
Adjua Ajamu, an independent, self taught artist/musician born in Gary, Indiana and raised in Harlem New York. Adjua Ajamu reveals the hidden sounds of the blues through his artistry, bringing unique licks and style inspired by the genres of soul, blues and psychedelic rock
Take A Listen To his latest single “Perfect For It All” On All Platforms! And Stay tuned for his upcoming single “Lifetime Love”
This night’s event is in partnership with the Jalopy Theatre and Music School. This event will be live and streamed to the public. Ticket price : $25