Blues Harmonica Blowout Tickets

Blues Harmonica Blowout tickets offer you to join a wonderful series of live blues concerts. Blues Harmonica Blowout started out in the early nineties and from the very start it became a very happening event. Over the years it has evolved greatly and has become an acclaimed and a much loved blues series. Lead by Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors, every year it attracts hoards of fans that make the event a total sell out. Many artists and fans from around the world attend this festival.

Mark Hummel is one of the founders of this exciting series and is the creative and organizational genius behind it. This Oakland based vocalist and harmonica player is a icon in the world of blues. For almost three decades he has been playing at and been responsible for producing the Blues Harmonica Blowout series. Mark Hummel is known to the fans and the critics for his signature sound on the harmonica. He is accepted and respected by all as a true modern blues legend who. Over the decades, he has played in many of the most prestigious blues festivals all over North America and Europe. Since its inception Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors have been the main stay of the Blowout series.

Many of the modern successful blues bands have been lead by harmonica. Absolutely no one carries the spirit of this sub-genre like Mark Hummel. As the leader of the Blues Survivors, he has played a pivotal role in the definition and popularization of harmonica dominated blues music. The music is fresh and progressive as it brings in many influences like rock n roll and modern RnB into it. However, it still draws inspiration from the more classical Chicago school of blues. Though he grew up in Southern California, as a young man Mark, was inspired by the Chicago based players like James Cotton and Little Walter. Once he moved to the San Francisco bay area in 1972, he started playing with local blues outfits like Mississippi Johnny Waters, Cool Papa and Sonny Lane. By the start of the decade he combined them all into the powerful outfit, Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors Band.

Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors Band released their first major commercially successful album Playing in your town in 1985. They followed it up with a world tour that took them all over North America and Europe. In 1998 Mark Hummel released an excellent album Up & Jumpin in collaboration with the piano legend Charles Brown and the Canadian guitarist/vocalist Sue Foley. The releases Hard Lovin (1992), Fiil Like Rockin (1994) and Married to the Blues (1995) hit stands. They further strengthened Mark’s position as a genuine modern blues great. All through those years, Mark and the Blues Survivors continued touring around the world, with the Blues Harmonica Blowout tour becoming the centerpiece of the group’s profile.

The Blues Harmonica Blowout has grown over the decades from where it started. Now it attracts some of the biggest and most critically acclaimed blues artists around the world. Of course, Mark and his critically acclaimed group Survivors have been with the blowout event since its very start. However, over the years many blues greats like John Hammond, James Cotton, Charlie Mussel, Norton Buffalo, Huey Lewis, Curtis Salgado and John Mayall have performed in addition to the blues Survivors. To add this list are names such as Fingers Taylor, Magic Dick, Sam Myers, Paul Rischell, Kim Wilson, Rod Piazza, Sugar Ray Norcia, and so many more. Almost everyone who is an upcoming blues artist has participated in the Blues Harmonica Blowout.

Another interesting aspect of this series is the fact that the series never kept itself within a boundary. The Blues Harmonica Blowout has been performed in many of the world most prestigious venues and festivals like the San Francisco Blues Festival, Ultimate Rhythm & Blues Cruise, the Chicago, Nottonden Blues Festivals in Norway, Heritage Blues Festival New York, American Music Festival and many more. The international exposure and outreach of this series has allowed Mark Hummel and the Blues Survivors to collaborate further. They are now working with some of the leading names in the world of blues. This has allowed them to reach out to international audience with ease and prove themselves as a modern band in the world of Blues.

Blues Haromica Blowout tickets present you a chance to be a part of this concert series. Buy them in advance to get a seat of your choice.

Blues Harmonica Blowout Tickets Prices

Currently the average price for Blues Harmonica Blowout tickets is $221. The date and location for this event is 25-Jan-18 at Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley. The minimum get-in price for Blues Harmonica Blowout tickets is $164.

Name City Date Average Ticket Price Get In Price
(Minimum Price)
Mark Hummel's Chicago Blues Harmonica Blowout Berkeley 25-Jan-18 $221 $164

* Ticket Prices vary on hourly basis.

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