The music continues on Friday, July 12th at 5:00 PM in Central Park.
Ross William Perry, a gifted singer/songwriter/guitarist, has been doing his homework since the tender age of four and it shows. Focused on a lifetime of playing his music, Ross has been a rising star on the Midwest Blues scene since graduating high school in ’98. Blending his Blues, Rock and Jazz influences, Ross has created a sound that is distinctively his own and never fails to impress.
Heather Newman has been breathing fire ever since her 2017 debut and the release of her album, “Burn Me Alive” through Vizztone Label Group. With the win of two 2018 Blues Blast Music Awards for the “Best New Artist Debut” and the “Sean Costello Rising Star Award” adding wood to the fire flaring in their path, there is little to stop this ragingly powerful roots band. The strong leading melodies of Keith Ladd on guitar and Ryan Matthew on Piano/Organ, Heather’s steady grooving bass lines lock in Cole Dillingham’s deep rooted beats, this group produces a one of a kind medley of various styles such as soul, funk, blues, and rock, with a killer original set. Heather’s ever flowing, sultry, emotional vocals makes every show exciting and unique, keeping her loving fans coming back for more.
The Dee Miller Band, led by ”The Duchess of the Blues”, Dee Miller, the band plays a variety of blues, rock, and r&b deep-cut covers. The band also features the vocal lead and harmonies as well as the blazing guitar work of the phenomenal Craig “CC” Clark. The rich deep sound is rounded out by the rhythm section of Eric Meyer (bass/vocals), Mike DuBois (drums) and the keyboard work of Jesse Mueller. Each of these musicians provides their own unique dynamic to the DMB sound. This band is representing Minnesota at the 2019 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. Tennessee.