featurebanner_bluesbash_newsAMBER LOVE 08-MAR-2012 This year’s BLUES BASH will be held March 22-23 at the Lackland Center’s Sitnik Theatre in Hackettstown, NJ. The headliner, Johnny Winter and his band will be performing Saturday night only and tickets are almost sold out. We were able to score a pair of Friday night tickets to give away courtesy of Joe Hirsch Productions.

The lineup for Friday the 22nd:
* Slackjaw, a local band with more rock edge than southern blues compared to other artists for this weekend.
* Gary Wright performing his tribute to “Howlin’ Wolf” Chester Aurthur Burnett who was known for his electric Mississippi blues style similar to Muddy Waters and Hubert Sumlin.
* Lee Delray proves that even a New Yorker can be infused with the heart of the south; Early on he was highly influenced by Muddy Waters , Alvin Lee , Jimi Hendrix , Bo Diddley , Chuck Berry and especially Buddy Holly. Later influences included Albert king , BB King , Freddy King , Albert Collins.

samanthafishThe lineup for Saturday the 23rd:
* Stone Cold Fever and The Bad Hands
Samantha Fish, this new generation’s Bonnie Raitt in the form of a 22-year-old girl from Kansas City that will blow your mind

* Headlining is the legendary Johnny Winter who has been part of several Grammy Award winning albums. His popularity soared in the late 70s when his dream came true and he performed with Muddy Waters. He was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame in 1988.

YOU CAN WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT!

We’re celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the AmberUnmasked.com podcast, Vodka O’Clock! To win a pair of tickets to the Friday night of Blues Bash, comment on this post and tell us what your favorite episode of Vodka O’Clock Podcast has been and why. It’s that simple! Amber will read through the entries and choose a winner.

You have to provide a valid email address so that you can be contacted. Your tickets will be at the box office window of the Lackland Center theatre on the grounds of Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ. Tickets are for March 22, 2013 only. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Comment must be posted by 12:00 Noon on March 22, 2013.

You give the rights to AmberUnmasked, Vodka O’Clock Podcast and Joe Hirsh Productions to use your name if they deem suitable for promotional purposes.