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Streaming Blues Show: Rick Randlett Band/The Shakedown/Sweet William

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

root redemption and the shakedown

Three Great Blues acts perform on the streaming-only show at High Dive from the North Central Florida Blues Society!

Root Redemption: Root Redemption is a roots-based Blues band that plays Delta and Chicago Blues along with original material that stands easily alongside the standards. Root Redemption’s lineup is: Alan Yeatter (vocals, guitar), Gus Olmos (harmonica), Steve Roper (bass), and Rick Wagner (drums).  Band members have represented the North Central Florida region in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

The Shakedown featuring Michelle Banfield: The Shakedown, featuring Michelle Banfield, is a contemporary Blues – soul – rock ‘n roll band. Michelle’s powerhouse vocals are much admired by Blues fans and she is a very dynamic and beloved performer. The Shakedown, recently spotlighted in both the Gainesville Sun and the Independent Florida Alligator, is blessed with some stellar instrumental talent including: Frank Bougher (lead guitar), Randy Hensley (keys/rhythm guitar), Carlo Schuster (bass) and Keith Whitesel on drums and vocals.

Sweet William: “Sweet William” Ennis is a singer/songwriter who plays original songs written over the span of fifty years. His acoustic finger pick style weaves through stories of his life with the simple feel of storytelling Blues. Sweet William competed in the 2019 International Blues Challenge, representing the North Central Florida Blues Society, and also played the Folk in the Springs festival.

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November 1
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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High Dive
210 SW 2nd Ave, Ste A
Gainesville, FL 32601 United States
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(352) 872-5949
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