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Guitar Shorty at Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz

July 9, 2017
3:00 pm
Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz

Moe's Alley presents Blues legend GUITAR SHORTY as part of our Sunday Afternoon Blues series! $15 Advance, $20 Day of Show Doors 3:00 PM, Show 4:00 PM Patio Menu by Jerk House Santa Cruz: Credited with influencing both Jimi Hendrix and Buddy Guy, Shorty has been electrifying audiences for five decades with his supercharged live shows and his incendiary recordings (beginning in 1957 with a Willie Dixon-produced single on the Cobra label). Guitar Shorty's BARE KNUCKLE, produced by famed songwriter and bassist Wyzard (a member of Mother's Finest who has toured with Stevie Nicks and others), burns with heavy blues-rock fire from start to finish, putting Shorty's infectious energy and guitar pyrotechnics on full display. The track "Please Mr. President" (Bare Knuckle), written by Shorty, Wyzard and Bruce Iglauer, received a 2011 Blues Music Award nomination for Song of the Year. GuitarOne declares, "Be prepared for a mighty surprise if you have never heard Guitar Shorty rip...lethal licks and heavyweight blues-rock grooves."

Moe's Alley, Santa Cruz

1535 Commercial Way, Santa Cruz, CA
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