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Detroit Winter Blues

 Detroit Winter Blues
   Saturday February 17, 2018 2:00PM

Photo courtesy of Mollie Ruth

On Saturday February 17,2018 the Detroit Blues Heritage Series will present “Detroit Winter Blues” featuring Jarrod Champion on solo piano and Madcat's Midnight Blues Journey featuring Peter “Madcat” Ruth.
This event will take place Saturday February 17, 2018 2:00PM until 4:00PM at the Historic Scarab Club. The Scarab Club is located at 217 Farnsworth in Detroit’s Cultural Center.      A $5.00 donation is requested.           

Jarrod Champion is a self taught pianist, organist, vocalist and multi instrumentalist born and raised on the east side of Detroit. Although he originally cut his teeth playing Rock and Roll it was in Jazz and Blues that Jarrod found his true passion. Jarrod has been a member of numerous groups including Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils and the Kansas City Six and has toured both nationally and internationally.

Madcat’s Midnight Blues Journey is led by Harmonica wizard Peter” Madcat” Ruth and fueled by the guitar fireworks of Drew Howard with Mark  Schrock on Bass and Drummer Mike Shimmin holding down the beat with surgical precision.

Our partners for the Detroit Blues Heritage Series are the Scarab Club 501(c) 3 non-profit dedicated to promoting a variety of creative expression consisting of the visual, auditory and written arts.   The Detroit Blues Society ( 501(c) 3 non-profit dedicated to the preservation of Blues music in the Detroit metropolitan area and Mack Avenue Records, which is the largest independent record label in the country,

For more information please call the Scarab Club (313-831-1250) or contact Ed Schenk at eschenk@comcast.net

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