Vaya Con Dios to Theo with the Third Coast Blues Collective

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Vaya Con Dios to Theo with the Third Coast Blues Collective

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$3 – $15

$10 adv/ $15 at the door (advance sales until 3pm day of show, then available at the door). Doors at 6pm, showtime 7pm

Our good friend Theo is heading off for a one-year residency in Las Vegas with the Docksiders. Come help us give him a nice, bluesy-jazzy sendoff!

Theo Merriweather

Theo is a Milwaukee-based keyboardist whose main musical background is jazz. He studied at the @wisconservatoryofmusic and counts pianists @herbiehancock and @ramsielewisjazz and organists Don Patterson and Jimmy Smith as his main influencers.

Theo has performed with saxophonists @therealronnielaws and Wilton Felder of The Crusaders and many, many of Milwaukee’s top jazz and blues artists including Bill Bonifas, Greg Koch, Brian Lynch, Eric Jacobsen, Kal Bergendahl, Stephen Hull; vocalists Donna Woodall, Carmen Nickerson and Tracy Hanneman. Theo is commencing a one-year residency with the Docksiders at the Rio Casino’s Duomo showroom in early September.

Bill Stone

Guitarist Bill Stone is a longtime fixture on the Milwaukee music scene, having played with many of the area’s top performers as well as national artists including Hubert Sumlin, the Drifters, and the Platters, among others. An a guitar educator, Stone has taught at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, Milwaukee Area Technical College, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison Summer Music Camp, and currently teaches music in the Milwaukee Public School system.

Matt Liban

In addition to being a charter member of the Third Coast Blues Collective, Matt has an incredible resume having performed, recorded and toured with: 5 Card Studs, Jim Liban Blues Combo, Willy Porter, Greg Koch, Jon Paris, Happenstance, The Blues Disciples, Reverend Raven and the Chain Smoking Altar Boys, Billy Flynn, Steve Cohen, Ian Spanic, Chief, Sammy Llanas (Bodeans), John Brim, “Snaker” Dave Ray, Hubert Sumlin, George Thorogood, Hudson, David Todoran, Peggy James, Tom Green, Jamie Breiwick, Wade Fernandez.

Kurt Koenig

Bass player Kurt Koenig has worked the Milwaukee blues circuit since co-founding the Complainers with guitarist Perry Weber in 1986. He has been a member of the following local bands:

Complainers 1986 – 1989

Billy Flynn 1989 – 1994

Rolling Cohens 1994 – 2002

Steve Cohen Band 2002 – 2010

Jim Liban Combo 2007 – 2020

Third Coast Blues Collective

Kurt’s association with these artists has provided opportunities to perform with many of SE Wisconsin’s finest musicians including Greg Koch, Phil Gatewood, Sam McCue, Jeff Dagenhardt, Paul Black, the Blues Disciples, Cash Box Kings, Madison Slim, Piano Willie; and national artists including Hubert Sumlin, Sam Lay, Little Smokey Smothers, Jimmy Dawkins, Bryan Lee, Aaron Moore, Dave Ray, Nick Moss, Joe Moss, Tom Holland, Ivy Ford, Joel Patterson, Mark Hummel and others.

$10 adv/ $15 at the door (advance sales until 3pm day of show, then available at the door). Doors at 6pm, showtime 7pm

Venue

Anodyne Coffee Roasting Co.
224 W Bruce St.
Milwaukee, WI 53204 United States
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Phone:
(414) 763-1143
Website:
https://anodynecoffee.com/walkerspoint.php