Big City Blues Band has been honored with numerous awards. In 1991 and 1992 they were given the Jammy Award for Best Blues Band in Florida. In 1991 the South Florida Blues Society chose them as Best Blues Band. In 1991 they were also honored by the National Blues Foundation for winning their national blues competition. They received the coveted B.B. King Lucille Award at the W.C. Handy Awards in Memphis for Best Unsigned Blues Band in the United States. This award was presented by Little Milton and Willie Nelson.
Big City is often the featured artist at major festivals. Big City and it's members have opened for or played with such artists as Lloyd Price, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, James Cotton, Little Richard, Benny Latimore, Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Johnny Winter, John Mayall, The Kinsey Report, Sam and Dave, Jimmy Page, Mick Taylor, Jr. Wells, The Thunderbirds, B. B. King, Muddy Waters, James Brown, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Diana Ross, Jimi Hendrix and many more.
Festivals Played: Memphis Blues Fest., Riverwalk Blues Fest., Taste of the Grove Fest., Goombay Fest., Kizomba Fest., Miami River Blues Fest., Sombrero Resort Blues Fest., Musicians Exchange Blues Fest., Martin Luther King's Birthday Parade., Hollywood Rock Rhythm and Blues Fest., Art in the Park, Coconut Grove Arts Fest., Hollywood Sun and Fun Fest., Hollywood Jazz Fest., South Beach Art Deco Fest., Midfin Festival (Denmark), Nova University Blues Festival, etc.
Corporate Clients: Lucent Technology, Ford, Pfizer, Burdines, Cisco Systems, Squibb, Jaguar, TeleStrategies, MetaSolve, Cushman Wakefield, Revlon, Campbell Soup, etc.
This band is influenced by all the great Chicago Blues, Soul and R&B bands of the past. From Muddy Waters and BB King to Otis Redding and James Brown we do it all!
What to Expect
This is a SHOWBAND! Band dresses and performs in a "Big City" style. Expect to feel you are part of the performance. You never know when a soloist might suddenly be at your table giving you an individual performance.
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