Why hire Lem Sheppard?
Lemuel Sheppard has toured nationally for over twenty years, including a performance at The Kennedy Center in 2000. He has also performed in Brazil and South Africa.
His first performances were under the mentor-ship of Dr. Eva Jessey, most noted as the choral director for the folk opera "Porgy and Bess" by George Gershwin.
Known primarily for his vocal ability and performances of blues, Lemuel Sheppard is highly acclaimed for his scholarship in American and African American folk music.
Guitarist vocalist and songwriter lem Sheppard is a solo artist who can move seamlessly from blues, jazz, folk and classic songs from the “The great American Song Book.”Known primarily for his contemporary approach to traditional acoustic blues, he is also crowd favorite at folk festivals. Lem is the genuine article who can deliver a great performance on the concert stage with the same ease as he can on a flat bed trailer out in the middle of freshly cut field. Whether his audience is a group of 5th graders at a school assembly, a scholarly gathering of folklorist, musicologist, jazz and blues enthusiast, or a people having dinner and drinks, lem delivers a performance that is perfect for the setting.
Fee range: $200-$750.00
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