Blues piano/vocals in the Chicago & New Orleans traditions, interspersed with melodic New Age instrumentals - tasteful, suited to fit your atmosphere
Price Range: $500-1000
Gig Length: 15 - 240 minutes
Languages: English, French, Italian, Spanish
What to Expect
SCS has been full-time in music since 1987 and brings professionalism and exuberance to every show. He is known for his ability to really connect with an audience. If needed, he is fully-contained (sound & lights, stage gear), on time, dependable, and ready to boogie.
Shrimp City Slim (aka Gary Erwin, born 1953 in Chicago) is synonymous with Charleston blues. He performs 175+ shows per year throughout the Southeast and overseas and has released twelve CDs of original blues-based material. His regular venues include festivals, clubs, restaurants, and private parties. His crowd-pleasing blend of Chicago/New Orleans blues and melodic originals is sure to please a wide variety of listeners. If you are looking for something genuinely Southern & bluesy for your next event, Shrimp City Slim is the likely choice.
Additional Booking Notes
Two ordinary electrical outlets, a flat, dry place to set up (20' X 20' ideally).
Classics from the New Orleans and Chicago blues traditions, plus a wide-ranging selection of melodic original material (instrumental AND vocal).
Influences & Inspiration
Dr. John, Muddy Waters, Randy Newman, Vince Guaraldi, Professor Longhair.
We bring everything.
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