Please join us on Sunday, July 21st at the Skyloft in Crossgates Mall for an early afternoon of blues from some of our young and very talented students at the area's premier Music venue! This event is dedicated to the memory of Albany Blues Great, Ernie Williams and all of the proceeds will benefit the Ernie Williams Memorial Scholarship.
Come and experience for yourself some of this area's best, young talented musicians and support a great charity dedicated to passing on the blues tradition to the younger generation of musicians and fans!
Scheduled to perform:
Shane Guerrette is long time student of Mike Ward, is an Acoustic/Blues-Rock driven Singer-Songwriter hailing from Albany, NY
The Young Wildcats are a group of outstanding students from Rocky's Music Studio dedicated to playing and preserving the blues for the next generation. They are also this year's winners of the CRBN's Blues Challenge in the Youth Category and will be performing and representing our area in the national competition in Memphis, TN in January.
The Ernie Williams Memorial Blues Band is a group of young musicians led by New York State Blues Hall of Fame members, Rick Surrano and Willie Pierce (also an Ernie Williams alum), performing the music that influenced Ernie Williams and honoring his memory to a whole new generation of blues fans.