BLUES CARAVAN 2020
WEBSITE JERAMIAH JOHNSON
WEBSITE WHITNEY SHAY
WEBSITE RYAN PERRY
Born and raised in St. Louis, Jeremiah Johnson is the voice of Mississippi River blues blending with the struggles of everyday life. He began learning guitar at age 6, drawing inspiration from his rich St. Louis blues heritage and legendary guitarists, like Alvin Lee, Eric Clapton and Hank Williams Sr. and Jr. With these influences, Johnson began building his musical foundation.
With sparkly dresses, fiery tresses, and a talent rivaled only by her unstoppable hustle,Whitney Shay is one busy little singer. The four-time San Diego Music Award winner (including 2019 Artist of the Year) and 2019 Blues Music Award nominee is scorching stages at home and internationally. Shay’s latest release, A Woman Rules the World, is receiving high praise from music critics who are calling the singer “a future blues icon” (Blues Matters!), “one of the next best things in soul music” (Blues and Rhythm Magazine), and “the epitome of a rising star” (Elmore Magazine). The album landed on several notable music media lists, including: Top Albums of the Year in Blues Music Magazine, France’s Soul Bag Mag, and top ratings in Norway’s Bluesnews Magazine and Germany’s Magazin bluesnews. Shay’s tracks have also been placed in TV/film, including shows on NBC, HBO, Bravo, BET, and Tyler Perry’s A Madea Family Funeral. Whether in studio, on screen, or stage, Whitney Shay’s electric energy, soulful style, and powerhouse pipes keep listeners connected and coming back for more.