**NEW VENUE** Due to the predicted hot temperatures of mid-90's and the Parish Center for the Arts (PCA) does not have Air-Conditioning, this event has been MOVED just 3 miles down the road from the PCA to the H.E. Fletcher Club at 11 Brookside Road, Westford, MA. It has Air Conditioning, Dance Floor, and a CASH bar (no outside beverages allowed, snacks are OK). Come enjoy some great blues music, dance, and be comfortable in air-conditioning!
Parish Center for the Arts continues its Blues Series with Michelle Willson and the Evil Gal Festival Orchestra on Saturday, May 21, 2022 at 8:00pm. Michelle's Evil Gal Festival Orchestra include renowned musicians Michelle Willson (vocals), Zac Casher (drums), Mike Mele (guitar), Shinichi Otsu (keys), and Scott Shetler (sax, clarinet, mandolin). Watch this video of the Michelle Willson and her band performing "Half Past the Blues" - https://youtu.be/byCxz71mk18.
Known to blues lovers around the world as "Evil Gal" and acknowledged by aficionados of Jazz and Blues as a passionate and gifted performer, bandleader and songwriter, Michelle Willson has recorded and released 4 critically acclaimed albums for Rounder/ Bullseye Records. Before signing with Rounder, Michelle's group won a prestigious W.C. Handy award for best unsigned blues act as a result of their win at the Blues Foundation's International Blues competition and Michelle was later nominated for a (best female blues vocal) Handy alongside Etta James and Koko Taylor. For over 3 years, Michelle hosted 2 weekly programs, "Voices of Jazz" and "Jazz n' Blue" on one of the few remaining NPR music stations, WICN, in Worcester, MA. Learn more about this powerhouse vocalist and her band at - https://www.evilgal.com/music
TICKETS are on sale now at https://westford.org/pca/concerts/ or at door (cash/credit)
$25 GA, $21 members/seniors
Doors open 7:30 p.m.
General Admission: USD 25.00,
Members/Seniors: USD 21.00
Artists: Michelle Willson, Zac Casher, Mike Mele, Shinichi Otsu, Scott Shetler
Time: 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Venue: H E Fletcher Social and Athletic