Corky Siegel/Mark Hummel Blues Harmonica Blowout (Corky’s Birthday Party)

Thursday, Oct. 24 | 7:30pm ET (6:30pm CT)


Join Corky Siegel, Mark Hummel, Billy Flynn, Wes Starr & RW Grigsby for a Blues Blowout and Birthday Party like you have never before experienced!

Corky Siegel is a founding member of Siegel Schwall Blues Band, one of the earliest racially mixed blues to appear in Chicago’s Southside Blues taverns in the mid 1960s. Corky has also explored mixing blues and classical music with some of the biggest conductors of symphonies around the globe since 1970.  Siegel’s popularity is world wide, his reunions with Siegel Schwall Band have been sold out affairs.

Harpman, vocalist, producer Mark Hummel is a Grammy nominee and two time Blues Music Award winner who started the Blues Harmonica Blowouts 28 years ago. These events have featured every major name in Blues Harmonica since he created them, Mayall, Musselwhite, James Cotton, Billy Boy Arnold, Snooky Pryor, John Hammond, Huey Lewis and many more. Hummel also has 30 cd releases to his credit as well as a memoir Big Road Blues:12 Bars on I-80.

Billy Flynn is a Grammy Winning guitarist and harp blower who has played w/Otis Rush, Legendary Blues Band, Kim Wilson and dozens of other famed Chicago bluesfolks. Flynn played on 30 or more Delmark Records as a session man as well as his solo cd on the label, “Lonesome Traveler”. Rhythm section RW Grigsby and Wes Starr have played w/Carlene Carter, James Cotton, Asleep at the Wheel, Marcia Ball, Delbert McClinton, Jimmy Vaughn, Mose Allison and more.

Box Office opens at 4pm ET
Starts 7:30pm, doors open 6:30pm

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The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

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