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EASTER SUNDAY TELETHON - Mark Your Calendars


BAHS is an organization with a simple mission: produce live blues music events that promote the collection and distribution of non-perishable food to the hungry while supporting, promoting and preserving the blues in the communities we serve. Unfortunately, in the current Pandemic conditions globally, all opportunities to gather together to celebrate blues have ceased. We can not continue our mission without blues.

For this reason, we ask you to join us on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020 from 10AM to 6PM as we gather together LIVE online from the comfort of our homes to celebrate the blues and continue to fight to end hunger, with your help. Guests and Performances will be listed on this page as they are secured. New guests will be added daily

BROADCAST AND GUESTS INFO

MICHELE LUNDEEN - San Diego
Often described as "Janis Joplin meets Bonnie Raitt", a powerful, soulful vocalist. She effortlessly blends classic roadhouse rhythm & blues, jump swing, Memphis groove, sultry jazz, and funky soul into a satisfying musical stew. An established, popular and respected veteran that has shared stages with artists from John Lee Hooker to Elvin Bishop and Savoy Brown to Queen Ida.. She has won the coveted title of San Diego Blues Challenge winners and represented at the Blues Foundation’s

International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN. She is a 12x San Diego Music Awards “Best Blues” Nominee and her CD, Song Inside Me, was also one of the Final Four "Best Self-Produced Albums" at IBC.

MIGUEL KORSA - Mexico City
A Mexican blues guitarist from Mexico City, Mexico City Chapter Director for Blues Against Hunger.Society. Miguel has been a guest performer at NAMM the last two years, and each time he's landed in Tijuana he would join Baja Blues Against at a Jamboree or Tour.

Born in 1987 - Miguel has been playing and composing music for over 15 years. He has collaborated with many artists: José Manuel Aguilera (La Barranca), El Mastuerzo (Botellita de Jeréz), Toño Lira (Liran Roll), Sixx Pack (Sweet Sixx), Olga Perez (Hola soy Lola), Javier Batiz, Ernesto Castillo (Napoleón),Mi Banda El Mexicano, Arturo Meza, Rafael Catana, Armando Palomas, Fernando Rivera Calderón, among others.

SOY LOLA - Tijuana
Olga Pérez Sandoval known as SOY LOLA. Olga's musical career didn’t get started until the beginning of 2004 when she entered another school, this time the School of Music of Tijuana to study drums, since then she has played with bands like Tijuana Blues Band, Beatlemex, Blue Billie Blame, Manuel Delgadillo and his Rhythm & Blues band, TjMex rhythm & blues project. She also played in TJ Funk a project with representatives of the city of Tijuana headed by guitarist Javier Batiz.

Additionally, SOY LOLA is the founder of a cultural movement called Blues & Fronterizo and performing blues on her Thursday Jam that has been going on consecutively for four years and 194 shows! Soy Lola dubbed Queen of Blues North has brought together local musicians for blues to share the joy of making music. She was the inspiration for a film project called SOULS OF BLUES.

CHICKENBONE SLIM - San Diego
Chickenbone Slim is an original blues artist from San Diego, CA. with 30 years of music experience, first as a bassist, and since 2011 as a guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. Chickenbone plays original and traditional electric blues, born in the middle of the last century. By mixing original blues and swing music with traditional covers.

Chickenbone’s shows are varied, entertaining and dance friendly. CB is always experimenting and improvising new material as well as catering to his mission to entertain his audience. His talented band known as “The Biscuits” is made up of top local and touring San Diego blues musicians, and his newest release Sleeper is available

KID RAMOS - Los Angeles
An American electric blues and blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter.[1] Ramos has released four solo albums since 1995 on Black Top and Evidence Records. He has worked with James Harman, Roomful of Blues, the Big Rhythm Combo, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, The Mannish Boys, Bobby Jones and Los Fabulocos.

After playing at the parties of friends and at local nightclubs in his teenage years, he turned fully professional when joining James Harman's band in 1980. He stayed playing his guitar for Harman until 1988, when he briefly helped out with Roomful of Blues. In 1994, Ramos joined forces with Lynwood Slim to form the Big Rhythm Combo. Ramos' debut solo album, Two Hands One Heart, was released the following year. Ramos had joined The Fabulous Thunderbirds in 1993.

In August 2012, Ramos was diagnosed with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, and underwent chemotherapy treatment the following month. Kid Ramos received the Orange County Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award on March 7, 2014. At the event he announced that he had completed his treatment and recovered from the cancer.

RIO SAMAYA BAND - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Based in Vancouver, the Rio Samaya Band is made up of Pancho and Sal, partners in life as well as in music, which is full of wonderfully enchanting Latin rhythms and romantic melodies in Spanish including Italian, English and French songs. With a style that flows through the folkloric traditions of Central and South America, Rio Samaya music beats to the natural pulse of our planet, writing and blending it with elements of folk, rock, country, reggae, Latin and rhumba gypsy rhythms. Pancho is born in Argentina and Sal is born in England, together they create a vortex of energy, love, and happiness that can be experienced in their live presentation.

TOM CHAPIN - New York
An American musician, entertainer, singer-songwriter, storyteller and 3 time Grammy Award winner. From 1971 to 1976, Chapin hosted Make a Wish, a Sunday-morning TV series broadcast on ABC. He has appeared in the Broadway production Pump Boys and Dinettes, among others and as storyteller was a Featured New Voices Teller at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, Tennessee.

He is married to Bonnie Chapin (née Broecker), former wife of film director Wes Craven. His daughters and step daughter are musicians, as well (the Chapin Sisters). He is also the fifth cousin of country music singer Mary Chapin Carpenter.

In April 2008, Chapin appeared at the New York State United Teachers' Convention, where he sang his song "Not on the Test" for delegates in support of the importance of arts and music education in the age of No Child Left Behind.

Chapin continues support of WhyHunger (formerly World Hunger Year), a nonprofit organization co founded by his brother Harry Chapin. He sits on their board of directors.

MYSTIC DAZE - Vista California
Mystic Daze is a ragtag herd of musicians steeped in Blues and Rock since the 60s...performing Country Blues, Chicago Blues, classic Rock and originals and having fun while they do it!

G-Man on drums, Joel Bolado on bass and guitar, George Gagarin on keyboards, and Andrew Gallaher on guitar, vocals, and harmonica...sometimes included are Sleepy Flores and Hernan Orozco on sax, Daniel Salas on guitar, and Harry Magalong on bass..

BLACK MARKET III - San Diego
Nominated for their 9th San Diego Music Award in 2020! Coming off their busiest year to date, including relentless festival and club touring throughout the U.S. and Europe and releasing their debut CD "Dashboard Jesus" on Rip Cat Records, Black Market III is planning ahead for the new decade. With "Dashboard Jesus" debuting at #25 and the hit single "Daddy Rollin' Stone" reaching #4 on the Roots Music Report’s Top 50 in December of 2018, as well as a nomination by the San Diego Music Awards for "BEST BLUES ALBUM", extensive touring is again on the agenda for the trio in 2020.

BMIII crossed the 1000 show mark since it's formation in September of 2011, electrifying audiences throughout 12 countries with their diversity and originality. They have been recognized in their hometown of San Diego, nationally, and internationally with many award nominations in the Blues and Rock categories, being named "Rock Band of the Year" by IMP Radio in New Zealand, and among the "Bands To Watch".

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