So Many Years With The Blues

The Riverside Hotel | Sligo
Saturday October 29Mth 5:30PM | €8.00
with James Fraher
and David Whittredge



So Many Years with The Blues is a talk/performance by James Fraher(Chicago). He will weave stories of meeting and photographing African American blues musicians along with sharing their spoken words. James will be joined by harmonica player David Whittredge(Boston) to perform some inspired acoustic blues. A photography, storytelling and blues event not to be missed!

Beginning with a photo of Lightnin’ Hopkins in 1970 to the present day, James fraher has pursued photographing blues musicians. A recipient of a Keeping the Blues Alive Award, Fraher’s photos have graced many music covers, Living Blues, Soul Bag, Downbeat magazines and in the stunning books, The Blues is a Feeling, Down in houston: Bayou City Blues and Texas Zydeco.

From Chicago to the Mississippi Delta, the Carolinas , to Kansas City and down to Houston, Texas. It’s been so many years with blues!