AWARENESS DONATES $7500 IN INSTRUMENTS FROM STEPHEN MILLER
BLUES BASH PROCEEDS TO UNIVERSITY PARK
The 6th Annual Stephen Miller Memorial Blues Bash held on November
15, 2009 was a huge success, see video of this years instrument
presentation, 29 Guitars, Strings and Straps, 1 Electric Bass,
3 Small Amps, 4 Snare Drum Kits, 2 sets of Timbales, 2 Bell Kits,
LP Percussion Instruments and more were given to University Park
Nathan Thorpe and his father Steve, went back to the Grade School
Nathan had gone to 15 years earlier and helped with the festivities
that day, the kids loved watching them play. The 4th graders danced
and sang the Locomotion for us. Yes It Was a VERY Special Day!
Annual Stephen Miller Memorial Blues Bash
November 15, 2009
The Stephen Miller Memorial Biker & Blues Bash will be held
at MILLIKEN'S REEF IN PORT CANAVERAL There is a donation at the
door to enjoy 8 hours of non stop music. What an incredible day
of blues music, paying tribute to Stephen Miller, our beloved
“Grandpa Blues”. Space Coast Harley Davidson / Buell,
1440 Executive Circle just off Palm Bay Road, exit 176 & I-95
in Palm Bay, Fl. Will kick of the day with a Breakfast Run from
the Harley Shop to the Port. The lineup includes, The Blues
Award winner and 2 time Grammy nominated John Lee Hooker, Jr.,
will be making a special Florida appearance, Rocking Blues Touring
Band Steve Thorpe Blues Orchestra, Amazing jam Blues band
THE Bone Dogs , The Big Banana River Band will rock the house,
along with other talented musicians.
12:00 PM to 12:45 PM - JON PARROT
1:15 PM to 2:15 PM - THE BIG BANANA RIVER BAND
2:45 PM to 4:15 PM - THE BONE DOGS
featuring Marby Thurston & Choppy Wales
4:45 PM to 6:00 PM - STEVE THORPE BLUES ORCHESTRA
6:30 PM to 7:40 PM - JOHN LEE HOOKER, JR.
8:00 PM to 9:10 PM - JOHN LEE HOOKER, JR
HISTORIC HIGHWAYMEN ART EXHIBIT AND SALE
COME MEET AND GREAT SOME OF THE HIGHWAYMEN ARTIST
MARY ANN CARROLL
BIKINI BIKE WASH - Karma Girls will wash your motorcycle
$10, Relax and Kick Back in a Chair and enjoy the Karma Bikini
as they wash your motorcycle. 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
MUSIC MEMORABILIA AND ART AUCTION - Featuring 2 AcePro
Guitars autographed by Mark Tremonti, the Lead Guitarist from
Autographed Susan Tedeshi Photo?s, Kim Wilson Autographed Fabulous
Thunderbirds Album, Art by Rick Piper, Gary Propper, Bruce Reynolds,
Drunk Flamingo and others. Autographed CD?s, Festival Posters,
DEAD CAT CHAPS
MARY'S CUSTOM LEATHER COOZIES
UPSIDE ART ARTISTS
VIP Backstage Experience Option:
2 Reserved Seats for the Festival
VIP Parking Pass at the Festival
2 Blues Bash T Shirts
1 Blues Bash Poster
VIP Backstage Experience tickets for $100 now with Paypal. Your tickets will be available at Will Call
at Milliken's Reef.
Corporate Tables for 10 are available
Corporate Tables for 10 now with Paypal.
Your tickets will be available at Will Call at Milliken's
Cash Bar serving fine liquors all day and night.
Door Prize Baskets - Liquor or Wine, Dinner
Gift Certificates, Bash T Shirts, Posters & Autographed
CD’s from the Blues Bash Bands.
Silent Auction of Music Memorabilia –
Autographed Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise Poster Autographed
by 20 National Blues Musicians, Fabulous Thunderbirds Album autographed
by Kim Wilson, Susan Tedeshi Autographed Pictures, Autographed
CD’s and more.
The following People and Organizations are making this years
event possible for our community.....
The list of supporting organizations involved for the event is
really growing, Milliken's Reef and Sunset Cafe, Space Coast Harley-
Davidson / Buell, Jack Link & Associates, Gary Propper, Coastal
Cruzin, Karma Bikini, Florida Today, The Beachside Resident, Brevard
Business News, Space-Coast.com, Cumulus Radio, WFIT 89.5 Radio,
Surf Guru.com, Mark Tremonti and Ernie Hudson "Creed",
Publix Supermarket Charities, Casablanca, Fishlips, The Beach
Shack, Blues Festival Guide,Chubby Carrier, The Inner Room, Legendary
Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Main Street Pub,Pirates at The Pier,
Rev It Up & Ride, Bruce Reynolds, Ric Piper, Space Coast Live,
and Wynfield's Sports Bar.
And to our Guitar Hero's : Gary Buck, Gary Haas The Mad Hatter,
Micah Read, Kenny Clarke,
Russ Kellum, Howie at Guitar Haven, Chuck Smith, These wonderful
individuals donated Guitars and Drums for University Park Elementary