Billy Buchanan and The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul

The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show is a nonstop, no holds barred production that pays tribute to many of the essential soul, blues, and early rock trailblazers. The shows founder and star, Billy Buchanan, portrays Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, with an unbelievable authenticity. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH, the city where DJ Alan Freed first coined the phrase “Rock and Roll”, Billy has a deep musical heritage. He was nominated for a Dove Award for his role in the touring production, Hero The Rock Opera, and was nominated for two Sunny Awards at The Sunburst Celebrity Impersonator’s. Billy has never forgotten where he came from and the artists that inspired him as a child. That is why he created The Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show; To pay tribute to the city that he loves and the music that changed his life and the lives of millions around the world.

Check out Billy Buchanan’s website for testimonials, pictures, videos and more about his Pioneers of Rock ‘n Soul Show: https://billybuchanan.org/tributes

 

Blues Fest Fills Lincolnville with Music and Fans

St. Benedict the Moor Church in St. Augustine hosted its annual Blues Fest on Friday and Saturday, October 20 and 21, 2017. Blessed with good music, good BBQ and good weather, the festival featured some of the best blues performances and best BBQ food in St. Augustine. The musical line-up included, Amy Hendrickson, Gene Johnson Road Blues, and the Duffy Bishop Band, just to name a few. Great food was served each day — beef brisket burgers, gumbo, pulled pork, BBQ ribs, and lots of side dishes. There was plenty of beer and other beverages. Guests brought their own lawn chairs. All proceeds from the Blues Fest benefit the renovation of the St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church.

A Tribute to Billie Holiday

On Saturday August 12th the Lincolnville Museum & Cultural Center had a tribute to American jazz musician and singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, the house was packed to a sold out crowd. Carole Freeman shared her stories and sung interpretations of Billie Holiday, filling the room with the artistic spirit of one of America’s greats.