Sat, Oct 21|
Ground Zero Blues Club Biloxi
Jimmie Vaughan & The Tilt-A-Whirl Band with opener: Jaxx Nassar
Anyone under 18 can attend the show accompanied by an adult (must purchase ticket) NO REFUNDS, EXCHANGE FOR EQUAL OR LESSER VALUE.
Time & Location
Oct 21, 2023, 7:00 PM CDT
Ground Zero Blues Club Biloxi, 814 Howard Ave, Biloxi, MS 39530, USA
About the event
When it comes to the blues today, there are a handful of guiding lights to make sure the music stays true to its powerful source. The sound of pleasure and pain that first sparked musicians to create such a sound is a force that can never be underestimated. The mojo has to be there. For Jimmie Vaughan, he's dedicated his life to making sure the blues not only stays alive, but remains full of life and an inspiration to all who listen. It's a spirit he holds close to him, and for over 50 years of holding the blues close inside him, Vaughan isn't about to stop now. Jimmie Vaughan's new album, BABY, PLEASE COME HOME, is a rolling and righteous celebration of everything the blues can be. The songs can go up, down, sideways and even off in their own distinctive direction, but one thing is certain, each and every one of them is packed with pure feeling and striking originality. That's because while the blues is almost as old as America itself, every time a musician lends their soul to living inside these songs, something new comes out. There is a constant reinvention for musicians like Vaughan, because the blues demands it. There can be nothing less than a revelation, because that's how the music stays alive. It is almost like an alchemy exists, where instruments and voice join together to make a joyful noise. And above all else the blues, in the capable of hands of Vaughan and his musical cohorts, is a path to salvation. One that is birthed in the ability of songs to make life on earth a better place to be.
He is known for being a major part of starting the group The Fabulous Thunderbirds. Several notable blues musicians were a heavy influence on his musical style including Albert King, Freddie King and B.B. King. He is also the older brother of Stevie Ray Vaughan and father of Tyrone Vaughan.
Jacqueline "Jaxx" Nassar is an emerging singer, songwriter, and artist who grew up in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Her music career began at the age of seven, when she learned to play the drums. By eight years old, she had picked up the guitar and it is now her main instrument, although somewhere in between she managed to learn to play bass and keyboard. Jaxx has proven to be very versatile, playing original rock songs as well as just about anything you could think to ask her to play. She graduated from the Arts and Education Program at the Delta Blues Museum in 2000 as Most Outstanding Student. While with the band "Blues Prodigy", she won the W.C. Handy Kids Foundation Award. Jaxx was chosen to receive first Robert Johnson Award for Youth Excellence which was presented to her by Morgan Freeman and Steve Johnson (The famed Robert Johnson's grandson). She subsequently became a permanent fixture at 'Ground Zero' Blues Club in Clarksdale MS., where she learned her craft from the best of Blues legends, and she is currently a featured artist on "Blues Radio".. In an article in the Commercial Appeal about 'Jaxx' being the spokesperson for the Guns for Guitars Program she was described as a "pint sized" Stevie Ray Vaughn.