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Bluesdays: Anthony Gomes
August 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Anthony Gomes makes his Bluesdays debut in The Village at Squaw Valley.
Anthony Gomes is a cerebral man and a visceral player.
He was the recipient of the University of Toronto’s C.P. Stacey Prize for highest grade point average by a history student. His master’s thesis was on racial and cultural evolution of blues music.
Onstage, Gomes is a fiery blues rocker. His 12th album “Electric Field Holler” charted No. 1 on Roots Music Report’s Blues Rock and ReverbNation’s Global Blues.
He was a sideman for Magic Slim and the Teardrops before releasing his first album in 1998. He founded the nonprofit Music is Medicine Foundation.
This will be Gomes’ Bluesdays debut. His trio includes drummer Freddy Spencer Jr. and bassist Carlton Armstrong.