Featured performers are dynamic singer Sugaray Rayford and his seven-piece band. Rayford has been nominated for eight Blues Music Awards from the Blues Foundation. His last appearance for the SBBS, four years ago, drew a large crowd that filled the dance floor and sent him off with a standing ovation.
Opening for him is Santa Barbara’s own youth blues band, East Valley Road, recently back from representing the SBBS at the International Blues Challenge’s youth division.
Doors open at 7 p.m.; East Valley Road will play from 7:15 to 7:45 p.m.; Rayford and his band will play two long sets, starting at 8 p.m., with an intermission.
Tickets are available at www.SBBlues.org.
Originally published in Santa Barbara Seasons on March 1, 2018.