Saturday July 2nd
Civic Plaza (14th & Lonsdale), FREE
Sweet Papa Lowdown is a unique ensemble of swingin' musicians who bring a modern take to the classic jazz and blues tunes of the 1920's and 30's. Drawing from such past masters as Ma Rainey, Bo Carter and Leroy Carr, the band combines the raw intensity of country string blues with the sophisticated horns of New Orleans. With Jeff Shucard vocals, guitar, Rick Van Krugel mandolin, comb, vocals, Dan Marcus horn bass, trombone and Blaine Dunaway violin, trumpet.