Boston Blues Challenge Winners Benefit ft. SOUL BOX, ERIN HARPE, NOLAN LEITE EXPERIENCE
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Boston Blues Challenge Winners Benefit ft. SOUL BOX, ERIN HARPE, NOLAN LEITE EXPERIENCE
DATE Saturday, January 12, 2019
TIME 8:00PM (Doors 7:00PM)
VENUE
9 Wallis (see map & parking)
9 Wallis Street
Beverly, MA 01915
Venue Details
TICKETS ALL AGES GENERAL ADMISSION $15.00
All Tickets $20.00 @ DOOR
Proceeds help send these Boston Blues Challenge winners to the IBC in Memphis
SOUL BOX BBC Winner Band Category
ERIN HARPE BBC Winner Solo/Duo Category
NNOLAN LEITE EXPERIENCE BBC Youth Category
WATCH VIDEOS

Join us for a special Benefit Concert/Dance Party featuring the 2018 Boston Blues Challenge winners Soul Box (winner of the Band competition), Erin Harpe (winner of the Solo/Duo competion) and Nolan Leite Experience (the Youth Band).

These winners will represent the Boston Blues Society at the 35th International Blues Challenge in Memphis January 22-26, 2019. Proceeds from this concert will help pay for their trip.

We'll set up tables with plenty of room to dance on the North Shore's best dance floor! Come support your local blues stars and have a blast!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS~YOU HELP KEEP LIVE MUSIC ALIVE!
K & D Signs
Drum Shop North Shore
Glorias Food Store

Boston Blues Challenge Videos

SOUL BOX

Soul Box is a band with chemistry. All the members lock in together effortlessly and that kind of connection draws the audience in and makes them a part of it. Songs are always evolving and changing during every performance. The Band just lets what happens happen. Drawing from influences of Blues, Funk, Soul, Rock, and Reggae. Soul Box creates a sound that is simultaneously new and classic.

ERIN HARPE

Erin Harpe has been called "one of the most dynamic, talented and exciting roots rocking blues women on the scene" by Living Blues Magazine. Winner of the 2018 Boston Blues Challenge, and nominated for 2018 "Blues Artist of the Year" by the Boston Music Awards, Erin is having an exciting year. Brought up on delta and piedmont blues, which she learned from her dad, Erin recently entered and won the Boston Blues Challenge playing solo. She'll be headed off to Memphis in January to represent Boston at the 2019 International Blues Challenge! On top of that, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers were nominated for Blues Artist of the Year this year alongside local greats and friends James Montgomery, Peter Parcek and Danielle Miraglia among others!

See full bio here

NOLAN LEITE EXPERIENCE

The Nolan Leite Experience is an upcoming blues band from Rhode Island. Young guitarist Nolan Leite plays alongside Eric and Ronnie Robidoux, who accompany Nolan on the bass and drums. Their sound can be described as modern blues, with heavy guitar riffs while sticking to original blues progressions. The three met while participating in a School of Rock program where they were paired together to make a three song demo CD. Sensing a strong connection, Nolan later invited the brothers to help him start the band. They have been together for over a year, playing at venues all across New England.

ABOUT 9 WALLIS

9 Wallis
9 Wallis Street, Beverly MA - next to the Larcom Theatre
National Touring Artists
Regular performances by national touring artists
9 Wallis Stage
The most intimate, elegant listening room on Boston's North Shore
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
Serving Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
9 Wallis Stage
Comfortable cabaret-style seating at elegant tables
Corky Laing and his band
Up close and personal
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert
Feel like you're part of the band
Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
9 Wallis Stage
High-Five from Grammy-nominee Jon Butcher [photo by Michael Sparks Keegan]
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
BARRY GOUDREAU'S ENGINE ROOM SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Barry Goudreau (formerly of BOSTON) and his new band, Engine Room SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners Charles Neville & Amadee Castenell
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners CHARLES NEVILLE & AMADEE CASTENELL
Barrence Whitfield with former Savages
Local Soul Star BARRENCE WHITFIELD and former Savages rock a sold-out crowd! [photo: Ted Reed]
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN kicks off his 2017 US Tour at 9 Wallis
British Blues/Rock pioneer Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Gary Hoey
Rock Guitar God Gary Hoey's SOLD OUT Show!
Davy Knowles w/ Johnny A.
Davy Knowles SOLD OUT Show with surprise guest Johnny A.
Loretta LaRoche - Dinner and Comedy at 9 Wallis
Loretta LaRoche - Dinner & Comedy
Drum Shop North Shore Drum Hang
Drum Shop North Shore's Drum Hang w/Fabio Pirozzolo and Steve Mossberg
Dancing
Best Dance Floor on Boston's North Shore
Rev. Bennett
The Rev. Andre Bennett speaks at Beverly's Martin Luther King Community Breakfast JANUARY 2018
Roomful of Blues
5 Time Grammy Nominees Roomful of Blues at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Quentin Callewaert
Young Rising Star Quentin Callewaert at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Elegant seated dinner party
Appetizers for a private party
Elegant Buffet Dinner

About 25 miles north of Boston, award-winning 9 Wallis is a gorgeous, fully restored, historic location conveniently situated in the heart of Downtown Beverly's Arts District at 9 Wallis Street, right next to the Larcom Theatre -- less than half a mile from the Beverly Depot rail station and 3 miles from Route 128, with plenty of nearby parking (see map).

In April 2017, after 4 years of presenting over a hundred award-winning concerts at Beverly's Larcom Theatre, we transformed 9 Wallis into most intimate, elegant listening room north of Boston with comfortable seating at tables, plus food & beverage service offering fine wines, local craft beers, specialty cocktails (featuring local distilleries and all-natural juices) and top-shelf spirits.

In August 2018, 9 Wallis owners, Peter and Vickie Van Ness, were presented with the Boston Blues Society's Keeping the Blues Alive Award for their work at 9 Wallis.

Because of its beautifully restored, tremendously flexible space (including the best dance floor on Boston's North Shore) 9 Wallis has become a favorite venue for fundraisers, private parties and corporate events. Local charities have raised thousands of dollars at 9 Wallis. We can book world-class entertainment, including national touring artists, for your event. Our stage, with state-of-the-art sound and lighting plus Ultra-High-Definition (UHD) 4K Video, can accommodate any performance or presentation. If you'd like someone to contact you about raising money for your charity CLICK HERE. If you want to book a party or corporate event CLICK HERE.

Many shows will be announced soon. Click here to join our FREE Concert Club and email list. You'll get special deals and prime seats before tickets go on sale to the public.

PLENTY OF NEARBY PARKING SEE PARKING MAP

There is plenty of nearby parking at 7 lots from 150 feet away to 3 blocks away. Lots are 25 Cents/Hour (see map). Street parking is more. All parking is FREE after 8pm and on Sundays.

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