The Robert Cray Band & Marc Cohn Featuring Vocalists: Blind Boys of Alabama with Special Guest: Shemekia Copeland, Tuesday, 6/11/19 @ 8PM, The Paramount, Huntington, NY 11743

The Robert Cray Band & Marc Cohn Featuring Vocalists: Blind Boys of Alabama

With Special Guest : Shemekia Copeland

Tuesday, Jun 11 2019


Blues | Rock 'n Roll


The Paramount is excited to welcome back The Robert Cray Band and give a warm welcome to Marc Cohn who will be performing with The Blind Boys of Alabama. It will be a great night of blues & hits like walking in Memphis and Right Next Door (Because of Me). These Grammy award winners will jam all night and it’s sure to be a night to remember. Robert Cray Band Bio 2018 Robert Cray has been bridging the lines between blues, soul and R&B for the past four decades, with five Grammy wins, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee, recipient of the Americana Lifetime achievement award, countless tours and over 20 acclaimed albums.  Growing up in the Northwest, Robert Cray listened to the gospel of the Five Blind Boys of Mississippi, Bobby Bland’s soul, Jimi Hendrix’s rock guitar and the Beatles pop sounds. He would bring all of the influences....


With Special Guest :

Shemekia Copeland

“Shemekia Copeland never holds back. Her instantly recognizable voice—capable of being sultry, assertive and roaring—delivers every song with unparalleled honesty and passion. Her wide-open vision of contemporary Americana roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with an up-to-the-minute Copeland is a powerhouse, a superstar… she can do no wrong.” – ROLLING STONE

With her new Alligator Records album, America’s Child, Copeland confidently announces an electrifying new chapter in her constantly evolving story. Produced by Americana Instrumentalist Of The Year winner Will Kimbrough (who also plays guitar on the album) and recorded in Nashville, America’s Child is a courageous and fiery statement of purpose, a major step forward for the singer whose musical consciousness continues to expand as her star continues to rise. America’s Child is by far Copeland’s most compelling work yet, with music swelli