Performing live at the Prager Family Auditorium, the Easton All Star Blues Band will feature guest female vocalist Paula Champion on August 2nd., 2019, the first performance at the Prager Family Auditorium open to the public. Cover change is $10. Tickets can be purchased at Weather Gage on Federal Street, or through Max Fisher and Jimmy Maguire directly.
Paying homage to artists such as B.B King, Muddy Waters, Ray Charles, and Eric Clapton, the Easton All-Star Blues Band recreates the sounds of Stax Records, Chicago Blues, and the English Blues-Rock Explosion of the 70s.
Hailing from Atlanta, Paula Champion will be joining the Easton All-Stars August 2nd as the featured female guest vocalist. Paula is an R&B powerhouse who has toured the world as a lead vocalist, and toured and worked with Grammy-Award winners India Arie, Angie Stone, Ne-Yo, Lalah Hathaway, worked with multi-platinum super producer Pharell Williams, Kevin Whalum, Avery Sunshine, and Anthony David.
In 2013, Paula became a Top 6 contestant on B.E.T.'s talent competition, "Sunday Best.” Also, Paula Champion has been a guest speaker & vocalist at Berklee College of Music in Boston, and Spellman College in Atlanta, Georgia and has appeared on the Mo’nique Show, and the Triumph Awards.
Easton All-Stars was formed by guitarist and musical director Max Fisher and musician Jimmy Maguire both of whom, as of recently, made Easton their home. Both were attracted to music at an early age through blues. Inspired by the local music talent of Easton, they recruited local members who share their love of the blues.
Jimmy has toured internationally as a guitarist, currently performs on the Eastern Shorewith Black Dog Alley, and is the owner/operator of the analog-based, Modern Tape Studios.
Max has worked with 23-time Grammy winner India Arie, was awarded 2011 ASCAP writers award, shared the stage with Sting, Billy Joel and Jimmy Cliff, performed for Stevie Wonder, is a writer for Cobalt Publishing, among other things.
Joining Max and Jimmy are Pat Donohue (Black Dog Alley) on lead vocals, Jordan Stanley (Del Florida, The Front Porch Orchestra) on drums, and Jon Daddis (Blind Man's Sun) on Keys.