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Elvin Bishop's music has been making people smile for over 50 years. A founding member of the ground- breaking Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Bishop scored a Top-10 solo radio hit with "Fooled Around and Fell in Love" and has performed with music legends such as B B. King, John Lee Hooker and The Allman Brothers. From deep down gutbucket Blues played in smoky South Side Chicago taverns, to raucous R&B, Bishop instills all of his music with passion, creativity and a healthyhelpingofwisdom,witandgoodhumor! His latest project That's My Thing: Elvin Bishop Live In Concert was nominated for Best DVD at the 2013 Blues Music Awards.

Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist/vocalist/songwriter Marcia Ball is famed worldwide for igniting a full-scale rhythm and blues party every time she strolls on stage. Her groove-laden New Orleans boogie and rollicking Gulf Coast Blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music fans all over the world. But she is also a master at transfixing her audience with an emotionally rich, passionately sung ballad. She is a five-time Grammy nominee, a Gulf Coast Music Hall of Famer and a nine-time Blues Music Award winner including five wins for Piano Player of the Year. She was also recently honored with a 2013 Living Blues Award for Most Outstanding Musician (keyboard) - for the third straight year.