Eli Cook will return again to Riverviews Artspace! He will be teaching a guitar workshop, and performing a small intimate concert. Come see this amazing blues artist on April 14th in the Rosel H. Schewel Theater.
Tickets are $16.00 at the door for the concert. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. The concert starts at 8:00 p.m.
The workshop will also be on April 14th from 2:00-5:00 p.m in Studio 109. The workshop is $35.00.
A rare opportunity to meet one of the top Blues Musicians in the United States according to Music Magazine.
To sample music, click here: http://elicook.com/
Eli took up the guitar as a teenager in the Blue Ridge foothills of Virginia. Following the tradition of the great blues men, he performed in churches and late-night gospel revivals with only his acoustic and deep baritone voice, while playing every hole-in-the-wall bar that could handle his electric power trio. Blending the influences of John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Fred MacDowell, Bukka White and Lightning Hopkins with the likes of Clutch, Soundgarden, C.O.C, and Rage against the Machine, he forged a fresh sound, alive with the southern blues tradition.
“Among the top 3 solo blues artists world-wide” – Blues Matters Magazine
“Everybody knows the story of the crossroads, where blues guitarists go at midnight to trade their souls to the devil for musical prowess. It’s just a myth, of course, but if it were true, 21-year-old firebrand Eli Cook could have bragging rights, as his scarifying solo-country blues chill like a hellhound on your trail.”-Dave Rubin, Guitar Player Magazine, 2007
“Mystifying…A truly unique style!” -John Mayall
“The best blues singer of his generation…” -All Music Guide