Essie, the Blues Lady

Essie, the Blues Lady

Essie, the Blues Lady, was inducted into the national Blues hall of Fame in 2008. Picking and singing heavily influenced B.B. King blues tunes on her guitar ever since she was a teenager, Essie attests she would “rather play her guitar Ruckus than to eat! Determined to do her part in keeping the blues alive, Essie shares her love for the music with audiences of all ages, tickling them with her funny but still serious lyrics. As winner of the 2003 Over 40 Revue, a performer at the 2002 and 2003 UNCF Telethon, and as a featured artist at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in 2004 through 2006, Essie, the Blues Lady, appears mostly as a one-woman show with full-band sound. She is also available for "Blues in the Schools" performances.

Region: Central
Discipline: Music: Blues/Rock/Tributes
Fees: $500-$1,800/depending on solo or group acts Travel/lodging negotiable.
Availability: Year-round

Contact

Essie Neal
Little Rock, AR 72614
(501) 804-3011 | (501) 897-5423
[email protected]


Essie, the Blues Lady