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Concerts on the Common presents Boston Baked Blues

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 7:00pm
Waltham Common, 610 Main Street, Waltham, MA
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Due to inclement weather predictions for Aug 4, this concert is now scheduled for Aug 6. Thank you to Boston Baked Blues for filling in last minute for The Eric Grant Band who had to cancel unexpectedly last minute. Boston Baked Blues is fronted and managed by Vinny Serino who was recently selected to the World Harmonica Players list of most influential blues harmonica players. Boston Baked Blues started in 1986 by Rick Russell & Vinny Serino. New England mainstay for years - 220 dates a year.1988 nominated for the Boston Music Awards - won the Boston Battle of the Blues Bands-went to Memphis were in a National Battle of Blues Bands. 1990 nominated for the Boston Music Awards. Vinny kept the blues alive playing his searing style of harmonica across the country over the next 20 years! They're rooted in Chicago & Texas Blues. "Grammy Award Winner" Tony Lynn Washington played with the band.

Vinny is now front man for band. Did CD "Shades of Blue".  5 songs on movie and television. Vinny also plays with the legendary Danny Klein from the J. Geils Band. Vinny says -"The Blues is nothing - the Blues is everything" and "Old Harmonica Players never die...They just blow away"!

Sponsored by the Waltham Cultural Council.