Lisa Mann, Karen Lovely, Ben Rice & Dave Melyan

Day 1

Main Stage

2:00 PM

This powerful Northwest crew has taken on crowds from the American West to Europe, delivering electrifying blues and roots music. Karen Lovely has been nominated multiple times for Contemporary Female Blues Artist in the Blues Music Awards, and has been called a “first class vocalist” by Art Tipaldi of Blues Revue. Lisa Mann is a two-time Blues Music Award winner for her work on Bass, and her song “It’s the Monkeys or Me” won the Blues category in the Unsigned Only song competition in 2021. Ben Rice has also been nominated for multiple Blues Music Awards, and in 2015 was awarded Best Guitarist at the International Blues Challenge. Dave Melyan first came to prominence drumming for The Insomniacs, nominated for Best New Artist in the Blues Music Awards. He has since toured and performed with many artists of note, from Karen, Lisa, & Ben, to Cee Cee James, Johnny Rawls and more.

Jul 01