Join Eric Lambert, an award-winning, international performer and educator, as he shares history, demonstrates techniques, and performs songs highlighting artists such as Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf, Freddie King, Elmore James, Buddy Guy and Jimmy Rogers in the presentation "From Mississippi to Chicago - The Migration of the Blues."
Lambert will be performing on the Coffeyville Community College campus on Tuesday, October 31. The public is invited to the 10:30 a.m. Tuesday humanities performances at CCC. The performances are free and held in the Spencer/Rounds Performing Arts Theatre.
Lambert is a veteran performer and diverse guitarist raised on the south side of Chicago. He played electric guitar for a few decades before switching to acoustic. He learned to play the blues while a member of the Chicago band “Big Shoulders” (a Rounder Recording artist) in the 1990s. In 2016, he released "Tribute to Chicago Blues" on his own Woodpicker Music label.
Lambert has the distinction of being an official TrueFire Artist & Educator, alongside Robben Ford, Larry Carlton, and Muriel Anderson. He is also a 2015 Chicago Music Award Winner.
For more information about the humanities project at CCC, please call 620-251-7700, ext. 2166.