Eddie Cotton, the Elijah Butler Band
Dechamp recording artist Eddie Cotton is the 2015 International Blues Challenge winner.. His CD Here I come is a 2014 Blues Blast Music awards nominee for Soul Blues album. A Contemporary Mississippi blues musician, Eddie Cotton, Jr. has combined university training where he studied music with service in his father’s church and a love of the blues to produce commanding music of fiery intensity and power. His commanding stage presence and ability to connect with the audience gets everyone on their feet and dancing.
Opening for Eddie Cotton is the Elijah Butler Band. This local Birmingham band entered and won the Magic City Blues Society Battle of the Blues Bands competition and will themselves be representing Alabama at the 2016 international Blues Challenge in Memphis next January. Expect to hear great southern rocking blues and soul.[read more…]