Albritton McClain & the Bridge of Souls

Eastern Idaho Jazz Society

September 14, 2019

7:30pm • Downtown Event Center

$25 for EIJS members • $30 for non-members

Albritton McClain is a prolific songwriter, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, composer and charismatic entertainer who has toured with major recording acts for over four decades.  Winner of the 2006 Washington Blues Society “Performer of The Year” Award, he has recorded and performed with such artists as: Mike Bloomfield, Roy Buchanan, Sweet Lightnin’, The Silencers, David Werner, Les’ Variations, The Sacred Mushroom, Beechwood Farm, The Innocent, and Donnie Iris & The Cruisers, among others.  Albritton has shared the stage and billing with some of the music industry's most innovative and popular artists of our time: Aerosmith, Alice Cooper, Jim Croce, Delaney & Bonnie, Rush, Buddy Miles, Three Dog Night, NRBQ, The James Gang, Pat Benatar, Grand Funk Railroad, Nazareth, John McLaughlin, Foghat, Ted Nugent, U.F.O., Hall & Oates, Loverboy, Joan Jett, Bryan Adams, The Kinks, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Foreigner, Journey, Pat Metheny, Iggy Pop, Eddie Money, Huey Lewis, The Romantics, Chuck Berry, and the list goes on.  He blends a wealth of professional experience and musical savvy, bringing to the stage his own unique brand of excitement and quality-intensive entertainment.  Also featured is slide guitarist virtuoso, Matt Barranti, who toured with Foghat last year, filling in for guitarist Bryan Bassett.  Matt's been featured in Relix Magazine, Hittin’ the Note, and several foreign publications. He opened for many great bands over the years, including James Cotton, REO Speed Wagon, America, Jefferson Starship,  Steppenwolf, Glen Campbell, and Derek Trucks. Come and join Albritton and Matt for a fun and soulful performance of high energy rhythm and blues as “Albritton McClain & The Bridge Of Souls”, with EIJS musicians: John Anderson,  Russell Thompson, and Kevin Young.

Sponsored by The Downtown Event Center, Park Lamborn, and John Anderson.