A cornerstone of the San Francisco Bay Area blues community, JC Smith has played for sell out crowds throughout the US, Russia, Eastern Europe, South America and beyond. Joining his band for this performance are Fillmore Slim, Kid Anderson and Rick Estrin.
Smith has shared the stage with blues giants like Hubert Sumlin, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Buddy Miles, Son Seals, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Pinetop Perkins, Eddie Shaw, and many more. He is also known as radio personality Johnnie Cozmik on KKUP FM. Whether wowing audiences across the world or in his own backyard, Smith is a consummate performer who engages and entertains as only the very best in his profession can.
Also joining the band for this epic blues showdown are two members of Summer Fest favorite Legally Blue, vocalist Cheryl Scales and guitarist Aart de Geus; Bay Area’s West Coast Blues Hall of Famer vocalist Fillmore Slim; West Coast Blues Hall of Fame Blues Harmonica Player of the Year and Blues New Artist of the Year Kyle Rowland; R&B vocalist Xymphoni; guitarist and the founder of the West Coast Blues Society Ronnie Stewart; harmonica master and vocalist Rick Estrin; and guitar wunderkind Chris “Kid” Andersen.