August 23, 24 & 25, 2018

Past Performers

Since 1999, there have been many great performers at the Bean Blossom Blues Festival. Some you will remember, some you forgot about, and some will amaze you!  Stroll down memory lane and see how many you were lucky enough to see live at the BEAN!

1999

Willie Foster Big Al and the Heavyweights      RJ Mischo and his Red Hot Blues
Blind Mississippi Morris O2R Blues Band Snooky Pryor
The Blue Riverias Mike Stevens Webb, Webb and Stone Blues Band
Gordon Bonham and Tad Robinson      John Weston  

2000

Gordon Bonham Joan Crane                                   Gene Deer Band
Willie Foster Sunny Girl Harper
Big Al and the Heavyweights Mojo Mike  Mike Milligan             
Blind Mississippi Morris                       Stuart & Cathi Norton Gary Primich 
Snooky Pryor Kelly Richey Band The Blue Riveras
Tad Robinson    

2001

Max Allen Jam Band Gordon Bonham Blues Band           Jalapeno Cornbread Blues Band
James Cotton Joan Crane Gene Deer
Mr. Downchild Keith Dunn  Harper      
Big Al and the Heavyweight                 Clayton Miller Blues Band Paul Orta
No Regrets Blues Band Burk & Ruble Walter Trout

2002

Max Allen Jam Band Gordon Bonham Blues Band           Gene Deer
Mr. Downchild Buddy Green with Kenny Meeks Big Al and the Heavyweights
Catfish Keith Sam Lay  Robert Lockwood Jr.      
Mike Milligan                Good News Blues Band Rob Piazza & The Mighty Flyers
No Regrets Blues Band                       Peter Madcat Ruth Tobin

2003

Kilborn Alley Blues Band Gordon Bonham Blues Band           Billy Branch
Governor Davis & the Blues Ambassadors    Gene Deer Shoot the Driver
Buddy Green with Kenny Meeks Harper  MR2 Blues      
Little Charlie & the Nightcats Pocket of Resistance Tad Robinson
Phil T and the Snake Charmers Tobin The Marshall Tucker Band
Elliot and The Untouchables  

2004

Gordon Bonham Blues Band                  Blackjack Davey                                 Gene Deer                                   
Shoot the Driver Joe Filisko Jame Gilman
West Side Heat Big All & the Heavyweights The Nighthawks with Hubert Sumlin       
Reverend Raven Lil' Rev Key Strummers
Walter Trout and the Radicals    

2005

Gordon Bonham Blues Band                     Gene Deer Harper
Madcat & Kane Carlyn Lindsey and SnakeDoctor       Rod Pizza and the Mighty Flyers         
Jason Ricci The Legends of Southern Rock Derek Trucks Band

2006

Gordon Bonham Blues Band                     Duwayne Burnside Gene Deer
Tinsley Ellis Big James and the Chicago Playboys     RJ Mischo and His Red Hot Blues Band
Reverend Raven Bobby Rush Conrail Saints

2007

Gordon Bonham Blues Band Gene Deer Harper
Big James and the Chicago Playboys          Carlyn Lindsey and the SnakeDoctor     Jason Ricci and New Blood
Conrail Saints Elliot and the Untouchables  

2008

Jason Arimoto                                          Gordon Bonham                               Gene Deer                                  
Jon Justice Charlie McCoy Rod Pizza and the Mighty Flyers
Trampled Under Foot    

2009

Gary Applegate                                        Jason Arimoto                                  King Bee and The Stingers           
Gordon Bonham Gene Deer Big James and the Chicago Playboys
Wade Johnston The Bill Lupkin Band One Flight Up
Powerhouse Harsch Reality Walter Tore's Spontobeat One Man Band<
Trampled Under Foot    

2010

Kilborn Alley Blues Band                           Gene Deer                                       Hazelwood String Band                         
Jon Justice Band Zakk Knight Levee Town
Harsch Reality Tad Robinson Kenny Wayne Shepherd

2011

Max Allen                                                  Blackfoot                                        Gordon Bonham                                  
Gene Deer WT Feaster Band Cabin 12 Jammers 
RJ Mischo & his Red Hot Blues Band   Harsch Reality Below Zero Blues Band

2012

Gordon Bonham                                          Mary Bridget Davies                      Gene Deer                                           
Gene Deer Trampled Under Foot Cabin 12 Jammers
Nick Moss & the Flip Tops Harsch Reality Levee Town

2013

Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater                  Gene Deer and Gordon Bonham          Doug Deming & Dennis Gruenling            
Carson Diersing Southern Hospitality Cabin 12 Jammers
Harsch Reality Noah Witherspoon  

2014

Sugar Blue                                                 Gene Deer                                    Rick Estrin and the Nightcats                 
WT Feaster Damon Fowler Cabin 12 Jammers
Hank Mowruy Nosh Witherspoon  

2015

Gary Applegate                                           Omar Coleman                             Tas Cru                                              
Mary Bridget Davies Deak Harp Cabin 12 Allstar Jammers
Danielle Nicole Band Jason Ricci Brandon Santini
Mr. Sipp Below Zero Blues Band  

2016

Elvin Bishop                             Jack Broadbent                              Ghost Town Blues Band            
Jeff Jensen Moreland & Arbuckle     Tad Robinson Band w/Dave Spector & Deitra Farr
Matt Tedder Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots           Carolyn Wonderland

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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