Noe’ Socha and Brian Williams

Corn Hill Arts Festival Entertainment

Noe’ Socha and Brian Williams will be performing together for the first time at The 2019 Corn Hill Arts Festival. Both of these musicians are masters of the Blues, and Gypsy Jazz Music genre’s.

Noé Socha is a Brooklyn-based, multi award winning guitar and harmonica player originally from the small town of Carpi, Italy. He is influenced by folk artists such as Bob Dylan and Neil Young, Delta blues musicians such as Mississippi John Hurt, Muddy Waters, and Lightnin’ Hopkins plus a hint of Hendrix-esque flavor. Noé has created his own signature sound, pairing fiery guitar technique with virtuosic harmonica playing.

Brian Williams plays the upright bass in a style heavily influenced by the early bass players of rock’n’roll & country; his playing blends the rhythms of blues, bluegrass, Dixieland and swing. Williams launched his musical career in 1972 with the Swamp Root String Band playing Old Time Country music at festivals and fiddler’s conventions all along the Appalachians. Soon after, he toured for 10 years with The John Mooney Blues Band working clubs, festivals and concert halls from Maine to Chicago to New Orleans. Sharing the bill with national acts like Muddy Waters, Albert King, John Lee Hooker, Paul Butterfield, and Asleep at the Wheel. Williams is recognized as a player with deep respect for traditional styles as well as a unique slap­ style bass technique.

“This is a must see, one of a kind, one time performance with these two outstanding musicians for all blues and gypsy jazz lovers not to miss this year.”-Corn Hill Arts Festival Music Producer, Woody Woodward.

Location: The Agape Physical Therapy Stage at the Avery Mall
Time: Saturday, 11:30 am – 1:10 pm

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