Guitars 4 Heroes, Sonny Moorman

Sun Nov 18 2018

4:00 PM

The Southgate House Revival - The Lounge

111 E Sixth Street Newport, KY 41071

FREE

Ages 21+

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  • Guitars 4 Heroes

    Guitars 4 Heroes

    Auction

    This event is a guitar auction to support Guitars 4 Vets. 

    G4V National Ambassador Sonny Moorman will be performing.

    On display at the show will be Holly Mack with Lonnie Mack's Gibson Flying V (#7) AND coming from The Big House Museum in Macon Georgia will be Duane Allman's Les Paul Goldtop.

    Special guest Mike Reeder from Mike's Music will be with us to discuss these iconic pieces.

    The auction will feature guitars from Gibson, Fender, Danelectro, Kay, and others. 
    NO COVER!

    Doors OPEN at 4pm.

  • Sonny Moorman

    Sonny Moorman

    Blues-Rock

    More than just a Blues-Rock artist, award-winning guitar player Sonny Moorman balances his signature smoking-hot riffs with a hard-rocking precision and feel born deep in the Blues ethos. Seeming to channel inspiration from elsewhere, his world-class playing is at once both transcendental and firmly grounded in reality, captivating audiences nationwide. The music is original, complex and never stale, with relatable lyrics and a sound that conjures up masters like Duane Allman, Lonnie Mack, and Freddy King. Still, Moorman has forged his own intoxicating style throughout his decades-long career, which firmly establishes him as one of the last great authentic roadhouse players. 

    Moorman and his band headlined 2012 GABBAfest (where he played Duane Allman’s Guitar!) and the Blues stage at the 2010 Montreal Jazz Fest. He appeared as a Band Finalist at the 2010 International Blues Challenge and won 2nd place in the IBC Solo/Duo competition in 2007. Moorman has released a number of CDs throughout his career, garnering critical acclaim and commercial success – including an excellent review of his latest release, More Live As Hell, by Blues Revue Magazine. Other accolades include being selected 2008 Blues Artist on the Rise by Blues Festival Guide Magazine. 

    Noted music Journalist Randy McNutt may have said it best, 
    "He can flat-out play—and sing… Sounds have been passed from blues giant Freddy King to Lonnie Mack to Sonny Moorman." 

    "Although listeners can hear the likes of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rory Gallagher, Lonnie Mack, and Peter Green in his music, any comparison does him no justice. Basically, Sonny sounds like Sonny, with a fat, creamy, and wonderful power blues resonance." 
    Brian D. Holland, Blues Revue Magazine 

    "In the best tradition of power trios, Moorman delivers the crunch and the wow!" -- Jim Hynes, Elmore Magazine

Guitars 4 Heroes, Sonny Moorman

Sun Nov 18 2018 4:00 PM

The Southgate House Revival - The Lounge Newport KY
Guitars 4 Heroes, Sonny Moorman
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FREE Ages 21+