4th Annual UBS Member Appreciation Party

4th Annual UBS Member Appreciation Party

Sat · December 16, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Buy tickets online with no additional fees!

This event is 21 and over

For the 4th Annual Utah Blues Society Member Appreciation Holiday party, the UBS will be raising money to send William G. Kidd (solo) and Tony Holiday & the Velvetones to the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis starting on Jan. 16, 2018.

This great honor is bestowed upon the world’s best blues acts.Blues society’s from around the globe send their best act(s) to compete amongst over 250 acts. Show your support and help us raise funds to get these 2 worthy acts, representing your UBS, to Memphis!!

All door proceeds go directly to the bands and if you’re referred by William or Tony, a portion of your new membership will also go directly to them, along with new UBS merch!

Tony Holiday
Tony Holiday
Tony Holiday and the Velvetones, a 4 piece Funk/Jump Blues Band also known as DirtBag Blues. Tony is a rising force on the national 'Harmonica Scene". Touring the US 6-8 months a year Tony was recently listed by Blues Harmonica Player ™ (Rick Estrin, Charlie Musslewhite and others) as one of top 12 up and coming harmonica players in the U.S.! Tony is supported by Seydel harmonicas, Harp Gear, Shaker Mics, and CoalaTree Organics.
Finishing his 4th year fronting the band with harmonica Tony has released his debut album 'No Need To Rush It' , named by the great Guitar Shorty. .the Velvetones are Christain Mills on Bass Guitar and vocals singing soulful harmonies and fronting the band for a few songs as well. Landon "string bean" Stone on the Guitar. At just 22 years old Landon is a very accomplished player with mature stylings of old and new sounds. Matt Howitz on Drums is an amazing player just 23 years old and as nasty as they come, teaching drums on his off time at School of Rock. Howitz provides a new groove when joining the band in 2014 Howitz is an endorsee with SoulTone cymbals.
William G. Kidd
William G. Kidd
Venue Information:
The State Room
638 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111