The Snacks Blues Band Does Memphis

The Snacks Blues Band has steadily grown a reputation for their wide variety of original music, stylized cover songs and high energy performances for over 15 years.  Based out of Jacksonville, Florida their carefully-crafted sound preserves the deepest-rooted blues traditions established by pioneer artists such as: Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, John Lee Hooker and Robert Johnson; while infusing the upbeat rhythms of the Soul, Rock, R&B and Funk movements that historically followed.

The Snacks Blues Band features the powerful, barrel-chested vocals and rhythmic "juke-joint" harmonica stylings of John-Michael Brown; the warm, clean, lead tones and delta-like fingerpicking of Brian Boos on guitar; and are expertly backed by the versatile percussion of Matt Schaeffer. In 2013, they independently released their first album, "Whiskey Won't Make You Forget" and took first place in the St. Johns River Blues Festival. Whenever The Snacks aren't performing live, they are hard at work writing new material. rehearsing and preparing for their return to the studio.

The Snacks Blues Band participated and won the 2018 Regional Blues Challenge, hosted by the First Coast Blues Society at Mojo Kitchen, Jax Beach, on August 19, 2018.

In January 2019, The Snacks will be representing Jacksonville's Blues Community at the International Blues Challenge  in Memphis, TN. It is a five day event and we will need help to take care of our travel and lodging expenses  for this incredible trip. Your donation will directly go to costs of transportation, lodging, fuel, merchandising, equipment and maintenance, food and small necessities. We will also be working diligently to cover our share of the cost.

We appreciate all support and donations to help us take the maximum advantage of this once in a lifetime opportunity!

Donations

  • Mama Blue 
    • $25 
    • 19 mos
  • John (Jack) Edwards 
    • $50 
    • 20 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 20 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 20 mos
  • Punkie Brown 
    • $95 
    • 21 mos
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Fundraising team: The Snacks Blues Band (2)

John-Michael Brown 
Organizer
Raised $2,105 from 42 donations
Orange Park, FL
Matthew Spice Schaeffer 
Team member
Raised $80 from 3 donations
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