Ponderosa Stomp #5 - May 8th, 9th and
Annual Ponderosa Stomp
NIGHT ADDED TO STOMP- MONDAY, MAY 8TH
May 8th, 9th and 10th, 2006, at the Gibson Factory, Memphis Tennessee
Three-day music festival will benefit New Orleans musicians victimized
by hurricane Katrina. Proceeds to go to the New Orleans Musicians'
Clinic and Musicares.
From 5 P.M. till 2 A.M Nightly, Admission $40 per Night
Celebrating the Unsung Heroes of the Blues, Soul, Rockabilly, Garage,
Swamp Pop and New Orleans R&B
Artists slated to play include:
Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Joe Clay, Jay Chevalier, Rebirth Brass Band,
Willie Tee, Eddie Bo, Al "Carnival Time" Johnson, Rockie Charles, Tammy
Lynn, Alvis Wayne, Warren Storm, Lazy Lester, The Bad Roads, Barbara
Lynn, Roy Head, Lil Buck Sinegal, Archie Bell, Scotty Moore, DJ Fontana,
Sonny Burgess, Hayden Thompson, Ace Cannon, Hi Rhythm Section, Travis
Wammack, Willie Cobbs, Kenny Brown, The Bo Keys, The Nightcaps, Kenny &
the Kasuals, ? & the Mysterians, Lady Bo, Billy Boy Arnold, Jody
Williams, Deke Dickerson & the Eccofonics, Johnny Jones, Chick Willis,
Little Freddie King, James Blood Ulmer, Betty Harris, Dale Hawkins,
Dennis Coffey, William Bell, Fillmore Slim, The Tennessee Three
featuring W.S. Holland and Bob Wootten, Wiley and the Checkmates, Syl
Johnson, Herb Remington, and The Fabulous Wailers, Bobby Patterson, The
Climates, Carl Mann, Rayburn Anthony, Big George Brock, Henry Gray, Matt
Lucas, The Rockabilly Country Band, Sleepy Labeef, Arch Hall JR and
Jumpin Gene Simmons. More to come . . . .
Sponsors onboard for the event include Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company,
Gibson Guitars, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, JAS JazzAspen Snowmass,
North American Folk Music and Dance Alliance and The Blues Foundation.
Tickets for the Fifth Annual Ponderosa Stomp are still available. All
tickets are $40 per night and are general admission - re-entry is
Advance tickets are available online through our partner
Buyolympia.com. Tickets will be available at the door the night of
The Gibson Factory, Memphis
The annual New Orleans roots music romp that draws music fans from all
over the world, will find a temporary home in Memphis in 2006. The
festival will take place May 9 & May 10 at the city's multi-level Gibson
Special discount rate for Ponderosa Stomp attendees at Wyndham Garden
hotel, 300 N Second St, Memphis, TN. Rooms for 5/7,8,9,and 10 are $150
per night inclusive of all taxes.
To make reservation call hotel 901-525-1800 and tell then you are
attending the Ponderosa Stomp. To get the special rate, rooms have to be
booked by 4/2.
2006 Blues Music Awards
The night after the Stomp, go see the 2006 Blues Music Awards is set for
May 11, 2006 at the Cook Convention Center in downtown Memphis. More
Complete and up to date details are listed at