Aki Kumar, the “Bombay Blues Man”, brings together some of the Bay Area’s finest blues musicians to present his extraordinary fusion of Chicago Blues and Bollywood tunes for a special one-night-only appearance in Alameda.
Living half his life in India – growing up on Bollywood films and studying classical Hindustani music – and half his life on the West Coast – discovering his love for the blues, Aki Kumar has blended these genres to create his own musical realm: Mumbai Meets Muddy. Today, Aki is hailed as one of the top rising stars of the West Coast Blues scene. Don’t miss it!
“…old school blues at its finest by way of India. And the lad has soul to spare.” –Dan Aykroyd aka Elwood Blues
Tasty bbq available for purchase from Alameda-based Oakland Smoke Shack. Vegan and vegetarian side dish options available. Doors open at 7pm.