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Blues and Roots Rock Extravaganza

April 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Kick off the Spring season with the Sorg as your favorite local Middletown musicians present a benefit event for the Sorg Opera Revitalization Group.

Featuring the following artists and many more with great musical surprises in store!

-Fred Gillespie and the Swamp Bees, with special guests Ashley Baumgarten, Chuck Evans, and Randy Smith present a lively, take-no-prisoners mix of powerful musicianship, strong original material, blues, R&B and classic rock in a tight three-piece format featuring blazing lead guitar and strong vocals.

-Jimmy D. Rogers and I Dig Pig: Jimmy is a long-time regional favorite known for his keyboard mastery and extraordinary songwriting. He specializes in old-time boogie piano, and puts on a lively, engaging performance every time he takes a stage!

-Sister Salem, featuring James Clark and Ferris Gillespie, is an up-and-coming new band which has quickly become a fan favorite in Middletown and the surrounding area. Featuring the sultry vocals of Gabrielle Anais Sears, the smooth vocals of James Clark, and the stellar guitar playing tandem of Ferris Gillespie and James Clark, this band presents an eclectic and entertaining mix of rock, blues, and Americana.

Free parking behind the building off of Broad Street and off of First Street.

Here are some key notes for this event!
-Tickets are automatically socially distanced once they are purchased. If you are coming with a group please plan accordingly and buy together so you can sit together!
-Masks required for entry
-Beer & Wine available for purchase! (Woohoo!)
-You are able to leave and re-enter if you’d like to grab a bite downtown or need to step outside.
-Prepare for an awesome night of live music close to home!


April 30, 2021
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sorg Opera House
63 S. Main St
Middletown, OH 45044 United States