Ogeechee Riverkeeper Rivers Rock Fundraising Concert: Robert Lee Coleman & The Night Owls, Missionary Blues, Big Mike & the Booty Papas, Calvin Hilliard, Sista Rae @Knights of Columbus Hall

IT'S a new format, season and venue for the sixth annual Rivers Rock fundraiser. Riffing on "the winter blues," the organization has rounded up some of the best blues musicians in the region for an evening supporting advocacy for our state’s natural resources.

Robert Lee Coleman & The Night Owls are no strangers to Savannah, having played both Revival Fest and Stopover in the Yard at The Grey. If you’re not familiar with Coleman’s fantastic guitar work, you’ve surely heard it on James Brown hits like “Hot Pants” and “Make It Funky”—Coleman’s time in James Brown and the J.B.’s, plus years spent as Percy Sledge’s axe man, primed him for a lifetime of musical achievement.

Macon brethren Big Mike and the Booty Papas have been around for over a decade. With two Grammy nominations and international notoriety, best arrive ready to dance to the soulful sounds of Big Mike and his Papas.

Missionary Blues acts as local support, plus, Calvin Hilliard Arline and Missionary Blues harmonica player Sista Rae will make special guest appearances.

Ogeechee Riverkeeper works tirelessly to preserve the Ogeechee, Canoochee and Southeast Georgia’s coastal rivers. At an affordable $20 a ticket, put on some dancing shoes and get out there to support natural preservation.

Saturday, February 6, 7 p.m., $20, all-ages

About The Author

Anna Chandler

Connect Savannah Former Arts & Entertainment Editor Anna Chandler started writing about music after growing hoarse from talking about it nonstop. Born in Tennessee and raised in South Carolina, she has been a proud Savannahian for 8 years. She sings & plays guitar & accordion in COEDS and Lovely Locks.
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