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The Reverend Shawn Amos

March 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Reverend Shawn Amos

McIntyre Hall Presents

Friday, March 3 at 7:30pm

Blues and roots singer, The Reverend Shawn Amos, is an exhilarating entertainer whose performances are filled with the foot-stomping, call-and-response energy of 1960s’ Chicago blues shows. The son of music agent turned entrepreneur, Wally “Famous” Amos and R&B nightclub singer, Shirlee May, Amos was raised in 1970s Los Angeles watching musical legends like Marvin Gaye and Quincy Jones at work. Amos began releasing a series of semi-autobiographical albums in the 1990s. Exploring, chronicling, and preserving black American music led him to the American blues songbook and a commitment to keeping this great American art form alive. Just as he has on stages throughout the world, The Rev leaves a lot on the floor: the breath into the bullet microphone, the laughter, the fret buzz, the defiant foot stomp – everything reverberating in a spirit-filled space, offering soul sustenance as only a well-crafted song can.

Joining The Rev on stage are Christopher Thomas (bass) and Doctor Roberts (guitar).


March 3
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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McIntyre Hall
2501 East College Way
Mount Vernon, WA 98273 United States
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