By Judah Martin

The Blues Crew will release their new album “It’s Time For Crewzin” at the Southern Rock and Roll Blues show on June 28 show at the Bama Theatre.
The Blues Crew, founded by Michael B. Reddy in 2012, is known for its unique sound, which they call “Southern Rock and Roll Blues”. The group is a part of the Tuskaloosa Music Mafia, an organization also started by Michael B. Reddy along with his wife, Katrina, to aid local musicians attempting to enter the music industry.
John Kliner, a 15 gold-record engineer and owner of Southern Breeze Studio, serves as the group’s drummer. Michael “Razor” Sharp and Gary “Mr. Rock and Roll and Blues” Edmonds play guitar for the group, Dave Ivie plays bass, Don Dendy plays the keyboard, Thomas Jenkins plays the fiddle, Jameson “Dynamite” Hubbard plays harmonica and J.K. Terrel plays percussion.
The Blues Crew will be joined by four other musical acts, including:
• Shawna P, a recent contestant on NBC’s The Voice who is known among her fans as the “Queen of Funk.” Shawna P has also played with with the likes of BB King and Kid Rock.
• Chris Simmons and the Royal Blue Band. Simmons has traveled the globe, touring with acts like “Cadillac Voodoo Choir.”
• The Toney Boys, a band composed of brothers O. G. and C. W. Toney. Originally from Nashville, the brothers specialize in a southern rock/funk/blues sound and focus on delivering a positive message in a soulful way.
• Ken Randolph and his band, Cooter Brown. Randolph has performed at the white house and was appointed State of Alabama Ambassador of Arts and Music by Former Governor Bob Riley.
The show will start with a warm up gathering at 5:30 p.m., and the first performance starts at 6:45. Tickets are $20.

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