Montag 17.11.2014, 20:30

Where: Basel
Genre: Singer Songwriter

PAUL BATTO JR. visited Café Bar Salon this january for a great evening. Now he’s back again, with a suitcase full of wonderful songs rooted in blues and gospel tradition.
Paul Batto jr. has been “on the road” performing for the past 20 years. He has toured throughout Europe, appeared on national radio and television shows and received acclaim from critics and public alike.
A versatile performer Paul has done everything from solo performances to leading his own bands and guest appearances with orchestras. His core musical influences range from John Lee Hooker to Mahalia Jackson to Sinatra – yet he does his best to keep his music uniquely his own.

BEN JOSEPH is an American-born musician and songwriter from the music-rich state of Alabama. He has built a substantial resume throughout the southern states, performing in various festivals and venues. Since moving to New Orleans in 2010 he has been playing in clubs on Bourbon Street, Frenchmen Street, uptown and Mid-City serving as a guitar, bass and harmonica player for multiple bands. Aside from performing in New Orleans and the surrounding area he has collaborated and recorded with a range of different musical artist. From underground hip-hop to Cajun country Swamp pop, Joseph has been incredibly engaged with New Orleans’ and Gulf Coast talent. Joseph’s music remains true to his roots and include Blues, Rock and Roll, Soul and Americana.

Eintritt: Frei / Kollekte