second stage LINEUP

witness the u.s. debut of 14 year old toby lee!

APRIL 5TH & 6TH STARTING AT 4:30 PM - GET HERE EARLY!

A Future Superstar of the Blues
— Joe Bonamassa
The 2018 UK Young Blues Artist of the Year
— UK Blues Federation
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Toby Lee is a 14-year-old blues rock guitarist.

Hailed a future superstar of the blues by Joe Bonamassa – Toby’s videos have been viewed over 300 Million times!

Toby’s musical journey began at just 4 years old when his Grandma bought him a yellow and green ukulele. This little instrument went all over the place with him and he played it constantly until he’d broken every single string. Stirred by the greats, he now took every opportunity he could to listen to Jimi HendrixStevie Ray Vaughan, and Gary Moore, to mention but a few.

But it was the Blues Heaven Festival in Denmark in November, 2017, that took Toby’s profile into a different league. A video of him and Chicago blues man Ronnie Baker Brooks playing together went viral and was viewed over 108 Million times in two months. And the music still keeps pulsing through his veins.

He recently jammed with Buddy Guy in Denmark and, at the Gibson Showcase at NAMM with Perter Frampton and Billy Gibbons. 

 
 
 

second stage schedule
APRIL 5th & 6th:

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KAL DAVID

with toby lee

Both Days 5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

To say that Kal David is just a great Blues guitarist would be a shame, although he is that, indeed. Other Blues guitarists don't come close to his wide range of styles, the colors on his palette. Kal David is a fine and experienced guitarist who can bring you to your knees with his soulfulness, but don't miss his depth. Kal David is a singer. A true vocalist, a professional with way above vocal chops. His gritty, yet polished vocals take you on an emotion filled ride. The world is about to wake up to a true living legend of music. If you have the opportunity, don't miss an electrifying Kal David performance.

Kal’s extensive credits look like the who’s who of the music industry. Working for long periods with Etta James and Johnny Rivers and doing a long stint with John Mayall and the Blues Breakers and also performing and/or recording with BB King, Peter Cetera, Paul Cotton, Smokey Robinson, Joe Walsh, Bonnie Raitt, John Lennon, Stevie Wonder, Brian Wilson, Paul Young, Robbie Dupree and a host of others.

 
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John Carey

with toby lee

Both Days 5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Born and raised on the south side of Chicago right down the street from Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker's house, John Carey started his music career as a early teenager on the road with the world famous Chi-lites in 1973 at the age of 17. He went on to play guitar with Chicago blues singers Tyrone Davis and Koko Taylor in the following years along with several bands in the area.

In 1983 John headed west to Los Angeles to do production work for artists on the Interscope records label. You can hear John's rhythm guitar on the #1 hit song from Young MC, “Bust A Move”. Over the last 15 years, John has been performing in the Coachella Valley and in 2018 John's group The Smooth Brothers won the CV Music Award as the best contemporary duo. John Carey has over 10 albums available on iTunes and other music outlets.

 
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MIC DANGEROUSLY

with toby lee

Both days 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Michael "Dangerously" De La Torre, the young man with a silver tongue and a golden voice, is one of the main driving musical forces behind several Southern California acts. His music has been featured on FM and XM stations throughout the US, and he can be seen performing live regularly. 

Mic’s songs have been licensed for use by TLC, CMT, FOX, MTV, Knott's Berry Farm, Disney and more and he’s performed in over 100 cities nation wide with multiple bands. He is also the executive producer for Hollywoodstock Productions and Bad Cat Music Group, and works primarily out of 17th Street Studios and Hollywoodstock Studios.

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Bands from The Academy of Musical Performance (AMP)

AMP is a music education non-profit program in the Coachella Valley that teaches responsibility and accountability to teenage musicians through performing and playing in a rock band. Each night at Garden Jam, local young musicians in the AMP Spring '19 bands will rock the garden with an energizing set of original music and covers of your favorite songs. Learn more about the AMP program at ampcv.org.

Bands scheduled to perform include:

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pescaterritory

Pescaterritory is a group of young musicians who met at the Academy of Musical Performance and make rock and roll music.  Apart from writing their own original tunes, they enjoy jamming out to bands such as Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Jethro Tull, and many others. The band consists of Aiden on vocals and guitar, Jason on guitar and vocals, Gavin on bass and keyboard, and Nick on the drums.