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Blues performance to benefit Elks foundation

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webmaster | 01/17/13

Blues guitarist Ron Thompson will play his energetic blues, rock and deep country sounds Saturday night at the Madera Elks Lodge.

A steak dinner begins at 6:30 and is followed by Thompson from 8 to 11:30. The dinner and dance is $25 per person or $10 to enjoy the music and dance only.

Proceeds will benefit the Elks National Foundation, which donates funds for local Elks lodges like Madera’s to help with youth activities, scholarships, drug awareness programs and veterans’ programs.

Ron Thompson has played with famous blues artists B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Etta James and many more. His versatility as an accomplished musician not only on slide and steel guitar, but also piano, harmonica and mandolin has led to him performing with headliners Fleetwood Mac, Carlos Santana, ZZ Top, Huey Lewis, Elvin Bishop and numerous others throughout his career...


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