Blues Legend Earl Thomas in Blues Foundation Benefit Concert Appearing at Club Fox, Redwood City Sunday, March 24, 2013 by straightlinepr


Blues legend Earl Thomas and his Blues friends will play at Club Fox in Redwood City on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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									    Blues Legend Earl Thomas in Blues Foundation Benefit Concert
     Appearing at Club Fox, Redwood City Sunday, March 24, 2013
   Blues legend Earl Thomas and his Blues friends will play at Club Fox in Redwood City on
                                 Sunday, March 24, 2013

Redwood City, CA, March 14, 2013 - Blues legend Earl Thomas and his Blues friends will play at
Club Fox in Redwood City on Sunday, March 24, 2013 with a special live performance webcast pay
per view show at 1pm PST. This once in a lifetime event, which will not be replicated anywhere,
will be streamed live by VenMundi, making it possible for Blues aficionados all over the world to
enjoy these extraordinary artists who are coming together in support of the Blues Foundation. You
can view a special message from Earl Thomas about this event at:

Earl Thomas started out wanting to support the Blues Foundation by giving back his time and
talents as a Blues artist. As his fellow Blues musicians heard about what Thomas was doing, they
wanted to join him. As a result, the show will feature Sista Monica, Syreeta Neal, Lady Bianca,
Kenny Neal, Tia Carroll, King Tuffnstuff, Shane Dwight, Daniel Castro, John Nemeth, Kyle Rowland,
Greg Nagy, Aki Kumar, the Blues Ambassadors and the list is growing.

Thomas explains, “I’m excited to be part of this event, and even more excited to have my friends
join me in supporting the Blues Foundation. I think it is important for all of us to give back to the
music that we love and to ensure that the history of Blues is preserved. I’m also grateful to
VenMundi for helping us contribute 50 percent of the proceeds in support of the Blues Hall of
Fame Museum.”

VenMundi makes it easy to buy a ticket for the live show by going to the link to
the Earl Thomas In Concert for the Blues Foundation event site. VenMundi is thrilled to use its
patented new technology to support important organizations like The Blues Foundation and make
it possible for Blues fans around the world to be part of the fundraising.
"The Blues Foundation has been inducting performers and recordings into the Blues Hall of Fame
since 1980 and a capital campaign is well underway to establish the Blues Hall of Fame museum.
We applaud Earl Thomas and his friends for their willingness to step forward in support of our
efforts to bring this long-overdue dream to reality," explained Jay Sieleman, President of the Blues

Charley Lochtefeld, owner of Club Fox reports, “We are delighted to support the Blues Hall of
Fame Museum and are glad to be teaming up with Earl Thomas and VenMundi to stream the show
live to blues fans all over the world. We know they will enjoy the show and the opportunity to
support the Blues Foundation.”

Recognized on four continents Earl Thomas has been called "one of the most important blues
artist of this decade" by the Best of Blues Awards where, in 2011, he took top honors including
Best Male Vocal, Best Contemporary Blues Artist, Best Album, and Best Songwriter. His songs
have been recorded by icons Etta James, Solomon Burke, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, and Tom Jones
as well as contemporaries Janiva Magness, Big Llou Johnson, Tracy Nelson and, most recently,
blues queen Shemekia Copeland on her new Telarc Records release 33 & 1/3. In 2006, the
national blockbuster, In The Mix, starring Usher and the Sundance Film Festival Award winning
Forty Shades Of Blue with Rip Torn both featured an Earl Thomas composition. He scored again
with songs on popular television shows, in 2009 on the hit series E.R and again in 2012 with In
Plain Sight and Bones and with songs on over 500 Blues radio stations in the United States and
around the world, Earl Thomas is a genuine Blues star. He made his European debut at the
renowned Montreux Jazz Festival in 1992 and has built a solid reputation and fan base especially
in Switzerland, Scandinavia, and England. His long running residency at Biscuits & Blues in San
Francisco with his tight multicultural band The Blues Ambassadors is the hot ticket in the Bay Area
drawing regular SRO crowds to the popular venue.

About Venmundi: is a portal, providing live and video on-demand content on
the Internet for a price per event through laptops, Smartphones, tablets and home entertainment
centers. The patented process includes the workflow and the documents that allow the artist, the
venue and the viewer to participate in a VenMundi broadcast. The technology enables the
uninterrupted transmission of the content and manages the revenues and customer base in an
efficient, accessible, easy-to-use format. .

Barbra Higgins, President of VenMundi explains, “VenMundi lets musicians reach their fans live and
in-person, and simultaneously via streaming video on the Internet, with a level of visual quality
and audio clarity rarely found online. Better still, fans can soon queue up concerts from their
favorite artists on-demand so they get what they want, when and how they want it with
uncompromised quality and an experience that is almost as good as being there. VenMundi is
helping to raise money by extending the reach of this very special concert.”

Sign Up to View The Pay Per View Event

About The Blues Foundation: The Blues Foundation is Memphis-based, but world-renown as
THE organization dedicated to preserving our Blues music history, celebrating recording and
performance excellence, supporting blues education and ensuring the future of this uniquely
American art form. The Blues Foundation has 4500 individual members and 200 affiliated local
Blues societies representing another 50,000 fans and professionals around the world. Its signature
honors and events--the Blues Music Awards, Blues Hall of Fame, International Blues Challenge and
Keeping the Blues Alive Awards--make it the international center of Blues music. Since 1980, The
Blues Foundation has been inducting individuals, recordings and literature into the Blues Hall of
Fame, but until now there has not been a physical Blues Hall of Fame. The Raise the Roof
campaign calls for up to $3.5 million to create a hall of fame that will be the place to: honor
inductees year-round; listen to and learn about the music; and enjoy historic mementos of this
all-American art form.

Chip Schutzman
Miles High Productions
P.O. Box 93157
Hollywood, CA 90093


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