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Johnny 7 and the Black Crabs9pm - $5
Johnny 7 and the Black Crabs is a rock’n’roll trio from Seattle. Formed as a backing band for Rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson, The Black Crabs only intended to be together for a short time. But with the success of touring with Wanda and Johnny’s deep love of wild 50s rock’n’roll, rockabilly, and vintage jazz, The Black Crabs just couldn’t stop.
Drawing heavily from their background in Ameripolitan Music- Rockabilly, Honky-Tonk, and Hillbilly Swing, the trio performs upbeat music full of harmonies, quirky turns, and danceable beats. While they may slip in an obscure cover with an authentic feel, they also mix in rich doses of Garage, Surf and Western Swing to their originals. Writing the songs, crooning and handling guitar and steel duties, Johnny 7 is the heart and soul of The Black Crabs.
Johnny 7: guitar, steel, vocals – Wesley Amundsen: doghouse bass – Mike Daugherty: drums, vocals
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95 Patton Avenue | Asheville NC 28801
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