Madison Blues Society, Madison, Wisconsin Madison Blues Society, Madison, Wisconsin
WILD WOMEN OF THE BLUES 2007
Inaugural Wild Women Never Get the Blues Event
A Benefit for Family Enhancement

"Wild Women Never Get the Blues" is a song title, a way of life, and now a benefit event to be presented by the Madison Blues Society on Saturday, January 27 at the High Noon Saloon in Madison. Event details follow:

Benefit for: Family Enhancement Program, Inc.

Tickets: $15 ($12 blues society members); order at www.high-noon.com

Deb Seitz, Chicago-based blues diva and winner of the 2006 Central Illinois Blues Challenge, will headline this benefit. Seitz is a powerhouse vocalist known for her versatility; critics have described her voice as seductive, soulful and sweet as well as brassy and sassy. Seitz is backed by some of Chicagolandís best blues talent; her Swank Daddys include Kenny Kinsey and Nick Byrd of the Kinsey Report, former Buddy Guy drummer Jerry Porter, and TJ Jenkins of the Mighty Kings. Seitz just released a new solo CD, Another Promise, a record that "makes many musical promises and delivers on each one," (Midwest BEAT Magazine).

The benefit will open with the captivating vocals of local wild blues woman Shari Davis. Shari Davis and the Hootchy-Kootchy Band play a musical range focusing on blues with infusions of jazz and swing. Davis has had a long and varied musical career fronting several bands with a diversity of styles. With a strong line-up of Madison-based blues talent, Shari Davis and the Hootchy-Kootchy Band are known for getting people on their feet and dancing.

Madison Blues Society hosts the event, which includes and on-site raffle, to raise funds for Family Enhancement Program, an organization that works with parents to strengthen families so that children will become healthy, capable, and responsible adults, ready to raise and support future generations of children. Blues Society members will be present to sell memberships, CD's and blues related merchandise. Tickets are available from the High Noon Saloon for a cost of $15 ($12 blues society members); call 608-268-1122 or visit www.high-noon.com to purchase.

The Madison Blues Society (MBS) is dedicated to increasing awareness, understanding and appreciation of Blues music in America's musical heritage. MBS works to expand the presence and vitality of the Blues in the Madison area through promotional events, educational programs, and strengthening links between the community and local musicians.