Date: Sat 09/19/2020
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST (GMT -7)
Gaye Todd Adegbalola (pronounced A – DEG – BA – LOLA) is a Blues Music Award winner and a founding member of Saffire -The Uppity Blues Women (1984-2009). Gaye plays guitar, slide guitar, harmonica and is a composer. She has recorded 10 CDs on Alligator Records and has toured widely throughout the U.S.and internationally. Gaye has also released six CDs on her own Hot Toddy Music label: “Neo-Classic Blues” with Roddy Barnes (mainly 1920s blues), “Blue Mama Black Son,” (computerized originals by Gaye & her son, Juno), “Gaye Without Shame,” (about GLBTQ issues), “Blues in All Flavors” (Parents Choice Gold Award-Winning children’s blues CD), “Is It Still Good to Ya?” (a cappella blues by Gaye & The Wild Rutz), and, “The Griot” (topical blues for topical times).
As former Virginia State Teacher of the Year, Gaye is also in demand for workshops and lectures. A long time activist, she continues to provide a voice for those who have been marginalized by society. By definition of her life’s work, she is indeed a griot.
MEMBER’S PERK: Arrive 30 minutes early a meet & greet with Gaye!
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