The Bam Fest (Bellville American Music Festival) 2007 Blues compilation CD was in the running for a Grammy Award in 2008
"Blues in Wisconsin? Absolutely, and not just when the Packers lose. Bamfest provides yearly proof of the power of this music, and now that power has been captured on disc."
Friday May 23, 2008 was the official release date of the Bam Fest (Bellville American Music Festival) 2007 Blues compilation CD. The CD was released on Sugar River Records in conjunction with Beau Geste Productions and Elabs Remote Productions of Madison Wi.
The 11 track CD was recorded by Elabs mobile recording unit on location at the Community Park in Bellville, WI. July 13-14th of 2007. Engineered/produced by Jack LeTourneau with Executive Producers Geoff Wilbourn & Whit Lehnberg of Beau Geste Productions.
The Bam Fest CD features legendary Blues artists Johnny Winter, David Honeyboy Edwards, as well as Anna Popovic, Rory Block, Eric Tessmer Band, Michael Burks, The Cashbox Kings, and more... donated there performances and songs for the CD. All proceeds of the CD will be donated to the American Cancer Society, The Honeyboy Edwards FUND for the Blues, and the Belleville School District Music Boosters
Thank You for your support and to the Artists that made it possible.
Enjoy the music!
Geoff Wilbourn & Whit Lehnberg
Beau Geste Productions LLC
Producer Belleville American Music Festival
Contact Info: www.bamfest.net
The concept behind this was to take songs from each artist but have it play with the continuity of a live show. I hope we achieved that and you enjoy. -Geoff