“Beautiful Bobby” Blackmon - Guitarist/Vocalist
E-mail - B3Comm@aol.com
April 24 - Leesburg Bikefest (Budweiser Stage) - Leesburg, Fl - 3 P.M. - 6 P.M.
May 1 - 1884 Restaurant & Bar - Eustis, Fl - SOLO - 8 P.M
May 2 - Braised Onion - Ocala, Fl - SOLO - 6:30 P.M.
May 9 -Brownwood Paddock Sq - Wildwood, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
May 16 - Musuem Café - Homosassa, Fl - SOLO - 2-4 P.M.
May 23 - Private Party - Apopka, Fl
May 24 - Sumter Landing - The Villages, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
May 29 - Cranes Roost Friday Night Live - Altamonte Springs, Fl - 8-10 P.M.
June 6 - Braised Onion - Ocala, Fl - SOLO - 6:30 P.M.
June 7 - Spanish Springs Square - The Villages, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
June 13 - Lakeridge Winery - Clermont, Fl - 2 - 5 P.M.
June 20 - Braised Onion - Ocala, Fl - SOLO - 6:30 P.M.
June 28 - Brownwood Paddock Sq - Wildwood, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
July 11 - Braised Onion - Ocala, Fl - SOLO - 6:30 P.M.
July 12 - Brownwood Paddock Sq - Wildwood, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
July 18 - Lakeridge Winery - Clermont, Fl - 1- 4 P.M.
July 19 - Spanish Springs - The Villages, Fl - 5-9 P.M
August 8 - Wildwood Millennium Comm Ctr - Wildwood, Fl - 7 P.M.
August 16 - Brownwood Paddock Sq - Wildwood, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
August 29 - Spanish Springs - The Villages, Fl - 5-9 P.M.
October 24 - Lake City Blues/Jazz Fest - Lake City, Fl - 3:45 - 4:45 P.M.
December 8 - Villages Jazz Society Event - The Villages, Fl - TBA
Bobby's current working/traveling band consist of three of the best musicians in Orlando; JImmy Seay (Bass), Jack Bumgarner (Keys), and David Bynes III (Drums)
Beautiful Bobby is an excellent veteran entertainer who plays for his audience. He specializes in contemporary southern soul/blues & classic r&b music. His band is the premier choice in Central Florida for private parties, festivals and nightclubs. Band members include: Bobby (Guitar & Vocals), Jack Bumgarner (Keys), Jimmy Seay (Bass) and David Bynes III (Drums). In June, 2006, he gained many new fans when he opened for Buddy Guy at the House of Blues-Orlando. In May 2010 Bobby opened for the legendary BB King in Orlando. 2011, he shared the stage with Kim Wilson & the Fabulous Thunderbirds on a concert in Orlando, Fl. March 2013, he was the semi headliner for the Orlando Blues & BBQ Event with the Robert Randolph Family Band that drew over a 1000 people.
Beautiful Bobby is originally from Athens, TX and is just one of the long line of blues guitarists from Texas who gives you some soulful guitar licks. Beautiful Bobby’s band has been a mainstay for the last 3 1/2 years at the BB King’s Club in Orlando working two nights a week. You’ll be sure to enjoy one of the best live shows in the business when you attend Beautiful Bobby Blackmon’s high energy shows. Check out his 3rd CD because it has some blues for everyone. He is also the songwriter on 10 of the 12 songs on this CD. He gives a modern sound to keeping the blues alive.
March 2011 - CD Release - Yeah Baby-Chillin With The Blues
May 2011 - CD reaches #1 on Dallas, TX KNON blues radio list for the month
June 2011 - CD on 40 blues radio playlists
June 2011 - CD was put on the Pick to Click play rotation list at Sirius/XM Channel 70 BB King's Bluesville Radio
June 2011 - Living Blues Magazine review - " His band is tight and funkified...Blackmon's gift shines even more brightly on ballads,,,passion, emotional honesty, musicianship, and taste, you can't do much better than that." - David Whiteis
July.August 2011 - Blues Revue Magazine review " it's a tight band..Blackmon has a strong, supple tenor voice and his guitar playing is crisp, fluid, stinging and reminds me of Little Milton and Mighty Joe Young...Blackmon has the chops to become a majpr player in the modern soul-blues pantheon." - Thomas J. Cullen lll