Popa Chubby

Popa Chubby delivered his hard-edge blues to the Crystal Bay Casino Red Room on Thursday, Oct. 2. The prolific studio artist has released 24 records since 1994. The big man played from his chair throughout the set, with support from bassist Francesco Beccaro and Michael Leisure. He played a great Jimi Hendrix set including “Little Wing.” He also did great versions of “Over The Rainbow, ” “Further Down Up the Road” and “Peter Gunn.”

About Kurt Johnson

Photographer Kurt E. Johnson has played drums since he was 14. He is in the South Shore blues band Mudd Bonz and the instrumental progressive psychedelic space rock band Aether Haze. He retired after a 31-year career in the Bay Area and has lived at Lake Tahoe for 10 years. His passion is concert photography and playing music. To see more of his photos, visit his website http://photoskejohnson.smugmug.com/

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