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Monday, June 29, 2009

Sol w/ Members Of Josh Preslar Band At Blue Martini Raleigh NC July 4th

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Press Release

When: Saturday July 4th 9pm- 1am
What: Funky Freedom Blues! Sol w/ members of Josh Preslar Band
Where: Blue Martini
116 N West St
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603

Blue Martini is an award-winning martini bar and lounge located in the heart of downtown Raleigh's most popular nightlife and entertainment district. On July 4th, Blue Martini presents Funky Freedom Blues! Sol with members of Josh Preslar Band

Sol has learned from and shared the stage and studio with musical heavyweights such as Taj Mahal, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Cool John Ferguson, John Dee Holeman, Guitar Gabriel, and others.
Sol has toured the world with Music Maker roots and blues artists and toured the southeast with his own groups. Sol also has worked steadily with NC music legends such as Cool John Ferguson, Skeeter Brandon, John Dee Holeman, Dynamite Brothers, Tim Smith, and many more.

Sol leads an all-star cast of musicians for the Funky Freedom Blues July 4th party!! The musicians will be Josh Preslar's usual band with special additions: Howling Wind (worked w/ many greats) on harmonica and vocals, Derek Arnold (Skeeter Brandon, Slick Ballinger) on bass, Clark Stern (Big Bill Morganfield, Sean Costello, Bob Margolin) on keys, Mike Rosado (Steve Kimoch, Scott Sawyer) on drums, & Sol on guitar and vocals.

The Josh Preslar Band has been a leading force in keeping the blues alive in the Raleigh area and also heavily involved in the Triangle Blues Society. Josh has performed across the US and is recently back from a European tour with blues singer Diunna Greenleaf. please visit

Industry Quotes about Sol:
“Sol lays down a heavy groove! Sol fluently tears out rock, roots, blues, reggae and jazz, delivered with deep soul.” - Tim Duffy, President- Music Maker
"Sol puts soul into his guitar...everytime! ... a screaming blues-funk sound and a tight rhythm section- you can't help but to move your feet!"- Kris Hodges- Floydfest founder/organizer


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