Frankie's Blues Mission
Friday June 9, 2023 08:30 PM EDT
From the venue:Native to South Georgia, He has 20 plus years experience performing regionally with and sharing the stage with blues and gospel performers such as Detroit Junior, "Chicago" Bob Nelson, Billy Boy Arnold, Luther "Houserocker" Johnson, Chick Willis, Saxophonist Sil Austin, Robin Brown, and many others. As a founding member of Frankie Lee and the Solid Senders, he performed many festivals such as the WRFG Labor Day Blues Bash Festival. As a member of Frankie's Blues Mission, Frankie has participated in The Augusta Blues Festival, Chick Willis' Mid-Georgia Blues Festival, The Atlanta Montreux Festival, the Lowcountry Blues Bash, the Barnesville Blues and BBQ festival, the Decatur Arts Festival, the National Black Arts Festival, the Down Home Blues Festival in Camden SC, and many others. As part of the Blues Mission, He held down second house band duties at Blind Willie's in Atlanta for two years and was also a founding member of the blues band, Native Sons. Robinson also contributes his talents regularly to charitable efforts such as Atlanta Northside Tavern's "Chicken Raid" festivals and other efforts to benefit organizations such as the American Cancer Society. He has performed regularly as the resident guitarist for the Providence Missionary Baptist Church Gospel Ensemble in Atlanta. Frankie, an authentic and soulful blues player, draws from many influences. Guitarists such as Johnny "Guitar" Watson, Roy Lee Johnson, B.B. King, Magic Sam, "Pops" Staples, Charlie Christian, Freddie King, Albert King, Kenny Burrell and T-bone Walker have left their mark on his performances. He walks the walk and talks the talk.
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