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Alive After Five with Hurricane Ruth Band featuring Nick Swan

July 26, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Hurricane Ruth LaMaster is a vocal powerhouse with a style all her own, blending the blues with rock and soul. Hurricane Ruth earned her name because no one believed that such a large sound could come out of such a small woman! A captivating performer, Ruth will grab your attention from note one and never let you go. The great Willie Dixon once told Ruth “You’re the only hurricane I can appreciate.” She has performed with Maynard Ferguson and his orchestra, Adrian Belew, and Louis Belson and has been a support act for John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, B. B. King, Taj Mahal, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Ronnie Baker Brooks, and more.

Nick Swan is a singer/songwriter originally from Knoxville, TN. He has spent years honing his talents from playing with old masters on Beale St. to playing solo in legendary venues in NYC. Now based in Nashville, Swan plays lead guitar for a variety of artists in addition to performing with his own original music with the Nick Swan Band.


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All tickets are sold at the door beginning at 4:45 pm.

Express Passes for the Summer series of Alive After Five are $50 each for all 8 shows of the summer series. They are available for purchase by members at Alive After Five beginning May 17. Express Pass holders may bypass the ticket desk and enter Bailey Hall after 5:00 pm by showing their pass to the volunteer at the stairway/elevator on the first floor.