A series of concerts of the American blues band Mem Shannon and the Membership Band will take place in
Concert tour starts at the annual music festival Tengri in the capital’s
The tour ends with a concert in one of the shopping centers of Bishkek on July 2 at 6 pm.
Admission is free.
Mem Shannon and the Membership Band will also conduct master classes for young musicians and members of the Access Microscholarship program sponsored by the US Embassy. Classes will be held in the American corners in Bishkek and
The group’s repertoire is a perfect blend of blues, soul and funk, which will be enjoyed by all connoisseurs of the genre. Band Mem Shannon and the Membership Band are from New Orleans.
Lance Ellis is a saxophonist who grew up on the works of the great Charles Miller. Earl Smith is a drummer and vocalist. Tom Worrell is a keyboarder, he can be called a multi-instrumentalist, since Tom started playing piano at the age of four, and later added a trombone and bass guitar to his repertoire. Will Repholz is a bass player who performed at many international venues.