VANESSA COLLIER (Blues Rockin’ *Star*) + Jake Nielsen

VANESSA COLLIER (Blues Rockin' *Star*) + Jake Nielsen's Triple Threat (+ DJ K-os)

Date:

Fri Jun 28

Time:

9:15 PM

Age:

21+

Talent:

 

  • Where:  BOOM BOOM ROOM (1601 Fillmore Street)
  • When: Friday, June 28th 2019 9:00 PM til 2:45 AM 
  • Door Time: 8:00 PM
  • Show Type: Funk, Soul, Rock, Live Blues Phenom *rising star*
  • Restrictions: 21 & over


Join us at the BBR for this RISING SUPER STAR in the BLUES – Rockin SCENE TODAY, This is a “One Night Only” SF Show on Friday Night…:

 

** VANESSA COLLIER **

 

plus opening act:
JAKE NIELSEN’s TRIPLE THREAT *

 

and:
DJ K-OS *
(of Digital Underground)

 

 

VANESSA COLLIER

“There’s a young lady [Vanessa Collier] came onstage with me, I forgetwhere I was, but she’s playing an alto saxophone, and man, she was amazing.”

– Buddy Guy

 

If you haven’t been fortunate enough to meetVanessa Collier and witness one of her head-turning, fiery, and passionate performances, you should definitely make sure you do. As a master musician and multi-instrumentalist, Vanessa weaves funk, soul, rock, and blues into every powerful performance and she is downright impressive. With soulful vocals, searing saxophone, and witty songwriting, Vanessa is blazing a trail, racking up an arsenal of honours, and has already singled herself out as an artist of distinction and one we would all do well to watch.

It’s not simply the accolades she has accumulated so far, although they’ve been many — three Blues Music Award Nominations (BMAs) for Contemporary Blues Female Artist of the Year (2018) and Horn Player of the Year (2018 and 2017), a Blues Blast Award nomination, the Jammingest Pro Award bestowed by the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, First Place for lyrics in the International Songwriting Competition, Best of 2014 Blues Breaker on Dan Aykroyd’s Blues Mobile — it’s the fact that she has accumulated all these honours even while her career is still in its infancy. A 2013 graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music, she’s toured nationally and internationally, released two critically acclaimed albums(2014’s Heart, Soul & Saxophone and 2017’s Meeting My Shadow), and will release her highly anticipated self-produced third album, Honey Up, in July 2018.

These days, Collier spends much of her time on the road, performing at some of the most prestigious music festivals in the world. Her talents have taken her to the Blues Music Awards Show where, in the words of the Blues Foundation, Vanessa “blew the doors off the Blues Music Awards!”; Ottawa Blues Festival, where she earned two front page newspaper photos and rave reviews after her foot stomping debut there; twice on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise, where she earned the Jammingest Pro Awardand was a featured artist with Tommy Castro’s Blues Review; Briggs Farm Festival, where she was the “most popular Briggs Farm act in 2017” (Elmore Magazine), and the list continues. In 2017, Vanessa was also a featured artistin three major tours across Europe as part of Ruf’s 2017 Blues Caravan.

As for Collier, she says she’s happy performing on stages across the world, hoping that she can make a difference with fans and followers along the way. “I am driven to do this because I find it a total form of expression and connection,” she explains. “I love connecting with an audience and feeling their energy and I hope to inspire people to follow their dreams and passions, to find what brings them joy, and then to pursue it doggedly.”

 

 

JAKE NIELSEN’s TRIPLE THREAT BAND

Jake Nielsen’s Triple Threat is a little bit of Stevie Ray Vaughan. a little bit of the Chilli Peppers and a little bit of Sublime.  Together these 3 Men have become a Triple Threat to the music scene!  They are a genre bending group with the ability to entertain any crowd in front of them, no matter what age.  Front man Jake Nielsen has been inspiring people with his talent and ability to rise above all obstacles since he was very young.
Born on march 29 1985. Jake was born with cerebral palsy, limiting the use of his legs. He was always determined to never let that bring him down…
Generating a lot of attention for his live performance, with so much energy and funk you have to get out of your seat and dance!  With this album Jake played all over California, opened for big names such as Elvin Bishop, Roy Rogers and Travis Warren of Blind Melon.  And also making his international debut in Canada,   Also his song ‘Drinkn Blues’ was featured in a short film called Bondi Blues with Dan Aykroyd.
These days Jake is touring with Kyle Talty on drums and Dave Palmer on bass, two of his oldest jamming buddies.  Together these three have accomplished many great things!  And also bringing back his reggae roots between the funk and blues! 

Media: