Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Columbia Pike Blues Festival 2011

Images from the sixteenth annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival, hosted by CPRO, the Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization.

"You should never try to put a tuxedo on the funky blues."- R. Penniman (Little Richard)

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.

Angel Morales and family

Angel Morales and his family have lived along Columbia Pike for over twenty years.

Pictured are Angel, his mother, and brother.
Photography by Lloyd Wolf.

Pete Connell / Curbfeelers

Pete Connell is the lead guitarist and vocalist of the Columbia Pike-based blues band, the Curbfeelers. He is a lifelong area resident, and was recently interviewed for the Columbia Pike Documentary Project by folklorists from George Mason University.

These photographs were taken at the annual Columbia Pike Blues Festival.

Photography by Lloyd Wolf.