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The Cash Box Kings Album Release Show
March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$12
Midwest Blues icons The Cash Box Kings are returning to Gibson Community Music Hall for their first stop on the road following the release of their latest Album “Oscar’s Motel”!
Who: The Cash Box Kings
When: Saturday, March 18, 2023 at 8:00 PM | 7:00 PM Advanced Entry for Ticket Buyers (Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis), 7:30 PM for General Public
Where: Gibson Community Music Hall (211 W College Ave, Appleton)
Advance Tickets: HERE for $12 (plus small fee) | Day of Show: $15
PLEASE NOTE: All shows at Gibson Community Music Hall are 21+ unless otherwise noted.
THE CASH BOX KINGS
The Cash Box Kings, according to Living Blues magazine, “are one of the best blues bands in the land.” The group, co-led by real-deal Chicago blues vocalist and songwriter Oscar “Mr. 43rd Street” Wilson, and Madison, Wisconsin-based songwriter, harmonica giant and singer Joe Nosek, plays masterfully raw, unvarnished, old-school ensemble blues. Wilson’s huge, emotive vocals and Nosek’s blistering harmonica fuel their razor-sharp original songs and always incisive reinvention of obscure blues classics. AllMusic says The Cash Box Kings offer up “an enthusiastic celebration of Chicago blues in all of its electric forms…funny and smart…slow grooves and hyper-charged shuffles. The Cash Box Kings don’t merely pay homage to the past, they bring tradition into the present [and deliver] a rollicking good time.”
On their new Alligator Records album, Oscar’s Motel (their third for the label and 11th overall), The Cash Box Kings bring contemporary authority and old-school authenticity to each of the album’s 11 tracks. The band—featuring guitarist Billy Flynn, drummer Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith, bassist John W. Lauler, and keyboardist Lee Kanehira—opens a door into the intoxicating spirit and sounds of 1950s and 1960s Chicago-based blues, and then they bring it all right up to the minute with Wilson and Nosek’s original, instantly memorable songs.