2018 Fiesta Blues Heritage Series with The Keeshea Pratt Band

San Antonio Blues Society Presents:

2018 Fiesta Blues Heritage Series with The Keeshea Pratt Band

Michael Alanis

Sun, April 15, 2018

Doors: 3:00 pm / Show: 4:00 pm

$15.00 - $50.00

This event is all ages

NO Seating GUARANTEED. Any Seating Available is on a First Come, First Served Basis. NO REFUNDS all sales final. 

All Minors Will Be Charged an Additional $5 At the Door. 17 & Under Admitted with Parent or Guardian Only. - $15 Advance/ $20 Day of Show/ $50 Reserved Booth

The Keeshea Pratt Band
The Keeshea Pratt Band
Singing since the age of six, Keeshea Pratt has shared the stage with several notable national figures including bluesman Bobby Rush, Eddie Cotton, opera singer Grace Bumbry, soul singer Musiq Soulchild, and gospel icon the late Reverend James Moore. Pratt has accomplished what few Mississippi based singers before her has ever achieved: The ability to attract fans from all walks of life without ever straying from the intricate roots that nurtured her awarding winning voice in the first place. Prattís impressive musical range and undeniable charisma changed the landscape of local entertainment by displaying the kind of vocal immediacy and vulnerability possessed by few singers and leaving you wanting more. Draped with amazing style, class, and sophistication, Pratt takes you on a journey through all genres of music. ìI always get asked the same question,î says Pratt, ìWhat type of music do you sing?î My answer has always been the sameÖ ìI sing it all.î There has been an elite array of influences with unique sounds and styles that has cultivated Prattís alluring and spirited presentation. Sheís an artist that appreciates all genres and refuses to be put in a box, and her connection with her audience allows her to tap into whatever their mood is and render an offering of shear vocal pleasure. Some of Prattís accomplishments include ìThe Jackson Free Press Artist of the Week 2011î, ìThe 2012 Female Artist of the Year in the Jackson Music Awardsî, and a featured artist the 2010 Chicago Blues Festival. Her road to the top of her musical game in Jackson has been filled with the type of conviction that now causes a younger generation to look to her as a musical influence.

The Blues Foundation out of Memphis, TN crowned Keeshea as the Queen of the 2018 International Blues Challenge (IBC) on January 21, 2018 as the 34th annual edition of the blues competition wrapped up at downtown Memphisí Orpheum Theatre with Pratt and her brass-heavy Texas ensemble taking home 1st place in the best band category. The Keeshea Pratt Band, a little over 8 months old, went to Memphis and left a mark that will forever be talked about.
Michael Alanis
Michael Alanis
Michael Alanis is a 24 year old singer/songwriter from San Antonio Texas. His passion for music began in 2010 at high school at Holy Cross playing an acoustic guitar for the talent show and has developed over the past seven years to now include singing and songwriting. He learned to play by ear but eventually took guitar lessons and studied music theory.

His style can be described as soulful, funky, jazzy, bluesy, with a hint of latin flair. Some of his biggest influences have been John Mayer, George Benson, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Carlos Santana, Ray Charles and Jimmy Hendrix. His performances can be acoustic as well as a full band.

Michael currently can be seen performing at various venues around San Antonio including The J.W. Marriott Resort and Spa, The Plaza Club, The Hard Rock CafÈ, Alamo Beer Company and many others. His performances include corporate events, non-profits, weddings and private parties. He has hosted Sunday Blues Jams for the San Antonio Blues Society and represented the San Antonio Blue Youths at Samís Burger Joint.
Venue Information:
Sam's Burger Joint
330 East Grayson Street
San Antonio, TX, 78215