Norman Sylvester received the 2017 George Page “Back what you Believe in” award for his dedication to the Blues and Community Service. For the last few years the band has included Norman “Boogie Cat” Sylvester and his Bass man from the beginning Rob Shoemaker, drummer Paul Shoemaker, keyboard player Jeff Otto and horn players Peter Moss & Renato Caranto. The Norman Sylvester Band often incorporates one or more female vocalists, notably the energetic & accomplished Lenanne Sylvester-Miller, Sarah Billings, a popular singer and radio personality who fronts her own band and when they can grab a date from one of Portland’s most popular vocalists around, the soulful LaRhonda Steele.
After 30+ years of this band playing well over 4000 Gigs =The 2015 & 2017 Best R&B Band Muddy award win!
The Norman Sylvester Band has shared the stage with BB King, James Cotton, Tower of Power, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Otis Clay, Peter Frampton, Mavis Staple, Lil Ed and the Imperials, Junior Wells, Isaac Scott Five Blind Boys of Alabama and WAR.
Learn more at: http://normansylvester.com/
Aurora City Park Amphitheater. Rain or Shine.
Bring a lawn chair/blanket, a picnic or grab food at the show, whatever you choose it will be a great time!
Food provided by TBA
Beer & Wine provided by TBA
Old Fashioned Ice Cream provided by Here's the Scoop