Mississippi Shakedown (NSW)
Mississippi Shakedown is a band with a minimum of FUSS with a Maximum of EFFECT .
A 4 piece unit led by Blues Charged SLIDE GUITAR ... with a "Don't Bore Us, Get To the Chorus" Attitude.
With influence from the Deep South, these guys have heart. This Band was not created to play in a Restaurant.
Just take a listen to their CDs, Original songs, with An Original Attitude. The band takes no prisoners on their journey to Shakedown an audience. Once seen, Never Forgotten, Once heard ALWAYS Loved!!!
With every GRAND performance, it has been proven without a shadow of a doubt, Mississippi Shakedown never fails to please an audience, whether it be an audience of blues aficionados or Smokey Pub Joe Public - Mississippi Shakedown always hits the mark.
Fronted by Mississippi Jeff Cripps, (well known owner of A# Sharp Recording Studio and three times Australian Blues Music Awards' Producer Of The Year, with a dozen of his artists also having won Australian Blues Awards) on slide guitar and vocals and Wayne Leffler - Mandolin / Harp / Guitar / Fine Vocals, the Band is driven by John Gannon on bass with Derek Smith on drums in the engine room!!
Finalists in the Sydney Blues Society 2007 Performer of the Year Competition.
Mississippi Shakedown is the REAL DEAL!!!
- 5th (2012)
- I Don't Know What I'd Do Without You (2010)
- The Blues Lives Here (2008)
- Right Here Right Now (2007)
Click Here to view blues CDs & DVDs currently available from the Australian Blues Music Festival from this website or in-store at the Goulburn Visitor Information Centre. New titles arriving all the time.
Mississippi Shakedown have appeared at the Australian Blues Music Festival in 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013
Visit the Mississippi Shakedown website at: www.mississippishakedown.com.au