Big Earl and The Crying Shame
Big Earl and the Cryin’ Shame is a West Coast blues band from Modesto, California. The band members come from varied backgrounds and have played just about every musical style from Jazz to Rockabilly to Rap. Big Earl and the Cryin’ Shame has built their music on a sturdy foundation of 50’s Chicago style blues infused with infectious funk rhythms, this unique blend of classic styles has been filling dance floors since 2007. The boys independently released their first CD, “Low Cash Blues”, in October, 2011. In 2015 they released their second CD Live at the Gallo Center. They have had the pleasure of opening from such well known acts as; Charlie Musselwhite, Chris Cain, Cafe R&B, John Nemeth, MoFo Party Band, Billy TK Jr, Greg “Fingers” Taylor, Mark Hummel and BB King.