Jill Watkins is well known in Colorado for her sassiness and powerful voice. Her versatility is experienced through her various projects; from her original blues project, the "Jill Watkins Band", to featured artist with jump-and-swing band "George Whitesell and his All-Stars Featuring Jill Watkins," to vocalist with the New-Orleans-themed band, "Jockamo," to collaborator with the all-women’s show "HERmonious," and, singing with the internationally renowned (cuz she told her friend in Canada) funk and jazz band "FUNK KNUF"! Jill has shared the stage with many international artists and performed in festivals all across the southwest. She continues to stretch her wings and expand her repertoire.
Jill is also honored to sing The National Anthem and God Bless America for special events.
FUNK KNUF Opens for Sugaray Raymond
Tickets are: $18.00 advance (with $4.10 in fees), $22.00 day of online (with fees), $24.00 at door.
Sugaray Rayford is nominated for, count ’em, four awards for the 39th annual Blues Music Awards in 2018. The four nominations are:
Soul Blues Album – The World That We Live In Soul Blues Male Artist Instrumentalist – Vocals B.B. King Entertainer of the Year “The nominees for the 39th Annual Blues Music Awards represent a prestigious collection of acclaimed performers and rising stars that reflect the breadth and diversity of today’s blues music scene.” — The Blues Foundation
The Band Sugaray has fronted his own band since 2010, called the Sugaray Rayford Band. This band is currently made up of world-class musicians who tour extensively internationally: Drake “Munkihaid” Shining on keyboards, Alan Markel on bass, Lavell Jones on drums, and Allan Walker on sax. Ralph Carter is Suga’s writing partner, joining the band on bass for live gigs on occasion.
This is one show NOT to miss at The Buffalo Rose this year. Sugaray Rayford rarely makes it out this way…so don’t miss it! He has a 9 piece band who will blow your mind! Join us for a night of sure to be unforgettable music!