Lee Hooker, Jr. at Merced Fair
MERCED – John Lee Hooker, Jr. the son of the
late blues icon, John Lee Hooker, will headline Friday,
June 12, in the fairground’s Outdoor Theatre.
“People will be dancing in the aisles,”
he said in an interview.
John Lee Hooker, Jr’s. albums include “Blues
With A Vengeance,” which won him a Grammy in
2004, “Cold As Ice,” “All Odds Against
Me,” All Hooked Up” and “Live In
Also performing in the fairgrounds’ Outdoor
Theatre are: Christian rock band, 7eventh Time Down,
on Opening Day, Wednesday, June 10; one-of-a-kind
rhythm and blues band, Tower of Power, Thursday, June
11 and country artist, Aaron Tippin, Saturday, June
13. The entertainment act for Sunday, June 14 will
be announced soon.
The Merced County Fair is Wednesday, June 10 through
Sunday, June 14. Each night a headline entertainment
act will appear at 8:30 p.m. in the Outdoor Theatre,
where all concerts are free with admission. TableMountain
FREE Concert Series is presented by Modelo Especial.
John Lee Hooker, Jr. knows a lot about the blues.
He lived the blues. He started out singing on the
radio at the age of 8 in Detroit and performed on
the road with his father – he was well on his
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