Miss Mikey May and The Organ Grinders (Prague)
Born with the Blues and paid her dues, Miss Mikey May is a powerful and soulful vocalist, a natural entertainer with backgrounds in theatre, cabaret, burlesque, and social dancing. Her mission is to serve up a wild ride to the roots of Blues, Jazz, and Gospel in a dancer-friendly package.
In 2016 Mikey founded the Hammond-organ based swing and Blues project, The Organ Grinders. Armed with some of Prague’s top Blues and Jazz musicians, expect some serious dancing with tributes to good ol’ fashioned tunes, a few new ones, and an all around groove-it-or-lose-it good time!
Herby & The Mudcats (Vienna)
Paul Batto Jr. (Prague)
Paul Batto jr. has been “on the road” performing for the past 20 years. He has toured throughout Europe, appeared on national radio and television shows and received acclaim from critics and public alike. A versatile performer Paul has done everything from solo performances to leading his own bands and guest appearances with orchestras. His core musical influences range from John Lee Hooker to Mahalia Jackson to Sinatra – yet he does his best to keep his music uniquely his own. At present he is touring in a duo with pianist Ondra Kriz – playing a repertoire of original songs rooted in blues and gospel tradition.
Erik Trauner (Vienna)