Paul Nelson Band

The Bijou Theatre is proud to present

Paul Nelson Band

Chris Tofield

Fri · June 15, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$15.00 - $30.00

This event is 21 and over

Paul Nelson Band
Paul Nelson Band
Paul Nelson - is recognized as one of today's top guitarists/songwriters and producers not only having the distinction of being the hand picked fellow guitarist to the legendary rock/blues icon Johnny Winter but he has toured the world over performing and or recorded along side an endless who's who list of top artists from Eric Clapton to Slash, Billy Gibbons, Ben Harper, Robben Ford, Vince Gill, Warren Haynes, Derek Trucks, James Cotton, Joe Perry, Susan Tedeschi, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, John Popper, Dr. John, Larry Carlton, Leslie West, Joe Bonamassa, Sonny Landreth, Dickey Betts to Joe Walsh and more...


Nelson received a Grammy award for his work performing on and producing Winter's "Step Back" release on Megaforce/Sony winning "Best Blues Album of the Year" highlighting his already long list of Grammy Nominations. As well as the BMA "Blues Music Award" for "Best Blues/Rock Album" reaching #16 on the Billboard Top 200 and staying at #1 on the Billboard Blues Charts for weeks. He is also a recipient of the Blues Foundation's KBA "Keeping The Blues Alive Award".


His music has reached millions with appearances on Late Night with David Letterman and Jimmy Kimmel Live, and on award winning documentaries: "Down and Dirty" The Johnny Winter Story and "Sideman: Long Road to Glory" (feat: Bonnie Rait, Gregg Allman, Hubert Sumlin), as well as music written/performed and broadcast nationally on NBC and on multiple major album releases, books, instructional guitar columns, live Concert DVD's, and guest performances on countless recordings.
Chris Tofield
Chris Tofield
As an international blues/rock act for over 16 years, “Chris Tofield has left audiences hot, sweaty and satisfied time and time again with his intense, high-energy shows. This reputation has earned Tofield 7 consecutive “Hartford Advocate Readers Poll Awards” for “Best Blues/Rock Band” in Connecticut. Chris has opened for many legendary acts such as B.B King, Jeff Healey, Tower of Power, Robert Cray, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Edgar & Johnny Winter, Roomful of Blues and many others.
Since relocating to Las Vegas, Chris has been carving a niche for himself in “the entertainment capital of the world” by working with some of the city’s top performers and musicians.
As Chris is quoted as saying “If I’m not having a good time, how can I expect my audience to?”
One thing for sure, when Chris Tofield plays, everyone has a good time!!
Venue Information:
Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave
Bridgeport, CT, 06605
https://www.BijouTheatreCT.com