Paula and the Pontiacs - Blues in da Parish Festival 2013

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Paula and the Pontiacs will be performing live at the free Blues in da Parish Festival on Oct 5, 2013 at Docville

Farm in Violet Louisiana. bluesindaparish.com

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Paula and the Pontiacs - Blues in da Parish Festival 2013

  1. 1. PAULA AND THE PONTIACS
  2. 2. Paula and the Pontiacs is an all-star group of Louisiana musicians known for their "gut-bucket" Blues, classic R&B, and soulful originals.
  3. 3. Paula and the Pontiacs was founded in 1978 by Paula Rangell, whos e musical talents include alto saxophone, h armonica and lead vocals.
  4. 4. Living Blues Magazine says: “Rangell is a fine instrumentalist and, more importantly, a n effective vocalist who has her timing and delivery down.”
  5. 5. Paula currently plays with the Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame Band. Her song "Harmonica Girl" has been licensed by RUF Records as a part of World Harmonica, an all- women harmonica players CD scheduled for release in Fall 2013.
  6. 6. Since 1984 Paula and the Pontiacs has played extensively in the southern United States, Brazil, St. Croix, Kansas City Blues Festival and Mexico City with Deacon John.
  7. 7. Paula lost her beloved home in New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina. She now resides in the country outside of Folsom, Louisiana. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, she is a 5 year survivor and doing great.
  8. 8. You'll find smooth vocals and saxophone finesse on this new one from Paula Rangell, a hard-working blues singer and multi- instrumentalist from New Orleans. - Blues Review
  9. 9. Paula has been working hard for years to achieve her special place on the roster of New Orleans blues artists. - Big City Blues
  10. 10. Releases include: • Pontiac Blues (1990) • Cadillac Love (1994) • 30 by 90 (1997) • Live at Ruby's Roadhouse (2000) • Louisiana Bride (2008)
  11. 11. PAULA AND THE PONTIACS

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