Concerts In The Courtyard – Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes
A showcase of free local music on the Courtyard at Tonge Row in Old Ellicott City
2017 International Blues Challenge Semi-Finalists!
2016 Winner of the DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands!
2013 WAMMIE nominated Best Blues/Traditional R&B Duo/Group!
2013 International Blues Challenge Participants!
2012 Winner of the DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands!
Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes are guaranteed to get you up on your feet! The Slowpokes playlist is inspired by classic blues material from Chicago to West Coast Swing, Motown to Muscle Shoals, and all the rock n’ roll in between.
Fast Eddie & The Slowpokes have performed from Philly to Memphis, from The Kennedy Center to festivals to roadhouses. They have shared the stage with Mark Hummel, Victor Wainwright (2016 BMA Entertainer of the Year), The Nighthawks, Junior Watson, Big Joe & The Dynaflows, The Andy T Band, Jimmy Thackery, and Phil Pemberton of Roomful of Blues. They won the 2016 and 2012 DC Blues Society Battle of the Bands and represented the DC Blues Society at the 2017 and 2013 The International Blues Challenge in Memphis! In 2017, they were Semi-Finalists at the International Blues Challenge!
Past performances include:
Interstate Blues Festival, Boonsboro, MD
Pearl Street Warehouse, Washington, DC
The Tin Pan, Richmond, VA
Kennedy Center Millenium Stage, Washington, DC
Hard Rock Cafe, Memphis, TN
B.B. Kings’s, Memphis, TN
The Stoltz Listening Room, Easton, MD
Silver Spring Blues Festival
College Park Blues Festival
Rock n Roll USA Marathon
Southern Maryland Sun & Music Festival
Greenbelt, MD Blues Festival
Greenbelt, MD Labor Day Festival
DC Blues Festival
Paoli, PA Blues Festival
Colonial Beach Blues Festival
Trail’s End Blues Festival
Bluebird Blues Festival
Urbana Music Festival
Rehobeth Beach Bandshell
Columbia Lakefront Concert Series
DC Lindy Exchange Annual Event
Pride of the Susquehanna Blues Cruise
Maryland Microbrewery Festival
U.S. Botanical Gardens Concert Series
The Slowpokes are:
Ed Crowley: Vocals/Harmonica
Dave Sherman: Guitar
Tam Sullivan: Keyboards
James “Cookie” Cooke: Bass.
The Concerts in the Courtyard regular season runs April – October, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
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