September 25

The BC Combo has been bringing their wealth of experience and passion to Blues, Jazz, Swing, Folk, R&B, Soul and more for over 30 years. Their interpretation of Americana is expressed through their self-penned songs about truth, soul, love, peace and harmony.  This band's journey and its members have been graced with performances on bills that included Ray Charles, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor, Ronnie Earl, Shemekia Copeland, Son Seals, Lonnie Brooks, Rhonnie Baker Brooks, Saffire, the Holmes Brothers, Eddie the Chief Clearwater, Carl Weathersby, Eddie King and so many more. The BC Combo is among the Lehigh Valley’s well respected groups and have been honored since 1999 by the Lehigh Valley Music Awards as individuals, a band, veterans, life-time achievers, for their recordings and community involvement in addition to being distinguished Finalist at the International Blues Competition in Memphis TN.

Formerly known as BC & The Blues Crew, The BC Combo has been performing since the early 90s at festivals, concerts and events throughout the  Northeastern U.S.  The band reels you in with their signature style, wit and humor; recognized by audiences across the region and abroad. New Orleans native, Bev Conklin (BC),  has an extraordinary compassion and grace that compliments her broad range of vocal styles and effortless power in voice. Wayne Smith on guitar and vocals, is the band leader, producer and arranger on all their material, insuring a new show experience with his influences from his icons. Chicago/Detroit native, Joe Mac... pours the tone and grooves on guitar.  Rretired and fearless Fire Fighter, Glenn Spadone puts his vibe on drums. And newest member of the band, Dan Evans brings his wealth of experience, passion and talent on bass.  …”It’s all about having fun!”

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