The information below is from a previous Fair.
The Backwater Blues Band is one of San Diego’s premier blues bands. They perform a broad spectrum of authentic Rock & Blues, Soul Blues, Funk Blues, Originals, Classic Rock Blues, and R&B. They have performed up and down the coast from Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach to world-class events, festivals and international Blues Cruises.
The band members have a long history of playing with some of San Diego’s best blues musicians, and has been honored to support internationally renowned artists such as John Nemeth, “Mighty Mike” Schermer, Anthony Gomes, Deanna Bogart, Kenny Neal and the late Ike Turner.
The band is honored to perform with Gregg Wright at The Belly Up Stage at the 2019 San Diego County Fair. Gregg was Michael Jackson’s guitarist on his last tour. Band members include Jim Woodard, Jonny Viau, Diego Armijo, John Simons, Nathan Brown, and Peter DeMarzo.