This week, Local Spins and River City Studios hosted their first-ever live-stream session, spotlighting teenage blues guitarist Jake Kershaw and his band. (Video, photo gallery)
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To say Jake Kershaw has just scratched the surface with his talents is likely an understatement.
The 17-year-old blues-rock guitarist from Marshall continues to build a devoted audience for his scintillating musicianship, with a host of high-profile concerts and festival appearances ahead in 2018 (after already playing to big crowds last year, including opening a sold-out show for Tab Benoit at Kalamazoo’s State Theatre).
To see what all the fuss is about, Local Spins and Grand Rapids’ River City Studios selected Kershaw to star in our first-ever live-stream edition of the popular HopCat presents Local Spins Live at River City Studios sessions that have showcased more than 15 Michigan acts over the past two years.
Despite battling a cold that made his voice bluesier and raspier than ever, Kershaw and his talented bandmates – Chip Hebert on drums and Andy Merrild on bass – tore it up impressively for Wednesday night’s session that was streamed live on Local Spins’ and River City’s Facebook pages.
Watch the entire episode here, with a photo gallery below. And read more about Kershaw online here.
VIDEO: HopCat presents Local Spins Live at River City Studios with Jake Kershaw
PHOTO GALLERY: Jake Kershaw at River City Studios
Photos by Anna Sink