Bobby BlackHat brings together the finest blues musicians in Hampton Roads to perform classic, modern, as well as original blues tunes that will keep your toes tappin’ and your hips shakin all night long!

Bobby “BlackHat” Walters, recording artist, harmonica player, vocalist,  songwriter and actor hails from Cleveland, Ohio and has been playing harp for over 40 years.  Bobby is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Commander with 27 years of distinguished service which included serving as Military Aide to the President and being awarded the Coast Guard Medal for Heroism.

Bobby has had the honor of opening for Blues Legends B.B King, Taj Mahal, and Steady Rollin Bob Margolin.  Bobby has shared the stage with Kenny Neal, Lil Ray Neal, Jackie Scott, Bill Deal and the Rhondels, Jason Ricci, Eddie Shaw, Daryl Davis, Ruthie Foster, Sherman Robertson, Slam Allen, Tas Cru,  and Memphis Gold.

The Highland County Arts Council presents Bobby BlackHat on May 11th at 7:00 p.m. in The Highland Center. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students 15-18 years of age, and free for children under 15.

This concert is made possible in part by funding from the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Community Foundation of the Central Blue Ridge.

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