Paula and the Pontiacs - Blues in da Parish Festival 2013

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Paula and the Pontiacs will be performing live at the free Blues in da Parish Festival on Oct 5, 2013 at Docville Farm in Violet Louisiana. bluesindaparish.com

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Paula and the Pontiacs:

Paula and the Pontiacs

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Paula and the Pontiacs is an all-star group of Louisiana musicians known for their "gut-bucket" Blues, classic R&B, and soulful originals.

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Paula and the Pontiacs was founded in 1978 by Paula Rangell , whose musical talents include alto saxophone, harmonica and lead vocals.

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Living Blues Magazine says: “ Rangell is a fine instrumentalist and, more importantly, an effective vocalist who has her timing and delivery down.”

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Paula currently plays with the Louisiana Music Hall Of Fame Band. H er song "Harmonica Girl" has been licensed by RUF Records as a part of World Harmonica, an all-women harmonica players CD scheduled for release in Fall 2013.

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Since 1984 Paula and the Pontiacs has played extensively in the southern United States, Brazil, St. Croix, Kansas City Blues Festival and Mexico City with Deacon John.

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Paula lost her beloved home in New Orleans due to Hurricane Katrina. She now resides in the country outside of Folsom, Louisiana. Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008, she is a 5 year survivor and doing great.

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You'll find smooth vocals and saxophone finesse on this new one from Paula Rangell , a hard-working blues singer and multi-instrumentalist from New Orleans . - Blues Review

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Paula has been working hard for years to achieve her special place on the roster of New Orleans blues artists . - Big City Blues

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Releases include: Pontiac Blues ( 1990) Cadillac Love ( 1994) 30 by 90 ( 1997) Live at Ruby's Roadhouse (2000 ) Louisiana Bride (2008 )

Paula and the Pontiacs:

Paula and the Pontiacs

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