Sarah Snead (Debut Cd Release Show) w/ The Michael Hornbuckle Blues Band
and: Robby Wicks Band
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Sarah Snead is a unique artist who captures her audiences with an impressive and interactive vocal performance and a very eclectic song selection. Originally from Austin, Texas, her musical influences are wide spread and deep-rooted...from Country to Blues to Rock. She joined "The Rick Lewis Project" as the lead singer/acoustic guitar player in the Spring of 2014. She is an accompaniment singer as part of "The Michael Hornbuckle Blues Band" as well. Sarah loves to spend time writing music and also writes and records hooks for Denver Hip-Hop artists in her spare time. She is preparing to release her debut album in the winter of 2018, here at The Oriental Theater with a group of stellar musicians in toe!
Inheriting Bobby's old Gibson 335, the brothers began working wherever, whenever, and cutting their first recording. In 1998 "Pass The Torch" was released. It's a raw, respected blues/rock album including; original cuts, covers such as Creams' version of Outside Woman Blues, and a tip of the hat to the man who passed on his love for blues, with a Bobby Hornbuckle original, Down In The Valley.
After a 2015 appearance at the Telluride Blues Fest, the Mile High Blues Society recognized Michael by awarding him: Best Blues Band, Best Self Produced Album, and sent him and his band to Memphis to represent Colorado at the International Blues Challenge.
2016 finds Hornbuckle teaming up with Ace Baker again for his latest release, due out Sep. 2016. Michael is also nominated in this years Rock Awards for best songwriter, best song, best male vocalist, and best blues band.