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Cecil R. Gray Inducted into 2015 Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame at Rentiesville, OK

May 23, 2015

 

Cecil R. Gray, vocalist, lead guitarist, harmonica, and songwriter, was inducted into the Oklahoma Blues Hall of Fame at the Down Home Blues Club in Rentiesville, OK on 23 May 2015.  This induction honor is a major milestone in Cecil’s musical career.  Cecil was one of eight dedicated blues musicians to be inducted.  Friends of the Rentiesville Blues Committee at Renmittee at Rentiesville base the inductions on those who have lived in Oklahoma or have helped with the Rentiesville Blues Festival and who carry the music forward with dignity.

 

Cecil Gray and Red Dawn Blues Band Win 2004 NAMMY for Best Blues

 

On February 10, 2005 at the 7th annual Native American Music Awards (NAMA) ceremony held at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, FLA, Cecil and his band ‘Red Dawn Blues Band’ were exuberate to receive the NAMA award for the Best Blues/Jazz Recording category.  This was for his cd “Indian Harmony”.  Cecil is an independent artist with four blues and one gospel cds, which were recorded at Rhythm Trax Studio (Oklahoma City, OK).  Each of these cds submitted to the NAMA has achieved a NAMA nomination. He has recently produced a new blues cd "Saddle Mountain Blues", which was recorded at SoulJourn Studio (Lawton, OK) with his current band ‘Cecil Gray Native Blues’.  

For bookings, you may contact Cecil at 580/402-5864.  Facebook page is Cecil Gray Native Blues.

 

2019 Events/Gigs:
 
Jan 15 - 19, 2019 - Apache Casino Hotel in Lawton, OK
Feb 14 - 16, 2019 - Apache Casino Hotel in Lawton, OK
April 13, 2019 - Durant, OK
April 19, 2019 - Main Street Event Center in Norman, OK
May 25, 2019 - Artesian Arts Festival (4:00 - 4:30 PM) in downtown             Sulphur, OK
May 30 - June 01, 2019 - Apache Casino Hotel in Lawton, OK
June 15, 2019 - Bricktown Blues Brews & BBQ Festival ( 6:00 - 7:00 PM) in Okla City, OK
June 28, 2019 - Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, KS
June 29, 2019 - Okla Hops and Vino Festival in Concho, OK
July 27, 2019 - Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in Cherokee, NC 
 (Summer concert series - 2:00 to 2:45 PM)
August 10, 2019 - Green Country Roots (7:00 - 8:00 PM) in Tahlequah, OK
August 24, 2019 - Thirsty Buffalo ( 7:30-10:30 PM) in Medford, OK
August 30, 2019 - Dusk to Dawn Blues Festival in Rentiesville, OK  
Sept 12 - 14, 2019 - Apache Casino Hotel in Lawton, OK
Oct 12, 2019 - ICT Native Gala in Wichita, KS 
(SEE Upcoming Events tab for remaining 2019 and 2020 bookings.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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