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Daniel Strauss (Father of Barbara “Princess” Strauss) 95 yrs young, hangin’ out backstage at The 2010 Sarasota Blues Fest with the rest of the staff! I want some of what this guy has! I love it! FOREVER YOUNG! You ROCK DANIEL STRAUSS!!!


The first ever employee of Intrepid, whom without, I’m not sure we would have ever gotten off the ground, Barry Witbeck (Thank you Barry!) displays his bees down in Savannah, GA. Barry is a great guy and has remained friends with the company since his departure almost 15 years ago. Always good to hear from The Ole Barr man!!


BMA award winning Drummer, Cedric Burnside, bangin’ on his drums like no one’s business on board the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. © Marilyn Stringer


Rick Estrin & His Nightcats “blow away” the entire Ship onboard the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise © Marilyn Stringer


Always a crowd favorite, Lightnin’ Malcolm enjoys his time (that would be Island Time) aboard The Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. © Marilyn Stringer


Coco Montoya brings up Mike Morgan and Jimmy Thackery to join him on stage on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. “The best set was on the pool deck when he (Montoya) called up Jimmy Thackery and then Mike Morgan. The three of them lit the deck on fire.” © Marilyn Stringer


Jimmy Thackey is ALWAYS a Hit on the High Seas! © Marilyn Stringer


John Nemeth has become one of the premiere vocalists in the world of Soul and Blues. Here he demonstrates his versatility on the LRBC as the vocalist for Elvin Bishop. © Marilyn Stringer


Joe Louis Walker sings the Blues for The fine folks at The Jimiway Blues Festival in Ostrow Wielkopolski, Poland. © Adam W


Trampled Under Foot jams in Notodden, Norway in Oct 2010. These guys ROCK everywhere they go. The Norwegians have really fallen for Trampled Under Foot and TUF has fallen for Norway as well! We love you guys! © Eystein Roll Aarseth


Chris Mule of Honey Island Swamp Band singin’ something ’bout 300 Pounds of Columbian Gold at Voodoo Fest In New Orleans Halloween weekend 2010. © Golden G Richard III


Cedric Burnside at Voodoo Fest in New Orleans bangin’ those drums and singin’ like only Ced knows how to. © Golden G Richard III


Lightnin’ Malcolm has become one of the hottest Guitarists on the Blues and Jam scene over the past few years. Here he is pictured raging on his Telecaster at the New Orleans Voodoo Fest 2010. © Golden G Richard III


Rick and his Witch!


Jimmy Thackery sits in as a special guest of the cruise with Smokin’ Joe Kubek on the West Coast Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise 2010. © Joseph A Rosen


Lightnin’ Malcolm is havin’ fun as always aboard the 2010 West Coast Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise. © Joseph A Rosen


Booty Band Horn Section, Greg Hollowell & Derrick Johnson, AKA Asheville Horns sit in with The Soul Rebels Brass Band at Tipitinas in New Orleans Oct 15th. Thanks to all the Soul Rebels. Great time had by all!


Jack Tuggle Tour Manager and Sound Engineer for Black Joe Lewis, Matt Strmiska Drummer from Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, and Paul Richards from ROCKMAN Mgmt joking around backstage at The ACL fest in Austin TX.


Paulie Richards of ROCKMAN Mgmt and JJ Grey from Mofro hanging out backstage at ACL fest in Austin, TX Oct 2010


Kevin Hopkins of Intrepid (AKA K-Dawg, K-Hop, Kropper, etc….) chillin’ with Derek Trucks backstage at The Roots ‘n’ Blues Festival in Columbia, Mo. (Self Portrait © K-Dawg)


One TUF girl! Danielle Schenbelen of Trampled Under Foot (TUF) rippin’ on her left handed bass and havin’ fun at The Roots ‘n’ Blues Festival in Columbia, MO Oct 2, 2010. © Kevin Dingman


Nick Schenbelen showing off for the crowd in Columbia, MO at The Roots ‘n’ Blues Festival. © Kevin Dingman


Check out the massive crowd gathered at The Bele Chere Festival in Asheville, NC for home town Favs, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band.


Trout N’ Thackery… TNT Baby! Nuff said! © Bob Hakens


The Fall Classic, Never goes out of style! Don’t Stop… Believin’, Hold on to that Feeeeelin’ Yeah!


The Honey Island Swamp Band ROCKS Charlotte at The Blues Brews & BBQ Fest! © Rick Booth


A-Ron of Honey Island Swamp Band in Charlotte! © Rick Booth


“The Crew” featuring Deebers, Shakey Jakey, Paulie from Philly, Bradley F Stewart and The Kropper enjoying HISB in Uptown Charlotte at The Blues, Brews and BBQ Fest. © Rick Booth


“Ya’ got to Keep on Smillin’, just keep on Smilin’!” © Rick Booth


Sam Price of Honey Island Swamp Band lays down the Rhythm in Charlotte, NC at The Blues Brews & BBQ Fest. © Rick Booth


K Hop and longtime girlfriend, Kristin hanging out, enjoying the Adult Beverages in front of the Honey Island Swamp band at The Charlotte Brews & Blues and BBQ Fest © Rick Booth


Rick & Lee Booth having NO FUN watching the Honey Island Swamp Band at The Charlotte Blues, Brews & BBQ Fest Sept 11, 2001. © K Hop


Chris Duarte in The Clouds, high above Duluth, MN at the Bayfront Blues Festival. © Eric Johannesson


Eric Johannesson of The Bayfront Blues Festival hanging out backstage with Guitar Lord, Chris Duarte.


The “New Look” Chris Duarte rares back and Rips at The Bayfront Blues Festival in Duluth, MN. Everyone at the festival was raving over Duarte’s blistering sophisticated set! © Eric Johannesson


Walter Trout and John Mayall share a laugh and talk about old times.


The Booty Band brings the funk in front of a captivated audience in Ukiah, CA.


Walter Trout winds down and closes out his set at “Smukfest” in Skanderborg, Denmark. EVERYBODY LOVES WALTER! Just look at ’em


Jo Jo (Roadman Extraordinaire), Rick from Intrepid and Cedric Burnside all hangin’ out backstage on the Ohio River at The West Virginia Blues & Heritage Festival. © Rick Booth


Cedric Burnside have some laughs with Malcolm’s brother Josh and Josh’s wife Vanessa. © Rick Booth


Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr backstage at the W VA Blues & Heritage Festival. Filler’ Up! © Rick Booth


Good Friends, Good Times in Wheeling, W VA. © Rick Booth


Rick hangin’ out with a couple of Blues Legends, Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, both best known for their time spent playing with Muddy Waters. © Mark Goodman


Jake looks like a proud Papa after Janiva Magness’ performance at the Blues & Heritage Festival in Wheeling, W VA. There is no wonder why this great performer has been named The Blues Music Awards BEST Female Artist 3 out of the last 5 yrs and The 2009 BB King Entertainer of the Year… She BRINGS IT EVERY NIGHT!!! Thanks Janiva! © Rick Booth


Rick Booth and Jake Lankheit of Intrepid Artists greet Bernard Allison when he arrives backstage at The Wheeling West Virginia Blues Festival. What a great band Bernard has! Wow! © Rick Booth


Bernard Allison Getting’ Off on Stage and Rockin’ the good folks of Wheeling, W Va. © Rick Booth


BA and Jose “jam” thru their raucous set of Funky Blues in Wheeling W Va. © Rick Booth


Jose James of The Bernard Allison project wales away like nobody’s business at The Blues & Heritage Festival in Wheeling, W Va! © Rick Booth


Ced Rocks! © Rick Booth


Ced Rolls! © Rick Booth


Johnny gets everyone involved during his show at The W VA Blues & Heritage Festival. © Rick Booth


Jake likes what he hears as Intrepid invades West Virginia for the Blues Festival on the River. © Rick Booth


Friend of the Agency, Vasja Ivanovski MCs his Blues & Soul Festival in Macedonia sporting the Intrepid colors! Thanks Vasja! You Rock! © Rick Booth


John Lee Hooker, Jr was a BIG HIT… as always Friday night at The West Virginia Blues & Heritage Festival. Thank you Johnny! You Rock my friend. Great times had by all! © Rick Booth


Reigning Queen of The Blues, Janiva Magness and her guitarist, Zach Zunis rare back and bring The Blues to Deming, WA at the Mt Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival. © Laddy Kite


Mario Andretti and Sheridan of Simplified pose for some pictures in Victory Lane at The Legendary Charlotte Motor Speedway shortly after Sheridan tore up the track at a blazing 152 mph. Get off Sheridan! Don’t quit your day job. We love ya’ Bro!


Jake Lankheit and Jeff Byrne at Mt Baker. Photo was taken by Lilly Lankheit


Ced & Mal at Mt Baker. Photo was taken by Jeff Byrne


Lightnin’ Malcolm at Mt Baker. Photo was taken by Jeff Byrne.


Cedric Burnside and Lightnin’ Malcolm tear it up onstage at the Mt Baker R&B Festival. Festival promoter Lloyd Peterson looks on from behind. Photo was taken by Jeff Byrne.


Jeff Byrne, Lloyd Peterson (Mt Baker R&B Festival) and Jake Lankheit backstage at the 2010 Mt Baker R&B Festival in Deming, WA. Thanks for the first class hospitality Lloyd. Photo was taken by Lilly Lankheit.


This pic is from backstage at the 2010 Mt Baker R&B Festival in Deming, WA. From left to right is Billy Stoops (Sunbanks R&B Festival), Barney & Erika Olsen (Winthrop R&B Festival), Dave Nichols (Untapped Blues Festival) and Jake Lankheit from Intrepid Artists. Photo was taken by good friend Cholo Willsin.


Joe Louis Walker in the Plaza de Toros at The Blues Cazorla Festival wearing the jersey of the World Cup winning Spanish team. Photo by Salva, a Blues Foundation member from Barcelona.


Stanton Moore (drums) sits in with John Mooney at D.B.A. New Orleans. © Jerry Moran


Fly me to the Moon… The Moon Man Rocks D.B.A…. Gotta’ love The Moon! © Jerry Moran


Lil’ Ed gets Psychedelic as he slips and slides across the fret board the way only Lil’ Ed knows how! © Mark Goodman


The Juke Joint Duo at The Portland Waterfront Festival: Revue read like this…. Cedric Burnside (drums) & Lightnin Malcolm (guitar) – those two can produce juke’n blues like no other!!! © MJ Stringer


Walter Trout plays Portland’s Waterfront Blues Festival – summed up like this… “hair & guitar flying around the stage – playing the blues like a madman – whew-he rocked!” YES , HE DOES! EVERY DAMN TIME! We love ya’ Walter! © MJ Stringer


Get Fired Up, Get Down and Bring it Girl!!! You are Awesome! Windsor Blues Fest 2010. © Arnie Goodman


Janiva Magness was on a seek and destroy mission throughout Canada, pictured here at The Windsor Blues Fest. Needless to say, She and her band Came, Saw, & Conquered. © Arnie Goodman


BB King and Guitar Shorty chillin’!


Grace Potter! WOW!!! © Rick Booth


Grace Potter showing off her Pipes! © Rick Booth


Grace’s vocals are Amazing! © Rick Booth


Grace does it all from Keys to Electric Flying V to Acoustic guitar, sings, dances, etc… The Total Package! © Rick Booth


JP Miller always brings the Funk! Funky Music, Funky Hair, Funky Fun for Everyone! © Rick Booth


Play that Funky Music White Boy! JP Miller spreads the Funk! © Rick Booth


The multi talented Mr Greg Hollowell of Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band in front of the Hometown of Asheville! © Rick Booth


Mary Francis (AKA “The Secret Weapon”) not only adds a completely new dimension to The Booty Band’s show on her Keys and synthesizer but her vocals are amazing as well! You go Girl! © Rick Booth


Home Sweet Home! Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band plays in front of about 5000 folks in their hometown of Asheville, NC at The Bele Chere Festival. © Rick Booth


Comin’ Thru! Derrick Johnson of Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band wanders thru the overflow crowd Friday Night at The Bele Chere Festival as the band played along on stage. © Rick Booth


Grace Potter ROCKS!!! Bele Chere 2010! © Rick Booth


The softer side of Grace Potter at Bele Chere Asheville, NC. © Rick Booth


Sheridan of Simplified rippin’! Bele Chere Festival Asheville 2010 © Rick Booth


All smiles from Chris Sheridan of Simplified at Bele Chere Festival 2010.


People are hangin’ off the Parking deck to catch a glimpse of Simplified at The Bele Chere Festival. Asheville, NC 2010 © Rick Booth<


Sheridan and Lynch of Simplified jammin’ at Bele Chere Festival 2010. © Rick Booth


Lynch bringin’ the Thunder. Bele Chere Festival 2010. © Rick Booth


Derrick, Mary and Al Al of Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band all singin’ away to downtown Asheville © Rick Booth


Funky Al. Nuff Said! © Rick Booth


Greg Hollowell of Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band whips it out in downtown Asheville and proves to everyone that size does matter. © Rick Booth


The Asheville Horns ROCK! © Rick Booth


Rick and Brian Asplin of Macro Management at The Bele Chere festival in Asheville, NC. July 2010 © Lee Booth


Rick and Lee Booth hangin’ with Chris Sheridan of Simplified in front Grace Potter at Bele Chere Festival in Asheville.


Shane Dwight wows the crowd with his guitar skills at Monterey Bay Blues Festival. © MJ Stringer


Bernard Allison definitely inherited his father’s guitar playing skills and he even played beyond his scheduled set time at the MS Valley Blues Festival much like his legendary father, Luther was often known to do. WOW! What a set! © Blues Blast Mag


Mike Garret of The Blues Imperials havin’ fun at The MS Valley Blues Festival. © Blues Blast Mag


Lil’ Ed and his Blues Imperials finished off the night at The MS Valleys Blues Festival on the main stage with a trademark killer set of Blues. © Blues Blast Mag


Lurrie Bell tears it up at The MS Valley Blues Festival! © Blues Blast Mag


Bill and Uncle Guy at The Shack Up Inn giving Ole Cliff (not Clifford) Belcher the “Mississippi Two Step.” Rumor has it, Cliff was able to hold his own (according to Cliff). Never know what you will run into in Clarksvegas, MS at The Shack Up Inn!


Shawn Starsky rippin’ it up and wowing the crowds in Castel San Pietro, Italy.


Lurrie Bell is all smiles as he performs at The Chicago Blues Festival! © Norman Sands


Joe Louis Walker exports American blues-rock to Japan at the Japan Blues Festival in May, 2010.


Joe Louis Walker gives the crowds in Japan a lesson in American blues-rock while on tour in May. A big “thank you” to Yasu for all your hard work!


“Absolutely loved him – and the crowd loved him. He will be back. And just the nicest guy!” Mary Carrera w/ Coloma Blues Live on her thoughts of Shane Dwight at her event. © Megan Jeremica


Our good friend Ms. Chris Levick of Alligator Records hangin’ out with Michael Burkes & Lil’ Ed. Actually we heard she was making them work, you know… sell CDs, sign autographs, that kind of stuff. Work ’em Honey


Nick Moss rippin’ on his guitar like he is known to do at the Bragdoya Blues Festival in Kristiansand, Norway June 12, 2010! Thank you Bjorn for taking good care of all the Intrepid folks! Already looking forward to next year! © Jan Naess


Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat booty Band layin’ down the Fuink at WAKARUSA! © K Hop


Arieh from The Booty Band and K Hop at WAKARUSA… No other caption needed! © Probably K Hop


Jason Fuller of The Last Waltz Ensemble shutting down the Outpost Stage @ Wakarusa 2010 (nice bumper sticker!!!)


Landon Leist and Cliff Moore of Brother Bagman, Anthony Ferrell of JJ Grey & Mofro and the Greyhounds and Kevin Hopkins – hangin’ backstage at Wakarusa 2010


Greg Hollowell, Derrick Johnson & Al Al Ingram of Yo’ Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band showin’ everyone who is The FUNKIEST of all at The Wakarusa Festival in Ozark, AR. © Norman Sands


The Booty Band ROCKS The Wakarusa Festival! © Arieh Samson


Chris Sheridan bending those strings like only he can do at The Visulite Theatre in Charlotte, NC May 2010. © Rick Booth


The standard “Clee Pose.” Ha! © Rick Booth


K-Hop & Bradley are all smiles at The Visulite Theatre for The Simplified show! © Rick Booth


Lee & Rick Booth enjoying an evening out at The Visulite.


Lee Booth, Lilly Lankheit and Lilly’s friend, Meg Pride all havin’ fun at Simplified! © Rick Booth


Lilly Lankheit, Paulie Richards (ROCKMAN Mgmt) and Paulie’s friend Jodi Crystal at The Visulite. © Rick Booth


The newlyweds: Ana Popovic and Mark van Meurs. Congratulations!


Pinetop Perkins still playing and having fun at age 96. He and Kenny Neal rocked the Rum Boogie the night before the BMA’s as part of the Nick Moss “Pro Jam!” These two helped Nick Moss & crew to shut down the rest of the street as folks piled in the Rum Boogie to see them play. © Rick Booth


Charlie Musselwhite joins in on the fun at The Nick Moss Pro Jam at The Rum Boogie on Beale the night before the Blues Music Awards.


Curtis Salgado howls at the moon and wows the overflow crowd at the Rum Boogie Cafe May 5 in Memphis at the Nick Moss Pro Jam.


Nick Moss & The Fliptops own Beale Street the night before the Blues Music Awards in Memphis. © Rick Booth


Rick, Lauren & Shane Dwight, Paulie from ROCKMAN Mgmt and Jakey all together just before the BMA’s. GREAT TO SEE Lauren and Shane,. Glad to have them participate in the BMA’s.


Bradley F. Stewart with Sonny Moorman at The Blues Music Awards. Good to have you join us Sonny!!! © Rick Booth


Ricky & Bob Corritore (AKA Bobby C)at the BMA’s.


Curtis Salgado takes a good look at his hardware as he accepts his award for Best Soul/Blues Artist of the Year! Much deserved Curtis! Congratulations! © Rick Booth


Cedric Burnside (Best Drummer) Rick Booth and Curtis Salgado (Best Soul/Blues Artist) soaking up the moment and enjoying the BMA’s. Ced & Curtis… We are all very proud of you guys. Congratulations!!!


Curtis Salgado and Jake Lankheit hanging out just before Curtis is presented with Soul/Blues Artist of the Year Award at The BMA’s. © Rick Booth


The Intrepid Gang hanging out with John Nemeth before the BMAs. Brad, Kevin, John Nemeth, Jake and Rick…. Uhm, looks like trouble! © Rick Booth


Damn Right, he gots da’ Blues! Buddy Guy shines at the Blues Music Awards. © Rick Booth


Buddy Guy steals the show at The BMA’s performing his hit song, “Damn Right I Got The Blues!” © Rick Booth


Mr Smooth, Rick Estrin performs at the BMA’s and delights the crowd with his Cool Cat Blues like only he can deliver! © Rick Booth


Kid Andersen and Rick Estrin havin’ fun on stage at the BMA’s. Great Show fellas! © Rick Booth


Joe Louis Walker playing his hit song, “I’m Tide” off of his latest record “Between A Rock & The Blues” at The 2010 BMA’s. Oh, By the way, “Between A Rock and The Blues” took home the BMA for Best Album! Congrats Joe


Rick & Janiva hangin’ out in the dreaded Lobby at the Marriott just before the BIG SHOW!


Bonnie gives Buddy a hug after presenting him with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Blues Music Awards in Memphis May 6, 2010. © Rick Booth


Rick Estrin & The Nightcats with Don Bean from Bad Bean Productions in Wichita, KS


Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm are joined on stage at D.B.A. in New Orleans during Jazz Fest by Luther Dickinson of The Black Crowes and Big Sam of Big Sam’s Funky Nation! Nice! What a treat for those at the sold out show! © Kerry Bayhi


John Mooney ROCKS Jazz Fest in only the way he can, with George Porter sitting in on Bass © Jerry Moran


Moon Man got his Mojo workin’ and is “slidin'” thru his Jazz Fest set in New Orleans! © Jerry Moran


Luther Dickinson sits in and Rocks Out with Cedric Burnside & Lightnin’ Malcolm at d.b.a. in New Orleans during Jazz Fest! © Rosalyn Pal


Darius Rucker lovin’ NOLA. © Rick Booth

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