A multi-talented band!
Heather Crosse Band leader on Vocals/Bass
The SweeTones:
Lee Williams – Vocals/Drums
Walt Busby – Vocals/Guitar

Seeking Festival Dates and Events for 2014

sweetones01Heather delights the tourists who come to Clarksdale, Ms – All ages of fans from every part of the world love this up and coming blues band. Heather has earned her stripes so to speak and it shows by her command of the stage. She encourages the fans to dance and is known to throw in a little Reggae or a country song or two if this pleases the crowd. Book one of the Delta’s favorites. Her trademark song is Why Does A Woman Need A Bass Guitar. You need to find this out for yourself. Book Heather Crosse and The SweeTones!

Heather Crosse and the SweeTones perform at some of the most prestigious festivals such as the King Biscuit Festival, the Sunflower Blues Festival and the Hot Springs Blues Festival. She performed in  Canada at The Southside Shuffle. Heather Crosse with her band The SweeTones is a regular at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, MS. While performing with her Bass Guitar, she uses her compelling gravelly blues voice to give her audience a dynamite show.

Heather Crosse was part of the Morgan Freeman Blessissippi Concert which included artists such as Marie Muldaur and Bill Payne. She also opened for Paul Thorne at Ground Zero Blues Club   and opened for and backed Bernie Marsden also at Ground Zero Blues Club. She has shared the stage with musicians such as Bob Margolin and Bob Corritorre.

Heather Crosse gained international stage experience touring for four years with blues musician Super Chikan & the Fighting Cocks. During her four years touring with international blues musician Super Chikan the tours took them to throughout the U.S. and Mexico.  She also backed Terry Big T Williams at the Chicago Blues Festival.

Presently Heather is in the process of recording her first CD, but has already released her trademark song called “Why Does a Woman Need A Bass Guitar”. The song was released on a Blues Women International compilation CD. The song is being played nationally and internationally on many radio stations. Check out Heather performing live at Ground Zero.
Video playlist at www.youtube.com/deltabluesmama

When she is not performing Heather is a music educator for the Tutwiler Community Education Center. Heather Crosse lives in Clarksdale, Mississippi.

For information about Booking Heather Crosse contact her Management Company:

Mississippi Delta Blues, Inc. www.mississippideltabluesinfo.com
Exclusive Management & Booking for Heather Crosse and The SweeTones
Call Carol Marble at 662-347-2869

About Lyn

LYN FUNNELL CV (well, sort of!) Lyn had very successful careers as an Air Hostess, Sales Rep, (she was one of only a couple of women. She beat all the men regularly, becoming the Top Rep in the UK, and 2nd in the world.) And then Catering took over. She did everything from the washing-up, to Silver Service Waitress, and Chef. A few times, she had to cook the meal, dash round the other side and Silver Serve it! In between all this, she wrote as often as she could, building up a reputation as a published short story writer, (Horror and a twist in the tale,) and a Poet. She has appeared as a Performing Poet, and a Demo Chef. Then she discovered the world of the Food & Travel Writer. And that’s what she has continued doing to this day. Her main hobbies are Cookery and entering Competitions. She has won many prizes, including holidays and a moped. She enjoys entering Competitions, submitting her original recipes. She was first in many Competitions, including the Good Housekeeping Millenium Menu, Fruits of France, Bernard Matthews Turkey Recipe, and appeared on BBC’s The One Show Spag Bol contest. She was one of three Finalists, coming 2nd, which makes her Britain’s Spag Bol Queen! Now she runs B-C-ing-U! and loves it! After several years of being messed around by Editors, and having loads of contacts, Lyn formed her own online Magazine, vowing to treat her writers fairly, and to do everything possible to further their careers, publicise their books, etc. She now has a band of excellent regular writers, and the Magazine’s going from strength to strength! Lyn’s online published books; Adverse Camber A collection of my published poems. The First Book of Short Stories The Second Book of Short Stories The Third Book of Short Stories. Many of these stories have been previously published. St Anthony of Padua. The Patron St of the Old. A story of one woman’s terrible ordeal in a Home, and her family’s rescue of her. The Girl Who Watched. A Cuban girl is attacked by an English journalist & what follows! Willy the Whizz & the Wormhole. Suitable for Young Adults, aged 15-95! Get Out Of Debt And Stay Out – Forever! Unsympathetic, hard-hitting, realistic solutions to your problems. All these books are published by Andrews UK Ltd www.andrewsuk.com No, I didn’t pay them to Vanity Publish! They’re all available from Amazon, and many other online publishers. LYN FUNNELL.