The Saratoga Sun -

By Joe Elder 

Wyoming blues band to compete in Memphis


Jay Shogren and the Shanghai’d were selected by the Wyoming Blues and Jazz Society to represent Wyoming at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn. Jan. 30 through Feb. 2.

“Memphis is a great music town,” Shogren, vocalist, guitarist, mandolin player and songwriter for the band, said. “It should be a great experience and good for the band. We don’t usually see ourselves in competitions, but it will be a unique opportunity to represent Wyoming.”

The Shanghai’d were in Saratoga last June as the opening act for Jalan Crossland at the Hi-Water Hoedown at the Yard.

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