AmericaJR’s Gloria and Jerome Rzucidlo were LIVE in downtown Ann Arbor for the 2021 Ann Arbor Summer Festival (A2SF)‘s Live Here Now concert series. This year’s season wrapped up with a performance by George Bedard and The Kingpins. A founding member of the Silvertones, George Bedard formed the first version of the Kingpins in 1984. Their debut CD won the “Best Blues CD of the Year” award. He has closed the Ann Arbor Summer Festival (A2SF) for more than 25 years and headlined festivals and clubs from St. Louis to Barcelona. Bedard has backed such luminaries as Johnnie Johnson, Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Big Joe Turner, Earl King, Eddie Taylor, Koko Taylor, Johnny Adams, and Kim Wilson.