About Crossroads

The band started in 1993 as a jam band to host the Thursday night jam session at Wonderful's Funky Basement in Kalamazoo, Michigan. In addition to long time members Dave "Gator" Allemang and Eddie "Blue" Lester, the current lineup includes Jeff "Fuego" Fernandez on drums and recent additions Nick Cekola on bass and John Ford on keyboards.

The band has won many awards including the KVBA Blues Challenge in 1999 and 2011, the Mid North Michigan Blues Challenge in 2004, the West Michigan Blues Challenge in 2007, and the Detroit Blues Society Blues Challenge in 2009. They were nominated for the WYCE Jammie Award in 2005 and 2009. They have shared the stage with many notable artists including Little Charlie and the Night Cats, Lonnie Brooks and Tab Benoit.



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