Vero Beach, FL Blues Festival

Mr. Sipp

“The Mississippi Blues Child”

8:30 PM Saturday!

February 25, 2023

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Castro Coleman a-k-a Mr. Sipp, “The Mississippi Blues Child” was born August 25, 1976 to Johnelle and the late Vera Coleman in the small town of McComb, MS. He began playing the guitar at the tender age of 6. Through hard work and perseverance, Mr. Sipp has become a Delta Blues Force to be reckoned with! Being recognized for his amazing vocals, songwriting ability, musicianship, ability to produce records and entertain Fans with an upbeat, outlandish show! One of the hottest new names in the blues world, Mr. Sipp made his debut on Malaco Records in 2015.

Mr. Sipp is the 2014 International Blues Challenge Winner by way of The Vicksburg Blues Society as well as the 2014 Gibson Best Guitarist Award Winner. The same year Castro was given the Bobby Rush Entertainer of the Year Award by the Jus' Blues Foundation. In 2015, he won several Jackson Music Awards including International Male Blues Artist, Blues Artist of the Year, and Entertainer of the year.​ He was the BMA Best New Artist Album winner 2016 and The Spirit of Little Walter Award 2016. The same year, Castro was the first blues artist to have his handprint inducted into the Wall of Fame in Fredrikshavn Denmark. For the 25th Annual Living Blues Awards, he won the Best Blues Album of 2017 New Recordings award (Contemporary Blues) with "Knock a Hole In It", and in 2018 he won the National Blues Artist of The Year award at 44th Annual Jackson Music Awards.

Now in 2022, he shows the “Soul Side of Sipp” with the first single “I’ll take her” released January 28 !!! Mr. Sipp will put the stage on fire at the Vero Beach Blues Festival 2023!