Jim Shepley is an awesome rhythm and blues guitarist,vocalist and award winning songwriter hailing from Daytona Beach, Florida. He has been performing for more than 50 years and has recorded and performed with such legends as the Allman Brothers Band,James & Alex Taylor & Derek Trucks during his brilliant career. Jim is extremely pleased to be performing for the first time at the Buttonwood Tree. Brian May will be making his second appearance at The Buttonwood after a successful first show last November. Brian has written several new songs in preparation for this show and he will open for Jim, then join with him later for an encore performance. Brian has been a fixture on the New England music since 1968. Since 1985 Brian has been the regular bass player/vocalist with the Jim Shepley Band performing at several venues in New England.