Monday, July 7, 2014

Entry deadline 7/11 for AARP/American Idol Boomer (50+) Superstar Contest



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Think you have what it takes to compete yourself? Enter AARP's Boomer Superstar contest powered by American Idol Live! before July 11! Come back after July 15th to vote for your favorites!
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Now that this season is over, you can see American Idol's top 10 contestants on tour with American Idol Live! 2014 sponsored by AARP. The best part is that AARP members receive a special 30% discount on tickets! Tickets available here.
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. THE CONTEST IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.). BETWEEN 50 AND 68 YEARS OLD. THE VOTING SWEEPSTAKES IS OPEN TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES (D.C.), EXCLUDING FL. 45 YEARS AND OLDER. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.
Contest ends 9/5/14 at 11:59:59 p.m. ET. For Official Rules and prize descriptions, visit www.aarp.org/BoomerSuperstar.
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Friday, June 20, 2014

Robert Ross on Staten Island tonight, Manhattan Sunday, BB Kings on Sat June 28 #blues




The Robert Ross Band

Two Time NY Music Award Winner & NY Blues Hall Of Fame Inductee

Quote: "A blues icon. One of the great blues spirits." Bob Fass (Radio Un-nameable, WBAI-FM Pacifica Network).
www.RobertRossBand.com
JUNE SCHEDULE
Robert Ross on Staten Island!!
Robert Ross Duo @ Phunky Elephant 
When: Friday, June 20, 2014 (this is the correct performance date)
Time: 9pm - 12am
Address: 1271 Bay St., Staten Island, NY 
Phone: 718-448-4282
Featuring: Mal N. Stein (drums & percussion); and Two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar & harmonica from 9pm to 12am. Great food, great vibe, extraordinary music, and FREE Admission!!

Robert Ross & The Jazz-Manian Devils @ Jule's Bistro (brunch)
When: Sunday, June 22, 2013
Time: 12pm noon to 3pm
Address: 65 Saint Marks Place, NY, NY 10003
Phone: 212-477-5560
Featuring: Mal "N." Stein on drums; "The Star Of" David Hofstra on bass; and two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar & harmonica. We will be playing some mellow blues and jazz for brunch from 12 noon to 3pm in this beautiful little French restaurant in the East Village. The food is incredible, the atmosphere is warm and friendly, and the music is .... ya know. 

Felix & Robert & The Boys in Manhattan!!
Felix Cabrera & Robert Ross Band @ BB King's (Lucille's Lounge)
When: Saturday, June 28, 2014
Time: 7:30pm to 10:30pm
Address: 243 West 42 St. Times Square, NY, NY 10036
Phone: 212-997-4144
Featuring: NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Felix "El Gato" Cabrera (vocals, & harmonica); two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar, & harmonica; NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee George “More Or Less” Morales on drums; and Angello “The Little Italian Pony” Olivieri on bass. We will perform from 7:30pm to 10:30pm. Great food. Great band. Admission is $10 unless you sign up for a free ticket at the super duper secret BB King's guest list: http://www.bbkingblues.com/comp.php . If the gig is not listed on that site, then call the club and ask them to update the guest list.

ALSO:
GUITAR / BASS / HARMONICA LESSONS
From award winning recording artist & seasoned educator Robert Ross
I will be taking on a limited number of dedicated guitar, bass, and harmonica students regardless of age or current level of expertise.
Robert is a two time New York Music Award winner and a New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee. Robert is known for a wide variety of blues, jazz, soul, country, rock ‘n’ roll, folk, and other roots music. Robert worked and recorded with Big Joe Turner and also worked with Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, Otis Rush, Big Mama Thornton, Brownie McGhee, Memphis Slim, and other legends. One of Robert’s songs was recorded by Johnny Winter, and two other songs appeared on the soap opera “All My Children”. The Robert Ross Band has released 7 internationally distributed CDs and toured two continents. Robert has been teaching guitar for more then 25 years privately, and 13 years in NYC public schools. Robert’s work in the schools has been cited by the NY State Council of the Arts (NYSCA) for “best practices in arts in education programming”.
Lessons are $40 per half hour, and $60 per hour.

Friend Robert Ross on Facebook and follow the Robert Ross Band, Robert Ross & The Jazz-Manian Devils, and more via social media. Check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/RobertRossBand

Robert Ross Band Logo is Number 1 
The Robert Ross Band logo, which appears at the top of this page, and at RobertRossBand.com, is the number 1 search result for "blues music logo" and "blues guitar logo" on google. Put in a search for yourself and see what pops up. If you use a different search engine it might come up 2nd or 3rd. My daughter Naomie Ross, who is a graphic artist, is the designer of the logo.

Having a Private Party? Hire The Robert Ross Band!
Having a birthday or anniversary bash? Maybe a small dinner party? A large corporate party? Whatever event you are planning consider The Robert Ross Band, Robert Ross & The Jazz-Manian Devils. Or maybe you want something a little more "showbizzy" like  Jiggles Giggles & Blues. We can put a package together to suit your entertainment needs. Let's talk. Send us an email reply with "PARTY" in the subject line. We'll get back to you.