Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Robert Ross gigs in NYC this week, Manhattan & Staten Island

Robert "Bluesman" Ross in action this week:

The Legendary House Band @ P & G Bar
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
380 Columbus Ave. (@78th St.), NY, NY 10024
Phone: 212-874-8568
Featuring: Finkedelic & Lady Minerva on vocals, El Fuego Nuñez on percussion and accordion, Coyote Love on vocals & harmonica, Moonie Pusey on vocals & guitar, and NY Music Award winner Bluesman Robert Ross on vocals & guitar. We perform from 8pm to 9pm. Free admission!!
Robert Ross & BluesManian Devils Duo @ Society of Illustrators
Thursday, June 30, 2011
6:30pm - 9:30PM
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 838-2560
Featuring: NY Music Award winner Robert Ross (vocals, acoustic guitar, & harp) and player to be named later, and soon. We will perform from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. Sketch night with nude models. Admission: $15 to sketch, or $10 to sit at the bar. Thank to Mal N. Stein for the gig.
Robert Ross @ Lincoln Tavern
Friday, July 1, 2011
8pm - 11PM
130 Lincoln Ave., Staten Island, 10306
Phone: 718-351-5501
Featuring: NY Music Award winner Robert Ross (vocals, guitar, slide guitar, & harp) from 8pm to 11pm. Free Admission.
Robert Ross & The BluesManian Devils @ Jule's Bistro
Sunday, July 3, 2011
BRUNCH from 12pm to 3pm
65 Saint Marks Place, NY, NY 10003
Phone: 212-477-5560
Featuring: Mal N. Stein (drums), Mark Dann (bass), & NY Music Award winner Robert Ross (vocals, guitar, & harp).
We will perform for BRUNCH from 12 noon to 3pm. Great French restaurant. Free Admission. Great French restaurant. Free Admission.

Short Bio
Robert Ross won a New York Music Award for Best Live Blues Artist in 2010 and as Best Blues Artist in 1989. He has also been nominated 6 times over the years along with the likes of John Hammond, Johnny Copeland, Taj Mahal, and Roscoe Gordon. The singer, songwriter, guitarist, slide guitarist, & harmonica player is known for a wide variety of blues, jazz, soul, rock 'n' roll, and other roots music. Robert worked and recorded with Big Joe Turner for Spivey Records & Doc Pomus. He also worked with Lightnin' Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, Big Mama Thornton, Brownie McGhee, Memphis Slim, Sunnyland Slim, Otis Rush, Dr. John, J.B. Hutto, Victoria Spivey, Louisiana Red, Eddie Kirkland, Floyd Jones, Homesick James, Bobby Lewis, Pinetop Perkins, Charles & Cyrille Neville, David "Honey Boy" Edwards, Linda Hopkins, Wilbert Harrison, & Champion Jack Dupree. One of Ross' songs was recorded by Johnny Winter and appeared on 2 cds, and 2 other originals appeared on ABC's daytime drama "All My Children". The Robert Ross Band has toured Europe and North America. Ross has performed at numerous festivals including the Chicago Blues Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival, and is a perennial at the Riverhead Blues Festival on Long Island. Robert has 7 internationally released cds out in his own name. He performs as a solo (acoustic or electric), as a duo, or with The ROBERT ROSS BAND and with The BLUESMANIAN

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