Friday, October 28, 2011

Robert Ross Manhattan Saturday night, Flushing Queens Sunday afternoon

2011 NY Blues Hall Of Fame Inductee
Two-time New York Music Award winner
Quote: "A blues icon. One of the great blues spirits." Bob Fass (Radio Un-nameable, WBAI-FM Pacifica Network).
Robert Ross & The BluesManian Devils @ Jule's Bistro
Saturday, October 29, 2011
8pm - 12am
65 Saint Marks Place, NY, NY 10003
Phone: 212-477-5560
Robert Ross & The BluesManian Devils @ Jule's Bistro
Featuring: Nick DiFrisco on drums, David Hofstra on bass, and Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, & harmonica. We perform from 8pm to 12am. FREE Admission. Great food. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Robert Ross & much more @ Flushing Town Hall
Sunday, October 30, 2011
From 2pm - 5PM
All Ages !!
Flushing Town Hall (map)
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing, New York 11354
Other Info
FREE Admission !! (No RSVP required)
Celebrate Day of the Dead, Halloween, and All Saints Day with hands-on festive fun for the whole family! Be sure to wear your costume and join us for an afternoon of spooky songs, dances and crafts. Robert Ross will lead ghosts, ghouls and goblins in a sing-a-long of silly and spooky songs. Create Mexican sugar skulls with Aurelia Fernandez or Peruvian clay animals with Abya Yala and place them in our Day of the Dead altar or take them home with you! Scare away the annoying spirits with the Korean Tal Choom dance! Or make a mask or an All Saints Day medallion! Join us!! More Info:
Mal Stein & Robert Ross @ Society of Illustrators
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30pm - 9:30pm
Society of Illustrators (map)
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 838-2560
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Other Info: Sketch night from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the historic Society of Illustrators. Featuring: Mal Stein on drums & percussion, and two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, acoustic guitar, & harmonica. $15 Admission to sketch, $10 to sit at bar and take in the whole scene, music, models, and art.
Robert Ross Band @ Robin's Nest
Saturday, November 12, 2011
8pm - 12am
Robin's Nest (map)
3103 Tremley Point Road, Linden, NJ 07036
Phone: 908 275-3043
Other Info
Featuring: Two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar, and harmonica. $10 Admission.
ROBERT ROSS wins 2nd NY MUSIC AWARD & is inducted into NY BLUES HALL OF FAME !!

2011 has been a pretty incredible year for Robert Ross. He will be inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame on December 4th at Kenny's Castaways, and he won his second New York Music Award for Best Live Blues Artist. The other blues artists to win this year were Cyndi Lauper and Mose Allison. Ross won his first New York Music Award for Best Blues Artist in 1989 and has been nominated a total of 7 times over the years alongside such stars as Johnny Copeland, Taj Mahal, John Hammond Jr., and Roscoe Gordon. Robert also won an East Coast Rocker Award for Best Blues Artist in 1991. He has also been nominated 7 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 & for 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 and released twice by Johnny Winter. Two other originals appeared on ABC TV'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. The Robert Ross Band has released 7 internationally distributed cds. Ross performs as a solo (acoustic or electric), as a duo, with The Robert Ross Band and with a new group called The BluesManian Devils.
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Including the 1977 Spivey Records LP cover featuring Big Joe Turner, and The Tangerine Blues Band from 1969. Check it out at:

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