Thursday, February 16, 2012

Robert "Bluesman" Ross - Friday in Brooklyn, Saturday in Piermont #music #blues

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).
Robert Ross Band @ 773 Lounge
Friday, February 17, 2012
10pm - 1am
773 Coney Island Ave., (@ Cortelyou Rd.), Brooklyn, NY 11218
Phone: 718-462-9746
Other Info
The band will feature: Mysterioso Enigma on drums, Mark Dann on bass, and two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar & harp. We play from 10pm to 1am. There is another band playing before us but I don't know what band it is. FREE Admission!!

Robert Ross Band @ Turning Point
Saturday, February 18, 2012
9:15pm - 12:45am
468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY 10968
Phone: 845-359-1089
Other Info
We start playing around 9:15pm or so. The band will feature: Steve "Holly Holy" Holley on drums, Mark "The Good Doctor" Dann on bass, and two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar & harp. One of the best music rooms on the East Coast. Admission is $15.
"Robert Ross is a blues icon, one of the great blues spirits." Bob Fass Radio Un-nameable WBAI.
Short Bio
Robert Ross is a New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee and a two time New York Music Award winner  for Best Live Blues Artist. Robert also won an East Coast Rocker Award for Best Blues Artist in 1991. 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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