Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Robert Ross -- Linden NJ Thursday, Staten Island Friday #music #blues

Two Time NY Music Award Winner
NY Blues Hall Of Fame Inductee
Website: www.RobertRossBand.com
Quote: "A blues icon. One of the great blues spirits." Bob Fass (Radio Un-nameable, WBAI-FM Pacifica Network).


Robert Ross Duo @ Robin's Nest
Thursday, March 1, 2012
8pm - 12M
3103 Tremley Point Road, Linden, NJ 07036 Phone: 908 275-3043
Linden, NJ
Other Info
Featuring: Two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross (vocals, guitar, slide guitar, & harp) from 8pm to 12 midnight. Call for Admission information: 908 275-3043.

Queen Tipsy w/Robert Ross @ Leidy's Shore Inn
Friday, March 2, 2012
10:15pm - 2pm
Phone: 718-447-9240
748 Richmond Terrace 
Staten Island, NY 10301
Other Info
Queen Tipsy features: Phyllis Foreman (vocals & percussion), Nat Seeley (drums & vocals), Rick Peters (bass & vocals), and Robert Ross (guitar, slide guitar, harmonica, & vocals). We play from 10:15pm to about 2pm

Robert Ross Band @ Cupping Room
Thursday, March 15, 2012
8pm - 11pm
359 West Broadway, New York, NY 10013
Phone: 212-925-2898
Other Info
Featuring: Nick DiFrisco on drums, Dave Hofstra on upright bass, and Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar, and harp. We perform from 8pm to 11pm. Great food. Free Admission!!

I did a recording with guitarist Mikey Merola's band The City Boys Allstars in January. The band features AN all star lineup. They recorded my tune "Last Night The Bottle Let Me Down" featuring myself on guitar and vocals. It sounds smokin'!! I can't wait for the cd release. Check them out on facebook. More info to come.

The ROOTS MUSIC REPORT for Feb.12, 2012 has Jerome Mykietyn's band THE RECLAMATORS' cd "Sing It, White Boy!" (with myself on lead guitar) charted at #29 on its Top 50 Roots Rock Internet Radio Airplay Chart. This is worldwide reporting from various media sources. Thank you to all the DJs who are playing and reporting.

"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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