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Rob Rio Solo Piano

March 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$10 cover at the door

 Known by some as the “Boss of the Boogie”, pianoman/vocalist ROB RIO plays the boogie-woogie and jump blues of the 40’s and 50’s with a virtuosity and elan that has excited audiences around the world for more than 40 years. RIO was inducted into the Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame in 2008. He has appeared with many of the original blues greats, such as Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, James Cotton, Charles Brown, Joe Cocker, Paul Butterfield, and has recorded with Mick Jagger, Canned Heat, Billy Boy Arnold, William Clarke, Coco Montoya, Finis Tasby, Walter Trout, Mud Morganfield, Phillip Walker, as well as recording 12 CDs under his own name along with dozens of other projects.


Born and raised in the Bronx, N.Y., Rio now resides in Los Angeles and performs at festivals, events and clubs nationally and internationally. He has been a favorite attraction throughout the Southland for the last 35 years, either as a solo performer or with his band, The Revolvers. His main influences include Otis Spann, Memphis Slim, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, Jimmy Yancy, Roosevelt Sykes, Oscar Peterson, Errol Garner, and Ray Charles.

Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Organizer

The Grape

Venue

The Grape
2733 E Main St
Ventura, CA 93003 United States
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