Roomful Of Blues Tickets
Entertaining for over 40 years now, Roomful of blues is a revival musical band based in the Rhode Island. They are going to be in your city to entertain you soon. So get your share of Roomful of blues tickets before it’s too late. The band was founded back in 1967 in Westerly. Their popularity has transformed them more into a brand name identity than just a musical band. They have toured all over the world and recorded innumerable albums. Throughout their career, the Roomful of Blues have celebrated the R&B, jump blues and rock n roll music, from golden era of 1940s and 1950s. The Roomful of Blues band has been inspired by the strength and guts of the bands of post-World War II period.
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The band has made those traditional songs lively, by inculcating immense energy and fire into them. Many gifted musicians have emerged from this band. Guitarists Duke Robillard and Ronnie Earl, pianist Al Copley, vocalist Sugar Ray, and singer Lou Ann Barton are few accomplished Roomful of Blues musicians to name. Along with their own success, the Roomful of Blues’ horn section has become a completely qualified freelancing unit. It has supported numerous other artists who sought on-stage or studio training.
Since many years, the Roomful of Blues has been consistently moving towards success. Over the years, the band has immensely evolved in terms of music. The Roomful of Blues is being led by Chris Vachon for the last two decades. Although he is exceptionally talented, Vachon is probably the most underrated guitarists present in the blues. The entry of the vocalist, Phil Pemberton, proved exceptionally thrilling for the band. He is a fabulous new vocalist who has energized the whole band. His performances indicate his richly flamboyant and captivating voice long with a fun loving personality. Moreover, his work clearly signifies his deep understanding of the era. When singers like Roy Brown and Wynonie Harris gives a strong competition to the jumping blues; his songs reflect his ability to match the talent of the best string benders.
For most of their existence, they have been an eight-piece unit. The group started its career by playing in a small local club and coffeehouse. In the beginning they adopted a contemporary style of blues-rock. Later on, Robillard, the guitarist as well as one of the founders of the Roomful of Blues, transformed their style to jump blues. In 1970, a horn section was also included by him that featured two saxophonists: Greg Piccolo and Rich Lataille. A year later another one joined in, who is known as Doug James. This change earned them quick popularity. Roomful of Blues then started shoring up some of the established artists of its genre. After working live for few years, the group with the help of a songwriter, Doc Pomus, finally hit off a record deal with Island.
They self-titled their debut album which was released in 1977. This album was followed by another one in 1979, and it was titled as Let’s have a Party. Later on, Robillard left the group and started working as a solo artist. During the 1980s, Roomful did albums with Turner, Vinson and King. All these three albums were very popular and received Grammy Award nominations. So, if you wish to enjoy an excellent musical evening with your family and friends get your cheap Roomful of Blues tickets now.
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