Doors open at 7:00 pm Shows start at 8:00 pm Most Shows are All Ages
THIS WEEK . . . Friday, May 29, 2015 $12
at the Ventura Beach Club, 281 West Main St., Ventura 805.816.9663
Deeply rooted in traditional blues, yet delivering high-energy house-rocking performances with a thoroughly contemporary impact, harp-playing vocalist Rob Stone is one of the busiest young bandleaders on the blues scene today. ¬His skin-tight band is comprised of blues veterans of the highest caliber that seamlessly support Stone’s blasting harmonica and cool, streetwise vocals. This musician has performed with and learned from the greats––and it shows!
Friday, June 19th $12
Flattop Tom & His Jump Cats is a versatile and dynamic band that plays Swing, Blues, Jump Blues, Oldies, Boogie Woogie, Rockabilly, Originals and 40s & 50s Rhythm & Blues.
Alan Mirikitani, aka BB CHUNG KING, is an LA legend on the electric guitar and the leader of one of L.A.’s most famous bands, The Buddaheads. A complete master of rock, blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, and pop! There are few who have ever played with his confidence, mastery, and impeccable taste. Guitar playing, however, is only a small part of his talent. He is also a commanding singer, a world-class song writer, an accomplished Grammy Winning producer, a brilliant arranger, and if that’s not enough, a highly sought after engineer. His songs are all extremely well written with great melodies and hooks. In addition, they have a directness and simplicity with lyrics that paint colorful pictures and evoke heartfelt emotions, from pain to joy, from the blues to raw, from start to finish.
Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Teresa James is a gritty soulful blues singer with a big BIG voice. Her powerful vocal style is a combination of roots rock, dusty blues, gospel, and a lot of Southern soul. James has crafted her career by singing potent, gutsy songs (mostly penned by husband and bassist, Terry Wilson) that are often captivating and always moving, albeit heartfelt emotional ballads or groovin’ dance tunes. Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps is a multi-Award winning upbeat Americana-infused Texas soul-blues band with lots of sass from James and terrific backing from her journeyman band. This is where swampy New Orleans meets Texas Blues, and it grooves…