Doors open at 7:00 pm Shows start at 8:00pm – end at 10:30pm All Ages
Hong Kong Inn, 435 E. Thompson Ave, Ventura, CA
Shari Puorto is “a soulful singer with a sexy, raspy sound. She’s fun, passionate, engaging and very entertaining. With her band, they play roots rock blues with a whole lotta soul and they’ve toured the world together for many years. With notable nominations and awards under their belt they continue to electrify their audience and gain fans of all ages. Past appearances range from headlining The Phuket Blues Rock Festival (Thailand), Fiji Int’l Jazz/Blues Festival, Doheny Blues Festival, Gator by the Bay in San Diego, along with large and small theaters and venues alike. Currently on tour promoting her brand new record Live at Bogies – which has been met with RAVE reviews!
Dear Friends and Fans… FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd IS OUR LAST SHOW! We’ve had a great run but all good things come to an end. We can’t THANK YOU enough for TEN terrific years. We’ve had a blast! The AMAZING World Class bands, 100’s of new friends (now old friends!), the LOVE, the LAUGHTER, all the support. YOU are Awesome!
HOT ROUX featuring Two Time Grammy Winner ALBERT LEE
He needs no introduction. He’s won numerous Awards, played with more famous and talented people than you or I probably know. A true living legend, gentleman, and one of the Worlds Greatst Guitarist of ALL TIME.
DEKE DICKERSON & His Ecco-Fonics (named for a brand of tape echo unit made in the 1950s), Brent Harding & Chris Sugarballs Sprague, are running the musical gamut from rockabilly and hillbilly to surf, jump blues, and instrumental rock. One of the most respected guitarists on the West Coast roots rock scene, Deke Dickerson melds top-notch chops with an encyclopedic knowledge of American 20th Century vintage country, rockabilly, surf, blues, and garage rock styles, all informed by his trademark sense of humor.” With Brent Harding on bass and Chris Sugarballs Sprague on drums. This will be an EPIC night of laughter.
Texas star, TERESA JAMES is a rockin’ soulful blues belter with a big, big voice! Rough edged and gritty yet smooth and seductive. She is among the very best of the greatest woman blues vocalists of all time. She’s performed live with such legendary artists as Delbert McClinton, Levon Helm, Pat Benetar, Bonnie Rait, and she even did a duet with Mickey Mouse on the Disney album, “Mickey’s Comedy for Kids”.
Backed by the famed Rhythm Tramps – a funky greasy where “Texas meets N’Orleans bluesy band – with a tight groove all their own. Their last cd, “Come On Home” hit the blues charts at #3 and was the #1 cd in California! Their 10th and newest cd “Here in Babylon” is up for Grammy Award considerations. Teresa James was nominated for 2013 Female Blues Artist of the Year by Blues Blast Magazine.
HOT ROUX is a fresh, energetic original band with a sound and genre all their own. A nice sized portion of Lou’sianna blues meets swampy rock n’roll, always rooted in rhythm and harmony. Drummer and lead singer Jerry McWorter has penned all their original tunes along with bassist and vocalist Brent Harding. HOT ROUX features powerful guitar work of Ed Berghoff with a unique stamp of originality and style.
The fun is at the
Hong Kong Inn,
435 E. Thompson, Ventura, CA