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
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Seasoned and Soulful Blues Vocalist and Multi Award Nominee, Deb Ryder, has a sound that stands as a testament to her spirit and commitment to the genre. Her style covers a broad spectrum full of savory blends of R&B, soul, funk and roots based blues, as only Deb can deliver. Her critically acclaimed powerhouse vocals are supported by an A-list band of musicians playing her signature arrangements and savvy songwriting. Entertaining and engaging, Deb Ryder’s shows are always high energy, super fun!
Known 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 an unparalleled PASSION and excitement captivating audiences around the globe. RIO was inducted into the Boogie Woogie Hall Of Fame in 2008. He has appeared with many of the original blues greats, Muddy Waters, James Cotton, Joe Cocker, Paul Butterfield and many more. He’s recorded with Mick Jagger, Coco Montoya, Finis Tasby, Walter Trout, among others. He reprised his roll as “The Killer” Jerry Lee Lewis in the 50’s Review at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. He continues to tour all of Europe & Canada and currently performs at festivals, events and clubs, at home and on the road. Rob Rio has been a favorite attraction world-wide for over 35 years. A World Class show mixed with a lot of humor makes for one very fun and entertaining evening.
James Intveld is a true original and a dynamic entertainer
“Smoldering blues and southern-fried rock ‘n’ roll with a master touch and killer soloing”
American singer/songwriter/arranger/producer Lenny Goldsmith was born and raised in Southern California to a musical family. He began working with his father’s band in ’52 when he was six.
American Guitarist, SHAWN JONES is the epitome of Americana Blues/Roots/Rock music. With 25 years touring experience, five studio albums, including most recent, blistering “Man on a Mission” and one LIVE album under his belt, Shawn’s skills as a seasoned songwriter, guitarist, and vocalist make him one of the most dynamic and relevant artists on the music scene today.
MORRY SOCHAT (pronounced Sock’et) has been bringing a fresh sound to the Chicago Blues scene for nearly two decades. He moved to Chicago from Texas in 1990 in search of that old school sound, and started taking harmonica lessons from renowned teacher, Joe Filisko at the Old Town School of Folk Music in 2000. He played with The Shakes and Tongue & Groove before starting his own band The Special 20s in 2005. He mixes it up with classic Chicago style, Swing and Rock N’ Roll from the 40’s and 50’s. He’s influenced by the best in history: Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Louis Jordan, Junior Wells and more. Morry has learned from the greats in Chicago, playing with Dave Specter, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith, Billy Flynn and Barrelhouse Chuck and more.
The Memphis Kings feature famed TOMMY HARKENRIDER on guitar, Brent Harding on bass and Jerry McWorter on drums.
Shari Puorto Band is a Roots Rock Blues Band with a whole lotta soul who have been touring together for many years. With notable nominations and awards under their belt they continue to electrify audiences world wide. Past appearances range from headlining at 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 residing in Los Angeles, Shari Puorto is “a soulful singer with a sexy raspy sound. She’s fun, passionate, entertaining and engaging. A show you will not soon forget!2
Western, Surf & Swing
Deke Dickerson & His Ecco-Fonics (named for a brand of tape echo unit made in the 1950s) 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 vintage country, rockabilly, surf, blues, and garage rock styles, all informed by his trademark sense of humor.” This music isn’t a cartoon to me, or some weird retro thing to be laughed at,” states Dickerson. “This is the great music of the American 20th-century experience: rock and roll, rockabilly, western swing, rhythm and blues, surf music, garage, and punk. It’s every bit as vital and important as jazz or classical; it just hasn’t gotten its due yet.
Multi Award Winning Canadian Harmonica Blues
TWO TIME GRAMMY WINNING LIVING LEGEND Country, Rockabilly, Rock n’Roll Guitarist
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Hong Kong Inn,
435 E. Thompson, Ventura, CA