The latest from Bob Corritore
April 9, 2008
- Bob's Busy Week of Performances:
Thursday, April 10, 2008: Bob Corritore will appear with Dave Riley on the KTVK (Phoenix, Arizona - channel 3) show "Good Morning Arizona" at 8:30am to promote the 25th Annual Gibson Glendale Jazz & Blues Festival.
Friday, April 11 and Saturday, April 12, 2008: Bob Corritore will appear at the Rhythm Room Phoenix, AZ with the Rhythm Room All-Stars featuring Big Pete Pearson, with Chris James, Brian Fahey, and Patrick Rynn. Each night will have a bonus midnight show by Dave Riley. Doors open at 8pm, cover charge is $7. The Rhythm Room is located at 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Rack Shack Barbecue will be available at these events. These nights will be patio smoking only events; no indoor smoking will be permitted.
Sunday, April 13, 2008: Bob Corritore will appear with Dave Riley at the 25th Annual Gibson Glendale Jazz & Blues Festival. Dave and Bob's set will be in Historic Downtown Glendale on the Blues Stage from 5pm-6:15pm. Also performing on that day will be Roomful of Blues, David "Fathead" Newman with Papa John DeFrancesco Trio, Blues Band, Dennis Rowland, Cold Shott and the Hurricane Horns, the Chuck Hall Band, and more. For More information on this event including the Saturday lineup, which includes Big Pete PearsonTommy Castro and Mark Hummel, click here. Admission is free.
Monday, April 14, 2008: This is a benefit show for Candye Kane, who has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. It takes place at Candye's Phoenix home, the Rhythm Room. Candye will be there and will perform just days before her big surgery. Bob Corritore will appear with Dave Riley and with Big Pete Pearson & Rhythm Room All-Stars (with Big Pete Pearson, Chris James, Brian Fahey, Patrick Rynn and Bob) Also on bill are Sistah Blue, The Rocket 88s, Mike Eldred, The Flamekeepers (Chico Chism's last band), Kevin Casenhiser, Joann Powers, Darryl Porras, Jim Glass, Tommy Grills, Rich Brydle, Rich Arnold, Gordie Lynde, and many others. The Rhythm Room is located at 1019 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Doors open at 6pm, a minimum donation of $10 is asked, with opportunities to win gift raffles. This night will be a patio smoking only event; no indoor smoking will be permitted. Please support this event and help our dear friend Candye.
- Corrected text: Last week a technical glitch jumbled the message concerning the Mannish Boys so here it is as intended: The Mannish Boys featured in Living Blues! A well earned congratulations to Randy Chortkoff and his Mannish Boys for an amazing cover story/feature spread in the latest issue of Living Blues Magazine which shows ,Finis Tasby on the cover, and then speaks of the band collectively, as well as each member individually. Writer Lee Hildebrand was in the studio during the recording of the forthcoming Mannish Boys CD, which will be out sometime this spring. The Mannish Boys represent the all-star effort of some of the West Coast's and Southwest's finest players, including Kid Ramos, Franck Goldwasser, Finis Tasby, Richard Innes, Johnny Dyer, Kirk Fletcher, Bobby Jones, Tom Leavey, Ronnie James, band leader Randy Chortkoff, and others. Since their inception 4 years ago, the band has put out three highly acclaimed CDs (soon to be 4) on the Delta Groove Record Label, and has headlined major blues festivals around the globe. For more information on Living Blues Magazine, click here, on Delta Groove Records, click here, and on The Mannish Boys, click here. Also check out the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase latest information, with numerous additions including the great Johnny Dyer as well as Kid Ramos' side project, Los Fabulocos, and Lynwood Slim! This amazing event takes place at Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi on May 9, 2008, the day after The Blues Foundation's Blues Music Awards Celebration. It will feature over 18 acts in 11 hours (from 2pm until 1am). For all the details and ticket info on the 3rd Annual Delta Groove Showcase, click here, and for the Blues Music Awards, click here.