August 19, 2008
- Lahnstein Blues Festival in Germany! Big Pete Pearson & The Rhythm Room All-Stars will appear at the Lahnstein Blues Festival in Germany on Saturday, September 27, 2008. Also on this show is Bob's longtime friend and musical partner, Louisiana Red. The festival site now displays a beautiful poster for the event, which can be seen by clicking here.
- New Tail Dragger Photo Page on BobCorritore.com: Tail Dragger will appear at the Rhythm Room for the 2nd Annual Labor Day Weekend Down Home Blues Festival on Sunday, August 31, 2008. In addition to Tail Dragger, the event will include Tomcat Courtney, Eddie Taylor, Jr., Big Pete Pearson & The Rhythm Room All-Stars (Big Pete Pearson, Bob Corritore, Chris James, Patrick Rynn, and Brian Fahey), and Paris James. Bob Corritore performed in Tail Dragger's band in Chicago during the late 1970s. In anticipation of this event, we have put together a photo page honoring Tail Dragger, which you can see by clicking here.
- Chris James & Patrick Rynn's CD: Rave Reviews! Chris James and Patrick Rynn/Stop And Think About It is getting great airplay and attention around the world. This CD features Chris and Patrick's strong musicianship, great songwriting, and special guests Sam Lay, David Maxwell, Bob Corritore, Julien Brunetaud, Eddie Kobek, and more! The first crop of reviews has been posted on the Blue Four website (The Blue Four is the band name Chris and Patrick use when not playing with The Rhythm Room All-Stars). To see these reviews, click here. While on the Blue Four site, check out the beautiful photo section filled with a life of blues experiences by clicking here, and then clicking “Gallery”.
- Dave Riley and Bob Corritore to perform at the Blues Blast Music Awards in Chicago: Illinois Blues presents the 2008 Blues Blast Music Awards ceremony on Sunday, November 2, 2008 at Buddy Guy's Legends, 754 S. Wabash Avenue, Chicago IL 60605. Dave Riley and Bob Corritore's Travelin' The Dirt Road on Blue Witch Records is nominated under the "Best Traditional Blues Recording" category. Organizer Bob Kieser just confirmed the venue and has invited Dave Riley and Bob Corritore to perform at the event. If you have not voted yet, we would ask our fans to submit their vote by clicking here.