Thursday, March 3, 2011

Two more shows announced for Old Rock House

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
Sunday, April 3
Doors 7pm • Show 8pm • $13 Adv •  $15 DoS • Over 21 Only

Rick Estrin ranks among the very best harp players, singers and songwriters in the blues world today. For more than 30 years and nine albums, Rick fronted the jumping, swinging Little Charlie & The Nightcats, featuring guitarist Little Charlie Baty. With Baty's recent retirement from touring, Estrin—along with the Nightcats' longtime rhythm section of J. Hansen and Lorenzo Farrell and a new member, fiery guitarist Kid Andersen—takes the lead on his own.

Jesse Cook
Wednesday, April 6
Doors 7pm • Show 8:30pm • $25 Flat • Over 21 Only

Seven studio albums in fifteen years is, in itself, a measure of Jesse Cook's artistic success. And, for this latest recording he wanted to trace rumba flamenco back to its roots in Cuba. His instincts though got the better of him and he wound up spending time in Bogota, Colombia. The resulting body of work is sublime, a continuation of Cook's insatiable appetite for world music in all its forms.

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