Cary Fly Band
Raised in Pasadena, Ca., playing piano and guitar, writing and singing songs since the age of 5. Played a lot of folk music. Electric guitar age 10, played rock and surf music. Started a band, played some schools and churches. Sang some songs I wrote. My folks moved to Arizona when I was 14, so I went with them, and learned to play country music. Wrote some country songs, and some people liked them, so they put them on the radio. Got to play along with some old guys that were famous. Went to college and played hippie music. Wrote some weird songs. Went to San Francisco and played some of my weird songs with some weird bands. Went to Seattle and discovered rain. Wrote some rainy songs. Joined some bands, started some bands, then went around the united states in vans, trucks, and busses. Wrote a lot more songs. Lately, I'm in Eastern Washington, playing bluesy rock, and rocky blues, with a bunch of overly qualified brotherly musicians. We do pretty good. Thanks for reading this, and hope you get to hear some of our music.
Dennis Johnson and the Revelators
Dennis Johnson is one of the world class slide guitar players performing today. He and his band are a high energy, groove driven, slide guitar tour de force. The band elevates Blues, Rock, Toots, and Americana grooves to a stellar level that brings audiences to their feet. Johnson's new rockin album "Revelation" has hit the top of the charts and received stellar reviews.
Johnson's new albumn "Revelation" features legendary drummer Anton Fig, groovin bassist Jonathan Stoyanoff and phenomenal keyboardist Bob Fridzema.
John has been performing his unique style of eclectic music around the Northwest for 15 years and has a very wide range of influences. He has been part of many diverse projects and has provided guitar accompaniment and production assistance for other northwest recording artists. John has drawn from his experience as a supporting musician to develop his own style of original music.
“I enjoy musical styles have a certain familiarity yet still create the opportunity for improvisation, that’s what keeps it fresh and exciting. Music is an ever evolving conversation.” (jf)
The Stacy Jones Band
The Award-Winning Seattle singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Stacy Jones and her Award-winning Band who deliver high energy Roots Rock, Blues, and Americana.
Stacy Jones is no stranger to success. She has been nominated, multiple times, for “Best of the Blues” awards in songwriting, performance, harmonica, and guitar. She and the band have won the “Best Band Award,” four consecutive years in 2021, 2020, 2019 and 2018 plus over a dozen other “Best of the Blues” awards, from the Washington Blues Society including Best Female Vocalist, Blues harmonica, Blues Songwriter, Blues Drummer and Blues Bass and the 2018 NW Recording of the Year for her album Love Is Everywhere. 2016 WBS Best of the Blues Awards winner for Best NW recording / Whiskey Wine and Water, The 2015 IMEA award winner: Best Blue Song “Can’t Do Nothin’ Right.”
In 2017 she was accepted in the first round of Grammy Voting for “Best Contemporary Blues Album” and “Best Americana Song” and was chosen to represent the South Sound Blues Association as the entrant for the 2018 Best Self-produced CD Competition at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN. She has also charted on Roots Radio Report Top 40.
Eric Rice Band with Scotty Harris
Eric's Maine Connection is a blues influenced band from Seattle Washington. They combine to create their magic in songwriting and blues classics with the grace legends create. Eric Rice travels the Northwest spreading the blues gospel. He tells his stories with a voice as clear as the waters of his home. Forging the sweetest guitar tone, his slide guitar work has earned multiple awards. With Scotty Harris on bass and Andrew Cloutier on drums, these boys from Maine are
the connection to a freight train groove. As servants of the tune, when they perform it is like friends having an intelligent conversation.
Layla is a New Orleans-based singer songwriter and slide guitarist. Drawing on a rich musical legacy via her father, blues legend Charlie Musselwhite, Layla grew up on the road steeped in the music of the greatest blues artists of our time. Charlie’s innovative playing led him to share stages and travel the world with artists like Muddy Waters, Howlin Wolf, Big Mama Thornton - & John Lee Hooker was Charlie’s best man when her folks decided to make it legal. These artists were legends to many and family to Layla. As a teenager she started getting lessons in Mississippi hill country guitar from Charlie, and her solo shows reveal her understanding and deep respect for early blues rhythms and melody, with a contemporary soulful voice that sends chills down the spine. You’ve got to hear her play slide. Brian Stoltz from the Meters said when they shared a stage at Chickie Wah Wah that she was “The real thing – lots of guys try to play like that and they can’t. She’s got it. Amazing.”
Billy D & the Hoodoos
In the last two years Billy D and the Hoodoos’ Somethin's Wrong has charted on The Billboard Blues Album Charts once and Living Blues twice. It was named the Winner in the Blues Category of the 2013 UK Songwriting Contest, and The 12 videos from the DVD have recently surpassed the two-million-hit milestone on YouTube! The band was also awarded Best New Act by the Cascade Blues Association.
Billy D’s life experience has given him the strength to write his brand of “Bluzy Rock” with a passion that only comes from living it. Heavily influenced by Chicago blues, Rock & Roll, and “Backbeat Roots” music of all types, his songs reflect the tough lessons of his past and show his love for Mother Blues and her first-born, Rock & Roll.
Charles Mack Band
2nd Place Winner 2022 International Blues Challenge, Memphis, TN. Winner of the Phoenix Blues Society's Blues Challenge (2018, 2019 and 2021) and finalist in The Blues Foundation's "International Blues Challenge Memphis, Tn." for 2019! Former bassist for Lucky Peterson and Grammy Award winner James Cotton, CROS has shared the stage with a number of accomplished artists in a variety of genres; alternative rock group Inflatable Soule, rap group Cypress Hill, blues, R&B and jazz artists Koko Taylor, Buddy Guy, James Brown, B.B. King, Solomon Burke, Mavis Staples, Robert Lockwood Jr., Hubert Sumlin, Keith Richards, Marcus Miller, Otis Taylor, Shemekia Copeland, Otis Rush,Maria Muldaur, Marcia Ball, Bernard Allison, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, Jimmy Johnson, Kenny Neal, Mark Hummel and numerous Jazz ensembles, along with the US Navy and Army Bands.
By fusing an amazing blend of music and experience over his career CROS brings an incredible and unique presence to every performance. You will experience a multitude of feelings and emotions all while sitting back and enjoying the ride through a mixture of soul, funk, blues, rock, R&B and folk that will leave you satisfied but clamoring for more.
Robin Barret and Coyote Kings with Tiphony Dames
Since 2006 Bluesrockers, Coyote Kings, have been performing and recording, winning awards, collecting rave reviews, and playing to enthusiastic audiences and devoted fans. With five albums released and one on the way, “That little ‘ol band from Walla Walla” has established themselves as a musical force in the Northwest and World-wide.
Coyote Kings have received Empire Award for “Best Blues Band” and Robin Barrett for “Best Blues Guitarist.”Following their award winning 4th album, “Nasty Habits & Dirty Little Secrets,” RBnCK’s CD “Howl,” also won the Empire Award for “Best Blues CD!”
Tiphony Dames was born in Harlem, NY. As a child she loved Dance and singing in church. She also sang at the Apollo Theater when she was only 10 years old! After an injury brought her dreams of a dance career to an end, her focus turned more to music. As a young adult, Tiph moved upstate to attend college. After receiving her degree, she moved to TriCities, WA, where Robin first saw and heard her perform. She began doing festivals and events with Coyote Kings in the early summer of 2015.
Since then, her overwhelmingly infectious energy has been helping CKwT wow audiences, show after show. Following the success of her 2017 self titled release and 2019 Coyote Kings' Rocket CD, CKwT’s 3rd CD, Hot Mess, is set to release in Spring of 2023. They continue to light up stages across the Northwest.
Coyote Kings w/Tiph Dames are a hot ticket! We're ready for you, are you ready for us? As we like to say, "It's gonna be a LARGE time!!!
Vocal dynamo who has channeled her love for the late 60s era and 70s blues and AOR bands/artists the likes of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Albert King, Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Koko Taylor, Jimi Hendrix, ZZ Top, Janis Joplin, Fleetwood Mac, Cream and Led Zeppelin and the super group Arc Angels , to name a few, into a ferocious mix of blues rock soul…. Blues on Steroids!!!!!!
Tuck Foster & the Tumbling Dice
We are based in Spokane Washington. Our front man, Tuck Foster has been performing the blues for over 35 years and has been awarded for: “Best Blues Band”, “Best Blues Performer”, “Best Blues Harmonica Player” and, “Best Male Blues Vocalist” by the members of the Inland Empire Blues Society 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018. Tuck has the energy and honesty in his performances not seen in entertainers since the passing of the great Junior Wells. They’re as much a rockin’ dance band as they are a dinner party pleasure. Thus enjoying a huge growth of popularity as a favorite in the forefront of live Blues in the Pacific Northwest! Redefining blues for contemporary audiences, spanning youth and the traditionalist alike!
The band’s mission is Entertainment!