We are giving away a pair of tickets to Grammy Nominated Slide Guitarist Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings @ Aladdin Theater on October 9. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 9.
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Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
October 9, 2015
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm | $25 | Minors OK w/ Guardians
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Roy Rogers is one of the premier slide guitarists performing today. He is also an internationally acclaimed producer, having produced recordings for John Lee Hooker (4 Grammy Nominations and 2 Grammy Awards) and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (2 Grammy Nominations). He has received numerous accolades for his songwriting (Grammy Nomination for ‘Song for Jessica’ ), as well as his work on movie soundtracks and television. His latest release, ‘Split Decision’, is his first studio recording with his band, The Delta Rhythm Kings, in seven years.
“The guitar master is one of the greatest slide guitar players anywhere….” ~ The San Francisco Chronicle
“A passionate recording by one of the best bottleneck blues men in the business, Slideways answers a simple question: Who needs words when you can play like this?” ~ The Santa Rosa Press Democrat
“…Considered by many to be the reigning master of the bottleneck slide guitar.” -Electronic Musician
“Many guitarists dabble in slide guitar, but the number of modern masters can probably be counted on one hand – Roy Rogers is surely one of them….” -Guitar Player
“He absolutely shredded that crowd (at New Orleans Jazz Fest) …and me too – the guy is frightening!”- Bonnie Raitt
“All of Rogers’ projects are ultimately about the unique style evolved by this visionary guitarist, a style that reaches through to the truths behind the music itself.” – Offbeat