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Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings

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They're back! Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings bring their high energy style back to Blues at the Bow to start off our 25th Anniversary Season.

Not only that, but we have Tim Williams opening the show!

Doors open at 8pm

“Roy Rogers means the modern master in the art of slide guitar…His versatility with the technique is nothing short of astonishing.”    ~ All Music Guide

Virtuoso slide guitarist and Grammy-nominated songwriter/producer and recording artist Roy Rogers remains defiantly upbeat on his 12th solo album Into the Wild Blue — out June 2nd on CD all and digital formats. 

Even though 64 year-old Rogers has lost longtime friends like blues legend John Lee Hooker, his recent recording partner of eight years, Ray Manzarek of The Doors, as well as his younger brother Robert — he says “life’s too short” to wallow in our grief or what we have lost. “I want to celebrate life through my music.”  

Into the Wild Blue wails, squawks, stomps and boogies with authenticity — ready for the open road and the live stage. Years of working with the likes of John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, Sammy Hagar and Steve Miller has given him a pop musicality.

“I’m the guy that always likes to push the envelope,” Rogers says, at home in Northern California. “We cover a lot of ground on this record.”

Rogers says he had no “master plan” for the 12th addition to his solo catalog. “It’s just putting one foot in front of the other.” Yet Into the Wild Blue demonstrates a master’s confidence and vision.

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