2018 Archives



March 7, 2018 – Phoenix Blues Society Blues Blast Festival This Weekend

The Phoenix Blues Society presents its annual Blues Blast Festival this Saturday, March 10 at Margaret T. Hance Park from 11am to 6:30pm with The Andy T. Band with Alabama Mike and Little Charlie (plus a guest appearance on a few songs by Bob Corritore), Shari Puorto Band, Big Pete Pearson, Cold Shott & The Hurricane Horns, Smokestack Lightning, Nina Curri & Dan Rutland.
The Rhythm Room will host a Pre-Party on Friday, March 9 with The Blasters and opening set by Mike Eldred Trio.
The Rhythm Room also hosts an After-Party/Celebrity Jam on Saturday, March 10 after the festival with free entry by showing your Blues Blast ticket stub. Host band Billy Watson & The Rocket 88s will perform as will Dave Riley and Bob Corritore and many of the artists who performed at the festival!
See you around this weekend!


February 28, 2018 – Benefit For Bill Tarsha Tomorrow at The Rhythm Room

Tomorrow night the Phoenix blues community comes together to help Bill Tarsha replace stolen equipment.
The benefit will take place Thursday, March 1 at the Rhythm Room, 1019 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
The Rocket 88s will be the host band with JC and Mansaray Blue Pony as emcees. Appearing will be Johnny Tanner & The Aces, Cadillac Assembly Line, Gypsy Wild At Harp, Dave Riley & Bob Corritore, Jack Alves, Johnny Rapp, Walking Cane Mark, Smokestack Lightning, Mike Eldred, Nina Curri, Larry Polk & Tony DiGiovanni, Sistah’s Too, Geo Bowman, Johnny Rapp, Sammy Eubanks, Jim Robertson, Acme Blues Band, Country Soul Bob, Eric Ramsey, Bluesman Mike and many more!
Doors at 6pm, music at 6:30pm. $10 suggested minimum donation.


February 15, 2018 – Bob Appearing This Friday at The Rhythm Room with The Fremonts!

February 7, 2018 – Valentine’s Day Blues Celebration This Saturday at The Rhythm Room

January 30, 2018 – Kid Ramos & The 44s and Johnny Main’s Birthday Party This Friday at The Rhythm Room!

January 16, 2018 – Memphis This Week: IBC’s, Showcases, Classes!

Bob Corritore will appear with Bob Margolin at each of these showcases:


January 11, 2018 – Arizona Blues Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony & Fundraising Concert This Sunday at The Rhythm Room

January 4, 2018 – Rhythm Room House Rent Party & Elvis Birthday Celebration This Weekend at The Rhythm Room!