Blues & Bourbon: Quique Gomez w/ Charlie Baty, Joe Kyle Jr. & June Core
This is a RARE and wonderful blues holiday finish to 2019!
Direct from Spain, and his first time at The Starlet Room, Quique Gomez will be joined by one of America's greatest guitar players who happens to live in Northern California, Charlie Baty (Lil' Charlie & The Nightcats), They are backed by an all-star Bay Area rhythm section: drummer June Core(Charlie Musselwhite), and Joe Kyle Jr.(HowellDevine bassist) Quique and Charlie are about to release a brand new CD next month, recorded at Greaseland Studio in San Jose .
Harmonicist and singer born in Madrid, Quique started playing harmonica at age 18 and assembled his first band, Juan Bourbon, Juan Scoth & Juan Beer, at the age of 20. It’s with this band he traveled the Spanish stages during the following decade, while studying and running a small club. In 2008, he visited Chicago and meets some of the Blues’ greatest exponents with whom he starts playing frequently on both sides of the Atlantic. Quique has stepped on stages in 5 continents, with artists John Primer, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Stroger, Rockin' Johnny Burgin (with whom he released the 2018 acclaimed CD, Dos Hombres), Jimmy Burns, Tail Dragger, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne…
As a complement to his life on stage, he gives harmonica classes at the “Escuela de Blues de Madrid” (Madrid Blues School) since 2013 and is the director of the Intensive Blues Course in Béjar, Spain, since 2009.
Venue Information: The Starlet Room 2708 J Street Sacramento CA, 95816