Tommy Castro & The Painkillers – One of America’s Favorite Live Blues Acts
Whether he’s squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter has released fifteen albums ranging from horn-fueled soul and R&B to piping hot blues to fiery rock ‘n’ roll. He’s performed throughout the world, earning countless fans with sweat-drenched, exhilarating shows. Castro’s bamd, The Painkillers – bassist Randy McDonald, drummer Bowen Brown and keyboardist Michael Emerson – have played hundreds of live shows, coalescing into one of the telepathically tightest units Castro has ever assembled and one of the most in-demand live roots music acts performing today.
Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta St. Saturday, February 29, 8:00 pm. $22.00 advance at etix.com, $26.00 at the door.