The free series takes place every Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. inside The Railhead featuring some of the country’s best blues musicians on a rotating schedule. Guests must be 21 years or older.
March 11 – Scott Holt
Blues guitar virtuoso Scott Holt got his start with the help of blues legend Buddy Guy, whose band he played in for 10 years. In the last decade, Holt has released numerous solo albums and has worked with artists such as Little Feat, Tab Benoit, Mitch Mitchell and Tommy Shannon.
March 18 – Jason Ricci & New Blood
Jason Ricci & New Blood have been performing a mixture of blues, rock, funk, jazz fusion, punk, carnival, psychedelic and performance art together for more than seven years. Ricci has won numerous awards including the Muddy Waters Award for Most Promising New Talent and The Blues Critic’s award for “Harmonica Player of the Year.”
March 25 – Chris Duarte
Chris Duarte, who is often compared to the late Stevie Ray Vaughn, performs an average of 200 shows a year, delivering his own style of Texas blues-rock fused with an element of jazz. His critically-acclaimed debut album came out in 1994 and he has subsequently released six albums, all supported by touring. His latest album, 396, was released in 2009.
April 1 – Michael Burks
Michael “Iron Man” Burks is a guitarist, vocalist and songwriter whose musical style has deep roots in blues. In 1997, Burks released his first album, From the Inside Out, which immediately garnered accolades from the blues community. The album was followed by 2001’s Make It Rain, 2003’s I Smell Smoke and 2008’s Iron Man.
About Boulder Station
Opened in 1994, Boulder Station Hotel and Casino is the premier gaming and entertainment destination on Las Vegas’ “Boulder Strip,” located on 52 acres of land on Boulder Highway adjacent to Interstate 515. With a variety of restaurants, 300 standard hotel rooms and suites, the famous Railhead entertainment lounge, an 11-screen movie theatre, exciting table games and more than 2,500 slot and video poker machines, the AAA Diamond-rated Boulder Station offers all the best of Las Vegas under one roof.