Category Archives: Gigs

This Weekend’s Gigs-July 7, 8, 9 2016

Yup, we’re all back from our breaks, ready to play some music for you!

Tonight and tomorrow, the band returns to the Fisherman’s Shack (14519 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL) playing 8pm-12am both nights. David Simmons on drums, Larry Powell on bass, and myself handling guitar and vocal duties.

Sunday, I’ll be playing with Miss Cindy Bear at the Woody Guthrie Tribute concert at Beluthahatchee (1501 State Rd 13, Fruit Park, FL) starting at 2 pm… this concert is SOLD OUT!

Hope to see your smiling faces this weekend!frbt7-8-9-16

This Weekend’s Gigs-June 17th, 18th, 19th, 2016

Busy weekend dead ahead, so hang on as we run through it!!!

TONIGHT-we’re at San Ann Liquors (25053 SR 52, San Antonio, FL) from 7-10pm, playing our usual crazy mix of blues, acoustic and danceable fun music, with David Simmons on the drum throne and Larry Powell holding down the low end as usual, and myslf all set for 6 string duty… always a great time at San Ann!!!

SATURDAY-we return to Upper Deck (5348 Darlene Street, Weeki Wachee FL) from 8-12 pm. Same crew as Friday night, with the added bonus of flirting mermaids!

SUNDAY-Cindy Bear and myself will be playing a special Fathers Day Concert, along with Rick Randlett and Cassie Keenum at the High Springs Museum (110 NW 1st Avenue, High Springs FL) from 2-4 pm. Acoustic blues is the order of the day, along with a “Taste Of The Town” and too many other great happenings. The concert will be from 2-4 pm, and it’s FREE, but limited seating, so get there early!

Hope to see your smiling faces this weekend!!!


This Weekend’s Gigs-May 13th-14th 2016

It’s time for the weekend gig update, Friday The 13th edition…

Tonight and tomorrow, we return to the friendly confines of The Fisherman’s Shack (14519 Old Dixie Hwy., Hudson, FL) from 8-12 pm… as always, David Simmons will provide the thump, Larry Powell will give you the rumble, and I’ll provide the screech as we rock them blues for youse! Put your face in the place and make the scene, man!!!


This Weekend’s Gigs-May 6, 7, 8 2016

Okey Dokey, it’s time for a Gig Update-and this is a BIG one!!

Tonight (Friday), the band is at San Ann Liquors (32625 SR52, San Antonio, FL) from 7-10pm. As usual, David Simmons is holding down the beat, and Larry Powell holds down the bottom, while I strangle strings and sing about things, blue and otherwise!

Tomorrow (Saturday), I’m playing solo at the ACMA Listening Room (2756 MacGregor Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL) from 7-9ish pm, with Karen Cohen opening, and Cindy Bear will be joining me for a tune or 2-going to be a LOT of fun!!!

Sunday (Mother’s Day!), the band returns to The Shed at MacRae’s (5290 S Cherokee Way, Homosassa, FL) from 2-6 pm, with Dave and Larry once again the rhythm section…

Hope to see your smiling faces this weekend!!!


This Weekends Gigs-April 21, 22, 23, 24, 2016

Alrighty, time for the weekend update-got so much this week, I have to post it a day early!!!

Tonight, we’re playing at LP’s Pub (904 McMullen-Booth Rd., Clearwater, FL) from 8-11pm. Join myself on guitar, with David Simmons on drums and Larry Powell on bass, as we rock those blues for youse!!!

Tomorrow, we’re on the Main Stage at Leesburg Bike Fest-we’re on early, from 11-2pm, so hop on your scoot and plan a road trip! Same crew as tonight’s gig… then…

I head off to the Barberville Pioneer Settlement (1776 Lightfoot Lane, Barberville, FL) where I will join with Cindy Bear to perform as Bear & Ro-Bear at the Barberville Spring Frolic-check at for the schedule-we’re playing both Saturday and Sunday, along with leading a “Beginning Guitar” workshop-gonna be a hoot!

Hope to see your smiling faces somewhere this weekend!


This Weekend’s Gigs-April 8-9, 2016

Time once again, boys and girls, for that Weekend Gig Update!

This weekend, we return to the friendly confines of the Fisherman’s Shack (14519 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL) from 8pm to 12 am (more or less!) Join David Simmons on drums and Larry Powell on bass as I handle my usual 6 string strangling duties playing them doggone blues for you!! Come on down and put your face in the place to make the party happen!!


Blues at The Kapok-TODAY!


Never mind the weather, the blues festival at The Kapok Tree Special Events Center is inside! Featuring Rory Block, Bobby Messano, Eddie Turner, Brent Mason & The Call Up, and Rev. Billy C. Wirtz, this promises to be the most fun you can have with your clothes on!  923 McMullen-Booth Rd. in Clearwater, FL, starting at 1pm!!! See you there!