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The Duke Robillard Band 9/23/23 - 7:30PM Saturday
Rhode Island-based Duke Robillard has carved out one of blues’ most illustrious legacies. In 1967, he founded the band, “Roomful Of Blues,” with pianist Al Copley in Westerly, R.I.
A guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, bandleader, studio sideman, producer, label operator and educator. He’s considered the prototypical jump blues band, “Roomful” became a legend in New England and beyond, as did Duke himself.
Known for his mastery of the guitar style of T-Bone Walker, Robillard’s musical breadth was also impressive–from swing, standards and ballads to rockers, gutbucket Chicago blues and rockabilly. By the time Duke left “Roomful” after a dozen years to pursue a solo ... view more »
3481 Kingstown Rd., West Kingston, RI 02892
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