Blues Society of Omaha Presents: Jason Ricci & The Bad Kind, Saturday January 18, 2020, 7pm Show (2 sets)

BLUES SOCIETY OF OMAHA PRESENTS

JASON RICCI & THE BAD KIND

Ticket includes 2 shows from 7-10pm

7:00pm-8:15 Show | 65-75 minute performance | Doors open at 5pm |

Food and Beverages will be served from 5pm -9:30pm

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8:45pm -10:00pm Show | 65-75 minute performance

Food and Beverages will be served from 5:00pm -9:30pm

**Please note, there is a 2 item minimum purchase of either food or beverages (including non-alcohol) during the show

$5 College Students, Tickets can be purchased on site when showing student I.D

A little back story
Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet today. His music is listed in almost every
top ten play-lists on college, blues and internet radio. Jason is a’players player’ his biggest fans are other
musicians, from all genres. Jason Ricci is in the spot light and on the lips of critics, artists and fans everywhere. Through two plus decades of endless touring, TV appearances, recordings and social media Jason Ricci’s style
of playing is so revolutionary and influential that there exists an entire new generation of players imitating his music, clothes, gear, and even stage presence. Jason has been an almost constant force for decades in the studio, festivals, club dates and press. Through performing, song writing, teaching, harmonica prowness and activism in the fields of mental health and addiction, it is not an overstatement that this young man is currently changing the world
through his music and education. His over blowing harmonica technics are second to none and his song writing,
while based in deep blues, is contemporary, relevan_t & boundless. With his personal demons well in check and the support of his Killer band,’the Bad Kind’,Jason is back with a vengeance. On this, their 2nd release on Ellersoul Records, they’re taking no prisoners, from low down in the alley to out of this world their chops are rolling. Recent Accomplishments:

• Featured TV performer at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the Paul Butterfield Blues Band induction in 2015 (as Paul)
• Jason is featured perform er on Johnny Winter’s Grammy winning CD ‘Step Back’ (2014)
• Has received multiple Blues Music Award Nominations 2006-2017 and won Blues Music Awards in 2010 and 2017
• 2017 Bernie Bray SPAH Award ‘World’s Best Harmonica Player’ An honor voted on by his peers.
• Jason has worked and/ or recorded with Little Charlie Baty, Anson Funderbrugh, Junior Kimbrough, RL Burnside, Nick Curran, Walter Trout, Ana Popovic, Cedric Burnside, Joe Louis Walker, Sue Foley, and many others.

NEW ALBUM: MY CHOP ARE ROLLING, REVIEWS: [ELLERSOUL, 07/2019]

RELIX MAGAZINE, CD Sampler – SEPTEMBER 2019

“Don’t Badger the Witness”

Jason Ricci is one of the most popular harmonica players on the planet. His music is listed in almost every Top-10 playlist on college, indie and blues radio. Jason is an award-winning artist, in the spotlight and on the lips of critics and peers — the new Harmonica King! Rock, blues and beyond!

https://us7.campaign-archive.com/?e=08666aaae3&u=a88b74824e9619d1f92eed294&id=59e6fc39a7

MIDWEST RECORD – JULY 12

My Chops Are Rolling

(Ellersoul 1901)

“. . . this gang is for people that want to have more to their music than a bunch of beats. Hard hitting stuff that’ll bowl you over with ease as this new harmonica king continues to make his mark.”
http://midwestrecord.com/MWR1549.html

MAKING THE SCENE – JULY 17

Jason Ricci and the Band Kind

My Chops Are Rolling

EllerSoul Records

“It is good to hear this band playing just as well as they ever have . . Jason, as usual, is still the best harmonica player I have ever heard, and a strong vocal performer too.”

 https://www.makingascene.org/jason-ricci-and-the-bad-kind-my-chops-are-rolling/

 

THE LEE COUNTY COURIER – JULY 25

My Chops Are Rolling / Harpoon man Ricci proves he has the chops

“ — you definitely need to get some Jason today.”
http://www.leecountycourier.net/about_people/harpoon-man-ricci-proves-he-has-the-chops/article_6a556e54-af06-11e9-9e1b-d3de1711362c.html

 

PROFESSOR JOHNNY P- AUGUST 11

Chops Rolling Live in Richmond / CD review

“. . . [Ricci]plays the blues differently than many, . . .his own hybrid style . . .that makes everything accessible to even the most casual listener.”

https://professorjohnnyp.blogspot.com/2019/08/jason-ricci-my-chops-are-rolling-and-on.html