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Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats

Blues / West Coast Swing Sacramento, CA  US
Clothes Line
Clothes Line
(I Met Her On The) Blues Cruise
(I Met Her On The) Blues Cruise
One Wrong Turn
One Wrong Turn
Back From The Dead
Back From The Dead
U B U
U B U

Discography

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    You Asked For It...Live! Released on Jul 8, 2014

Videos

Rick Estrin & The Nightcats - (I met her on the) Blues Cruise - OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO

Shows

  • Sat

    May 23

    Bow Island, AB, CA | 8:00pm
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  • Fri

    May 29

    Edmonton, AB, CA | 8:00pm
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  • Sat

    May 30

    Edmonton, AB, CA | 8:00pm
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  • Sat

    Jun 13

    San Francisco, CA, US | 5:30pm

    Every night that award-winning harmonica player, singer and songwriter Rick Estrin and his cohorts The Nightcats perform live— wherever in the world that may be—a crowd of dancing, shouting, laughing and cheering people will be enjoying some of the best live music they’ve ever heard. On one of these nights—October 5, 2013, at San Francisco’s Biscuits And Blues—the proceedings were captured live. The result is Rick Estrin & The Nightcats’ irresistible new release, You Asked For It...Live!. The band was, as they always are, on fire. The hometown, sell-out crowd was ready to explode, and the front man was celebrating his birthday. According to Estrin, “Cutting loose and stretching out in an intimate, nightclub-type setting is the natural environment for the Nightcats to kick maximum ass. The fact that it was my birthday, in the town where I was born and raised, only added more fuel to the fire.” You Asked For It...Live! has the immediacy, feel and fun of a true Rick Estrin & The Nightcats performance. “No matter how much fun we have and how relaxed we can be in the studio, there’s still nothing like being in front of, and interacting with, our live audience,” Estrin says. The album features some of Rick Estrin’s best-loved and most-requested songs, dating back to his days as lead singer, songwriter and harmonica player of Little Charlie & The Nightcats (featuring Little Charlie Baty on guitar). The album is an up-to-the-minute and totally accessible slice of original, wry and witty blues with a simmering, funky rock edge fueled by Andersen’s blazing genre-hopping guitar and Farrell’s and Hansen’s dazzling keyboard and rhythm work. One listen makes it clear that this is a group comprised of four world-class musicians, who together form one of the tightest and most original bands in any genre.

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  • Wed

    Jun 24

    San Juan Capistrano, CA, US | 12:00am
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Photos

  • Photo by Rachel Kumar

About

Label: Alligator Records

Bio: On You Asked For It—Live!, harmonica giant, songwriter, vocalist and Blues Music Award winner Rick Estrin, along with The Nightcats— jaw-dropping guitarist Chris “Kid” Andersen, singing drummer J. Hansen and dynamic multi-instrumentalist Lorenzo Farrell (electric and acoustic bass, organ and Moog...See Full Bio

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Status

You Asked For It--Live! 1st live CD from Rick & Cats. In stores 7/8 http://mailman.305spin.com/view/?cid=5&sid=6280&uid=130715&lid=5251

Press

"These are serious musicians out to have a hotter than hot good time. It’s tough to stay in your seat when Estrin and his musical cohorts get cooking."

— Chicago Sun-Times