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Hurricane Ruth / Blog

2012 was INCREDIBLE!!

Thanks to everyone who has supported us along our journey. 2012 has been an incredible year for Hurricane Ruth. We have had so many great experiences: we released our first CD, we competed in Memphis at the IBC's, we performed on many big stages with a ton of great acts; including, the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, HEART!! 2012 was incredible, but it was just a start! Hold on everyone because 2013 is gonna be one for the ages!! Thanks again for all of your support, we can't do all the wonderful things we do without it!! Happy New Year & Much Love, Hurricane Ruth

Thoughts & Prayers

Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone on the east coast, and throughout the country, that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

What A Year!

I can't believe that it has only been a little over a year since the four of us started working together. I am very blessed to be working with these three great musicians. Thanks for a great year guys, heres to many more! We have accomplished so much! We compiled our first CD with six of our own tunes. It is doing very well, and let's hope that trend continues. We have continued to create new music, and we are well on our way to another CD in the future. We have played some fantastic shows and venues, capped off (so far) with our trip to Memphis for the IBC's. Our summer is packed with MORE great shows, check out our schedule and join us for a few! The best part of the all of this is we are having a blast doing it all! Thank you so much to all of our friends, fans and family for all of your great support this year! We couldn't have done any of this without YOU!!

Off To A Great Start

We can't say THANK YOU enough to all of our friends, fans, and family for the early success of our debut CD. We are beyond excited with how "The Power of the Blues...Feels Like a Hurricane" has been received so far, and it's only been out a month! These are very exciting times for Hurricane Ruth! We thank all of you who are going along for the ride with us. HOLD ON!!!

Shows

Mark your calendars, Hurricane Ruth will be coming to a club near you very soon! Here are some dates for March: 3/23 Fourth Friday for the River City Blues Society @ Goodfellas in Pekin; 3/24 Crows Mill Pub in Springfield; and 3/31 Laurie's Place in Edwardsville. We look to forward to seeing all of our friends and fans soon!

Thanks!

I want to send out a thank you to everyone for the good thoughts and well wishes for Ruth. She is finally feeling a little better after a NASTY bout with the stomach flu. Bad, bad stuff!! Also a big thanks to all of our friends who stepped in on Monday!! They came to the rescue, on less than no notice, and put on a great show! I can't say thanks enough! Stay tuned everyone, because the Hurricane will be back on her feet soon!! In the meantime please check out the new CD (The Power of the Blues...Feels like a Hurricane).

DEBUT CD!!!!

Hurricane Ruth's debut CD "The Power of the Blues...Feels Like a Hurricane is here!!! After only being together for a few months the band compiled 6 originals and 2 covers for this explosive new CD. It's the epitome of power blues with a soft side too. HR is extremely proud of the this CD, and can't wait to share it with their fans!! The first CD release party is in Springfield on Monday 2/13 at The Alamo for the ICBC's Blue Monday. Show starts at 8, but you better get there early because the place will be packed!

Next Stop IBC!

Headed to Memphis this week to compete in the International Blues Challenge. WOW, what an honor! So excited for this opportunity, and thankful to the Prairie Crossroads Blues Society for the chance to represent them. We have worked hard and will give it our all. We are looking forward to hanging out with friends, and meeting many new ones. The atmosphere in Memphis will be electric and we intend to soak it all up!! Stay tuned, we look forward to sharing this experience with all of our fans, friends and family. Much Love HR

One Last Stop on The Road to Memphis

Crows Mill Pub this Saturday 1-21-12 is our last stop before heading to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge! We will be crankin' up the power blues at 8:30 and going 'til 12:30. We will be laying it all out there in preparation for Memphis. This is a can't miss show!! Get on board now, because we are just starting to roll! Summer 2012 is shaping up to be incredible!

Our Road to Memphis rolls on!!

We are continuing on our Road to Memphis with a stop at The Trading Post in Springfield this Saturday 1-14-12 9:00pm - 1:00am. Saturday will be our first time performing at The Trading Post, so help us make it a success. However, if you can't make it this weekend, you will have another chance to see us in Springfield. Our last stop before going to Memphis for the International Blues Challenge will be at The Crows Mill Pub. We will be there Saturday 1-21-12 from 8:30pm - 12:30pm. Help us pack the joint, and give us a great send off. So there it is, two chances to catch us in Springfield this month. These shows are on opposite ends of town, which should accommodate all of our fans! Come to one, or see us at both! You won't be disappointed!