Franco Paletta & The Stingers With Steve Kerin
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Performing with Bob Dylan in the Village in the '60s, opening for the Grateful Dead in the '70s, snagging Grammy nominations in '00s, Maria Muldaur could give Forrest Gump a run for his money. The reason for this jazz, blues and roots vocalist's continued prominence is simple: Muldaur is profoundly talented. Though perhaps best known for her 1974 top ten hit, "Midnight at the Oasis," this certified pop star has embarked on an adventurous, decades-long odyssey through various forms of American Roots Music. Nominated in 2005 for a Grammy in the Traditional Blues Category for her album Sweet Lovin' Ol' Soul, this Baby Boomer icon continues her musical journey with a live performance at Highway 99 Blues Club and Restaurant. Learn More
Seating is comfortable, but if you want to see the performers play --e.g. strumming the guitar, you would need to sit where you face the front of the state, as they might not turn toward your side as they perform.Michael Shrieve's Spellbinder info • Jun 30 2014 star this tip starred
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Visit Franco Paletta and The Stingers website .
As good as his harp playing is, Franco Paletta’s strong vocals are what thrills the listeners. He has a unique vocal style that lets you know that you are listening to a true Bluesman. “I don’t try to sound like anyone. When people listen to me sing they get pure Franco. I’ve been given a gift, and when I sing the Blues, it’s my way of passing that on to someone else.”
Besides sharing the stage with Tommy Castro, Kenny Neal, Magic Dick, and Deanna Bogart, Franco has also had the pleasure of playing with a virtual Who’s Who of Portland’s Blues Luminaries, including Paul DeLay, Curtis Salgado, Lloyd Jones, Peter Damman, Jim Mesi, Chris Carlson, Duffy Bishop, Jimi Bott, Dave Kahl, Dover Weinburg, Suburban Slim, Robbie Laws, Terry Robb, Doug Rowell, Jimmy Lloyd Rea, and Norman Sylvester to name a few.
In 2007 Franco won the Cascade Blues Associations’ “Journey to Memphis” Competition and was privileged to represent the CBA at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tennessee in 2008.
Franco has also performed at festivals around the Northwest including the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland, OR; Winthrop Blues Festival in Winthrop, WA; The Sunbanks Blues Festival, in Electric City, WA; The Tri-Cities Blues Festival in WA….
He has also made appearances at The Torch Club, in Sacramento, CA, and Biscuits and Blues, in San Francisco, CA.