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Grace DelRosario
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
Tani Rae Gloria Standridge
Call ahead and make a reservation for a seat as getting these tickets just gets you in. If its crowded you stand.
Duffy Bishop Band info Mar 18 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.

About the Ticket Supplier: Highway 99 Blues Club and Restaurant

Highway 99 Blues Club is an exciting venue for the blues culture and music of America. Housed in a 1909 brick building on the Seattle waterfront, the Highway 99 Blues Club is inspired by the juke joints of The South and neighborhood blues clubs of Chicago.