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November 2018

Coco Montoya

The old Willie Dixon adage, “blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the “Master of the Telecaster,” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths. He earned his status as a master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist through years of paying his dues as a sideman with Collins (first as a drummer) and then with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, before launching his solo career in 1993. Five years of constant touring with Collins and ten years with Mayall turned him into a monster player and dynamic performer. Montoya has released eight solo albums—including three for Alligator between 2000 and 2007—and has played at clubs, concert halls and major festivals all over the world. Guitar Player says Montoya plays “stunning, powerhouse blues with a searing tone, emotional soloing, and energetic, unforced vocals.” ...
23 Nov
09:00 PM
Evanston Rocks

Coco Montoya

The old Willie Dixon adage, “blues is truth,” perfectly describes the searing, contemporary blues-rock of world-renowned guitarist and vocalist Coco Montoya. Taught by the “Master of the Telecaster,” Albert Collins, but with a hard-edged sound and style all his own, Montoya mixes his forceful, melodic guitar playing and passionate vocals with memorable songs, delivering the blues’ hardest truths. He earned his status as a master guitarist and soul-powered vocalist through years of paying his dues as a sideman with Collins (first as a drummer) and then with John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, before launching his solo career in 1993. Five years of constant touring with Collins and ten years with Mayall turned him into a monster player and dynamic performer. Montoya has released eight solo albums—including three for Alligator between 2000 and 2007—and has played at clubs, concert halls and major festivals all over the world. Guitar Player says Montoya plays “stunning, powerhouse blues with a searing tone, emotional soloing, and energetic, unforced vocals.” ...
24 Nov
09:00 PM
Evanston Rocks
December 2018

Mike Toomey’s Christmas Special

A regular performer on WGN Morning News, Mike has appeared in concert with such names as George Carlin, Wayne Newton, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Reba McIntyre. He has performed on numerous television programs including; HBO’s U.S. comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado; MTV’s Half Hour Comedy Hour; and A&E’s Comedy on the Road. With his sharp delivery, quick wit, and unique style, Mike Toomey has been a favorite at comedy clubs and special events since 1982. ...
01 Dec
09:00 PM
Bourbon N Brass

Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo

Tammi Savoy and Ameripolitan Award winning guitarist Chris Casello lay down Original 40's, 50's & 60's inspired Music, Early Roots Rhythm and Blues, Jump Blues, Mid Century Rock & Roll, Rockabilly, Classic Country, Roots Jazz, Blues and Swing. Pure Rhythm and Roll. "Sangin" from her heart and soul is what Miss Tammi Savoy loves to do. ...
07 Dec
08:30 PM
Bourbon N Brass

Hollywood Swingin’ Tribute to Kool and the Gang

Hollywood Swinging, the ultimate tribute to the super group Kool & The Gang. They will bring the party hits of Kool & The Gang from the 70’s thru the 80’s as they combine the excitement of a live show with a super charged dance party to remember! ...
08 Dec
09:00 PM
Evanston Rocks

A Motown Christmas with Motown Reflections

The Motown Reflections singing group are a group of four highly professional male vocalist who sings Motown, Soul and R & B. The Motown Reflections are known all over the U.S. as a very talented and experienced group of male vocalists. They have performed concerts for Festivals, Wedding Receptions, Reunions, Parties, Corporate Events, Casinos, and many other types of events. ...
15 Dec
09:00 PM
Evanston Rocks
January 2019

Kip Winger Live and Unplugged

As the lead singer and bassist of the band bearing his last name, Kip Winger rode the '80s pop-metal explosion to stardom before beginning a solo career in the late '90s. His solo acoustic shows are nothing short of fantastic and he has a voice that only is only getting better with time. Don't miss this chance to hear a truly awesome rock artist in our extremely intimate setting! ...
05 Jan
09:00 PM
Evanston Rocks
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