Sugar Ray and The Bluetones —
a storied blues ensemble that has backed
Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Joe Turner, Roosevelt Sykes,
Big Walter Horton, Big Mama Thornton and JB Hutto
— are coming to Arts Jubilee this August.
by Roy Prescott of "The Blues Summit" - WMWV - 93.5
"Sugar Ray is the real deal. There is nobody better to represent
- Kim Wilson,
The Fabulous Thunderbirds
and the Bluetones
have a new record entitled Living Tear To Tear
on Severn Records
that was released on August 19, 2014.
It has debuted #1 on
The Living Blues
A 'warm up'
- to be announced -
begins at 6 PM
hard-swinging band fully absorbed the lessons learned from
Chicago blues masters, making them one of New England’s
most beloved blues institutions.
Boston Phoenix called the band's frontman "a fixture
on the national blues scene. [Sugar Ray] Norcia's elegant,
emotive voice is his calling card [alongside his] rich,
melodic harmonica blowing."