The Starlet Room presents

Blues & Bourbon: Quique Gómez

All Ages
Wednesday, May 15
Doors: 5:30pm // Show: 6:30pm
$20 General Admission – $18 SBS Members
This Event is All Ages 
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Direct from Spain, singer and harpman Quique Gómez will be accompanied by three award-winning Bay Area blues all stars– June Core on drums, Kedar Roy on bass and “Kid” Andersen(award-winning Greaseland Studios producer) on guitar;
This year and last year, he was one of the very special guests of Rick Estrin & the Nightcats in the annual celebration concerts honoring their friend Little Charlie Baty.
Born in Madrid, Quique started playing harmonica at age 18 and assembled his first band, Juan Bourbon, Juan Scoth & Juan Beer, at the age of 20. With this band he traveled the Spanish stages during the following decade, while studying and running a small club. In 2008, he visited Chicago and met some of the Blues’ greatest exponents with whom he started playing frequently on both sides of the Atlantic. Quique has stepped on stages from five continents, sharing them with artists such as John Primer, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Stroger, Rockin’ Johnny Burgin (with whom he released the 2018 acclaimed CD, Dos Hombres: Wanted ), Jimmy Burns, Tail Dragger, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne…
Quique Gómez & His Vipers, the band he works with regularly, are currently presenting Dealin ‘With the Blues ,released already in Europe, South America, EEUU and Japan. With eleven albums released so far and more on the way, Quique is releasing his last two records Dealin’ with the Blues with his Quintet, The Vipers and his acoustic work with the Guitar player Francisco Serrano where Quique plays harp, Mandoline, guitar and vocals.

He has also recorded with Willie Buck and Lorenzo Thompson and he is the voice and the harp of the great Spanish band Gatos Bizcos,
Quique puts the harmonica aside on occasions to show us his most “crooner” side as he performs classics of Swing with arrangements of Sinatra ,Count Basie,Thad Jones and more.

As a complement to his life on stage, he gives harmonica classes at the “Escuela de Blues de Madrid” (Madrid Blues School) since 2013 and is the director of the Intensive Blues Course in Béjar, Spain since 2009.

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