Roy Rogers, a former Napa resident, Blind Pig Records’ recording artist, and 8 time multi – Grammy nominated producer, performer and virtuoso slide guitarist, will be performing at The Napa Valley Opera House on Friday January 6th, 2012.
Roy Rogers is one of the world’s premier slide guitarists performing today. He is an internationally acclaimed producer for John Lee Hooker (winning two Grammy Awards and four nominations) and Ramblin’ Jack Elliott (two Grammy nominations).
Rogers has 17 solo and collaborative recordings including work with Sammy Hagar, Carlos Santana and Bonnie Raitt. He has received numerous awards and accolades from around the globe, including Australia, France and Canada and China.
Additional Grammy nominations have been given for his songwriting as well as for his work on movie soundtracks and television. His latest release, Split Decision, is his first studio recording with his band, The Delta Rhythm Kings, in seven years. In 2011 he released “Translucent Blues” – with The Doors founder Ray Manzarek.
Rogers’ was featured last year on cover of Blues Revue Magazine entitled ‘Slide Show; How Roy Rogers is Keeping An American Musical Tradition Vital” and has been awarded national press accolades from Billboard, USA Today, Rolling Stone, Guitar Player Magazine among others.
Roy Rogers & The Delta Rhythm Kings
Perform at Napa Valley Opera House
1030 Main Street
Napa, California 94559
Friday, January 6, 2012 – Showtime: 8 PM
Tickets are $20.00 – www.nvoh.org