Conciertos / Concerts

Sábado, 29 de febrero a las 19.30H

Richard Ray Farrell

Blues and Folk from New York


Richard Ray Farrell, from Niagara Falls, NY (1956) is a veteran American
blues guitarist, singer, songwriter, harmonica player and
international recording artist. Richard started busking in Paris, France
and began playing professionally in 1976. He is comfortable as a solo
acoustic artist as well or fronting his own band on the electric guitar.
Richard toured with American artists RL Burnside, Louisiana Red, Frank
Frost, Big Jack Johnson, Lazy Lester and Big Boy Henry. Richard formed
Farrell & Black in 1995 with Mothers of Invention drummer, Jimmy Carl
Black. They produced two CD’s and toured internationally for seven
Richard moved to Philadelphia in 2001, formed a band, and began
performing with harp veteran Steve Guyger. Richard produced seven CD’s
before moving to Spain in 2014.
Bohemian Life (2003) contains originals and internationally acclaimed
blues musicians. Acoustic Roots (2005) is solo acoustic offering blues and
ragtime. Down Home Old School Country Blues (2006) with Steve Guyger
has been called the best acoustic blues duo album to come out in years
by Andy Grigg of Real Blues Magazine, British Columbia, Canada. Stuck
On The Blues (2007) is acoustic with Italian harmonica virtuoso Marco
Camino de Sanlucar (2009), features legendary Spanish flamenco and
rock guitarist Raimundo Amador. I Sing The Blues Eclectic (2011)
delivers twelve originals and Shoe Shoppin’ Woman (2014) offers 8
originals and 3 blues classics.
These CD’s charted in the US and achieved acclaim from critics
worldwide. Richard’s next CD, 3 Pints of Gin, will be released in the US
February 2020.