An international cast of veteran traditionalists comes to the Acorn. Enjoy an old school music revue of blues, boogie woogie, New Orleans R&B and more.
These artists learned first-hand from American music legends. Names like Wanda Jackson, Big Joe Duskin, H-Bomb Ferguson, Pine Top Perkins, Yank Rachel, Barrelhouse Chuck, Lazy Lester, Big Mama Thorton, Deke Dickerson.
Cincinnati-based musician Ricky Nye preaches the gospel of Boogie Woogie Piano across the globe. Four of his 22 albums are with the Paris Blues Band (guitarist Anthony Stelmaszack, upright bassist Thibaut Chopin, drummer Simon Boyer), French specialists in American roots music.
The Moore Brothers, David and Thomas, are respected interpreters and composers of acoustic and electric Americana music.
Brad “Fat City” Berk performed with renowned acts around Chicago. His résumé includes a turn with the house band at the Cotton Club in Shanghai.
Chris Douglas, always in great demand in Cincinnati’s music scene, appears regularly with Ricky Nye.