Tour Dates:

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photo by Michel Verlinden

UPCOMING SHOWS:

Upcoming Shows:

November 11, 2017
MUSIC AND ARTS AT THE CARRIAGE HOUSE, NEWBURYPORT, MA

This is the house concert of house concerts, in an acoustically sublime Carriage House near Maudslay State Park in Newburyport. Once you come to a show here, taste the potluck and sink into a comfy couch, you'll be hooked! Host Jason Novak has put together a sweet concert series and we're excited to come back and play an intimate show in this gem of a room.

Reserve a cozy spot? (recomended)...Contact Jasonblues42@gmail.com

Two of my favs for years now! It will be the DUO!
It has been a hot minute since they have done this and their fan base is very excited!
6pm Optional Potluck
7:18pm Music strikes :))

Reserve tix contact jasonblues42@gmail.com

November 12, 2017
WILLIE'S PAD - HOUSE CONCERT - WORCESTER, MA

WILLIE'S PAD
20 Castle St. #1, Worcester, MA

Doors Open at 3, music at 4 pm ~ $20 ~ BYOB and favorite shared snack encouraged! Limited parlor seating...Apartment / neighborhood wondering encouraged. Come early and check out Worcester's newest multi-million park just feet from Willie's Pad! First 12 people can mark a seat for the 1st set. Next 12 can mark seats for 2nd set. All through the door are welcome to hang for all the music - scattered seating/standing room throughout! An intimate environ for a very unique musical event!

November 20, 2017
CANTAB LOUNGE OPEN MIC FEATURE

738 Massachusetts Ave., Central Square, Cambridge, MA | (617) 354-2685

Geoff's open mic starts at 8 - Feature act Rishell & Raines go on at 9:30 PM

NOW BOOKING FESTIVALS AND EVENTS IN 2017-2018:

HOW TO CONTACT US:send us a message via our website contact form

PREVIOUS WORK:

NATIONAL TV & RADIO APPEARANCES

Late Night With Conan O'Brien (NBC TV) (as part of J Band) 1996 & 1999
Arthur "A Word From Us Kids" (PBS TV) December 2003
A Prarie Home Companion (MPR radio) 1995 & 2004
Mountain Stage (WV Public Radio) 2003
NPR Radio Features: Here & Now, The World

A SAMPLING OF FESTIVALS PLAYED

  • Merelefest
  • Wheatland Festival
  • Swannanoa Gathering
  • King Biscuit Blues Festival
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
  • Gloucester Blues Festival (UK)
  • Kansas City Jazz & Blues Fest
  • National Blues Festival (UK)
  • Moulin Blues Festival
  • Ole Blues Festival
  • Poconos Blues Festival
  • Savannah Folk Festival
  • Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival
  • Mountain Stage
  • Boston Folk Festival
  • Notodden Blues Festival
  • North Atlantic Folk Festival
  • Edmonton Labatts Blues Fest
  • Edinburgh International Jazz & Blues Fest
  • Guinness Temple Bar Blues Fest
  • Big Bear Rhythm & Food Fest
  • Luxembourg Blues Festival
  • Ottawa Blues Festival
  • Herndon Blues Festival
  • Silver City Blues Festival
  • Queen City Blues Festival
  • Riverwalk
  • Great British R&B Fest
  • Augusta Heritage Festival
  • Taste of the Blue Ridge Fest
  • Cool Blues & Microbrews Fest
  • KCBS Acoustic Blues Festival
  • Harvest Acoustic Blues Fest
  • Midwinter Blues Festival
  • Chenango Blues Festival
  • River Blues Festival
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Skoebustel Blues Festival
  • Kalamazoo Blues Festival
  • Buckeye Harmonica Convention
  • Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Fest
  • Cognac Blues Festival

A SAMPLING OF CLUB & CONCERT VENUES PLAYED

  • Bushnell Theatre - Hartford, CT
  • The Barns At Wolf Trap(as part of J Band) Vienna, VA
  • Keswick Theatre - Philadelphia, PA
  • Merrill Auditorium - Portland, ME
  • Kitty C. Hart Theatre at the Egg - Albany, NY
  • Jorgenson Auditorium - Storrs, CT
  • Capitol Center for the Arts - Concord, NH
  • Lowell Auditorium - Lowell, MA
  • Ellington Theatre - Lynchburg, VA
  • The Orpheum Theatre - Memphis, TN
  • Westbury Music Fair - Westbury, NY
  • The Paradise - Boston, MA
  • Yoshi's - Oakland, CA
  • Jazzhaus - Freiburg, Germany
  • Godfrey Daniels - Bethlehem, PA
  • BamBoo Room - Lake Worth, FL
  • House of Blues - Cambridge, MA
  • The Bitter End - New York, NY
  • Caffe Lena - Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Club Passim - Cambridge, MA
  • Catamount Arts Center - St. Johnsbury, VT
  • The Freight & Salvage - Berkeley, CA
  • The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Irving Plaza - New York, NY
  • Crossroads Cafe - Antwerp, Belgium
  • Oupeye Castle - Oupeye, Belgium
  • Aladdin Theatre - Portland, OR
  • Jersey Arts Centre - Jersey, UK
  • Plaza Palomino - Tucson, AZ
  • Frick Fine Arts Center - Pittsburgh, PA

PAUL RISHELL AND ANNIE RAINES HAVE OPENED FOR: Ray Charles, Little Feat, Asleep at the Wheel, Susan Tedeschi, Leon Russell, John Hammond, Dr. John, and John Sebastian.