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Doc Garvey’s Remedy

Ingredients

Mix: musicians with years off music making in clubs to playing the Atlantic Pop Festival

Add: the geographic flavors of Nashville, Austin, Boston, Phoenix, and what do you get ?

You get a mixture of Amaricana, blues, rockabilly and roots music known as Doc Garvey’s Remedy.

Band members include:

Paul Spradlin – lead guitar, vocals – co-founding member of Goose Creek Symphony, recent member Arizona Music Hall of Fame

Bill Rice – bass guitar and vocals – spent too much time playing in Austin TX.

Scott Ellis- drums, vocals – Phoenix favorite with Driving Wheel

Dennis Garvey – guitar/vocal played all over New England including Club Passim Cambridge Ma.

Seeing Doc Garvey’s Remedy in concert requires a passport to travel into the musical worlds of blues, folk, rockabilly and roots music known as Americana.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Doc-Garveys-Remedy/130549790371021

The Black Forest Society

The Black Forest Society along with Jason Dudley, Lauren Crosby and maybe some more Jerome artists will be playing music and painting at the Spirit Room. The vibe to these shows is amazing. Come dance and play!

Avery Burke

Join us for an evening of acoustic music with Avery Burke.

Forever Growing

Check out the Forever Growing band at the Spirit Room!

“The energy starts soft and low, gradually but inexorably building to an incredible climax, then gently bringing you back to float along like a feather on a soft breeze…consummate artists.”

— Laurel Hayles, Club Circuit

http://www.forevergrowingmusic.com/index.php

Combo Deluxe

A Spirit Room and Verde Valley Favorite, Combo Delux will have you dancing, smiling and laughing. Come join us!

Llory McDonald

Musical Background – Llory started her musical career on Clarinet at the age of 6, playing in the band until 8th grade, when her brother threw his guitar in the garbage and she rescued it.

She joined her first rock band in high school, playing guitar, slide guitar and singing at dances and proms in Phoenix. She started playing the clubs in Phoenix at age 17 and formed her own band, The Llory McDonald Band in 1979. They opened for Paul Butterfield, Deep Purple, Iggy Pop, Jerry Riopelle and others.

They were playing concerts and clubs throughout the state of Arizona until 1984, when she moved to Los Angeles. There, she was playing in her own band Odds and Ends and in Jerry Riopelle’s band as a sideman.
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She signed to Arista Records in 1988. She recorded a single which appeared on the “1988 Summer Olympics” album, along with various other artist including Eric Clapton and Whitney Houston. She also sang background vocals on Lita Ford’s 1988 release “Lita” on Dreamland Records. She signed a 3-year music publishing contract (1988-1990) with Blue Rider Music, where she sang on various singles and demos.

Dropped by Arista in 1989, she left the music business for the film industry, working as a production assistant and driver on films such as “The Dark Wind” with Lou Diamond Phillips and “When a Man Loves a Women” with Meg Ryan. She moved back to Arizona in 1994 and helped form Combo Deluxe.
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Musical influences – Slide guitar players, Bonnie Raitt, Lowell George, also Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and soul music of the late 60’s and 70’s were a big influence.

Favorite Artist – Linda Ronstadt, Deborah Harry, Sheyl Crow, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye. She could go on and on …

Equipment – Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster guitar, Fender Hotrod Deville 212 Amp, EV mic, Nady cordless unit, various slides.

Hobbies – Golf and pondering

Likes – Margaritas, Mexico, funky soul music, good films and N.P.R.

Luke Jarrett has been playing the harp for some 30 years, and it’s truly his second love.

Over the years he has performed with many popular regional bands from Newport, RIto Monterey, CA, & Orange County California to Western Colorado. While residing in Southern California, he was often heard playing with opening acts at The Crazy HorseSaloon in Santa Ana, CA which was voted the ”CMA Nightclub of he Year” for several years, as well as the famous Palomino nightclub in No. Hollywood. He has also played a host of club and concert venuesup and down the west coast.

While living in Colorado he was a member of Ralph Dinosaur & The Fabulous Volcanoes, a very popular band performing in the resort towns of Telluride, Aspen, Steamboat and Durango, CO. Over the years, his popularity among professional musicians has resulted in his often being asked to take part in opening act performances for national acts such as John Mayall, J.J. Cale, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bobby Bare, Ed Bruce and Rick Nelson. His past experience playing with country rock, rock & roll, reggae and blues bands, has honed his ability and reputation as a fine multi-genre harp player. One of Luke’s musical influences is Lee Oskar whom he recently had the pleasure of playing with at the Spirit Room in Jerome.
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He can now be heard whaling away with Llory McDonald and Combo Deluxe, a band that has the well-deserved reputation as “the hottest band in Arizona.” Luke can also be heard on their CD “Haunted”. Besides playing music, Luke loves to remodel homes, being in Rocky Point, Mexico whenever possible, and sharing a good laugh whenever possible, something that comes easy when sitting in with Llory and the boys.

Billy D. Fox was born in Redwood City, California. Moved to Vancouver, Washington /Portland Oregon.

Bill started playing guitar in 1964 in a band called The Live Souls. The band could not find a “Good Drummer” so Bill’s dad took him out and brought him his first drum set. Six years later he found himself the opening act for bands like Joe Walsh and the James Gang, Tommy James and the Shondells (Crimson and Clover,) The Paul Butterfield Blues Band and Elvin Bishop. His biggest moment was playing before Sly and the family Stone.

Bill went on the road tours through the 70s with bands such as the Sonics out of Seattle Washington and Merilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Angel of the Morning.)

Opening act for Sugar Loaf through the 80’s and 90’s. Toured the Hawaiian Island, Japan, Hong Kong, East Asia Jam Sessions and 1 Night Shows with Paul Revere and the Raiders, Robert Cray, Ann and Nancy Wilson (of Heart,) The Drifters, Motown Detroit’s The Arnold Brothers, Rod Price and Fog Hat.

In the mid 90’s Bill and his wife Annette opened up a small chain of Nightclubs in Vancouver Washington called Chicago Blues 1 & 2 and Pizza Blues. Bill performed with his band The Fox Network which was made up from a large group of musicians from the Portland music scene. He would call from a list of available musicians that were not on tour at the time.

One of their favorite local artists, Lee Garrett, co- wrote “Signed Sealed Delivered” with Stevie Wonder.

In 2003 they sold the Restaurants and Night clubs Moved to Arizona and Bill’s currently with Arizona’s favorite Recording Artist Llory McDonald and Combo Deluxe and Bill has never been happier “The End.”

http://llorymcdonald.com

Llory McDonald

Musical Background – Llory started her musical career on Clarinet at the age of 6, playing in the band until 8th grade, when her brother threw his guitar in the garbage and she rescued it.

She joined her first rock band in high school, playing guitar, slide guitar and singing at dances and proms in Phoenix. She started playing the clubs in Phoenix at age 17 and formed her own band, The Llory McDonald Band in 1979. They opened for Paul Butterfield, Deep Purple, Iggy Pop, Jerry Riopelle and others.

They were playing concerts and clubs throughout the state of Arizona until 1984, when she moved to Los Angeles. There, she was playing in her own band Odds and Ends and in Jerry Riopelle’s band as a sideman.

She signed to Arista Records in 1988. She recorded a single which appeared on the “1988 Summer Olympics” album, along with various other artist including Eric Clapton and Whitney Houston. She also sang background vocals on Lita Ford’s 1988 release “Lita” on Dreamland Records. She signed a 3-year music publishing contract (1988-1990) with Blue Rider Music, where she sang on various singles and demos.

Dropped by Arista in 1989, she left the music business for the film industry, working as a production assistant and driver on films such as “The Dark Wind” with Lou Diamond Phillips and “When a Man Loves a Women” with Meg Ryan. She moved back to Arizona in 1994 and helped form Combo Deluxe.

Musical influences – Slide guitar players, Bonnie Raitt, Lowell George, also Ry Cooder, Linda Ronstadt, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and soul music of the late 60’s and 70’s were a big influence.

Favorite Artist – Linda Ronstadt, Deborah Harry, Sheyl Crow, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Marvin Gaye. She could go on and on …

Equipment – Fender Telecaster and Stratocaster guitar, Fender Hotrod Deville 212 Amp, EV mic, Nady cordless unit, various slides.

Hobbies – Golf and pondering

Likes – Margaritas, Mexico, funky soul music, good films and N.P.R.

http://www.llorymcdonald.com/

Porchlights

Organic Homegrown Original Acoustic Music – Check us out on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/ThePorchlights?feature=mhum

Biography
Deb & Kneebone have been writing, recording and performing their folk, rock, Americana style of music all over the Southwestern states since 2000.
They’ve released 5 albums of original material, 2 DVDs and a 6th ‘Fan Funded’ disc is in the works. Their music is inspired by everything from the beauty of the San Juan Mountains to conciousness raising and even the many social obserdities the duo witnesses throughout the world.

Description
Porchlights plays original acoustic music with roots in Americana, folk, rock, swing, country, jam, & more. We also play some of our favorite songs from Gillian Welch & John Prine to Pearl Jam & Spinal Tap to Pink Floyd & Rolling Stones to Bob Wills, Bob Dylan & beyond….

Band Interests
We are open to lots of possibilities.

Artists We Also Like
The Lindells, Gary Regina, Dave Duncan, John Garza, Major Lingo, Brett Pejsa, Steve Reynolds, Jacqui Foreman, Joseph Langham, Clay McClinton, Brian DeMarco, Dave Logan Trio, Brenda Kahn, Old Crow Medicine Show, Spinal Tap …

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Porchlights/105193561059

Chris Berry and the Retrofiters

Prescott, Arizona’s premiere Roadhouse Americana, Honky Tonk and Southern Rock Band.

The first incarnation of The Retrofitters was started in 1992 in San Francisco as a house band for that year’s Grammy Award Nominees banquet. That first band featured fromer members of The Allman Bros., Jefferson Starship, Pablo Cruise, Sly & The Family Stone, and other well known San Francisco groups. The band was led by Chris Berry who patterned the band after John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers. It was a format that allowed us to have rotating band members as we all had commitments to our other “big” groups. It was also a sort of mutual admiration society that gave us an outlet to try different combinations of players that had always wanted to play together. Over the years the band has included former members of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane and Starship, Edgar Winter Group, Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Jeff Beck Group, Its A Beautiful Day and many, many others.
The Cris ‘N’ Jimmy show is the Singer-Songwriter/ Accompanist Duo comprised of Chris Berry on vocals and guitar and Jimmy ‘D’ on pedal steel. As Chris is an extremely prolific songwriter, the duo allows Chris to try out and fine tune his new material before bringing it to the band.

Copper and Congress

copper and congress bandHailing from Tucson, Arizona, Copper & Congress is Katie Haverly, Patrick Morris and Julius Schlosburg. The band merges their influences of indie-rock, jazz, folk and R&B. They are working on their next record and touring regularly. They love what they do.

Sugar Thieves

The Sugar Thieves have a sultry blues roots foundation and powerhouse delta sound that will take you back in time. They also come equipped with a fresh new style, high-energy showmanship, and an original song list that brings music enthusiasts of any age, to their feet to shake that meat! The Sugar Thieves won the Phoenix Blues Society’s Arizona State Blues

Competition this year, for the third time. In 2008 and 2009, The Sugar Thieves won and went on to compete in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis (Feb. 2009/Jan. 2010) where they were voted one of the top ten unsigned blues bands in the world in 09, and won the “People’s Choice” award at the Old Daisy Theater in 2010. This Jan. 2013, The Sugar Thieves will be competing in Memphis once again, and are ready to take it all home.

The Sugar Thieves were also voted best Americana band in 2009 by the Phoenix New Times’

“Summer of Sound Series”, and were nominated for Best Local Band in Phoenix as well. The singular vision that drives this band is their plight to reintroduce what some call a dying genre, blues music, to younger generations and those that have simply forgotten. But don’t think you’ve heard anything like it before. The Thieves put on a show that’s worth writing home about.

http://sugarthieves.com