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Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro & the Painkillers

November 29, 2019 | 8 pm
Paramount Bristol
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Blues rockers Tinsley Ellis and Tommy Castro & the Painkillers have teamed up for a tour they’ve dubbed T’n’T. Both are celebrated veterans who bring a combustible blend of Southern soul, blistering blues and roadhouse rock guaranteed to raise the roof.

Tinsley Ellis ranks as one of today’s most electrifying blues-rock guitarists and vocalists. He sings and plays with the conviction of, as Billboard wrote, “...a man possessed.” He approaches his music with rock power and blues feeling, in the same tradition as his Deep South musical heroes Duane Allman and Freddie King and his old friends Derek Trucks and Warren Haynes

Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Tommy Castro – a six-time Blues Music Award-winner – has played to hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans. With seemingly telepathic musicianship, Castro’s band, the Painkillers, brings an unmatched passion to his blue-eyed California soul and hard rocking, good-time songs. No Depression says, “Castro plays gritty, string bending blues like a runaway soul train...a glorious blend that rocks the soul and lifts the spirits.”