with special guest, Evelyn Rubio
Evelyn Rubio is coming to you with her new FTW band led by Bandleader, Producer and Grammy Award winning bass player Larry Fulcher (Taj Mahal), Grammy Award winner David de la Garza (La Mafia) on keys, Maestro John Calderon lead guitar with (Al Jarreau) for 10 years, Corey Stoot two times Grammy Nominated guitarist (Gloria Gaynor) and Marvan Alexander on drums . The Band with lead vocalist and saxophone player Evelyn Rubio will perform all original music from her soon to be released Album “Crossing Borders” .
Within a month of arriving in the US. she originally signed a deal with B.B.King bandleader Calvin Owens for 5 years and 5 albums and completed one before Mr. Owens passing. She completed her next album which debuted at #1 Billboard Latin Pop, #3Top Latin and #6Blues
She co-produced the album with Sugar Hill, Wire Road Engineer and Producer Andy Bradley in both English and Spanish versions, and recorded another album with yet another B.B.King bandleader Mr.James Bolden. If that’s not enough honorable service, she has the distinct privilege of performing with Al and John Staehely, former members of the Rock group Spirit. their biographies included John Hiatt, Nick Gravenites , John Cippolina, Bob Dylan, Robert Palmer to name a few . Yes she’s keeping some pretty good company.Members of the classic rock band, Spirit, The Staehely Brothers (Al and John) are hosting two very diverse shows on the same night for one ticket price. The first, at 7:30 PM, a cool collection of Staehely written acoustic numbers- some recorded by Marty Balin, Keith Moon, Bobbie Gentry, John Cippolina, Nick Gravenites, Patti Dahlstrom, Peter Cox of Go West and up and coming blues sensation, Annika Chambers– others recorded by Al and John when they left Austin in ’71 to join the legendary West Coast group, Spirit.
Also featured will be songs from the the Staehely Brothers Epic Records release, Al’s solo recordings on Polygram and SteadyBoy Records, as well as new songs- some influenced by Al’s travels to Brazil. John’s guitar work makes clear why Robert Palmer, Bob Dylan, John Hiatt and Jo Jo Gunne chose him as their guitar slinger. Sitting in with the brothers is Evelyn Rubio, the beautiful and uniquely talented singer and sax player from Mexico City. A cameo performance by Al’s son, Christian, featuring his compositions, will offer a glimplse of more to come from the Staehely millinneal.
Al and John will rock the Duck along with Texas Music Hall of Fame drummer, Freddie Steady Krc, and keyboardist Mike Robenbaum with an electric set including songs from their Spirit days like “Nature’s Way”, “I Got a Line on You” and “Cadillac Cowboys”. The Staehely Brothers are not only contemporary artists but they are also a part of America’s musical heritage. Merging their Texas style with West Coast rock they took their music on the road headlining Carnegie Hall as Spirit members and touring the U.S., Canada, Australia, Europe and Asia. On November 1st, they bring it all back home to Houston.
Reservations are highly recommended for this two show, one ticket, one night special event.