Sat, Feb 23|
Wild Eye Pub
Quique Gomez on Blues Harp!
Quique Gomez returns to Nevada County for his only regional appearance this tour, joined by Little Charlie Baty, Kid Andersen and other special guests!
Time & Location
Feb 23, 2019, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Wild Eye Pub, 535 Mill St, Grass Valley, CA 95945, USA
About The Event
Harmonicist and singer from Madrid, Quique starts playing the harmonica at 18
years old and sets up his first band, Juan Bourbon, Juan Scotch & Juan Beer, at 20 years old. With this
band he travels the Spanish stages during the following decade while he studies and
runs a small club. In 2008, at age 31, he visited Chicago and met some of the
leading exponents of the Blues, with whom he began to work frequently on both sides
of the Atlantic. Quique has stepped on stages from 4 continents, sharing them with artists
such as John Primer, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Stroger, Rockin Johnny (with whom he is currently
preparing a new album), Jimmy Burns, Tail Dragger, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne ...
Quique Gómez & His Vipers is the new project of Quique and the band he is currently working with, he released his first album in 2017, with a very good reception by part of the criticism, and has been presented in South America, USA, Europe and Japan.
With more than 10 records on the market, Quique is also presented as an acoustic duo with his friend Curro Serrano, where, in addition to the harmonica, he plays guitar and mandolin and with which they have released an album in 2018.Quique is the voice and harmonica in the Gatos Bizcos Band with 2 albums in Edited.
Quique sometimes moves the harmonica to show us his more "crooner" side as a singer of
the BOB SANDS BIG BAND. With this New Yorker's band, he plays Swing classics with
arrangements by Count Basie, Thad Jones accompanied by 18 other musicians on stage.
As a complement to his life on the stage director of the Béjar Blues Intensive Course since 2009.
Some of the festivals where he has played:
Terri Thouards 2016 (France)
Chicago Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016, 2017 - Chicago, USA).
Kinsasha Jazz Festival (2009 - Kinsasha, Congo)
Encontro de Armonicas Sesc Pompeia (2014 - Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Béjar Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 - Béjar, Spain)
Fisterra Blues 2018 (Coruña, Spain)
Presale - Quique Gomez
No need to print a ticket! Your presale purchase puts your name on our guest list at the door. If not sold out, door tickets are $18. Please call ahead regarding dining, seating your party, etc. -- 530-446-6668