Tommy Castro & The Painkillers
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Tickets cost $28 in advance, $33 day of show (including all service charges). They are also available by phone through Hold My Ticket at 505-886-1251.
The Dirty Bourbon is rigidly 21 and over. They will not let you in without an ID. There is limited seating and a great dance floor.
Whether he's squeezing out the deepest blues or playing the funkiest soul grooves, legendary blues and soul giant Tommy Castro knows how to ignite a crowd. Over the course of his still-unfolding career, the guitarist, vocalist and songwriter has released 15 albums ranging from horn-fueled soul and R&B to piping hot blues to fiery rock 'n roll. He is the winner of the coveted B.B. King Entertainer Of The Year Award (the very highest award a blues performer can receive) and has performed all over the world, earning countless fans with his legendary, sweat-drenched, exhilarating live shows.
Tommy Castro & The Painkillers' road-hardened musicianship brings an unmatched passion to Castro's blue-eyed California soul and hard-rocking, good-time songs. The San Francisco Chronicle describes Castro's music as "funky Southern soul, big city blues and classic rock... silvery guitar licks that simultaneously sound familiar and fresh." 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."
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