BLUES @ JOHNNY K's Concert & Dining Experience with THE FROST KINGS in Concert
Attention all Blues Music lovers! SunRex Events Group in association with JOHNNY K's management present the unique and popular monthly BLUES @ JOHNNY K's Concert and Dining Experience that invites you to celebrate life with live music at the new and comfortable JOHNNY K's, located at 1030 Raritan Rd in Clark, NJ. Acclaimed blues music artists bring to you a listening experience that promises to captivate on the second Thursday of each month at this elegant venue. The concert experience includes a choice of special dinner entrees, dessert and a beverage. Additional bar service and event drink specials are available.
The concert on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7pm features an evening with the popular swing and blues sounds of The Frost Kings in concert.
The Frost Kings is a dynamic R&B, swing and blues band originating from the North Jersey area. Familiar to music fans in Northern and Central Jersey, and Southern New York State, The Frost Kings have played many festivals and venues over the last few years. The band has been together for over 10 years and has blended their diverse styles and backgrounds to form a popular tight-knit ensemble. Equally at home playing swinging shuffles, slow blues or full-tilt boogies, their repertoire ranges from the West Coast swing style of Louis Jordan and T-Bone Walker to the classic blues of Luther Johnson, B.B. King, Eddie "Clean Head" Vinson and Muddy Waters to the R&B of Wilson Pickett and Herbie Hancock.
They are thrilled to be part of the popular Blues @ Johnny K's concert & dining event series and look forward to make it a regular stop. If you're not already a swing-blues fan, you will be after hearing the Icy-Cold tones of The Frost Kings!
The band includes guitarist and vocalist Big Al Krotoff with over 10 years of experience performing with North Jersey favorites Voodoo Road Blues Band, Lark Brothers Band and now The Frost Kings. Al has shared the stage with The Fins, Filthy Rich and the Poor Boys, the Crescent City Maulers, and other local blues/jazz veterans.
Jim Davis on saxophone is a Boston and NYC veteran with over 25 years of experience. Jim has recorded with Sleepy Labeef and Steve Lucky, and played with the Paul Oscher Blues Band, the Herbert Sumlin Band, Ron Sunshine's Full Swing and other national and local acts.
Keyboardist Akiko Tsuruga hails from Osaka, Japan. The Hammond organist and pianist has been a mainstay in the New York jazz scene since 2001. This talented young organist began playing the organ at the age of three and launched her career in jazz immediately after graduating from the Osaka College of Music. A regular and crowd favorite at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola and at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Akiko has headlined many well-known jazz venues, such as The Blue Note, Birdland and Smoke. She's also a featured side musician for other jazz artists such as The Grady Tate Group and the Lou Donaldson Quartet, just two of the many artists she frequently performs with.
Pete Persichino on bass, a veteran of the New York City blues rock scene, brings over 25 years of experience to The Frost Kings. A veteran bass player who has played with NJ/NY bluesmen such as Dave Gross, Steve Johnson many other great musicians holds down the bottom of The Frost Kings like the true professional he is.
Harry "Hurricane" Fiorilli on drums is a veteran with over 20 years of performing experience. Harry provides the solid back beat to The Frost Kings. A veteran of numerous bands including Filthy Rich and the Poor Boys, the Christopher Dean Band, and Hubert Sumlin, among others. Harry is the big beat behind the swing of The Frost Kings.
Blues @ Johnny K's concert & dinner tickets are priced at $29.95 per person. Showtime is from 7pm to 9pm. Seating and dinner service starts at 6:30pm and continues during the program. The staff at Johnny K's welcomes you to this special monthly music concert and dinner event experience. The venue offers the perfect ambience for a relaxing monthly evening of good music, good food, good friends and good times. Johnny K's is conveniently located off of GSP Parkway Exit # 135. Plenty of free off street parking is available on premises. Dine, Listen & Enjoy and Dance If You Must!
Johnny K's (View)
1030 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ 07066
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|