Arlington High School Jazz Band and R.X. Bertoldi & Son
The Arlington High School Jazz with kick off the event!
Performing second will be R.X. Bertoldi and Son.
Born and raised in Washington State, Bertoldi's learned all he knows about music from listening to other songwriters and musicians. He's been strongly inspired and influenced by the music of Robert Johnson, Lightnin' Hopkins, Little Walter, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, and Tom Waits, just to name a few. Over a half dozen of his songs and/or lyrics have been recognized in major songwriting competitions, such as the John Lennon Songwriting Contest, the Billboard Song Contest, American Songwriter Magazine's Lyric Contest, and the Unisong International Song Contest. His "Black Coffee in the Mornin'" earned him a Runner Up Award in the 1999 John Lennon Song Contest, placing 5th out of 2,200 songs in the Folk category. "Black Coffee" also brought him an Honorable Mention Award in the R&B/Blues category of the 1999 Billboard Contest, finishing "278th out of all ( tens of thousands) of entries."
Lobby Concessions available and sponsored by AHS Band Boosters!
Byrnes Performing Arts Center (View)
18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.
Arlington, WA 98223
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