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Roy Book Binder with special guest Michael Tarbox
Lily Pads
Peace Dale, RI
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Roy Book Binder with special guest Michael Tarbox
SINGER-SONGWRITER-STORYTELLING-BLUESMAN.. Roy Book Binder has been rambling around the world for the past 45 years! He gave up his Greenwich Village "pad" in the early 70s and lived in his "Tour Bus" for the next 15 years criss crossing the US and appearing at festivals throughout Canada & Europe.

Roy Book Binder, travelled with the legendary Rev. Gary Davis in the late 60s.. The Book, recorded his first solo acoustic Blues album in the 70s, which was the first to receive 5 stars in DOWNBEAT magazine! In the late 80s 'The Book' was part of Bonnie Raitt's East Coast Tour, which included an appearance on The Grand Old Opry which led to almost 30 appearances on NASHVILLE NOW's, Ralph Emory Show! In the 90s he often appeared with JORMA KAUKONEN (who recorded 2 of Roy's songs)

Last Aug. 19th, THE GOOD BOOK, Roy's latest release of all original songs, reached #3 on AirPlayDirect's Americana charts! #1 was Guy Clark & #2 was the late Townes Van Zandt. Folkdj.org had Roy in the top 3 artists for July.

Michael Tarbox grew up in a mill town west of Boston. He moved to Cambridge in 1976 and received a degree in English from The University of Massachusetts at Boston. Tarbox has lived in France, Spain and Morocco.

Michael is best known for his work with THE TARBOX RAMBLERS. The Ramblers' albums, on the Rounder label, explore and revisit American traditional sounds  Appalachian music, backwater blues and gospel  with a rough-hewn, direct approach.

Performing primarily as a solo artist since 2011, Tarbox has released two albums of original music that include dusty folk songs and full on rock. Live, he plays electric and acoustic guitars in several tunings. In addition to solo dates, he plays in a drum/guitar duo and with a quartet featuring viola, violin and synthesizer. His songs have been featured on the TV shows Sons of Anarchy and The Supernatural.

The Tarbox Ramblers have opened for Robert Plant, and backed Plant and Alison Krauss.

Come join us for a night of classic and original blues.


Lily Pads (View)
27 North Road
Peace Dale, RI 02879
United States


Music > Blues

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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