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Shade of Blue

September 28 at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm


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The Boys of Shade of Blue…Featuring Joan Ruffin & Anthony HendricksShade of Blue fans have been gyrating to the band’s hypnotic and infectious grooves in the Midwest for 35 years. Founded as a blues trio in 1989, Shade of Blue has evolved into one of the Iowa City area’s most beloved musical institutions as a featured act and as an opener for internationally acclaimed artists such as the Neville Brothers, Koko Taylor, and George Clinton. In 2021, Shade of Blue was inducted into the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Music Association Hall of Fame.The Boys of Shade of Blue includes Dave Rosazza (vocals/guitar), Saul Lubaroff (saxophone/flute), Sean Seaton (vocals, keyboards), Ken Fullard (bass), Matt Bernemann (drums), Denny Ketelsen (organ), and Paul Cunliffe (percussion). The Boys will be joined by the sultry songstress Joan Ruffin, half of the amazing diva duo of Joan & Simone, and special guest Anthony Hendricks, lead singer from one of our favorite soul and R&B bands, FunkDaddies.The Boys of Shade of Blue… Featuring Joan Ruffin & Anthony Hendricks will feature musical tributes to the likes of Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Bill Withers, and Steely Dan, original Shade of Blue tunes, and a few surprises that will be sure to get audiences out of their seats and onto the dance floor!

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September 28
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Riverfront Crossings Park
1001 S. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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