“All the way from Costa Rica, Jose plays straight-ahead blues infused with love and heartbreak. Be warned, this cat is like Gasoline & Matches. Explosive!” –Jack Sullivan, Blues Music Magazine
“An incendiary guitarist, even hotter than his homeland” –Stephen Foster, BBC UK
Costa Rican bluesman and rising star Jose Ramirez returns to the Palladium for an evening of sizzling blues!
At 33 years old, Jose Ramirez is currently Latin America’s most popular blues star and has played with some of the biggest names in the blues industry, including Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel, and Bryan Lee. He was recently nominated for a Blues Music Award 2021 for his debut album Here I Come, produced by blues guitar legend Anson Funderburgh.
The Jose Ramirez Band recently won second place at The Blues Foundation 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis and performed in the finals at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis after advancing to the quarter and semi-finals against over 230 bands from around the world.
General Admission: $18 in advance, $22 day of show.
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