Blues Alley
Blues Alley


Jose Ramirez

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At 31 years old, Jose Ramirez is Costa Rica’s premier Blues artist and has played with some of the biggest names in the Blues industry. These artists include Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel and Bryan Lee to name a few.
 
The Jose Ramirez Band recently won 2nd place at The Blues Foundation 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The band made it to the finals at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis after advancing the quarter and semifinals against over 230 bands from all over the world.
 
In the past couple of years, Jose has traveled the world playing the Blues including 2 European tours with over 45 concerts all over England, Spain, The Netherlands and Belgium. 1 USA tour with shows all over the Midwest and South including shows at legendary clubs such as Buddy Guy’s Legends and The House of Blues in Chicago.
 
The band is getting ready for some more touring in the US and Europe this year when Jose’s debut album “ Here I Come “ releases in the summer. The new album was recently recorded in Austin TX under the production of Blues guitar legend Anson Funderburgh and mixed by Grammy Award Winner Stuart Sullivan ( Jimmie Vaughan, Willie Nelson, Sublime ). This new album will include mostly original material written by Jose.

The Jose Ramirez Band:
 
Jose Ramirez: Vocals and Lead Guitar 
Charles Reds Adkins: Bass
Rod Gross: Drums
Bronson Hoover: Keyboards

Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave. NW Washington, DC 20007

*Please note:
1. Final sale, no refunds, not transferable.
2. $12 food/beverage minimum per person not included in ticket price.
3. Seating first come at the door. Doors open at the earliest of 6 PM & 9:45 PM respectively.
4. Photography or Recording of any kind is prohibited during the performance.
5. Keep conversation to a minimum during the performance.