ANDY T. & NICK NIXON BAND

Southwest Musical Arts Foundation Presents

ANDY T. & NICK NIXON BAND

SWEET MAGNOLIAS SMOKEHOUSE BBQ

Fri, November 6, 2015

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

Sweet Magnolias BBQ & Stacy's Smokehouse BBQ will be serving food at Rhythm Room from 7:00pm to 10:00pm

ANDY T. & NICK NIXON BAND
ANDY T. & NICK NIXON BAND
Nick Nixon is one of those amazing artists that rarely surface today. This velvet voiced singer was born and raised in Nashville, TN, and was part of the thriving Jefferson Street blues scene of the 60′s. Nick was a Chess Records recording artist in the 70′s, and is a key figure in the reviving Nashville blues scene today. His latest, soon to be released CD was recorded with guitarist/bandleader “Andy T” Talamantez (Guitar Shorty, Smokey Wilson), and produced by Anson Funderburgh. This new CD will follow his successful 2001 release on the European, Black Magic label, No End to the Blues, and his acclaimed 2005 recording, Back Down South.

As a long-time member of The New Imperials, an act with a forty-five year history, Nick has performed with many of the top blues and R&B artists in the world.

Nixon is something of an institution in the Music City, regularly performing for civic functions and even singing before thousands at the Riverfront Park, accompanied by the Nashville Symphony. His blues duo, Nick and Bayou, is the only act to have ever sung in the chambers of the Nashville Metro Council.

Despite such a varied and successful career in the music business, Nixon is still remembered by many as a friend and sometime stage mate of the late, great Jimi Hendrix. Nick befriended Hendrix and his pal (and later to be Band of Gypsies member) Billy Cox when they arrived in Nashville in the early ’60s. To this day Nick often writes and performs with his good friend, Cox.

“Andy T” Talamantez was born and raised in Southern California, and relocated to Nashville in 2008. His guitar style is influenced by T-Bone Walker, BB King, Magic Sam, and Albert Collins among others, yet it remains his own. Andy has toured internationally with blues greats Guitar Shorty and Smokey Wilson, and has performed with a long list of major blues artists around the country.

After meeting James “Nick” Nixon, and watching him perform, Andy knew that they would make an unstoppable combination.
SWEET MAGNOLIAS SMOKEHOUSE BBQ
SWEET MAGNOLIAS SMOKEHOUSE BBQ
Food will be available outside from Sweet Magnolias SmokeHouse BBQ!

"Finger lickin BBQ is waiting for you! From baby back ribs to smoked chicken to a delicious sunny side brisket sandwich, to pulled pork sandwich and peach cobbler dessert. You are sure to be pleased with this scrumptious lunch option. We welcome you to take an order home for dinner."

Please follow the link to view a menu: http://www.sweetmagnoliasmokehouse.com/
Venue Information:
The Rhythm Room
1019 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ, 85014
http://www.rhythmroom.com/