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Dennis Jones Band

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

 

Sizzling hot guitar solos. Smooth and soulful vocals. High-energy stage performance. Backed by a rhythm section that is second to none, this IS Dennis Jones.

 

 

Dennis Jones Bio

Check out a live show, and you’ll instantly agree, this band ROCKS the blues like NO other!
Dennis’s feet are firmly rooted in the past, yet his heart and soul are connected to the present. He writes songs that seamlessly blend the best of both worlds, presenting a unique and  contemporary style of American rock and blues. And unlike others, he isn’t afraid to tackle the controversial issues of today.
CD/DVD Releases
Since 2003 Dennis has released five original CDs and a DVD that were meet with rave reviews.
Both Sides of the Track. The new 2016 release from Dennis Jones is quickly climbing the charts.
With the stand out songs Enjoy The Ride, Mr Right and The Machine being played on BB Kings Bluesville and many other blues and root stations around the country and other parts of the world.
Movies
Babe’s & Ricky’s Inn is an award-nominated film documentary about a legendary Los Angeles blues club. Dennis Jones is one of the many talented musicians featured in the 2013 film alongside Keb’ Mo, Deacon Jones, and Barbara Morrison, to name a few. Additionally, Jon Lindstrom’s 2013 film, How We Got Away With It, features a Dennis Jones original tune, Passion for the Blues. The film entitled, Sea of Fear, featured  Deep Blues, from his first album.
Blues Music Industry Taking Note
In January, 2014, Dennis Jones was honored to accept an invitation from the Blues Foundation to serve as a Judge at the International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN, as well as to host its annual All Star Jam on Beale St. Previously, in May, 2012, Dennis served as an onstage Awards Presenter at the Blues Music Awards. Back in 2004, Dennis Jones played in the Zac Harmon Band when they won the IBC!
It’s risky to make predictions, but if anyone has a legitimate shot at filling the blues guitar hero void it is Dennis Jones. He has the head, heart and hands to do it.” – Dave Rubin, “Keeping the Blues Alive” award winning journalism
Dennis Jones continues to work hard to achieve the next level of musical success. Increased touring  and greater exposure to new fans will undoubtedly make this band a household name. So if the same ole’ blues has got you down, then it’s time to check out Dennis Jones Band.
Quick Facts about Dennis Jones…
· Born and raised in Baltimore County, Maryland
· Began playing guitar at age 13
· Influences include Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Albert King
· Lived + played in Europe in his late teens, where his musical tastes further developed
· Front man of Dennis Jones Band since 1996
· Stint with Brian O’Neal and the BusBoys, 2001-2003
· Won the International Blues Competition, Memphis, 2004, as part of Zac Harmon’s band
· Special guest on Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Pacific, October 2010
· Produced 2011 DVD release, Live at the Temecula Theater
· Award Presenter at the renowned Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN, in 2012
· Produced Four Shades of Blue at the New Daisy Theater on Beale St., Memphis, TN, in May 2012, featuring the Dennis Jones Band, Zac Harmon, Eddie Turner, and special guest, Lazy Lester
· Opened for such greats as Johnny Winter, Dick Dale, and the Experience Hendrix Tour
· Plays popular and respected blues festivals around the USA including Mammoth Bluesapalooza, Doheny, Long Beach, Irvine Lake, Paramount, etc.
· Tours of Europe, including Italy, France, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland

Sizzling hot guitar solos. Smooth and soulful vocals. High-energy stage performance. Backed by a rhythm section that is second to none, this IS Dennis Jones. Check out a live show, and you’ll instantly agree, this band ROCKS the blues like NO other! Dennis’s feet are firmly rooted in the past, yet his heart and soul are connected to the present. He writes songs that seamlessly blend the best of both worlds, presenting a unique and  contemporary style of American rock and blues. And unlike some others, he isn’t afraid to tackle the controversial issues of today.

CD/DVD Releases

Since 2003 Dennis has released five original CDs and a DVD that were meet with rave reviews. “Both Sides of the Track” The new 2016 release from Dennis Jones has been in the Top 20 since it’s release in February 2016. With the stand out songs Enjoy The Ride, Mr Right, The Machine and Lonely Joint being played on BB Kings Bluesville and many other blues and root stations around the US and other country’s

Top reviews for Both Sides of the Track 

The genre is contemporary blues, and Jones plays serious guitar with the heart of a bluesman and the soul of a Baptist minister. Oscar Jordan, Vintage Guitar Magazine

I highly recommend this album for anybody that loves and appreciates guitar Blues done Magnificently. Peter Merrett, PBS 106.7, Melbourne Australia

 
Movies

Babe’s & Ricky’s Inn is an award-nominated film documentary about a legendary Los Angeles blues club. Dennis Jones is one of the many talented musicians featured in the 2013 film alongside Keb’ Mo, Deacon Jones, and Barbara Morrison, to name a few. Additionally, Jon Lindstrom’s 2013 film, How We Got Away With It, features a Dennis Jones original tune, Passion for the Blues. The film entitled, Sea of Fear, featured  Deep Blues, from his first album.

Blues Music Industry Taking Note

In January, 2014, Dennis Jones was honored to accept an invitation from the Blues Foundation to serve as a Judge at the International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN, as well as to host its annual All Star Jam on Beale St. Previously, in May, 2012, Dennis served as an onstage Awards Presenter at the Blues Music Awards. Back in 2004, Dennis Jones played in the Zac Harmon Band when they won the IBC!

It’s risky to make predictions, but if anyone has a legitimate shot at filling the blues guitar hero void it is Dennis Jones. He has the head, heart and hands to do it.” – Dave Rubin, “Keeping the Blues Alive” award winning journalism

Dennis continues to work hard to achieve the next level of musical success. Increased touring  and greater exposure to new fans will undoubtedly make this band a household name. If you need some Blues You Can Rock To, then it’s time to check out Dennis Jones Band.

Quick Facts about Dennis Jones…·

Born and raised in Baltimore County, Maryland· Began playing guitar at age 13

Influences include Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, The 3 Kings

Lived + played in Europe in his late teens, where his musical style and tastes further developed

Stint with Brian O’Neal and the BusBoys, 2001-2003

Won the International Blues Competition, Memphis, 2004, as part of Zac Harmon’s Band

Performed on the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise, Pacific, October 2014

Produced 2011 DVD release, Live at the Temecula Theater

Award Presenter at the renowned Blues Music Awards in Memphis, TN, in 2012·

Produced Four Shades of Blue, live at the New Daisy Theater on Beale St., Memphis, TN, in May 2012, featuring the Dennis Jones Band, Zac Harmon, Eddie Turner, and special guest, Lazy Lester·

Opened for such greats as Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, Dick Dale, and the Experience Hendrix Tour·

Plays popular and respected Blues Festivals around the US and the world including Mammoth Bluesapalooza, Doheny, Long Beach, Irvine Lake, Paramount, etc.· Tours of Europe, including Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Poland, Slovenia and Switzerland

 

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Venue

Poor House Bistro
91 South Autumn Street
San Jose, CA 95110 United States
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Phone:
408-29-BLUES (25837)
Website:
http:www.poorhousebistro.com