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The Chris Leigh Band draws it's influences from the great tradition of American blues and roots based music. Guitarist and vocalist Chris Leigh along with drummer Bob Christina, keyboardist Rufus Davis, and bassist Tommy Reed bring a dynamic, high energy show which will entertain you with stellar musicianship and rhythms that make audiences move!

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Previous events

Sep8

Chris Leigh Band @ MITCHFEST!

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Knickerbocker Cafe, Westerly RI

MITCHFEST is a yearly event which the Christina family created in memory of their father Mitch Christina and is in support of RI Hospice. There will be a day of music provided by many regional blues and swing greats and a raffle of goods and services from our generous sponsors! Check the Knickerbocker website for suggested donation, line up, and details.

https://knickmusic.com/

Sep4

Chris Leigh Band

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Knickerbocker Cafe, Westerly RI

Let's dance Wednesday! Free dance lessons at 7:00, band starts at 7:30! Start the weekend early and join us at the Knick!

Aug8

Chris Leigh Band

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Latitude 41/ Blues Meets Pink event for American Cancer Society , Mystic, CT

Blues Meets Pink Charity Benefit Concert!!! Support the American Cancer Society and Strides for a Cause!!! This show takes place in a beautiful setting right on the Mystic River on the lawn behind Latitude 41 at the Mystic Seaport. Opening act is the String Theory School of Music Tuesday Night Jazz Ensemble.

Blues on the Beach w/ Bobby Christina and Friends

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Blues on the Beach/Westerly Town Beach, 337 Atlantic Avenue, Westerly, RI

This long running, free summer Blues series is a South County tradition! I'm pleased to be playing with Bobby Christina and Friends featuring Dave Howard, Toni Lynn Washington, Lisa Marie, Mr. Nick, Dicky and Tommy Reed, Doc Chanonhouse, Clem, Dave Cafro, Bob and myself. We'll be playing music associated with blues great Matt "Guitar" Murphy in tribute to him and his contributions to American music and culture. An upcoming album release produced by Bob Christina will feature these tunes and guest appearances by a calvacade of music stars. Say tuned for the release date!

www.bluesonthebeachri.com

Jun29

Chris Leigh Band @ "Blues on Bank"

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Hygienic Art , 79 Bank St., New London, CT

New London's original blues weekend! Join us as we back up blues legends Bob Margolin, Jerry Portnoy, Toni Lynn Washington, and the amazing Mr. Nick!

Apr7

Chris Leigh Band

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Turning Tide, 95 Pequot Avenue, New London CT

Join us for our monthly Sunday Blues Jam at the Turning Tide in New London! We do a short set and then have jammers up to play with the band. Come early and put your name on the sign up list!

Mar17

Chris Leigh Band

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Turning Tide, 95 Pequot Avenue, New London CT

Join us for our monthly Sunday Blues Jam at the Turning Tide in New London! We do a short set and then have jammers up to play with the band. Come early and put your name on the sign up list!

Feb13

Chris Leigh Band

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Knickerbocker Cafe, Westerly RI

Join us at the Knick for Let's Dance Wednesday! Always a good time! Come at 7:00pm for a free dance lesson and stay for the band. Make your Wednesday feel like a Friday!

Feb10

Chris Leigh Band

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Turning Tide, 95 Pequot Avenue, New London CT

Join us for our monthly Sunday Blues Jam at the Turning Tide in New London! We do a short set and then have jammers up to play with the band. Come early and put your name on the sign up list!