DAVENPORT, IOWA (May 6, 2022) — We will be hosting the first Rhythm City Casino Blue’s Night on Friday, July 15, 2022, 6:30PM, in the Event Center. Tickets are $25 and $35, plus applicable online/phone ticketing fee (this fee is waived when tickets are purchased at The Market Gift Shop inside Rhythm City Casino Resort). All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets in the ADA section are for patrons with mobility disabilities and up to three companions. If companion-seating is not available because the ADA section is sold out, Rhythm City Casino Resort will offer other seats as close as possible to the accessible seat, if available, at the purchase price of the original section.
Our featured acts for the night will include Jamiah Rogers, Hal Reed, and the headliner Ana Popovic. Jamiah is a blues artist from Chicago who takes heavy influence from the legendary Jimi Hendrix, while Hal is a local legend and a Blues Hall of Fame member.
Celebrating twenty years as a touring musician, the award-winning guitar-player, singer and songwriter Ana Popovic releases “Live for LIVE,” an exciting hour and a half CD and DVD demonstrating why she’s proudly looking back at a career of thousands of shows worldwide. This high-energy concert showcases not only Ana’s mesmerizing guitar skills but also her fabulous band, successfully merging musical styles. She’s called “one helluva guitar-player” by Bruce Springsteen and nominated for seven Blues Music Awards nominations. Her albums Can You Stand the Heat and Unconditional were USA Today Picks-Of-The-Week and featured on NPR Weekend Edition, who praised her “fiery technique on the Stratocaster.” Nearly all of Ana’s albums reached the top of the Billboard Blues Charts. She and her six-piece band have toured tirelessly, sharing stages with B B King, Buddy Guy, Jeff Beck, Joe Bonamassa, and many others.
Like his father, Jamiah is also a multi-instrumentalist featuring drums, guitar, bass, piano, and organ in his repertoire. At the age of fifteen, he started his first power trio band, Jamiah on Fire and The Red Machine. Jamiah was the lead vocalist and guitarist. In 2017, Jamiah recorded his first solo release, Blues Superman.
Hal Reed has a four-decade long tenure in Southern Gospel, Soul, and Blues music. He has headlined for several Gospel Festivals and toured over the last thirty years as Men of Blues and Mississippi Journey. In 2005 and 2020, Hal earned a spot at the International Blues Challenge, and in 2021 he was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame. He has been featured in Big City Blues Magazine and in the on-line magazine, Blues Blast.
About Rhythm City Casino Resort: Rhythm City Casino Resort (rhythmcitycasino.com) combines a Vegas-inspired casino experience with the amenities of a 106-room hotel, full-service spa, shopping, three exceptional dining options, and a 1,600-seat event center. Visit us at 7077 Elmore Avenue, Davenport, Iowa, of the Quad Cities.