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Oro Valley Concert Series: Mr. Boogie Woogie - A Boogie Woogie Salute to Veterans

Phone: (520) 797-3959

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Venue: Oro Valley Marketplace

Time: From: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM

Admission: Free

Description:

The Town of Oro Valley and the Southern Arizona Arts and Cultural Alliance have partnered to bring live music to residents for over 20 years. The Oro Valley Concert Series supports local musicians with the opportunity to perform monthly in the community's largest shopping center.  The series supports a range in music genres, from country to rock and jazz to classical.  The Oro Valley concert series truly has something for every taste of music.  Attendees are invited to bring their own chairs.  No seating is provided. There is no cost to attend the concerts. Concerts are approximately 80-90 minutes in length. The event is located in front of the Century Theatres Entrance.
Hard drivin', old school Rhythm & Blues, complemented by some killer Boogie Woogie, by the fastest, flashiest, piano-thumping boogie man from the Netherlands. Yes, that’s right. This Dutch based, drive by piano player hits hard and will take no prisoners! As soon as he starts pounding the ivories, you'll be on your way to the Land of Good Times. Mr.Boogie Woogie (aka) Eric-Jan Overbeek was born on April 5, 1967 in Nieuw Vennep, the Netherlands. Mesmerized by that old piano in the living room, Eric-Jan began studying classical piano at the age of eight. During his 30 year career he has opened the stage for international giants of blues like Matt "Guitar" Murphy, Johnny Copeland, Van Morrison, Koko Taylor, Magic Slim and the Teardrops and even The Blues Brothers Band. 

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