Author: Phil Solomonson

Alligator Recording artists Tommy Castro and the Painkillers play their set in Valencia’s 16 TONELADAS Rock Club along with other select European dates on their 30th Anniversary Tour en route to BluesCazorla Festival July 8th. His 2021 release A Bluesman Came To Town, will be available on vinyl this fall. Check it out! Images: © Phil Solomonson / Philamonjaro Studio

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Riverside, California punk, rock, and soul quartet The BellRays perform a rockin’ set to a full house of fans Tuesday night at Loco Club, Valencia, Spain. This night is early in their summer European Tour and they sounded great from the onset. Founding members Bob Vennum and Lisa Kekaula, the dynamic lead vocal and guitar team, have led this band since 1990 churning out fourteen releases with a host of 7″ singles and EP in addition. They have not had a new release since pre-pandemic but do plan to release new material in 2023.  Check them out live. Images: ©…

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