2010 Tommy Bolin Music Festival

The 2010 Tommy Bolin Music Festival

SATURDAY, JULY 31 | MAIN SHOW

Join us in celebrating the music of Tommy Bolin, the most exciting guitarist in the history of rock and fusion music. This year’s Bolin Fest promises to bring together bands featuring a unique number of people who knew and played with Tommy. Don’t miss this chance to steep in Tommy’s history and enjoy some powerful music.

2:00 p.m. to midnight
The Ickey Nickel
4700 41st Street
Sioux City, IA 51108
www.ickeynickel.com
(712) 239-2772

John Herdt & Wally Z
One Good Reason
Small Change
Bartle/Bizzette/Irish Project
Brazen Jane

Tommy Bolin All Star Tribute Band featuring:

  • • Stanley Sheldon (Tommy Bolin Band, Energy, Peter Frampton)
  • • Johnnie Bolin (Tommy Bolin Band, Black Oak Arkansas, DVC)
  • • Bobbie Berge (Tommy Bolin Band, Zephyr, Energy, Tommy's solo albums)
  • • Russell Bizzett (Tommy Bolin & Friends, Robben Ford)
  • • Phil Brown (Little Feat)
  • • David Ducharme Jones (Rainravens, solo)

Jacob Martin
Phil Brown & Apaches From Paris with Stanley Sheldon, Bobby Berge and Stu Box

TICKET PURCHASING

A 2010 Tommy Bolin Music Festival commemorative button will provide admission when presented at the door. The buttons are $10.00 each plus a flat rate of $2.50 for S&H and are available from www.rocklegendmerch.com.

FRIDAY, JULY 30 | WARMUP SHOW

Friday night will feature extended sound checks for the bands playing at the main show on Saturday. This will be FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. It will also be an opportunity for players from the different bands to sit in with one another so there might be some real surprises.

8:00 p.m. to midnight
Free Admission
The Ickey Nickel
4700 41st Street
Sioux City, IA 51108
www.ickeynickel.com
(712) 239-2772

THURSDAY, JULY 29 | RUSSELL BIZZETT DRUM CLINIC | FAN JAM

RUSSELL BIZZETT DRUM CLINIC

Drummer Russell Bizzett is known by many for his work on the beloved Tommy Bolin and Friends Live at Ebbets Field 1974 CD, as well as for his extensive rock and jazz session and solo work. He will be hosting a drum clinic at Ray’s Mid-Bell Music that will include a demonstration with Stanley Sheldon on bass and Phil Brown on guitar. Russell is endorsed by Supernatural Cymbals.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
$10.00 admission at the door
Ray’s Mid-Bell Music
4230 South Lancelot Lane
Sioux City, IA 51106
www.midbellmusic.com
(800) 798-1000

FREE PRIZES

  • • A limited number of free Supernatural Cymbals t-shirts
  • • A limited number of free Russell Bizzett CDs
  • • One Super Natural Cymbal autographed by Russell Bizzett

FAN JAM AT GAVIN’S PLACE LOUNGE

Fan jams have been a long running tradition at Bolin Fests. It's a chance to play with other people who know Tommy Bolin material, and for listeners it’s a dose of raw, inspired rocking out to party down to. Bring your own guitar, bass, harp, etc. please and favorite small amp if you prefer. We'll supply the drums and PA. Note that these jams often bring out some well known players such as Johnnie Bolin, Roger Rothwell and more.

8:00 p.m. to midnight
Free Admission
Gavin’s Place Lounge at Rodeway Inn & Conference Center (see below)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 1 | TOMMY’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

The evening after the main show there will also be a gathering at The Sioux City Eagles Club to celebrate Tommy’s birthday (August 1, 1951). Bobby Berge, Stan Sheldon, Phil Brown, Stu Box, Johnnie Bolin, Jesse Christen and many more will be playing a live show, and there may be chances to jam with them.

8:00 p.m. to midnight
$5.00 at the door
The Sioux City Eagles Club (formerly The First Edition)
416 Jackson Street
Sioux City, IA 51101

HOTEL INFORMATION

Many Tommy Bolin Music Festival attendees have stayed in the past at what was the Hamilton Inn, then the Quality Inn and now the Rodeway Inn & Conference Center. This place has a unique history in Bolin Fest lore.

Rodeway Inn & Conference Center
1401 Zenith Dr.
Sioux City, IA 51103
Toll-Free: (866) 242-7989
Phone: (712) 277-3211
www.rodewayinn.com/hotel-sioux_city-iowa-IA116

If you mention Tommy Bolin, Johnnie Bolin or Bolin Fest you can get a special room rate of $59.99. Includes free buffet breakfast and a free shuttle ride to and from the Ickey Nickel on Friday and Saturday!