Chesaning Showboat - The Rusty Wright Blues Band
The Rusty Wright Band brings to the stage an electrifying, blues-infused tour de force of rollicking musical interplay that is as much fun to watch as it is to listen to. In just a few short years this act has made the leap from regional favorite to performing at some of North America's top blues festivals and the Pacific region of Asia. They have shared billing with an eclectic array of blues, roots and rock acts including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Etta James, Charlie Musselwhite, Leslie West & Mountain, Janiva Magness, Zach Harmon, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Blessid Union of Souls, Billy Branch, Slaughter, Johnny Winter, Rory Block, Bettye LaVette and Mark Farner.
Hailing from Flint, The Rusty Wright Band has played at the following venues: Pix Theatre, Leelanau Sands Casino, Marquette Area Blues Fest, Blues by the Bay, Cow Pie Blues Festival, Livingston Arts Council Concerts at the Courthouse, Taste of Kalamazoo, Bluesfest Windsor, Ann Arbor SummerFest Top of the Park Concert, Canton Blues Festival, Circle Theater, State Theatre of Bay City, The Whiting, Turtle Creek Casino & Hotel, Riviera Theatre, Old Town Blues Festival, Tawas Blues Festival, White Mountain Boogie & Blues Festival, Rustle Hill Winery, Blues In The District, Torre Alfina Blues Festival, 6th Annual Hot Blues & BBQ 2010, Flint Art Fair, Med Flory Jazz & Blues Festival, Watseka Theatre, Callahan's, State Theater, Clio Amphitheater, I Chews the Blues Festival, West Bloomfield Parks & Rec concert series, Lowell Showboat Sizzlin' Summer Concert Series, Jackson Blues Festival, Gem Theater - St. Louis, Mi, and Blue Stage Club