RIO & THE ROCKABILLY REVIVAL
MISS BARBARA CLIFFORD & THE SHAKIN’ TAILFEATHERS
Born and bred in Chicago, she is a 4ft, 11inch singer performing blues & soul around Chicago with the help of The Shakin Tailfeathers. For the majority of her adult life, she’s been singing all kinds of styles, but her passion has always been Roots-Americana music. Most notable for being 1/2 vocals in THE HONEYBEES, she decided to pursue a solo career. Her first solo album “Introducing Barbara Clifford” is made up of mostly original songs from her own writings. It was recorded on Blue Lake Records (Switzerland) with the band The Rhythm Storms. Since then, she’s performed worldwide and stateside.
ROCKIN BILLY AND THE WILD COYOTES
Rockin Billy and the Wild Coyotes are a three piece rockabilly/psychobilly band that have been gigging in the Chicago area since the early nineties. Known for a hard driving bluesy dance beat,and have recorded with well known producer Steve Albini. Rockin Billy- guitar/vocals Steve Uppling-Drums Dave Smith -Bass .Known for songs like Snake Woman, Zydeco Baby, and Rockin Pharaoh. They have been stalwarts of the chicago rockabilly scene for close to 30 years.