The Keemosabees at the 12 South Taproom Monday February 24th 2020 - 8:00pm

The Keemosabees are three of Nashville’s most versatile musicians, songwriters, and singers. Ricky Ray (guitar/vocals), Rick Lonow (drums/vocals) and Dave Pomeroy (bass/vocals) are longtime friends who joined forces in 2013 as the Keemosabees. Collectively they have worked with and written songs for dozens of iconic artists such as Waylon Jennings, Chet Atkins, Poco, Elton John, Earl Scruggs, John Prine, and Tony Joe White. Led by the funky guitar and soulful voice of Ricky Ray, the Keemosabees musical chemistry gives them the freedom to blend styles into their own distinctive blend of American roots music. You could call it “country-funk-blues soul” if you need a genre!

Ricky Ray has worked with Dobie Gray, Tony Joe White, and Joe Cocker, and his songs have been recorded by Etta James, Ruth Brown, The Band, and many more. Rick Lonow has long been regarded as one of Nashville’s most versatile drummers, playing on three Grammy winning recordings by June Carter Cash, many albums with artists including Billy Joe Shaver, Loretta Lynn, and The Jamie Hartford Band, as well as co-writing the Poco hit “Call It Love.” Bassist Dave Pomeroy has played on records by Keith Whitley, Trisha Yearwood, Alan Jackson, and Alison Krauss, in concert with Steve Winwood, Peter Frampton, Willie Nelson and John Fogerty, and has had songs recorded by Chet Atkins, Don Williams, and the Sweethearts of The Rodeo. Ricky, Rick, and Dave are staking out new territory as The Keemosabees, and their live performances are exciting, unpredictable and very satisfying for all concerned.

Monday February 24th 2020 - 8:00pm

The Keemosabees at Puckett's Saturday February 22nd 2020 - 8:30pm

The Keemosabees are three of Nashville’s most versatile musicians, songwriters, and singers. Ricky Ray (guitar/vocals) and Dave Pomeroy (bass/vocals) are longtime friends who joined forces in 2013 as the Keemosabees. Drummer/vocalist Vince Santoro joins them for this show. Collectively they have worked with and written songs for dozens of iconic artists such as Waylon Jennings, Chet Atkins, Elton John, Earl Scruggs, John Prine, and Tony Joe White. Led by the funky guitar and soulful voice of Ricky Ray, the Keemosabees musical chemistry gives them the freedom to blend styles into their own distinctive blend of American roots music. You could call it “country-funk-blues soul” if you need a genre!

Ricky Ray has worked with Dobie Gray, Tony Joe White, and Joe Cocker, and his songs have been recorded by Etta James, Ruth Brown, The Band, and many more. Bassist Dave Pomeroy has played on records by Keith Whitley, Trisha Yearwood, Alan Jackson, and Alison Krauss, in concert with Steve Winwood, Peter Frampton, Willie Nelson and John Fogerty, and has had songs recorded by Chet Atkins, Don Williams, and the Sweethearts of The Rodeo. Ricky and Dave are staking out new territory as The Keemosabees, and their live performances are exciting, unpredictable and very satisfying for all concerned.

Saturday February 22nd 2020 - 8:30pm

Jim Rooney and the Irregulars at the Station Inn Wednesday February 19th 2020 - 9:00pm

Multi-talented producer, publisher, songwriter, and performer Jim Rooney brings his band of top Nashville musicians to the Station Inn for a night of great songs, solos, and surprise guests! Band members include Pat Alger, Pat McInerney, Dave Pomeroy, Pete Wasner, and Jelly Roll Johnson. Rooney has worked with Nanci Griffith, John Prine, Hal Ketchum, Kathy Mattea, Jack Clement and many more legendary artists, and you never know who may come down to sit in with this band of rabscallions and their fearless leader!

Wednesday February 19th 2020 - 9:00pm

R.I.P. Sleepy LaBeef 1935-2019 - A Tribute by Dave Pomeroy

Saturday January 4th 2020 - 12:16pm -- davepomeroy
Peter Guralnick, Sleepy LaBeef, Dave Pomeroy 2012

It is difficult to describe the impact Sleepy LaBeef had on my life. I was 21 years old when I moved to Nashville in October 1977. After just a few weeks, it became apparent to me that despite my own confidence in my musical skills, I was not going to immediately rise to the top of the heap, and I needed a gig badly. I made up a few homemade business cards, and posted them in all the music stores I could find, hoping to land some kind of job that would start the proverbial ball rolling.

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