Hailing from western New York, Big Leg Emma is an institution for high quality, original, americana roots rock music. Based both in traditional music like folk, bluegrass, country, psychedelic and contemporary rock,the band is a high powered, eclectic, music making machine. Throw in some thought provoking songwriting and harmonies and you have a one of a kind equation that is unique, timeless, and infectious. They continue to rock the festival circuit and over the years have played with Rusted Root, Donna the Buffalo, Little Feat, Del McCoury Band, 10,000 Maniacs, Derek Trucks Band, and Hot Tuna, just to name a few.
Tonight!!! Robin and the Rubes tonight at 10PM folks… Its sure to be a great night of blues!!! Share this with your friends and bring them with you. Bring your camera and share your pics with us on Facebook. http://www.facebook.com/HickeyTavern We want to see those funky 2am pics!!!
Also visit Robin and the Rubes web site at http://www.RobinAndTheRubes.com! They have some tunes on there you can check out so give them a listen… Seriously! If you listen you’ll be coming down to hear them play in about 3 1/2 hours.
“…A SINGER WHO INTERPRETS THE BLUES WITH A PERSONABLE AND VIVACIOUS SENSUALITY, ACCOMPANIED BY THE KIND OF MUSICIANS WHO CAN DAZZLE AND ENERGIZE A CROWD, WITHOUT GETTING IN THE WAY OF THE MUSIC’S NATURALNESS AND SIMPLICITY.” (BLUES BEAT MAGAZINE, SPRING 2000)
THE BAND WAS ORIGINALLY FOUNDED IN 1994 BY ROBIN AND HAS BEEN A MAINSTAY ON THE WESTERN NEW YORK BLUES SCENE. ROBIN AND THE RUBES HAVE OPENED FOR SEVERAL ACCLAIMED BLUES ACTS SUCH AS MATT “GUITAR” MURPHY, JOHNNY CLYDE COPELAND, JAMES THACKERY, GARY PRIMACH AND TINSLEY ELLIS. THEY HAVE PERFORMED AT THE BUFFALO BLUES, WESTERN NEW YORK MUSIC, BUFFALO BLUES SOCIETY AND THE FREDONIA RED WHITE AND BLUES FESTIVALS. ROBIN AND THE RUBES WAS THE FEATURED BAND IN THE SPRING 2000 ISSUE OF BLUES BEAT MAGAZINE.