Purchase a piece of Americana history -- one of the Top West Coast Blues CDs for 2004 and the Best West Coast Blues/Rock CD. Rose City Kings is now KOLVANE. If you love this album, you will most certainly love KOLVANE.
*** 2003 Winner of Muddy Award for Best New Act ***
*** 2004 Winner of the CBA Journey to Memphis Competition ***
***2004 Winner of Muddy Award for Best Comtemporary Blues Act***
***2004 Real Blues Award for West Coast Blues/Rock CD and Band ***
Following up on the critical acclaim of its first release "Delta Hop", Rose City Kings hits a genuine homerun with its second release in just 1 year with "Up On It". Several tracks from "Up On It" have received
airplay throughout the nation and abroad, including Put A Wiggle In It, Double Belly Twist, Best Friend, Dark Cloud, and Up On It. Real Blues Magazine Awarded recognized UP ON IT as one the Top West Coast Blues CD and the #1 West Coast Blues/Rock CD.
Known for its fresh approach to classic blues, UP ON IT delivers the punch and excitement that fans have come to expect out of this dynamic and energetic quintet. UP ON IT has proven to be as a great a hit with RCK fans and critics as their debut album, Delta Hop. Taking from the classic sounds of Delta and Chicago Blues, RCK transports the listener on a journey from Down Home greasy blues, to driving rhythm influenced grooves and on to gospel flavored love ballads.
Come out to one their epic live shows, and you'll know why the whole Northwest is talking about Rose City Kings.
RCK appeared at the February 2005 International Blues Challenge in Memphis and was the Buzz of Beale St. See articles at http://www.rosecitykings.com/news! Your purchases go directly toward supporting this indie band's quest to create soul-satisfying, high eneregy powerhouse original music. To learn more about this rising band, check out http://www.rosecitykings.com.
Also, click left to preview and purchase, Rose City Kings' other albums: its debut album, Delta Hop and its recently recorded live album, Holler Out for More. Own the trilogy today!
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Rose City Kings has been on a roll since its inception 5 years ago, steadily gaining recognition in the Pacific Northwest and on the West Coast. Rose City Kings regularly performs at the premier Northwest Blues clubs and festivals. Be sure to catch them at their next show. With fresh new line-up of musicians, Rose City Kings is set to propel even farther.
In its first year, the 1,000+ members of the Cascade Blues Association voted Rose City Kings as the winner of its Muddy Award for Best New Act. The following year, Rose City Kings won the prestigious Muddy Award for Best Contemporary Act, was the regional winner of the 2004 Journey to Memphis competition sponsoring Rose City Kings to compete in the 2005 International Blues Challenge. Most recently, Rose City Kings is a nominee in four categories for the 2005 Muddy Awards: Best Contemporary Blues Act ; Northwest Recording for Holler Out for More; Male Vocalist for lead singer Kolvane; and Harmonica for Joe Powers.
Rose City Kings are winners in several categories in Real Blues Magazine's 11th Annual Real Blues Awards for the year 2004, as announced in issue #29/August 2005. In June 2004, during its second year as a band, Rose City Kings released UP ON IT. Real Blues ranked UP ON IT as #4 in its listing of 2004's Top West Coast Blues CDs. UP ON IT was the highest ranked, self-sponsored CD by an independent act on the list of Top West Coast CDs. Moreover, UP ON IT was the winner of the award for the Best West Coast CD in the Blues/Rock category. As importantly, Rose City Kings was named the #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band. At the regional level, Rose City Kings was named the Best Pacific North-West Blues Band for 2004.
2006 Nominee for Muddy Awards
2005 Nominee for Multiple Muddy Awards
2005 International Blues Challenge Contestant.
2004 Real Blues Multiple Award Winner: #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band and Best Pacific North-West Blues Band for 2004.
2004 Muddy Award Winner Best Contemporary Blues Act
2003 Muddy Award Winner for Best New Act.