Buy this album today by Rose City Kings, named #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band and best Pacific Northwest Blues Band. Rose City Kings is now KOLVANE. If you love this album, you will most certainly love KOLVANE.
On April 1st, 2005, Rose City Kings held court in a jumpin' Portland, Oregon nightspot surrounded by their avid fans. This night was nothing short of magical as RCK ripped through their original songs delivering the spontaneity, energy and showmanship their fans have come to expect.
For the first time ever their performance was captured on tape. This CD recording is 12 songs performed live with no studio gimmicks added. This is Blues/Americana the way it should be done. Raw, emotional and full of life. Just the way you want it.
The album title, Holler Out for More, was inspired by the song Tequila Blues. If you like the album, you'll love the memorabilia, check out Rose City Kings' website for Holler Out for More T-shirts and your very own shot glass. What better way to commemorate the album than to have your very own shot glass? Go ahead, Holler Out for More by clicking at the Rose City Kings link on the left. Holler Out for More has received wide radio airplay, garnering a Top 30 status on the Roots-Blues weekly chart.
RCK encourages responsible imbibing of all beverages.
In addition to Holler Out for More, you'll find Delta Hop, Rose City Kings' debut album, and UP ON IT, its second album through CD Baby. Click the links on the left of this page for a free preview and to purchase. These albums demonstrate the prowess of this new generation of Powerhouse Blues/Americana. Buy them today.
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 tied for #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band. At the regional level, Rose City Kings was named the Best Pacific North-West Blues Band for 2004.
SHORT BIOGRAPHY ON RECENT RECOGNITION AND AWARDS
2006 Nominee for Muddy Awards
2005 Real Blues Magazine names Rose City Kings winner of Multiple Real Blues Awards for 2004: #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band and Best Pacific North-West Blues Band for 2004; #4 Top West Coast Blues CDs - UP ON IT; and #1 West Coast Blues/Rock Band.
2005 Nominee for Multiple Muddy Awards
2005 International Blues Challenge Contestant.
2004 Muddy Award Winner Best Contemporary Blues Act
2004 Winner, CBA Journey to Memphis Competition
2003 Muddy Award Winner for Best New Act.