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Published: Thursday, 6/5/2014

PEACH WEEKENDER | THIS WEEK'S BAND

The Scene Spotlight: Rick Meyers

BLADE STAFF

Year formed: I began performing in 1976.

Styles: Old-timey, swing-jazz, acoustic blues, country folk, novelty.

Influences: Jimmy Rodgers, Freddie King, Carter Family, Ukulele Ike, Sam Hinton, Mike Seeger, Mississippi John Hurt, the Beatles, and Jimmie Reed.

Sounds a little like: All of the above.

Favorite local venue: Treo in Sylvania.

Upcoming gigs: Old West End Festival on Saturday on the Arboretum Stage at 4 p.m. and Sunday on the Art Fair Stage at 2 p.m.

Web site: rickmeyersmusic.com



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