Rocket 88 will perform at Rooster’s Blues House on the Square in Oxford Friday evening, Sept. 2.
Rocket 88 was formed in the summer of 2005 and has since brought its Mississippi soaked sound to venues all over the South. The group’s current touring schedule is more exclusive due to family and other obligations with most shows close to home but the band still perform at select venues.
While the band is based in Oxford, MS, it features a collection of veteran musicians Rosamond Posey (vocals, rhythm guitar) from Vicksburg, MS; Jamie Posey (vocals, lead guitar, harmonica) from Meridian, MS; Robert Chaffe (keyboards, organ) from New Orleans, LA; Ryan Rogers (Drums) from Forest, MS; and Nathan Robbins (bass) from Pontotoc, MS; who have played in projects such as Rev. John Wilkins, Kenny Brown, Jimbo Mathus’ musical Mosquitoville , The Tri-State Coalition, Eric Deaton, Kudzu Kings, Shannon McNally, Honey Blonde, DuWayne Burnside, Garry Burnside, and Geronimo Rex.
By HottyToddy.com staff report.