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Ron Artis II + Zach Person: Indie Blues, Rock, Soul Double Bill! w/ Justin Hambly


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Opening night on our main stage at Moes! After a 18 months of darkness, were opening the main stage with a sizzling hot double bill. From guitar-driven, high-energy indie blues of newly minted, Austin-based and Black Denim recording artist Zach Person, to the soul-soaked, blues-based grooves of Ron Artis II, were in for a special night! Local singer-songwriter Justin Hambly to open the show. Ron Artis IITo say that Ron Artis II plays music from his heart and soul would be a bit of understatement. With his family upbringing and incredible early success, you may even say it has been pre-ordained. So how does one of the great musical talents of his generation come seemingly out of nowhere? Well, that part of the mystery is easy to solve. Hes been paradises best kept secret for years and now hes finally making big waves on the mainland and beyond.Ron moved to Oahu, Hawaii with his family when he was only four years old. And what a prodigious family it is! He is one of eleven total children, all of whom grew up immersed in a creative and religious household led by his musically gifted parents. Ron explains My mother is a beautiful singer and my biggest influence on my approach to singing. My father was always the performer, the writer and arranger. While developing his multi-instrumental prowess playing in the Artis Family Band, Ron quickly took to piano and guitar as his main modes of expression. His mastery of bothin addition to numerous other instrumentsquickly made evident that he was special. As he got older and played more around Oahu, others quickly recognized his gifts as well. Mick Fleetwood (Fleetwood Mac), Jack Johnson, Jake Shimabukuro and many others recognized the incredible talent that was taking root on their isolated island paradise. Ron has gone on to play with all of them and more across Hawaiis most prestigious venues with his own band that he put together (featuring brother Stevon on drums) aptly called, The Truth.Zach PersonZach Person is an American recording artist based in Austin, Texas, who is considered to be The Future of American Indie Music. Zach is a House of Blues Music Forward Foundation Alumnus known for his contemporary, pop-rock approach to blues and American roots music.Justin HamblyJustin Hambly is a Santa Cruz, CA-based guitarist and singer-songwriter. A little bit of Americana and little bit of rocknroll, Justin combines heartfelt lyrics and jangly acoustic guitar parts to tell honest stories of heartache, love, adventure, and loss.

Please Note: This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.

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