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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 7:30 pm

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For entry to events beginning January 2 all patrons will be required to show either:

1) Proof of Vaccination = CDC vaccination card, photo copy, digital photo, digital based proof (My Chart, CT WiZ, Excelsior Pass) AND Matching photo ID (Driver’s license, passport, military/government ID)

OR

2) Proof of Negative COVID Test = documented negative PCR test within 72 hours prior to entry, negative rapid test within 24 hours prior to entry AND Matching photo ID (Driver’s license, passport, military/government ID)

All individuals regardless of vaccination status MUST WEAR A MASK correctly, covering your nose and mouth, while inside the building.  Complimentary masks are available.

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Whether it’s a song, a style, an idiom or an image, Duke Robillard will render it with mastery, power, nuance and an unerring grasp of its essence.

Born Michael John Robillard on October 4, 1948, in Woonsocket, R.I., Duke has carved out one of blues’ most illustrious legacies, while also trodding some lofty related territories as a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter, bandleader, studio sideman, producer, label operator and educator.

After showing an early affinity for music and guitar, he founded Roomful Of Blues with pianist Al Copley in Westerly, R.I., in 1967. By adding horns, Roomful announced itself emphatically as the prototypical jump blues band, and became a New England legend and a fixture beyond, as did Duke himself. His unsurpassed mastery of the guitar style of T-Bone Walker (later crystallized memorably in his 2004 release “Blue Mood”) was deservedly heralded, but his breadth was also head-turning — from swing, standards and ballads to rockers, gutbucket Chicago blues and rockabilly.