Donovan Roche 3 p.m., Oct. 9
Sound description: A variety of juke joint harmonica swing blues, rockabilly, classic rock, and funk mixed with original tunes.
RIYL: The Paladins, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues
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Inception: San Diego, 2000
Influences: The Allman Brothers, Muddy Waters, James Brown, Elvis, Tom Petty, the Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Johnny Cash, the Doors
The front man Patrick Ellis, a former Navy SEAL of San Diego, California, performed in Germany from 1997 to 2000 with various local bands (including the Holy Rats, Sailer Brothers, Midnight Hour, Cherry Red, and the Box Cars) throughout Southern Germany.
In 2001 Ellis returned to San Diego and, with Alan Adamson, formed the original Bluefrog and Company and played downtown in the house band at Buffalo Joe's. The group appeared on the NBC Good-Morning Show and has performed at several other local venues.
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