Event Information
Gulf Coast West Coast R&B Ramble with Marcia Ball & Tommy Castro
and the Painkillers
Tuesday, Oct 5, 2021 7:30 PM
$15.00 - $56.50 Reserved Seating + Fees

Ticket Sales Are Live
We are navigating the challenges of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Ticket sales are live for this event but please keep a close watch on your email for any updates or changes. We can help answer any questions you may have. Email us at info@englert.org or give a call at 319-688-2653. Thank you!

6:30 pm Lobby Opens

7:00pm Seating Begins


Ticketing:

 - $56.50 Zone 1 Reserved Seating

 - $36.50 Zone 2 Reserved Seating

 - $15.00 Zone 2 Student Reserved Seating (w/ current ID)


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Event Pricing
Zone 1 Reserved Seating - $56.50
Zone 2 Reserved Seating - $36.50
Zone 2 Student-Reserved (with I.D.) - $15.00

 
Ticket Selection
 
Ticket Availability


Ticket Sales Are Live

We are navigating the challenges of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Ticket sales are live for this event but please keep a close watch on your email for any updates or changes. We can help answer any questions you may have. Email us at info@englert.org or give a call at 319-688-2653. Thank you!

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Tommy Castro and the Painkillers

The road has always been Castro’s home away from home. He’ll instantly ignite a crowd, turn them into loyal fans and then keep those fans coming back for more. He has traveled hundreds of thousands of miles and performed thousands of gigs, leading his bands at clubs, concert halls, and festivals all over the world. Famed guitarist Joe Bonamassa says, “Tommy has always been top of the heap among blues guitar players. He always puts on a great show.”

Castro’s relentless road-dog approach—gig after gig, night after night—has won him loyal, lifelong fans everywhere he plays. The Washington Post says Castro is “phenomenal and funky” with “soulful vocals and inspired blues guitar.” The San Francisco Chronicle describes Castro’s music as, “funky Southern soul, big city blues and classic rock...silvery guitar licks that simultaneously sound familiar and fresh.” No Depression says “Castro plays gritty, string-bending blues like a runaway train...a glorious blend that rocks the soul and lifts the spirits.”

Marcia Ball

Fifty years have passed in a flash,” says Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist, songwriter, and vocalist MARCIA BALL of her long and storied career. Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she takes the stage. Her rollicking Texas boogies, swampy New Orleans ballads, and groove-laden Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world. With each new release, her reputation as a profoundly soulful singer, a boundlessly talented pianist, and a courageous, inventive songwriter continues to grow. Her love of the road has led to years of soul-satisfying performances at festivals, concert halls, and clubs. The New York Times says, “Marcia Ball plays two-fisted New Orleans barrelhouse piano and sings in a husky, knowing voice about all the trouble men and women can get into on the way to a good time.” The Houston Chronicle says simply, “She’s as perfect as an artist can be.