Rick Rushing & the Blues Strangers are a Blues based Trio out of the

scenic city of Chattanooga Tennessee. This trio harnesses the key

elements of Blues, Jazz, Rock and Rhythm to create a synergy that lifts

audiences to new heights of musical consciousness. Rick Rushing a native

of Cincinnati Ohio, is the band leader, vocalist and guitarist. Rick is

kin to the legendary Jimmy Rushing the American Blues Shouter and

vocalist for the Count Basie Big Band.

Rick can flat out play the guitar and is the main songwriter for the

band. No live Rick Rushing & the Blues Strangers show is ever the

same with tight original music that some confuse as covers and covers

that stretch into the musical genius of artist like Jimi Hendrix, Ray

Charles to the Cure. Book this hot rising band yourself and enjoy the


When away from the band Rick sharpens his acoustic blues chops and

singing, songwriting skills by performing solo or with other acoustic

accompaniment around the area. Rick also is the President of a

non-profit community, music and educational organization called the Folk

School of Chattanooga which main mission is to preserve the music of

the Folk tradition. Rick’s all out live performances and musical

diversity is a large part of the both the band’s and Rick’s success this

far in his musical career.