Chicken & Dumpling is an acoustic blues duo featuring Charles “Chicken” Oriel on the guitar and Julia “Dumpling” Simon on the bass. Chicken & Dumpling plays the down-home, delta-style blues of Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, and Muddy Waters, in addition to the classic women’s blues of Bessie Smith and Sippie Wallace. Chicken & Dumpling also covers contemporary blues artists like Bonnie Raitt and Eric Clapton, as well as jazz standards and popular songs. Let Chicken & Dumpling provide a warm and inviting ambiance for your casual gathering, cozy restaurant, or intimate bar.
Price Range: $100 and up
Charles “Chicken” Oriel, on acoustic and resonator (slide) guitars, has been playing guitar and singing for more than 30 years, in various bands in Washington, DC, St. Louis, Pennsylvania and now the Sacramento area. Julia "Dumpling" Simon, on bass, has been gigging in blues bands for the last 9 years. Playing traditional blues and singing together with unbeatable chemistry, Chicken & Dumpling provides a warm and inviting ambiance for your casual gathering, cozy restaurant, or intimate bar.
Past Booked Events
|February 08, 2014||Wedding Reception|
|October 12, 2013||Anniversary Party|
|Charles Oriel||guitar and vocals|
|Julia Simon||bass and vocals|
Los Angeles, CA
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