THE RUCKUS BAND, a San Francisco Bay Area based, up-tempo, Blues Rock Dance Band can be counted on to quench the listeners thirst for a new spark, with a familiar sound, in a distinctively different style. Taking influences of Old School Blues, Classic Rock, Soul, Tasty Funk, R&B and a sprinkling of Country Rock, RUCKUS respects the tradition of classic styling yet pushes it’s contemporary bounds. With a charismatic, rugged, sometimes raspy, roaring gentleman toting a big tone harp, driving the ship and a rockin’ lead, some banging ivory, supported by a new and surprising depth in the back line, the band bridges the gap between controlled composition and unruly passion.
Price Range: $450.00 to 2,500.00
Gig Length: 60 - 300 minutes
What to Expect
The stage show delivers enthusiastic, entertaining, danceable, upbeat, driven grooves. You get a pure dose of unfiltered, rank like your old school blues masters use to sing, get on your feet, dance your tail off, Squeeze your heart and tap your soul, Rockin’ Swinging Blues Flavored Satisfaction.
The Ruckus Band has established itself as one of a few premier Rockin’ Blues Dance Bands in the Silicon Valley and the Greater Bay Area. This tight ensemble is a Rockin’ Roadhouse Review, offering boogie-down blues, driving rock and grooving roots music in an energetic performance oriented style which forms a rhythmically powerful and irresistibly hard driving dance and party focused act.
The Ruckus Band performs classic American roots, rock and blues covers and dynamic originals infused with Grooving Funk, Swing, R&B, a dash of Country Rock and Latin, with a few surprises thrown in. Ruckus rocks the house and fills the dance floor while suspending the audience in a mood of high energy fun.
Having performed steadily with over 500 Live Performances between 2010-2014 and exciting audiences wherever they perform, this upcoming Rockin’ Machine is a must see event.
The Ruckus Band’s upbeat dance grooves and explosive Rockin’ Roadhouse style is contagious! With this infectious music and a playfully raucous stage presence, the audience connects quickly and joins in the excitement.
With a kick butt, fun-loving, dance party attitude, The Ruckus Band is tight and carries out every show with a big heart and plenty of soul. Come to any Ruckus Band performance and you can count on Ruckus to create a “Get Down On It” atmosphere.
The band currently uses 8 different set list and uses a special set list with a multitude of grooves to start a show. Based off the crowd response to the 1st set, the band makes adjustments to the set list order to find the music that will be best received. We are all music educated professionals well schooled on the entertainment business.
|Victor Cozart||Leader / Frontman / Harmonica Player|
|Tommy Loproto||Guitar and Vocals|
Influences & Inspiration
The bands original compositions compliment covers by music Icons like modern artists; Tommy Castro, Johnny Lang, Susan Tedeschi, old school artists; Junior Wells, Slim Harpo, William Clarke, Taj Mahal, Little Walter, Freddy King, Albert Collins, B.B. King, Rock the house performers; Gary Moore, Eric Clapton, Johnny Winter, the Doors and progressive country tune artists such as; Gary Primage, The Georgia Satellites, Merle Haggard. Ruckus rocks the house and has plenty of diversity to meet the demand of the crowd. We know what you want, when you want it and we deliver.
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