Mark your calendars! Ron W. Bailey & The Tangents will help us kick off a new series at the Hale's Taproom — Music Mondays at Hale's.
GET TO KNOW THE BAND:
Ron W. Bailey – Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, songwriter — playing in Seattle since the early 70’s. Featured in a mural at the Pike Place Market along with Artis the Spoonman and Baby Gramps as a street performer with The Dynamic Logs. Other bands include The Electrodes, The Honky Tonk Revue (Hank Williams Wednesdays for 15 years at The Tractor Tavern).
Mark Dalton – Bass — In the Nebraska Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the hit “2525” by Zager and Evans. Has been a major player in the Seattle Blues scene for 30 years. Received “best bass” from Washington Blues Society.
Rod Cook – Rod has backed up blues legend Taj Mahal and opened as a solo act for Todd Rundgren, Sonny Landreth, and Charlie Musslewhite. He has been nominated numerous times for the Washington Blues Society's «Best Of The Blues» Awards, including nominations for all three guitar categories (Acoustic, Electric and Slide) in 1999, 2000 and 2004. In 2004 and 2015 Rod received the award for both «Best Acoustic Guitar» and «Best Electric Guitar,» in 2006 and 2014 was awarded the «Best Acoustic Guitar» award and in 2012 and 2016 «Best Electric Guitar».
Steve Flynn — Backed up Chuck Berry in 7 concerts, Bo Diddley in one. Plays with Alice Stuart, Junior Cadillac (Cadillac performed the first-ever concert in Uzbekistan to be broadcast live via satellite to the US.), he is a journeyman keyboard player in the Seattle music scene since the mid-70s, playing blues, rock & roll, R&B, funky-stuff, New Orleans, country, Americana.