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The Ringers at Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh, Feb 21, 2013
Making up the group of superb talent with The Ringers and featuring musical heavyweights, are Jimmy Herring, Wayne Krantz, Michael
Landau, Keith Carlock, and Etienne Mbappe. Altogether, these five mix five different genres of Rock, Funk, Jazz, Blues and African. They are embarking on an exclusive tour that is only making five special performances.

A brief intro of each member:

Jimmy Herring- Is best known for his excellent guitar skills, as well as being lead guitarist for popular jam-band, Widespread Panic. He has most recently released his second solo album, Subject To Change Without Notice this past August 21st.

Wayne Krantz is a solo jazz fusion guitarist, and a highly successful one at that. He recently released his 9th solo album, Howie 61, and has performed with Steely Dan, Randi Brecker, Leni Stern, among http://www.bbkingblues.com/bio.php?id=2239several others.

Michael Landau is session music guitarist, who has played on a multitude of albums for high-profile artists such as Pink Floyd, Steve Perry, Miles Davis, James Taylor, and other variety of acts. He has also fronted several bands.

Keith Carlock, an exceptional drummer, has recorded and toured with such notable acts as Sting, John Mayer, Diana Ross, and James Taylor, among many others. He also released an instructional DVD, out on October 2009.

Highly creative and gifted bass player, Etienne Mbappe, who has been playing for three decades. He spent many years with the Zawinul Syndicate, and toured with Steps Ahead, Ray Lema and Mayra Andrade, and played with Ray Charles on his last album. He currently performs with John McLaughlin's quartet, "4th Dimension".

THE RINGERS Exclusive Tour Dates:

Feb 19, Georgia Theatre Athens, GA

Feb 20, Neighborhood Theatre Charlotte, NC

Feb 21, Lincoln Theatre Raleigh, NC

Feb 22, BB Kings Blues Club New York, NY

Feb 23, Howard Theatre Washington DC

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