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RICK LUGO: BIO

From Playing Antone's, La Zona Rosa, Threadgills, The Backyard, in Austin to Houston,El Paso and the Rio Grande Valley and many Outdoor Festivals, the energy and sound of Rick Lugo Band (formally Los Gallos) is gathering steam and  spreading their original brand of music across the Southwest and beyond. A unique blend of musicians that are dedicated to their hot brand of Texas-based, style of music, RLB is a melting pot of original groove-oriented Rhythm & Blues, Latin Blues and Rock Sounds. Think of a jam session with Carlos Santana and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the Rick Lugo Band.

RLB released their CD “Getting the Groove” to rave reviews. Singer, Songwriter and lead guitarist Rick Lugo, hails from San Benito, Texas, home of the late Freddy Fender. Ricky’s Songs reflect the moods, feelings, tempos and rhythms in addition to musical influences too numerous to mention. The debut CD, "Getting the Groove" showcases RLB original hits Maria Marisol, Chachita and Amor Prohibido. The Song “Maria Marisol” was featured on the compilation CD “Operation: Rock the Troops” on the Bare Metal Record Label. The CD was sent to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Rick Lugo band were named one of the top 10 Latin Contemporary Bands in the Austin Chronicle Music Poll consecutively. The Rick Lugo Band continues to tour, so check the calendar and find out where they'll be performing. For listings of past festivals and dates go to ricklugo.com    

Currently New CD "Flight of the Spirits" is on Sale Now! Check itunes and amazon.com. Don't miss any chance to catch Austin's Best Kept Secret, you won't be disappointed.         © 2012 RICK LUGO BAND