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JOSE RAMIREZ

TESTIMONIALS

"An incendiary guitarist, even hotter than his homeland" 

- Stephen Foster - BBC UK


"One of Costa Rica’s greatest exports"
Monte Adkison - Blue Monday Magazine


"Costa Rica’s Robert Cray" 

- Nanette Wiser - Suncoast Blues Society Publisher


"Deep Blues… Powerful and Passionate"
Bob Margolin


"Listening to Jose Ramirez, it’s easy to tell that his heart is way into The Blues"
Charlie Musselwhite


"A Soulful guitar player bent on keeping The Blues Alive and spreading his message around the world" 

- Little Charlie Baty


TOUR HISTORY

USA TOUR HISTORY 

Washington DC - The Hamilton Live
Columbia MD - The Soundry 
Washington DC - Blues Alley
Washington DC - JoJo’s 
Roanoke VA - The Blue 5
Washington DC - Westminster Church Blue Monday 
Falls Church VA - JV’s Restaurant 
Washington DC - Pearl Street Warehouse 
Cleveland OH - Wilbert’s 
Columbus OH - Natalie’s 
Chicago IL - The House Of Blues 
Chicago IL - Buddy Guy’s Legends 
St Charles IL - The House Pub
Madison WI - Knuckedown Saloon 
Lincoln NE - The Zoo Bar
Fremont NE - The Corner Bar 
St Louis MO - BB’s Jazz, Blues and Soups 
Boca Ratón FL - The Funky Biscuit 
Jupiter FL - Double Roads Tavern
Fort Myers - The Barrelroom 
Sarasota FL - The Blue Rooster 
Tallahassee FL - Bradfordville Blues Club 
Durham NC - The Blue Note Grill
Rockland ME - The Time Out Pub

EUROPE TOUR HISTORY 

2 full tours with over 45 shows all over The Netherlands, Belgium, Spain, The Basque Country, Czech Republic and England
Latin America's Rising Blues Star

At 31 years old, Jose Ramirez is Costa Rica’s premier blues artist and has played with some of the biggest names in the blues industry. These artists include Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel and Bryan Lee, to name a few.

These artists include Buddy Guy, Anson Funderburgh, Janiva Magness, Mark Hummel and Bryan Lee to name a few.

The Jose Ramirez Band recently won 2nd place at The Blues Foundation 2020 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.

The band made it to the finals at the Orpheum Theater in Memphis after advancing the quarter and semifinals against over 230 bands from all over the world.

In the past couple of years, Jose has traveled the world playing the Blues including 2 European tours with over 45 concerts all over England, Spain, The Netherlands and Belgium.

One USA tour with shows all over the Midwest and South included shows at legendary clubs such as Buddy Guy’s Legends and The House of Blues in Chicago.

The band is getting ready for some more touring in the US and Europe this year when Jose’s debut album “ Here I Come “ releases in the summer.

The new album was recently recorded in Austin TX under the production of Blues guitar legend Anson Funderburgh and mixed by Grammy Award Winner Stuart Sullivan ( Jimmie Vaughan, Willie Nelson, Sublime .) This new album will include mostly original material written by Jose.