Ron Burke & Alittle Voodoo

Ron Burke & Alittle Voodoo

 Calgary, Alberta, CAN
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Guitar virtuoso driven band with Ron Burke and his earthy vocals leading and songwriting. Played with Bo Didley, Sonny Rhodes, Colin James (toured), Charlie Sexton. Won guitarist of the year Calgary Blues Society. PasBand of the year with Cjay Radio in the past. New CD produced by Russel Broom.

Biography

In late 1992, Alittle Voodoo began playing all over western Canada. By 1993 they recorded their first live CD over three rockin' nights in Banff's Legendary club the Rose and Crown. In 1994, Alit- tle Voodoo began touring with blues/rock acts: Colin James the late Jeff Healey, The Head- stones, Paul Rodgers, Long John Baldry, David Gogo, Omar and the Howlers, Bo Diddley and a host of others. Alittle Voodoo is led by frontman and guitar mauler, Ron Burke. Lik- ened to Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Winters, and a few others. Ron’s barrelhouse vocals partnered with his steamroller guitar playing won’t let you believe you are hearing a 3 piece band. In 1994, the band was recognized with Best Band of the Year, with Ron also taking the honours as Best Male Vocalist and Best Guitar Player at the CJ92 awards.
Bassist Tom Knowles who began playing with the late, great Long Baldry also shared the stage with other music legends from Jimmy Page, Tom Jones, Crowbar, Kathi McDonald, to jamming with Blue Cheer.
Rob Vulic fills out the trio on drums. Russell Broom and Mark Jackson are the rotating fourth members of the band.
Alittle Voodoo tore down the house in 2006 as the opening act in Calgary for the late Bo Diddley, and backed him as his band. After a hiatus in the music scene- Ron Burke and Alittle Voodoo have re-emerged with a new and first studio album “ Love Lies and Could Be’s”. Calgary great Russell Broom, best known as producer and guitar player, collaborated with Ron on the al-bum as producer and co-writer on a number of the songs. Ron was recently inducted into the 2010 Calgary Blues Music Hall of Fame as GUITAR PLAYER of the Year and bassist Tom Knowles repeated his 2009 win with the 2010 honour as BASS PLAYER of the Year.

Discography

Alittle Voodoo- Live from Banff
Love Lies and Could Be’s

Set List

Normally play two 75 minute sets.
Sample set:
Feel Alright(Steve Earle)
Like A Rolling Stone (Dylan)
Can’t Burn it (Original)
Across the Desert(Original)
Pretty Little House(Original)
Shiny Man(Original)
Into the Wind (Original)
Pale Eyes (Original)
Black Cat Moan (Don Nix)
Dragon Flies (Original)
Why Some People Gotta Act Like That (Muddy Waters)
B Movie Boxcar (Delbert Mclinton)