Portland blues artist Ben Rice to play Stonegate

Tacoma News TribuneFebruary 13, 2014 

Portland blues musician and vocalist Ben Rice is playing Stonegate Pizza on Saturday with his band The iLLmatics.

Rice, 25, is an up and coming force in the Northwest blues scene. He made it to the finals of The International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January and won the Muddy Award from the Cascade Blues Association, among other honors.

Rice’s latest all original CD, “Pour Me Some Whiskey,” can be found on cdbaby.com

Tickets are $7 at the door for the 8 p.m. show. Stonegate is at 5421 South Tacoma Way, Tacoma, 253-473-2255.

More information about Rice and his music can be found at benricelive.com/

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