Rocco Deluca

Matinee Show

Rocco Deluca

Mike Borgia and The Problems

Thu, April 19, 2012

6:00 pm

Czar Bar

Kansas City, MO

$7.00

This event is 18 and over

Rocco Deluca
Rocco Deluca
"The echoes of Neil Young, Robert Plant, Jeff Buckley and Pearl Jam blend into something unique, especially when performed live." - Rolling Stone

"A passionate, muscular mix of swampy blues and stomping rock ..." - The LA Times

"... compelling, untamed vocal stylings, lyrical vulnerability and innate skill with melody." - Billboard

"... a soulfully intense talent who fuses jazz, rock, blues and folk elements to potent impact." - Variety

"DeLuca's use of the Dobro steel guitar gives his songs a distinctive and rich foundation." - Smother

"... packs the heat and rocks agression to work your way into your head and stay there." - Rolling Stone

"... intensely cathartic, emotionally charged ..." - NPR
Mike Borgia and The Problems
Mike Borgia and The Problems
An italian american singer songwriter, with over a decade as an active professional. Born in New York, Mike spent his childhood playing in clubs as a guitarist and backup singer in a progressive metal band from age 13-16. He then slowly evolved into different genres of rock, indie and punk, and from the mid 90's to early 2000, He formed a band called Tread ( formerly, Samsara, Venear) With growing ambition, Tread were on their way to commercial success, until they called it quits in 2001.
From 2001 until 2010, Mike toured solo in the UK, releasing 9 solo records. His UK tours earned him a loyal fanbase, that allowed for a steady career within that time.
Then in 2011, Mike Borgia & The Problems were formed in New York as a trio, with Nathan MacCormack on Cello & Brian Bauer on drums. They released one well received E.P called "Live or die, you won't be lonely" and shortly after, Mike left New York, to live in Kansas City, in which to form the new lineup, and a new record that is breaking barriers called "Goodbye New York" for 2012.
Venue Information:
Czar Bar
1531 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City, MO, 64108
http://www.czarkc.com/