Pianist/Hammond Organist Anthony Geraci has a long history in the American Blues Community. He is an original member of Sugar Ray and the Bluetones and Ronnie Earl and the Broadcasters. He has toured with Otis Rush, Big Mama Thorton, Big Joe Turner, J.B. Hutto, Big Walter Horton, Chuck Berry and Jimmy Rodgers to name just a few. He has backed up blues legends Muddy Waters, B.B. King, Buddy Guy, as well as rock legends such as Van Morrison, J. Geils, Peter Wolf, Steve Miller and has been a “Blues Brother” with Dan Aykroyd, Jim Belushi, and John Goodman. Anthony was a member of the original House Of Blues (Cambridge, MA) Blue Monday Band where he also backed many touring blues musicians including Little Milton, Jr. Wells and a then unknown Keb’ Mo. His latest recording Fifty Shades Of Blue (Delta Groove) earned three 2016 Blues Music Awards nominations including Album of the Year, Traditional Album of the Year, Song of the Year for the title track. Anthony has been nominated for the prestigious Pinetop Perkins Piano Player of the Year from the Blues Music Awards/Blues Foundation Memphis, TN for the last two years-2016/2017. He has received a Grammy nomination for Super Harps I (Telarc) that features Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, Billy Branch and Sugar Ray Norcia. Anthony has also been featured on more then 40 recordings. He has recorded with Blues Pioneers Big Walter Horton, John Brim, and Big Jack Johnson. Modern Blues Artists he has recorded with include Debbie Davies, Kenny Neal, Sugaray Rayford, Duke Robillard, Ronnie Earl and Sugar Ray and the Bluetones. Anthony has an undergraduate degree from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, and Masters of Arts Degree from Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY with a concentration in Jazz studies.
The Haymarket Lounge at City Winery Boston is a smaller, club-like space with a full bar, well-suited to blues, acoustic performances, comedy, and more. Seated shows will be general admission (first-come, first-served seating) with table service for food and drinks. Standing room only shows will not have food service, but drinks will be available at the bar.