Roger Girke is a road tested guitarist, singer and writer with a career including over 4,500 live shows, concerts and festivals and numerous recording sessions and releases.
Roger career began performing in rock bands in the eastern PA/NJ area, eventually joining the legendary Philadelphia area roots rock band Pickins (Capitol/Ariola), followed by many years of touring and recording with Sharks (Elektra), Robert Hazard (RCA), and many other notable artists.
Since 2000 roger has released 5 CD's with his band and has regularly performed at blues festivals, clubs and concerts throughout the Mid-Atlantic. In that time he has also recorded and performed with Gary Allegretto (Los Angeles, CA), Sam Cockrell (Chicago, IL), Jimmy Pritchard (DE) and Peter Veteska and Blues Train (NJ).
The Roger Girke Band was a top 10 finalist in the 2009 International Blues Challenge as well as receiving two time top tier CD finalist awards in 2005 and 2009.
Roger' s CD releases include:
All are available at www.rogergirke.com.
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