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Rick Estrin and the Nightcats have been hard at work in Kid Andersen’s celebrated Greaseland Studios*, writing, arranging and recording 15 brand new tunes for their as-yet-to-be-titled, 2017 Alligator release. The CD contains all new...

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We’re very grateful and happy as hell to once again be honored with multiple BMA nominations. The band is up for Band Of The Year, Kid Andersen is nominated in the Best Guitarist category (Big...

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I Met Her on the Blues Cruise

Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise

April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

In October – 2015 – By popular demand, Rick Estrin and The Nightcats performed their underground, niche hit song “(I Met Her On The) Blues Cruise” – ON the Blues Cruise!!!! Fort Lauderdale, FL, Key...

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One Wrong Turn

One Wrong Turn

April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

This 2012 release features the hits “I Met Her On The Blues Cruise” (check youtube for the video!) “The Legend of Taco Cobbler” and “Calling All Fools”. propermusic.com has this to say: “The award-winning harp...

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HERE’S WHAT’S BEING SAID: Every night that award-winning harmonica player, singer and songwriter Rick Estrin and his cohorts The Nightcats perform live — wherever in the world that may be — a crowd of dancing,...

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5/9/13 – Rick Estrin was awarded the Blues Foundation’s prestigious Blues Music Award for Best Harmonica Player at the 34th annual BMA event in Memphis, TN – Rick Estrin and the Nightcats would like to...

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http://thealternateroot.com/what-s-trending/1029-top-30-must-hear-roots-soul-artists It’s a real honor for us to be selected along with artists such as Mavis Staples, Aaron Neville, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Bettye Lavette,  James Hunter, The Alabama Shakes and a whole lot...

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Rodger Collins, aka Hajji Sabrie, is a singer-songwriter and a great all around entertainer. He could sing, dance, write, do impressions, do comedy, he could basically kinda do it all. He could sing Soul, Rock...

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Lorenzo Farrell AKA Lorenzo For-Real

Great Review from BLURT.COM!!!!

February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every now and then a CD comes along that is just so much fun that you have to keep playing it over and over. Such is the case with One Wrong Turn by Rick Estrin...

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One Wrong Turn

Philadelphia Enquirer Reviews One Wrong Turn!!!!

February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

http://www.philly.com/philly/entertainment/music/20120812_New_Recordings.html Rick Estrin and the Nightcats One Wrong Turn (Alligator ***1/2) They used to be Little Charlie and the Nightcats, named after their brilliant guitarist, the now-retired Charlie Baty. But even then, Rick Estrin was...

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