Charlie Keating Band with the Rhythm Regulators are celebrating their 16th year together cranking out a variety of influences and genres but known for their authentic live blues and boogie. Featuring New England's premier slide guitar player Charlie Keating. The band is well-known for its big sound and driving rhythm section. For 16 years has consisted of Lenny Turnquist on electric bass guitar, Dan Kendall on Drums, K-9 Jones on Howls and Woofs. Tim Kendall handling vids, audio, and videography.
Charlie is a gifted and prolific songwriter. The band's CD "Slide On Over" has gotten consistent international airplay. The band is equally comfortable playing its unique versions of covers, or doing a set of originals.
The Charlie Keating Band represented the Massachusetts Blues Society at the 29th Annual International Blues Challenge in Memphis TN in 2013.
Their most recent single, “The End Of Us" written by Keating/Turnquist, is a slow soulful ballad shifting gears from their usual blues rocking sound and showing their versatility and savoir-faire.
The band has opened for a variety of performers. Mostly Blues artists.
The band members are:
Charlie Keating - Guitar, Slide Guitar, Vocals
Lenny Turnquist - Bass Guitar
Dan Kendall on Drums
K-9 Jones - Tail Wagger
Tim Kendall - Audio, Video
Guitar, Slide, Vocals
"SlideMaster C" aka Charlie "Slideman" Keating " aka "The Boogieman" aka The "Boston Boogie Man "on guitar, vocals and slide.
A prolific writer and veteran of the New England music scene
since the 70's
And the NYC-CT area in the 80's
Charlie has shared the stage with:
Shor'ty Billups,Toni Lynn Washington, LeRoy Pina (Grammy Award winner with JB Hutto) who has done several shows with CKB and Russian reggae legend Gerbert Morales of Jah Division.
As well as a stint at Berklee College of Music for good measure.CK counts. Don Helms, Jerry Byrd & Hop Wilson among his influences amongst the obvious.
Lenny Turnquist aka "Lenny T"
on Bass has R&B in her bones.
And is one of the primary reasons
people think there's more than 3 of us up there playing.
As well as being an accomplished artist in her own right.
Lenny produced "Slide On Over" and designed the artwork
and graphics on the CD and cover as well. And as Bill Copeland describes it "Her locomotive bass pushes the band forward"
Lenny has appeared on stage with the Blues Brothers, Carley Simon
and Skunk Baxter as well as LeRoy Pina (Grammy Award winner with JB Hutto)