Sponsored by COORS LIGHT, Hipbone Sam is a Classic Rock & Blues band that plays a mix of original and cover music. Shows are fun, high-energy & interactive. Audiences are encouraged to dance, sing along and play the bongo drums.
Hipbone Sam has opened for Black Oak Arkansas & Confederate Railroad, and the band is actively touring in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri. The band has released 3 CDs, and their most recent release, "Best of Hipbone Sam," is on AMI Rowe Entertainment & TouchTunes Digital Jukeboxes in the U.S., Canada & military bases worldwide.
HIPBONE SAM can be booked for festivals, fairs, clubs, private parties & more! Call (217) 801-6285. Shows are tailored to fit the audience, and can be family friendly and appropriate for all age levels.
HIPBONE SAM: Lead Vocals, Rythym Guitar
RICK MARI: Lead Guitar, Vocals
HAWKEYE KANE: Harmonica, Vocals
ROB ROSS: Drums, Back-up Vocals
MARK RIEFLER: Bass Guitar
Illinois Time Best of Springfield 2013
"BEST BLUES BAND/ARTIST" 1st Place
"BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC BAND" Runner-up
"BEST LOCAL CD OF THE YEAR" Honorable Mention
"BEST MALE LOCAL SINGER-SONGWRITER" Honorable Mention
State Journal Register's Reader's Choice 2012
"BEST LOCAL BAND" 1st Place
"BEST LIVE ENTERTAINMENT" Favorite
Illinois Times Best of Springfield 2012
"BEST BLUES BAND" 1st Place
"BEST LOCAL ROCK BAND" Honorable Mention
Illinois Times Best of Springfield 2011
"BEST LOCAL ROCK BAND" 1st Place
State Journal Register's Reader's Choice Awards 2011
"BEST LOCAL BAND/MUSICIAN" 2nd Place