Bourbon Road signs on to Nick's Taste of Texas

Southland blues band Bourbon Road has signed on to perform live at an all-star celebration of Nick's Taste of Texas 20th anniversary in Covina, California on April 18th, 2009. The event will run from 1pm until 9pm. Other bands scheduled to perform include Blues Straight Up, Robert James & Deep Fry'd Blues, with more bands to be announced. Bourbon Road is scheduled to return to Nick's on May 23rd, opening the show for Johnny Mastro and Mama's Boys.

Formed in 1997 in Yorba Linda, California under the original name The Barnburners Blues Band, Bourbon Road has performed in major venues across Southern California including The Coach House (San Juan Capistrano), The Galaxy Theater (Costa Mesa), B.B. King's (Universal City), and many more. Known for their high-energy performances, the band has performed on the same bill with many Blues artists including Greg Serrato, Finis Tasby, Robben Ford, Teresa Russell & Cocobilli, BB Chung King & The Buddha Heads, etc.

The band has performed in music festivals throughout Southern California, everywhere from Solvang to San Diego. You can find Bourbon Road recordings on radio stations throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and Latin America. In 2007, the band finalized a c.d. of original music entitled "My Lonely Heart". On New Year's Eve 2006, Bourbon Road (under the name The Barnburners) performed at the first annual OC New Year's Eve Celebration, sharing the stage with artists Sugar Ray, Lit, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, and the Psychedelic Furs, among many others.

"Texas Is Closer Than You Think!" Nick's Taste of Texas is located in the heart of downtown Covina, California. We have been in business for over twenty years in Southern California. We specialize in catering, banquets, and Texas BBQ! "At Nick's Taste of Texas, you're family!"

We serve lunch, dinner, and on Saturdays and Sundays we offer breakfast. We're a family style Tex-Mex restaurant and bar. The facility has video games for kids and adults alike, outside dining and big screen television for our sport lovers.

The dining room is available for private parties, meetings, and events. Nick's Taste of Texas is in touch with the community, non-profit organizations needing a meeting place, please contact us at (626) 331-2824.

We are between San Bernardino Road and Front Street. Parking is available either in our parking lot or in the Metro Link parking lot just west of the restaurant on Front street.

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