Mike Zito with Sol Roots perform at Capital One Hall Sat Mar 2

On Saturday March 2nd, world class performers Mike Zito with Sol Roots present an evening of blues, rock, and soul at Capital One Hall in Tysons, Virginia, as part of the second concert date of Mike Zito's "Life is Hard" album release tour.

In collaboration of Mike Zito's "Life is Hard" album release tour, Mike has enlisted the support of many other top notch musical friends and acquaintances, including Billy Price, Jason Ricci, Sol Roots, Regina Bonelli, and more.

Mike Zito is one of the most lauded artists in the contemporary blues arena today and rightfully so, but for him, the thing that counts the most is maintaining his honesty, authenticity and integrity. Those are the qualities that have steered Zito's career since the beginning and continue to define every effort he's offered since.

Mike Zito is a powerhouse in the world of blues and rock with his own distinctive guitar style and soulful vocals. Mike co-founded the supergroup 'Royal Southern Brotherhood', which brought together talents like Cyril Neville and Devon Allman, and they quickly rose to the top of the blues world, winning accolades and fans globally.

Mike's passionate playing, combined with his gritty and authentic lyrical storytelling, paint vivid pictures of life, love, and hardships. Beyond his musicianship, Mike Zito stands out as a beacon of resilience and redemption. His personal journey has imbued his music with an added depth and honesty that resonates deeply with his audience.

Whether he's on stage delivering a blistering guitar solo or in the studio crafting another musical masterpiece, Mike Zito remains a testament to the power of music to inspire, heal, and bring people together.


Sol Roots performs a mix of New Orleans influenced funk, deep blues, energetic rock, greasy soul, and hypnotic rhythms. Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful vocalist who has toured around the world with many musical legends.

The Sol Roots band has shared the stage with acts such as Jon Cleary, Cory Henry, Popa Chubby, Roosevelt Collier, Victor Wainwright, The Wood Brothers, Sonny Landreth, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Shemekia Copeland, and many more.

Sol Roots is an official Home Grown Music Network artist and a "Next Generation" Music Maker Foundation artist.

"Sol performs a soulful blend of rock and blues, with a natural stage presence"- Jambase

"Sol's vocalizing reminds me of Mose Allison... Van Morrison, and Mississippi hill country blues performers" - Big City Blues Magazine

Capital One Hall is a performing arts center, music hall, and corporate event facility in Tysons, Virginia. The venue offers a wide range of programming, while also serving as a corporate event center for the nearby headquarters of Capital One. It also operates as a cultural event space for the greater Northern Virginia and Washington Metropolitan Area.

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