Welcome to the official Rugburn page!

We are a funky ass band bringing you some of the best live Dance, Funk, Soul and Classic Rock’n’Roll. Check out our videos, listen to some music, look at our calendar of events and stay connected for future shows.

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The Band

Jon Lysik – Lead Vocals, Keyboards

Vicky Barokha – Lead Vocals, Percussion

Bob Shindell – Lead & Background Vocals, Guitar

Jay Palermo – Electric Bass

Steven Swasso – Vocals, Percussion and Harmonica

Paul Webber – Drums

Don Fogarty – Tenor Sax and Percussion

Frank Perez – Tenor Sax and Percussion

Calendar Of Events


December 14th, 2018 — Private Party
January 26th, 2019 — Newport Blues Cafe, Newport, RI – 9:30
February 8, 2019 — Private Party – 9:30
March 16, 2019 ANNUAL ST PATTY’S PARADE DAY BLOWOUT, Gas Lamp Grille Newport RI – 1PM to 6PM
March 30 2019 — Old Theatre Diner, Coventry, RI — 9:00P
April 12, 2019 — Narragansett Cafe, Jamestown, RI — 9:00PM
May 18, 2019 — Old Theatre Diner, Coventry, RI — 9:00PM
May 25, 2019— Narragansett Cafe, Jamestown, RI — 9:00PM
May 27, 2019 — Annual Memorial Day Bash — Finn’s Harbourside, East Greenwich, RI — 4:00PM to 8:00PM
May 31, 2019 — Blu on the Water, East Greenwich, RI — 8:30 to 12:30 PM
June 14 , 2019 — Private Party
June 15 , 2019 — South County Boys and Girls Club Fundraiser  – Bonnet Beach Club  7:00PM to 11PM
June 16 , 2019 — FATHER’S DAY  SUNDAY FUNDAY  BASH – The Ocean Mist, Matunick RI – 3:30 to 6:30
June 22, 2019 — David Louis Cunha Foundation Fundraiser — Smithfield Elks Club, Smithfield, RI — 8:00PM to 12:00AM
June 28, 2019 — Blu on the Water, East Greenwich, RI — 8:30 to 12:30 AM
July 4th, 2019 — Newport Blues Cafe, Newport, RI – 9:30
July 12, 2019  – Blu on the Water, East Greenwich RI — 8:30 to 12:30 AM
July 27, 2019  – Narragansett Cafe,  Jamestown, RI — 9:00PM
August 2,  2019 — Finn’s Harbourside, East Greenwich, RI-– 8:00PM to 12:00AM
August 16, 2019   — Blu on the Water — East Greenwich RI — 8:30 – 12:30 AM    
August 31,  2019  Bonnet Shores Beach Club, Narragansett, RI — 7:00PM to 11:00 PM
September 2, 2019 — Labor Day — Finn’s Harbourside, East Greenwich, RI — 4:00PM to 8:00PM
September 20, 2019   — Blu on the Water — East Greenwich RI — 8:30 – 12:30 AM          

September 28,  2019 — Narragansett Cafe, Jamestown, RI — 9:00PM
October 5, 2019 — Gloria Gemma Flames of Hope WaterFire — Downtown Providence, RI — 8:00PM (PINK Party Tent) — Call for Ticket
October 18, 2019 — Wish Come True Annual Gala — Quidnessett Country Club, North Kingstown, RI — 6:00PM to 10

November 30,  2019 — Narragansett Cafe, Jamestown, RI — 9:00PM

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