Sweet Baby Ray is known for weaving throughout the audience with his wireless harmonica. Ray won the Phoenix Blues Society’s Arizona Blues Showdown for top traditional solo act in 1998. He was also an International Blues Competition finalist, two consecutive years.

He performed at:

  • Monterrey Blues festival in 2001 and 2002
  • Payson June Bug Festival several times
  • Chandler Culinary Festival
  • High Mountain Music Fest in Pinetop
  • Alpine Country Blues Festival in Alpine
  • Walkin’ on Main Art Fest in historic old town Cottonwood
  • Annual Rhythm Room Harmonica Blast
  • PBS Blues in the Schools program

Current bands Sweet Baby Ray plays with:

  • Root Doctors Duo with Gary Morgan
  • Sweet Baby Ray

2012
Nov. 26, 2012/2013 Cliff Castle Casino,  School Benefit/Auction
Feb. 24   Hopi School Benefit,  Rhythm Room,  Phoenix
Mar. 22, Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa
Apr.  21  Crema Cafe,   Cottonwood,  Arizona Highways Film Shoot
May  10  Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa
Jun.   8    Burning Tree Cellars,  Cottonwood
Jun.  14   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa
Jun.  20   McGuireville Tavern,  McGuireville
Jun.  29   McGuireville Tavern,  McGuireville
Jul.   14   Phoenix Blues Society Benefit,   Rhythm Room
Aug.  9    Janeys,   Cave Creek
Aug.  31  RIOT,   Cottonwoood
Sept.  13   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,   Mesa
Oct.  11   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,   Mesa
Oct.  25  Sidewinders Saloon,   Pine
Oct.  26  McGuireville Tavern,  McGuireville
Nov.  8  Desert Eagle Brewing Company,   Mesa
Nov.  15  Sidewinders Saloon,  Pine
Dec.  1   St. Josephs Catholic School Benefit,  Cliff Castle Casino,  Camp Verde
Dec.  7   My Dobro,  Cottonwoood
Dec.  10  Harmonica Blowout,  Rhythm Room,  Phoenix
Dec.  13  Desert Eagle Brewing Company,   Mesa
Dec.  20  Janeys,  Cave Creek2014
Jan.   17   My Dobro,  Cottonwood
Jan.  31    Desert Eagle Brewing Company ,  mesa
Feb.  21   My Dobro,   Cottonwood
Feb.  28   Desert Eagle Brewing Company ,  Mesa
Mar.  28   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa
Apr.   25   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa
Arp.   27   NAZBA  Blues Benefit,  My Dobro,  Cottonwood
May  30   Desert Eagle Brewing Company,  Mesa