The Rich Badowski Blues Band was formed in the fall of 2011. They are the winners of the 2012 Connecticut Blues Band Challenge and represented Ct at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN back in Jan of 2013. The Band brings to the table a hefty portion of old school blues. Add to that a little funk and you have a recipe for a good time.The band hails from Granby,Ct. Rich Badowski was born in New Britain,Ct and has been blowing harp and singing the blues for over 25 years. He is known for his entertaining brand of showmanship and engaging rapport with the audience. Michael St George is the guitar player and second vocalist covers all styles of blues. The band is backed up by one of the area’s best rhythm sections with Dennis Cotton on drums and bass player Max Samson on bass.