Rick Armentrout, a veteran guitarist, songwriter and producer, originally from Washington, D.C. came to Nashville, Williamson County in 1995. Rick has produced numerous events, benefit shows, and radio & television programs since then. In 2003, after receiving a grant award from Harmon International Corporation (AKG) for an ION TV Show, he began a broadcast series, “Live at the - Factory in Franklin, BB King’s Blues Club in Nashville and Orlando, and the Doubletree Hotel in Nashville...In Support of Arts and Outreach Programs,” that continues still today. Richard was honored over this period of time with opportunities to produce with Beale Street Blues Company for the late BB King!
Music for all Occasions, matching the music genre to the event is just as important as the décor and catering. Rick offers his live music- as a solo, duo (option with light sax), trio (option with stand-up bass), quartet or a full band for weddings or larger events and always to compliment, not override. The repertoire includes a wonderful variety of music, including the Unforgettables of the 20th Century, such as Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sam Cooke, Ray Charles, Eddie Arnold, Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson and many more, the Blues, Pop and Country. Special song requests for are always welcome. Rick also offers Third Coast Broadcast Company specializing in professional video and audio services for all occasions and events, including lighting, staging and event management.
Rick & BB King 2013