About Us

A high energy show featuring Blues, R&B, Funk and Rock ‘n Roll. The band has dynamic vocals, soaring guitar and a tight rhythm section. The band is based out of Florida’s Sun Coast. The Memphis Rub Band showcases vocals reminiscent of James/Otis, soulful blues guitar, solid drumming and dynamic piano & organ.

Dan Ryan

Dan plays organ and piano in a style heavily influenced by Seth Justman of the J. Geils Band. In 2010 Dan moved from Massachusetts to Florida’s Gulf Coast and has since performed with a variety of musicians and bands in the Sarasota/Bradenton area, including Tangled Mangos, the Joel Tatangelo Band, Karen Klarich, Scott’s Garage, Brandi Adams and the Tucci Band.

Art Tanturri

Art honed his skills playing in many R&B, rock and show groups from New York to California. Over the years Art studied with Joe Cusatis (Peter Nero), Rod Morgenstein (Dixie Dregs, Winger), Yoron Israel, Jim Payne (JB Horns) and Joe Goretti (Moby and Robyn). Nominated for the Berklee College of Music Celebrity Scholarship Award two times, Art received the Berklee College Drum Specialist Certificate. He has worked as a studio drummer with the renowned gold record producer Don Casale.