Robert Kaleo Fahey
Robert Kaleo Fahey (Bob), when not on the road, divides his time between O’ahu Hawai’i & the Black Hills of South Dakota. He started playing guitar at the age of 12. Bob spent 15 years on the road with various touring rock bands before returning to the Black Hills in 1989 to raise a family. For the next twelve years Bob’s smoldering vocals and searing slide guitar were a driving force behind one of Rapid City’s most popular bands. Bob has opened up for various artists including Albert King, The Doobie Brothers, Tommy Bolin, The Allman Brothers, Alice Cooper, Roy Rogers and Little Feat. He has been featured on PBS backing up A.C. Reed. Performing in venues from coffee houses, Fine Arts Centers & Arenas to the World Famous Buffalo Chip Campgroud. Bob has twice headlined opening night of the Chandler Jazz Festival in Chandler Arizona. The largest Jazz festival in Arizona. He describes his music as “contemporary blues Americana” and has been influenced by such artists as J.J. Cale, Keb Mo’, Roy Rogers (Blues Guitarist).Robert Cray, and Robert Johnson. Bob is most notably known as a Blues/Americana Solo Artist. But, he is often working with other players from a duo format to a 9 piece band with horns. One of his favorite groups to perform with is Tres Guitarras. A trio that performs in the Phoenix Arizona area fusing three guitars styles together, Flamenco (Chris Burton Jacome’), Jazz (Stan Sorenson) & Blues (Bob Fahey). Bob currently records out of Will Wallers Sanctuary Studio in the Black Hills. He has toured extensively throughout North America, Canada & Mexico.