At Spirit Mountain Casino, we love live music, and we work hard to find talented local bands to play shows every weekend. Today, we’re shining a spotlight on one of our regular performers, Franco Paletta and the Stingers.
Franco Paletta and the Stingers: A History
Since breaking into the Portland music scene in the ‘80s, Franco Paletta and the Stingers have made a name for themselves by playing Blues festivals, clubs, and other concert venues in Oregon, Washington, and California. Known for his dynamic harmonica stylings and his unique vocals, Franco Paletta and the Stingers are one of the best Portland Blues bands performing today. In fact, Franco was inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame in 2016, solidifying his staying power as a local Blues legend.
Franco Paletta and the Stingers Songs
Want to get a taste of what it’s like to see a Franco Paletta and the Stingers live music performance? Check out these songs, which showcase the talent, technique, and range of Franco Paletta and the Stingers.
“Livin’ the Blues Again”
Written by guitarist Jason Thomas, “Livin’ the Blues Again” is a love song written about Blues music itself. This slow Blues jam captures the emotional power of music.
“I Can’t Stand It”
This catchy anthem from the Can’t Kick Love album features high-energy guitar, harp, and boogie piano, making it impossible not to sing and dance along.