Rick started playing Blues Guitar in his late teens influenced by Eric Clapton, Duane Allman, Rory Gallagher,Jeff Beck ,Jimi Hendrix ,& BB King. Rick played clubs in town even though he was barely old enough to get into a bar. While living in Colorado Rick put together an All-Star Blues Rock band .Heavily influenced by his friend Albert Collins "The Master Of the Telecaster ". Rick was the opening act for touring bands traveling though Colorado. The band started touring in the 80's. After moving to LA in 1988, Albert Collins helped Rick put together a band of the best blues players on the West Coast. Rick has performed at festivals and concerts in Europe , Canada and USA . After 30 years the band and their music is better than ever. Rick's contemporary influences are Robben Ford, Warren Hanes & Larry Carlton.

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June 2017  Inducted into the Las Vegas Blues Hall of Fame by Rita King (BB King)



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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Flc6Y4-eIHY   Rick Berthod Band "Steal Away"  2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b8oyaWr0cDY  Rick Berthod Band "If you Love me Like you Say"  2018

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HWZoxR1N1U  Stoney Curtis & Rick Berthod  " When Sweet Turns to Sour"  2018

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDqwDzyR8yU Rick Berthod Band "Live"  1-23-2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AsJAUpLfeE8  Rick Berthod "Turnin' Blue Live" @ The House of Blues 8-28-2013 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBjpTm9YjuA  Rick Berthod "Red Handed" Guitar solo Live @ The House of Blues 8-28-2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lPamQEi0GOM  Rick Berthoud "Tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughan" @ The House of Blues 8-28-2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEjR8J-ID7Q&feature=youtu.be  Rick Berthod Band "Live in Las Vegas"  8-1-2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YhFmpI_aJN4  Rick Berthod  "Cream Tribute"  House of Blues Las Vegas  7-10 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y2xT5F8ous&feature=related   Rick Berthod  Doug Shreeve  & John Powell  Tour 2010

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hSWvmoFq60   Rick Berthod & The Persuader Band  TV show "Cooking with Lenny" 1993

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOgEPXq9gTM&feature=related   Rick Berthod & Seymour Duncan Fender Fret Fest NAMM 2009

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UNYj_M07po  Rick Berthod Band San Francisco CA  2001

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49XeUXyyOLc  Rick Berthod Band  Mid-West tour 2010



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