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Rigel is a piano vocalist living in Austin Texas.

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Rigel Thurston adds a touch of class and positive energy to weddings and events at an affordable price. His music ranges from Jazz standards to Pop and Rock with crystal clear smooth vocals. He has a versatile repertoire that carries you through dinner conversation to the dance floor—think Frank Sinatra meets Ray Charles with a twist of the Rolling Stones.

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Shows

Thursday, June 29 2017
  • Truluck's Downtown (Duo w/ Jen Fuentes)

    Thursday, June 29 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Truluck's, 400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

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Friday, June 30 2017
  • Truluck's in the Arboretum (Solo)

    Friday, June 30 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    the Arboretum (Solo)

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Monday, July 03 2017
  • Truluck's in the Arboretum (Solo)

    Monday, July 03 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    the Arboretum (Solo)

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Tuesday, July 04 2017
  • Truluck's in the Arboretum

    Tuesday, July 04 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    the Arboretum

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Thursday, July 06 2017
  • Truluck's Downtown (Duo w/ Jen Fuentes)

    Thursday, July 06 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    Truluck's, 400 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701, United States

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Recent Blogs

Embracing a Growth Mindset

Embracing a Growth Mindset

I'm reading a book called Mindset by Carol S. Dweck. It's about the fixed mindset vs. the growth mindset. The gist is that a fixed mindset puts a lot of stock in talent and results, whereas a growth mindset puts it's faith in effort. Growing up, I was told I was...

My Wall of Insecurity

My Wall of Insecurity

Photo by Christos Barbalis For the majority of my music career (high school to present) I have hidden under the billowy blankets of cover songs...maybe that's why they're called "covers". But if I am going to move forward I have to write original material and share...

Rigel’s March Update

Rigel’s March Update

Album Update I am SUUUUUUPER pumped about March! Why? Because we will be tracking drums and bass, and possibly some keyboards. Honestly February was agonizingly slow-going. Mainly because little Oswald has been sick. The entire month. He has what they’re calling...

Indiegogo Recap: $18,000 raised

Indiegogo Recap: $18,000 raised

Photography by Lucca Upper I am seriously grateful for the 190 people who contributed to my fundraiser. The fact that this many people didn't just give me a pat on the head and say, "that's nice that you want to follow your passion," but actually put their hard earned...

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