Blues Violinist Tom Rigney Monday, October 12, 2015 | Sacramento, CA Listen / download audio Update RequiredTo play audio, update browser or Flash plugin. Berkeley-based violinist Tom Rigney has been called one of the premier blues and roots violinists in the world. In 2011, he was crowned emperor of the Sacramento Music Festival and reigned over a weekend-long party with thousands of his loyal subjects. If you’ve never heard Rigney, he specializes in fiery Cajun blues. Originally aired March 2, 2015.