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Doug Deming & The Jewel Tones

“MOST
PEOPLE, UPON HEARING MUSIC BY DOUG DEMING AND THE JEWEL TONES,

RECOGNIZE
THEM AS A BAND THAT RETURNS TO THE ROOTS OF BLUES AS OPPOSED

TO
A CONTINUATION OF MODERN ADAPTATIONS OF THE STYLE…

COMPLETELY
RESTORED MY FAITH IN

Emanuel Casablanca

“One
gets the sense Casablanca has all the gifts that lead to stardom,
this release indicates he’s well on his way.” – 
All
About Jazz

“Emanuel
Casablanca, the bad boy of blues, is a guitarist and songwriter who
stands out from …

Trinity – Schofield, Welch & King

TRINITY is a gathering of three very different yet significantly similar players: Matt Schofeld, Mike Welch and Guy King all come from the ‘less is more’ approach of playing guitar while having their own twists on a a personal style …

Rory Block

Heralded
as “a living landmark” (Berkeley Express), “a national
treasure” (Guitar Extra), and “one of the greatest living
acoustic blues artists” (Blues Revue), Rory Block has committed her
life and her career to preserving the Delta blues tradition and
bringing …

Lurrie Bell

“An incendiary fusion of Chicago Blues boilerplate and his own mercurial imagination, hyperkinetic energy, and dazzling technical dexterity.” David Whiteis – Chicago Reader

“If there is a Chicago blues child who perhaps epitomizes the blues life, it’s Lurrie Bell…the premier

Altered Five Blues Band

Altered Five Blues Band makes music with a swaggering stomp of bruising, barrelhouse grit. According to Downbeat Magazine, frontman Jeff Taylor “sings powerfully” and “Jeff Schroedl’s live-wire guitar reaches the high bar of mixed invention and fluidity” . Blues

Gumbo, Grits & Gravy

Gumbo, Grits & Gravy
Guy Davis, Anne Harris, and Marcella Simien

GUMBO, GRITS & GRAVY is a ‘gathering’, featuring three brilliant musicians with culturally and musically diverse backgrounds. As the name implies, Gumbo, Grits & Gravy is grounded in the …

Monster Mike Welch

With over 25 years of touring and recording under his belt, Boston-based blues guitarist Monster Mike Welch is considered a seasoned veteran of the international blues scene despite his relatively young age.

Given the nickname “Monster Mike” by actor/Ghostbuster

Trudy Lynn

Trudy Lynn was born Lee Audrey Nelms in Houston’s Fifth Ward, where she began singing as a teenager. After high school, Lynn went to visit her aunt in Lufkin, where a club called the Cinderella needed a singer. She decided …

Guy King

Official Website: guyking.net

2017 Blues Music Award Nominee Guy King’s music is fresh and unique while maintaining a strong link to the musical masters that came before him. His natural musical abilities and his one of a kind blend of …