Zorita

Zorita

Zorita is a band formed around the songs of Belgian/Spanish singer and songwriter Carlos Zorita Diaz. The core of the music is inspired by stories, poems and thoughts. Somewhat like the songs of Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, they take you somewhere.

Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton

Heighton began his creative life as an aspiring songwriter, in high school in Toronto. He kept at it into his early twenties, busking his way around Australia and Europe, playing a few small gigs, but before long he was devoting himself to writing books—poetry, at first, his lyrics morphing and learning to accompany themselves, to make their own music, as the words of a poem must do. Soon he was producing books of short stories, then novels, and then the rest. A long apprenticeship.

Guile Rush

Guile Rush

Guile Rush is an alter ego, insired by Sunday afternoon westerns, gunslingers, outlaws and dark country music.
Located on the west coast of Ireland, Guile writes the occasional song in a small room and records it before it is forgotten. A few of those songs get polished up and those are the ones you hear.

Lloyd Spiegel

Lloyd Spiegel

Australian blues musician Lloyd Spiegel isn’t here to change the world, just make it a little more bearable. Lloyd’s travels not only honed his craft, earned him a swag of awards and brought him to take counsel with the founding fathers of modern blues – it taught him the most important part of being a blues musician: connecting with everyday people.

JD Simo

JD Simo

The Chicago-born, now Nashville transplant is like a one-man crusade dedicated to keeping music real, raw, and honest. No matter the setting and no matter his role (whether it’s wingman or bandleader) J.D.’s presence infuses the situation of the moment with the music that’s been fueling him pretty much his whole life, spiced with influences that straddle both decades and dimensions.

Little Violet

Little Violet

Little Violet is a band from the UK fronted by the female singer, songwriter and pianist Cherie Gears. Classic vocal-jazz-inspired, even vintage sounding songs, combined with great melodies, witty lyrics and contemporary but swung beats proved quite the combination, matching influences from 20s and 30s swing with modern production.

Chris Beard

Chris Beard

Chris Beard “The Prince of Blues” grew up in a house of Blues. His musical DNA is made up of influences that started with his own father, legendary blues guitarist Joe Beard. His rich blues heritage has been formed from traits of living blues legends like Matt Murphy and Buddy Guy. Chris grew up in a generation whose focus was on using the guitar to convey emotion more so than the voice.

Oscar LaDell & Chris Armour

Oscar LaDell & Chris Armour

Hailing from New Zealand, Oscar Ladell and Chris Armour are two young blues musicians on a recent rise. Their latest  album, “Right kinda Wrong” is a greasy, authentic take on classic blues sounds that harkens to classic Chicago Blues labels like Chess, Cobra and Excello.

Bad Temper Joe

Bad Temper Joe

Bad Temper Joe, born 1992, is part of a new emerging generation of the blues, writing and performing contemporary blues tracks at its finest. The German is a songwriter with sure instinct, and a performer who has an incomparable presence.

Walter Baumgartner

Walter Baumgartner

Walter Baumgartner is bound with the blues since way back. With his voice and harmonica he has been exciting the audience and spreading the raw, traditional and pioneering legacy of the blues in Europe.

Bidu Sous

Bidu Sous

Bidu Sous is considered a revelation of blues in Brazil. Daughter of a guitar player father, she grew up in a small town listening to rural music and later was inspired by the blues. Her first album with guitarist and producer Lancaster Ferreira titled “Don’t Wake Me Up Early”, recently released, is the first traditional blues album released by a woman in Brazil.

Andreas Diehlmann Band

Andreas Diehlmann Band

Andreas Diehlmann is a German blues guitarist and singer. He studied classical guitar at the Kassel Music Academy and works mainly as a session guitarist and producer. In 2017 Diehlmann founded the blues rock band named after him, which thanks to its straight musical style was able to gain a considerable fan base in a very short time.

Rob Patton & The Cosmic Tumbleweeds

Rob Patton & The Cosmic Tumbleweeds

Melbourne based Singer/Songwriter Rob Patton will be releasing his EP ‘Laid Back’ with newly formed band ‘Rob Patton & The Cosmic Tumbleweeds’.
His newest release ‘Laid Back’ expands on the ragged country and swamp rock stylings of ‘Homegrown’ this time further refining his sound, taking the music into a more mellow and bluesy direction, akin to JJ Cale.

Law & Chaos

Law & Chaos

Los Angeles based duo, Law & Chaos, have brought a new style to the world of Jazz and Blues. This extraordinary fusion is a celebration of two classic musical genres and other contemporary musical influences which can be widely heard in their songs. The band consists of lead vocalist and trumpet player Nick Andrea and award-winning guitarist TJ (“Thelonius James”) Sullivan, each of which add their own unique spin to the blended style.

Mike Goudreau

Mike Goudreau

Mike Goudreau picked up his first guitar at age 14 and hasn’t stopped playing since. His early influences included the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and later, Albert King, Freddie King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Powder Blues and Downchild – to name a few. Such diverse interests help to explain why Mike is comfortable in so many musical genres, especially jazz and blues.