Steve Arvey is an American guitarist and singer. He works in the fields of blues, blues-rock, and rock. Arvey was born in Chicago, Illinois, and started playing music at the age of eighteen when he went to college in Gainesville, Florida. While there he became interested in the blues, and joined his first band backing Robert Hunter (which also backed Bo Diddley). On his return to Chicago Arvey worked on the local blues circuit as a sideman, before forming his own band - West Side Heat - and released his first album.
Orange Sunshine are catching the very soul of the motor-blues garage-punk and acid proto-hardrock era of the late '60's and the early 70's. With band members derived from several Dutch '80's and '90's garage-, doom-, acid-, surf-, noise-, punk- and hard-rock bands (such as Top Gear, Panty Boy, Twin Earth, the White Trash Minstrels and Sunwheel from the metro area of The Hague/Den Haag and Cromlech from Arnhem, check out www.motorwolf.com or www.godspill.
HENRIK FREISCHLADER BAND | Blues On The Road
Henrik Freischlader has carved out in 3 years with over 500 concerts and 3 successful CDs his place at the top of the blues scene. Some music critics predicted at the beginning of his career, Henrik is now exactly where he always wanted to be! Blues with language as a living form of the expression of pain and sorrow, anger and rage, humor and joy, which the loyal and appreciative audience will be given again and again, look at the virtuosity of his seemingly limitless musical possibilities.
After the fantastic success of 2009, a top twenty debut album "What about the tip jars", 2 top twenty singles "Bringing down the House" and "Alive Inside" and supports with James Yuill, The Corona's, Jack L and The Blizzards. The Riptide Movement invite you to ride the crest of a new wave, back from the south of France and straight into the Grouse Lodge recording studios, the lads are putting the finishing touches onto the eagerly anticapted follow up album "Hot Tramp", delightfully catchy songs like an orgasm in your ear they'll leave you begging for more.
Atlanta based Blackberry Smoke continues to grow into the premiere Southern Rock band in America. Over the last 12 months, they have shared the stage with ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Montgomery-Gentry, Shooter Jennings, Cross Canadian Ragweed and countless others.
Blackberry Smoke has relentlessly toured the US this year including a 3 month opening for ZZ Top, and multiple dates with the bands mentioned, The Outlaws and more. They will be joining Lynyrd Skynyrd once again for the Simple Man Cruise in Jan 8-12 2009.
The Deviants (formerly the Social Deviants) were a musical group in the United Kingdom. Out of the Ladbroke Grove UK Underground Community, a number of bands would emerge. Perhaps the most anarchistic band of the Underground was the Deviants founded and fronted by singer/writer Mick Farren, the Social Deviants, later just the Deviants, made three bizarre albums in two years. Mick Farren states that The Deviants were a community band which "did things every now and then - it was a total assault thing with a great deal of inter-relation and interdependence".
North Mississippi Allstars is an American rock/blues jam band from Hernando, Mississippi, founded in 1996. The band is composed of brothers Luther Dickinson (guitar, vocals) and Cody Dickinson (drums, keyboards, electric washboard), and Chris Chew (electric bass guitar). Duwayne Burnside, who formerly played second guitar in the band, is a son of R.l. Burnside (who has also played on some of the band's tracks).
Canned Heat is a blues-rock/boogie band that formed in Los Angeles in 1965. The group has been noted for its own interpretations of blues material as well as for efforts to promote the interest in this type of music and its original artists. It was launched by two blues enthusiasts, Alan Wilson (1943 – 1970) and Bob Hite (1943 – 1981), who took the name from Tommy Johnson's 1928 Canned Heat Blues, a song about an alcoholic who has desperately turned to drinking Sterno, generically called "canned heat".
There is more than one artist with this name: 1. Canadian frontman of The Tea Party.
2. A musician from Dublin, Ireland.
3. An American singer and drummer.
4. Lead artist behind the band Idaho 1) Jeff Martin was the lead vocalist and frontman of the Canadian rock band The Tea Party who is currently based in Perth, Australia. After the band broke up in 2005 he launched a solo career, and released his first solo album titled Exile and the Kingdom in April 2006.
Gov't Mule is a southern rock/jam band formed in 1994 as a side project to The Allman Brothers Band, but has taken on a life of its own. Like many jam bands, Gov't Mule does not get much radio airplay but is popular due to constant touring and intense fan loyalty. When the Allman Brothers Band reformed in 1989 in response to the popularity of the Dreams box set, Warren Haynes was added on lead guitar and Allen Woody on bass.