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Washington DC Blues Band 1

This Washington DC Blues Band delivers high energy roots rock, blues, and old school R&B in a style guaranteed to keep audiences dancing, toes tapping, and the drinks flowing. An international sensation often compared to Susan Tedeschi, Lou Anne Barton, and Sharon Jones, the band is comprised of A-List players including the powerful female vocalist.

Their new album was recorded live at the House of Blues and Jazz in Shanghai, China early 2011.

Washington DC Blues Band shows and awards

Musikfest 2011- Bethlehem, PA
House of Blues and Jazz (3 months, 2011)- Shanghai, China
Artscape 2010- Baltimore, MD
Red, White & Blue Ball (Official Military Inaugural Ball)- Washington, DC
Reloaded at Gillette Stadium- Foxborough, MA
2008 & 2009 Memorial Day Festival- Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (USO)
Exotic Erotic Ball at the Cow Palace Arena- San Francisco, CA
Disc Makers Boston Party- Cambridge, MA
Ashfest- Asheville, NC (over 300,000 attendees)
College Fest- Boston, MA
Silver Spring Blues Festival- Silver Spring, MD
Berklee College of Music's New Music Festival- Boston, MA
Pixy 103- Artist of the Month
WBZ-TV Channel 4 Boston- Nominated for Boston's Best Female Vocalist two years in a row
Bostons Blues Challenge- Finalist
RJL Memorial Fund Battle of the Bands winner

"I now have new respect for the Boston music scene," said Tony Van Veen, CEO/President of Disc Makers after this Washington DC Blues Band brought down the house at the Disc Makers Boston Party in 2008. The band has made their way around the world including throughout the US, Cuba, and China, landing them titles such as the "#1 Blues Band in China" on Reverbnation, "#1 Blues/Jazz Band in Shanghai" in TimeOut Magazine, "Top Don't Miss Show in Shanghai" from Delta Airlines' Airmag, and more.

Washington DC Blues Band performances

Now featured on many major, college, internet and XM stations, the vocalist delivers aggressive yet graceful vocals, and shows that girls can be every bit as strong as guys while growling, crooning, and sweetly serenading. The members of this Washington DC Blues Band have performed and recorded with artists such as John Mayer, George Clinton & Funkadelic, Peaches, Snoop Dogg, Betty Lyvette, Everclear, Roomful of Blues, Brian Eno, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Tom Principato, and more.

Although a favorite at many college rock venues, they have really made waves in the international blues scene thrilling audiences at festivals with a fresh, younger take on the classic American roots style. “They’re absolutely fantastic and innovative. It’s the first blues act I’ve seen in New England that could be described as refreshing.”- Satch Romano of the Mighty Housebreakers.

Blues enthusiasts, college kids, burlesque lovers, and even biker bar regulars come together on the dance floors of this Washington DC Blues Band show. Established in Boston, MA in 2006, the group made appearances throughout the USA and Cuba and relocated to Washington DC at the end of 2008. Today, they can be seen at clubs throughout the East Coast and internationally at various festivals, private functions, and USO bases. Available as a duo, trio, or full band.

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One response to “Washington DC Blues Band 1”

  1. Susan H. says:

    Worked this group for our 2011 festival and can’t recommend them enough. A captivating, talented group that commanded the stage and was a pleasure to work with.

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