Swedish band Roof Down create a unique style of alternative rock: Seattle rock inspired post grunge. Their music has it’s roots in grunge rock but at the same time it rockets away to a modern 90’s rock-based barrage!
The band’s third full length-album is titled “Lost”. Here you should definitely listen to if you like bands such as Alice In Chains, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden.
Ken Stead already has a firm foothold in the Canadian roots community, having graced the grassy stages and sessions of Edmonton Folk Fest, Canmore Folk Fest, and North Country Fair, as well as rowdier venues like Main Stage Big Valley Jamboree, the Calgary Stampede Coke Stage and Wild Mountain Festival. Whether playing solo, or with his 5 piece band, Ken Stead makes every room feel like home. A generous demeanor, a delicate wit, and an empathetic understanding of audiences of all shapes, his performances are as true and honest as the songs themselves.
Maycown C. Reichembach is an Argentine guitarist, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, orchestrator and artistic producer. He is graduated from the Souza Lima University, São Paulo – Brazil and has edited three albums for the North American label Neworld Records, with excellent reviews from international media. He is the creator of the largest electric guitar festival in Argentina, called “Guitar Experience” and artistic director and mentor of the Quantum Orchestra.
The Nick Steed Five’ features besides Nick Steed some of the best seasoned blues musicians currently on the circuit with, Steve Gibson (drums), Kim Nishikawara (sax), Peter Mason (guitar), John Sandham (bass) with a new album containing 12 tracks of original blues music covering all styles of blues from Delta, Country, Americana, New Orleans, Blues Rock, Blues Funk also featuring well in demand players such as Norman Beaker & Larry Garner whom Nick also performs with regularly on European tours.
CAMERA SOUL is a powerful jazz-funk ensemble, produced by Mr. Marco Rossi of Azzurra Music (Verona) and released and marketed in the Americas by Kathryn Ballard Shut of TIMKAT Entertainment (Denver, Colorado). Inspired by legendary horn line, soul, R&B, and jazz-fusion artists such as Earth, Wind and Fire, The Commodores, Tower of Power, and Stevie Wonder, as well as neo-soul grooves by Incognito, Erykah Badu, and Jamiroquai, the group is based out of southern Italy (Bari), and led by veteran composer-arranger brothers Piero and Pippo Lombardo.
Eliana Cargnelutti, italian guitarist and singer, graduated in jazz guitar at the conservatory “G. Frescobaldi” in Ferrara introducing a thesis on Mike Stern. Eliana is the new hope of italian rock blues. A strong singer and a crafty guitarist, one of the rare real front women of the italian scene.
She plays a flavor of rock blues with a bit of everything in between: electric funk, mixed with pop and jazzy instrumentals, raw rock, tight blues grooves, illuminated by her skills as an electric guitarist. Her sets truly have something for everyone. Eliana is well known in the Italian blues scene thanks to her infectious persona. Her band, features known musicians from the italian blues scene: Simone Serafini, Loris De Checchi and Carmine Bloisi from Padua. The melting of their personalities gives life to the subtles of musical nuances.
‘Ruzz Guitar’s Blues Revue’ – A new powerful, Soul injected Blues/R’n’B/Rock’n’Roll band hailing from Bristol UK and lead by Gretsch endorsed guitarist Ruzz Guitar. After taking inspiration from many great guitarists such as Wilko Johnson, Brian Setzer, Jim Heath and Jimmie Vaughan, Ruzz Evans has developed what he has learnt into his own style which is quickly becoming recognized around the globe.
After a few years of playing with multiple Blues and Rockabilly band’s from Bristol and Bath and playing all over the UK and Europe, Ruzz has decided to put together this Blues/R’n’B/Rock’n’Roll band to showcase his unique, multi-genre guitar playing and song writing. Joining forces with drummer Zachary Evans and upright bassist Joe Allen from Bristol, they come together to create the unique sound that is “Ruzz Guitar’s Blues Revue”.