26 Time Grammy Nominee, Blues Hall Of Famer BOBBY MESSANO begins Europe Tour October 12!
The 26-time Grammy-Nominated BOBBY MESSANO, USA (with Myke Rock of “Myke Rock Band” – Bass Guitar, USA/Belgium, and Koen Mertens of "The BluesBones” – Drums, Belgium) is set to perform concerts in the Netherlands and Belgium beginning Friday, October 12, 2018. See the show dates and information galore, below. (For booking information, contact Danny De Man: https://www.facebook.com/danny.deman.794).
NOTE: Dates listed here do not include Private or Solo engagements.
Friday, October 12: Texel Blues Festival 2018, 12 Midnight (24:00 uurs), Texel Island -Den Burg, North Holland-, Netherlands, https://www.texelblues.nl/. Other notable acts include, Saturday 13, The Dogs Atomic (Jan Willem Wellinghoff - FB Group Page) and Raw Blues Experience, and on Sunday, Archie Lee Hooker. Event links and more - https://www.facebook.com/events/222411068513156 https://www.facebook.com/TexelBlues-292378380804687.
Saturday, October 20: Elektra Sliedrecht Bluesnacht 2018, 8:30pm (20:30 uurs), Stationsweg 4, 3363 GA Sliedrecht, Netherlands, http://www.elektra-sliedrecht.nl/. Event links and more – http://www.elektra-sliedrecht.nl/events/bluesnacht-2018-met-ruben-hoeke-band-bobby-messano-usa-hoodoo-monks-en-the-barn, https://www.facebook.com/events/338794200028661, https://www.facebook.com/elektra.poppodium.
Sunday, October 28: Bluesroute Helmond Festival 2018, 2:30pm (14:30 uurs), Watermolenwal 11, 5701RV Helmond, Netherlands, http://www.bluesroutehelmond.nl – https://www.facebook.com/bluesroute.helmond.
Wednesday, October 31: IN CONCERT – GC De Wildeman Cultural Center, 8:30pm (20:30 uurs), Schoolstraat 15, 3020 Herent, Belgium (Brussels area), http://www.gcdewildeman.be - https://www.facebook.com/pg/gc.dewildeman.
Bobby Messano is a legendary guitarist and Contemporary Blues Artist
Bobby released seven Solo CDs, placed songs in many TV and Cable shows and played on over 50 Major label and Indie albums. His playing has been heard on everything from MTV jingles to Benny Mardones' smash hit "Into The Night". The celebrated guitarist has played on records by Clarence Clemmons, Franke & The Knockouts, Joe Lynn Turner and STARZ, and produced the 60's hit act, "THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT".
Live he has played guitar and been the music director for Steve Winwood, Lou Gramm and Country artists Jimmy Wayne, Rodney Atkins and Steve Holy. Bobby has played or headlined hundreds of festivals, including BAMFEST, The Charleston Blues Festival, Smokin’ In Steel, Summerfest, Charlotte Speed Street, Blues Brews & BBQ, Blues At The Beach, Bayfront Blues Festival, Deltaville Seafood Festival, Willow River Blues Fest, Ambassador Blues Fest, Colonial Beach Blues Festival, and Southern Maryland Blues Festival. The guitarist’s last five CD’s (“Holdin' Ground”, ”Bobby Messano Live In Madison”, “That’s Why I Don’t Sing The Blues“, “Welcome To Deltaville” and “Love & Money”) have garnered 26 Grammy 1st Round ballots in 8 categories and airplay on over 275 Blues shows. “That’s Why I Don’t Sing The Blues“ was on the American Blues Scene's Blues Top 5 Chart for 24 weeks and was named 2012 TOP BLUES/ROCK ALBUM (USA) by Blues Underground Network. Between 2012 and 2016, Bobby played over 400 shows in 32 states to over a 1⁄2 million people.
On December 22nd 2012, the artist was inducted into the “BLUES HALL OF FAME”. His CD’s are heard daily on “Sirius/XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville and “LOVE & MONEY” which was released in April 2015 was nominated for a prestigious Blues Blast Award for “Best Rock-Blues Album” in August 2015. It debuted on the Billboard Blues Chart at # 7, peaked at #1 and spent a total of nine weeks in the Top 10. It was also #7 on the Billboard Heat Seekers Chart and Top 40 on both the Billboard Rock and Indie Charts. “Love & Money” also ended 2015 at #44 on the Roots Music Report Chart. Through the years, it would not be unusual to look out in the audience and see artists like Carlos Santana, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, B. B. King, and Eric Clapton.
Official Website, Facebook Fan Page and Wikipedia:
Why Water A Dead Rose – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=liRU3kUN0GM
Come To Your Senses – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2B-1aYwzko
Road To Oblivion – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0qhqnjTcT8
Discogs & CD Baby:
Myke Rock – Electric Bass Guitar:
Koen Mertens – Drums: