Andy Egert (g, voc, harm), Marc Ray Oxendine (b), Hani Ali (dr)
For 20 years, the Andy Egert Blues Band has been one of the most popular live bands in Switzerland. Their music follows such great heroes as Freddie King, Eric Clapton, Peter Green, Alvin Lee, Johnny Winter, Robert Johnson and many more.
The Winners of the Trophée France Blues as BEST EUROPEAN BLUES BAND are described by Dietmar Hoscher as follows: There are good bands, there are excellent bands, and then there are bands that set STANDARDS. B.B. & The Blues Shacks undoubtedly belong to the latter category.
Extraordinary blues band from Geneva! Founded in 1996, this is a band that prefers playing live, loves music and, of course, the blues.
Barrelhouse Chuck, whose real name is Charles Goering, was born in Columbus, Ohio, in 1958. Even as a small child, he first began playing drums, then the piano. His parents moved to Florida, where he heard his first recording of Muddy Waters with Otis Spann. These recordings touched his soul and led to a lifelong fascination with the blues.
Rannenberg (p,voc) Ignaz Netzer (g, harp, voc) and the great Jean Caroll (voc). Unadulterated blues with the charismatic singer Jean Carroll, who was born in 1931 in Mississippi. Those who dig "pure" blues will find what they're looking for.
Born and raised in a small farming town called Edenton N.C. Straight from the heart of the south. Wilson grew up listening to Gospel and Country music, played by the local Radio Station.
Texas rhythm 'n' blues from Basel! BIG DEAL is a live band of stylistic confidence, playing the Texas blues coarsely and powerfully and with a lot of «dirt». The band plays in the top Swiss blues league. It is considered an insider's tip, and rightly so!
Blues Ambassador as guest with Sam Burckhardt and the Guy King Blues Band, with Special Guest Chicago Dave. Sam Burckhardt (ts), Guy King (g, voc), Ben Paterson (kbd, p, Hammond), Patrick William (b), Isaiah Spencer (dr), Special Guest: Chicago Dave (g, voc), www.samburckhardt.com, www.airwayrecords.com, www.guyking.net
Out of the common interest of dealing with the blues rockingly, the blues-rock quartet 'Blue Spice' from Zug has formed in early 2007 on the initiative of Guido 'Jackson' Strebel and Hugo Reichlin.
This band of seven from Lucerne is passionately committed to the blues with all its various forms and facets.
2011 Bluecerne was nominated to represent Switzerland at the 1. European Blues Challenge in Berlin. 2012 they have been choosen winner of the Promo Blues Night competition (formerly: Swiss Talent Blues Night) and are now support act for one of the great evenings at the Festival 2013.
Under the slogan "Girls With Guitars", the Blues Caravan will perform at the Blues Festival Basel in 2012. Cassie Taylor, daughter of Otis Taylor, and her co-musicians breathe fresh air into the blues landscape, and the eyes will not miss out either.
Nearly 3,000 concert appearances in over a quarter of a century have long since made the Blues Company into the professional live attraction of today, with a top class reputation throughout Europe. These gentlemen have been flying the flag of the old truth that musical talent needs experience, in other words: performances, in order to grow to full maturity. (D, Jug, Jam) Todor „Toscho" Todorovic (g, voc), Mike Titre (g, mha, b, voc), Olli Gee (b, org, voc), Florian Schaube (d), Robert Kretzschmar (sax, org, voc), Uwe Nolopp, (tp, flh, voc)