meet the bands
Coleman-Carpaneto Organ Trio
Tony Coleman has had an illustrious career touring the world with musicians and singers like Otis Clay, Bobby Blue Bland, Albert King, Albert Collins, Etta James, James Cotton and Buddy Guy.
Tony’s most important collaboration has been with the King of the Blues Mr BB King for more than 25 years. He played over 300 shows per year. Tony is also a producer and a song writer.
In recent years Tony produced Henry Carpaneto. Nominated from the Blues feelings Magazine “Best European Blues Piano Player” Henry and Tony started working together producing music (Pianissimo - Live European tour 2019 - OrangeHomeRecords) and touring all over Europe.
Today they’re promoting their latest project Tony Coleman & Henry Carpaneto Organ Trio: a mixture of Blues, Funk, Soul music.On guitar Alberto Colombo.
Beverley Skeete is probably best known for being the lead singer in Bill Wyman's 'Rhythm Kings' for 20 Years. In that time the 'Rhythm Kings' recorded over ten albums. She can also be heard on the albums of artist such as Tina Turner, Sir Elton John, and many more.
Beverley’s version of “Love Letters” featured one of the last guitar solos from George Harrison ( The Beatles)
Over the years Beverley has performed on films such as Evita staring Madonna, The Beloved which starred Oprah Winfrey, The life of David Gale starring Kevin Spacey and Kate Winslet, and The Hit man’s Bodyguard with Samuel Jackson and Ryan Reynolds where her recognizable sound is evident.
Noreda Graves is an American singer and songwriter from North Carolina. She is one of the most appreciated soul voices of America. Her sound is a mix of gospel, funk, blues and R&B.
Among her influences are James Brown, Aretha Franklin and the Clark Sisters.
In 2004 she attended an audition in Harlem, New York, to become the lead singer of the Harlem
Gospel Choir. She was quickly accepted and less than a week later she began her first tour with
Andre Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra. In 2017 she decided to make a change and moved permanently to Europe. She founded her band in Italy "Noreda and Her Band" completing her first tour in Italy and later also in Germany. On February 18th 2022 she released “INTRODUCING NOREDA”, her first album containing the unreleased songs, SLAVE and TOO BAD.
London Blues Collective
London Blues Collective is a group of the finest musicians from the UK blues and contemporary jazz scene. Guided by the groovy soul of Kevin Leo and the silvery melodies of Francesca Confortini, the septet brings the blues tradition back with a twist, turning every song into a rollercoaster of rhythm and harmonies, an unexpected ride between the past and the present that blends old fashioned sounds with modern interpretations. The wisdom and musicianship of guitarist Giorgio Serci and pianist Chris Bland create a perfect dance floor under the expert drumming of Daniele Antenucci (a Guglionesano DOC).
Noreda And Her Band
Stef Rosen Band
Stef Rosen is a guitar player and singer from Berlin, Germany. His way of composing, playing and arranging is inspired by the soulful electric blues from the 70s. He looks at the tradition of this music with a personal and respectful attitude.
In 2017 he joined a European tour with Tony Coleman, who has been drummer for many blues legends as Albert King, Albert Collins, Etta James, Ruth Brown, and for the king of the Blues himself: B.B. King, for more than 20 years.
His latest recordings received enthusiastic reviews from all around Europe and by the international blues dancing scene and for the last 3 years he has been constantly touring, non-stop..from New York to Seoul, from London to Moscow..anywhere people need to dance their blues away!
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DanDrea has been created to perform for dancers and is composed of DanDann (USA) - Voice and Guitar, and Andrea De Martino (Italy) - Violin and Harmonica.
Based in Valencia and with a unique soulful voice you can often find DanDrea wandering the streets playing and singing whenever she can. With Andrea they create the perfect match to create magical performances of blues, jazz and soul standards by Etta James, B.B. King, Ray Charles, Otis Redding and more.
meet the djs
Hamed’s passion about Blues music and dance made him a full-time Blues DJ, teacher and organizer in Vienna. He is the founder and one of the organizers of “Vienna Sugar Blues” and “Blues Fever Festival”.
He has played at lots of Blues festivals in Europe and loves to give dancers a full journey through the history of Blues and plays lots of different styles, although his focus is more on Blues female singers as he believes that this era should be played more at dance events.
For Bibi, music is a great, continuous emotion, the true engine of everything she does!
She has been spinning the decks since 2014, inspiring tons of dancers all around the globe and keeping the party grooving and jumping everywhere she went!
She truly loves everything about the blues on and off the dance floor and she is always researching and expanding her music collection.
Kenneth has been spinning tunes for well over a decade, creating breakdance mixes from his dad's vinyl collection to DJing hip hop / break competitions in college.
After falling in love with blues in 2014, he’s spent the past few years learning and diving into the wide variety of blues styles and history.
Kenneth aims to get you grooving and moving every time you step out onto the dance floor. He loves playing with your faves while also showcasing the soul/blues legends from his hometown of Nashville and his new home of St. Louis.