FoCo Area Blues Bands and Artists

Alfonzo, Marshall & Darby

Alfonzo, Marshall & Darby began bringing the blues to Colorado in 2018, creating some of Colorado’s finest beatnik blues. Alfonzo as the lead on vocals, guitar and harmonica, eats, breathes and lives for the blues. Jeremiah Marshall, who performs bass guitar and backup vocals has rocked the music in Colorado for the past 10 years. Jeremiah strives for precision and perfection within a funky beat. Creating unique grooves on the drums, Adam Darby has played music scenes across the country and attends shows throughout the country learning new beats.

  •  Alfonzo - Guitar, Harmonica & Vocals
  •  Jeremiah Marshall - Bass & Vocals
  • Adam Darby - Drums

    https://alfonzolive.com/
    https://www.reverbnation.com/AlfonzoD
     

    Blues Dogs Band


    Members:

    • Kent Obermann - Lead Vocals
    • Ryan Millard - Guitar
    • Kyle Moyer - Guitar
    • Chris Kay - Bass
    • Paul Hoffman - Drums
    • Greg Obermann - Harmonica
    • Matt Meuli - Trumpet
    • Gary Brunner - Sax
    • Tim Clarke - Trombone
    • Mehgan Castor - Vocals
    • Scott Davis - Keys

    Blues Behind Bars (Davey and the Blu Dog)

    Formed in 2009 by frontman/ singer/guitarist/writer David Michael Boyd. The band plays mostly original blues-based music (so you get a bit of jazz, rock, and country blues in the mix) and is focused on playing for the incarcerated population in Colorado. 

    • David Michael Boyd - vocals, guitars 
    • Kirk Hutchinson - keyboards 
    • Doug Murphy - drums 
    • Steve Stumbo - saxes, EWI, harmonica 
    • J. L. Marsh - bass

    Buzz Brothers Band

    Formed in 2008, they have played all over the northern Colorado area and even into Wyoming. Specializing in Chicago style blues, they like to lay down a heavy groove that you could twist your ankle in!

    Members:

    • John Kellogg - Vocals/Guitar
    • Kelly Ireland - Drums
    • Steve Haywood - Bass
    • Dan Barreras - Harp/Harmonica
    • Billy Varn - Guitar

    https://www.reverbnation.com/thebuzzbrothersband

    Dale Cisek Band

    DALE CISEK BAND plays American roots music...blues, rockabilly, country blues, R & B -- it can be Muddy, Dixon, Jimmy Reed, Clapton, Delbert, James Brown.

    970-669-3670

    https://www.reverbnation.com/dalecisekband

     
     
    
     
     
     
    

    The Dave Dardine Project

    "The Dave Dardine Project plays a unique style of blues based on the San Francisco sound with jazz and improv vibes."

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • Dave Dardine - guitar and vocals
    • Ken Duran - guitar
    • Doug Salmon - bass
    • Tim Obert - drums and vocals
    • Ed Anderson - harmonica and vocals


    Deborah Stafford & the State of Affairs

    Deborah Stafford & The State of Affairs play the' Best of Blues' music. Playing in the Mile High Blues Society Iinternational Blues Challenge, MHBS IBC

    Members:

    • Deborah Stafford - Lead Vocals
    • Dave “Doc” Dougherty - Guitar
    • Bob Tiger - Bass
    • Alayna Simmons - Sax
    • Doug Murphy - Drums

    303 885-9186

    Johnny Johnston

     

    Johnny Johnston has been entertaining audiences across America for the past 30 years. These days, Johnny brings his hot fingerpickin’, slide guitar and down-home vocals to a variety of Rocky Mountain music venues, events and festivals. Rest assured, you no longer have to drive to Mississippi or New Orleans to enjoy real down-home music – Johnny Johnston delivers!  

    • Winner – Mile High Blues Challenge (Johnny Johnston Duo) 
    • Winner - Best CD 2016 “Colorado Blue” by Johnny Johnston (Mile High Blues Society, Colorado Blues Society) 
    • Winner - Acoustic Blues Competition (Telluride Blues & Brews Festival) 
    • Featured Artist at Rocky Mountain Guitar Heroes Concert (Rialto Theater, Loveland, CO) 

    JOHNNYJOHNSTON.COM

    JBluesJohnston@hotmail.com

    Paul Dennis Kopco


    Paul Dennis performs a solo show that can go in two different directions. The electric show consists of him singing and playing guitar along with blues-type background music tracks which he has performed and recorded himself. In his acoustic show there is no pre-recorded music — he just sings and plays the guitar, performing original and classic rock songs.

    website:
    http://PaulDennis.com

    Queen Bee & the Stingers

    Queen Bee and the Stingers first got together in 2015 out of a shared love of blues, jazz and R&B. Each member of the group has years ofexperience. In fact, Barbara's decades long career began when she started performing in joints around Greenwich Village New York City when she was 13. Now at the age of well...after decades, audiences are surprised that Barbara is still kicking much less performing with such vocal power! Barbara has been chosen best female vocalist in Baltimore and Washington D.C. two years in a row and Studio B artist of the year. Now accompanied by great musicians Barbara performs all over Northern Colorado.

    Members:

    • Barbara White - Vocals/Piano
    • John Kellogg - Guitar/Vocals
    • Daniel Barreras - Harp/Hamonica
    • John Gattas - Bass
    • David Osborne - Drums