Greg Koch Trio

“Greg Koch is pound for pound the best guitar player in the world today.” – Joe Bonamassa  The Greg Koch Trio, consists of American guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 specialist Toby Lee Marshall. At the heart of this organ trio is a blues sensibility — but Koch’s compositions […]

Terry Robb

Terry Robb will bring his all-star band to the Waterfront Blues Festival with a special electric/acoustic set. The highly-acclaimed musicians accompanying Terry include Gary Hobbs on drums, Dave Captein on bass and Eddie Parente on violin. The ensemble’s influences range from country blues to Coltrane, ragtime to Hendrix. Some musicians win awards, then there are […]

The Revelers

The Revelers, founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys — “unquestionably the two groups at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance” — have joined together to form a Louisiana supergroup that combines swamp-pop, Cajun, country, blues and zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music that could only come […]

Rusty Metoyer & The Zydeco Krush

Lake Charles native, Rusty Metoyer, is one of Southwest Louisiana’s premier stars. Metoyer and his unique brand of zydeco music have thrilled audiences from California to New York, in Holland and France, and every weekend from Houston to New Orleans. Rusty Metoyer was immersed in Creole music from a young age. Both of his grandfathers […]

Lo Steele

Lo Steele is a singer, songwriter, and award-winning actor from Portland. Named one of Willamette Week’s “Best New Bands” of 2022, she aspires to make art that “makes you feel seen.” Lo recently released two new singles, titled “Nighttime Friends” and “Give Yourself Grace,” and began working on a full-length album of original music with […]

War & Pierce

Sunny War and Chris Pierce first met at a mutual friend, producer/musician Jared Faber’s Silver Lake studio for a meet and greet, and out of that meeting was born “Any Day Now,” the first song written and recorded by the collective. They all felt so inspired by the luck of their first encounter that they […]

Sunny War

“I haven’t heard a young guitarist this dexterous and ass-kicking in eons.” – Michael Simmons, L.A Weekly It’s no secret that great art comes from the margins, from those who are either pushed to create from inner forces or who create to show they deserve to be recognized. Street singer, guitarist, and roots music revolutionary […]

The Nth Power

“The Nth Power achieve what few bands in their genre are capable of: that is, melding instrumental prowess to song-craft” — Huffington Post The Nth Power believes in the healing power of music. This all-pro alignment of sharp and seasoned musical vets delivers a transcendent blend of soul, funk, rock and rhythm and blues with […]

Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdailleurs

Jourdan Thibodeaux is the guy you picture when someone says the word “authentic.” Straight from the blackjack boggy woods of Cypress Island, Louisiana, Jourdan is one of only a small number of young people speaking Cajun French today, and his soulful singing and fiddling are the perfect medium for his ever-growing repertoire of original Louisiana […]

Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie

Geno Delafose is a zydeco accordionist and singer. He is one of the younger generations of the genre who has created the sound known as nouveau zydeco. His sound is deeply rooted in traditional Creole music with strong influences from Cajun music, as well as country and western. His father is the famous zydeco accordion […]