Genre: Blues, Contemporary Folk, Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter
Rob Lutes is widely known for his superb songwriting, finger style mastery and soulful vocals. Since his first release, Gravity, in 2000, the Montreal-based musician, originally from Rothesay NB, has become widely known for his impassioned live performances, extraordinary playing, improvisational magic and intense, gritty vocals. He is a former Kerrville winner and Maple Blues, CFMA and Lys Blues nominee.
Lutes’ 2009 studio release, widely acclaimed Truth and Fiction spent three months in the EuroAmericana Top 10. His sixth album, The Bravest Birds, recorded in Montreal in 2012, features 12 original compositions and a cover of Loudon Wainwright’s gem Natural Disaster. Award-winning Montreal songwriter Dale Boyle co-wrote two of the tracks. The album features blues, Americana, contemporary singer-songwriter genres and the blazing instrumental Turning Point. Lutes regularly tours Canada, Europe and the U.S. as a solo performer, in duo with Quebec guitar legends Rob MacDonald or Rick Haworth, or in a full-band format.
This is the last concert of the 2017-2018 series and is on Wednesday April 18th at 7:30pm (doors open at 7pm) and will feature Rob Lutes https://www.roblutes.com/
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