Laurie Morvan Band
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- Presented By: 3 Guys Playin' the Blues
- Dates: February 4, 2022
- Location: The Painted Table Event Center
- Address: 3324 W Sierra Ave, Fresno, CA 93711
- Phone: (559) 281-1309
- Price: $45, $50, $55 all reserved seating
Laurie Morvan Band is a 5 piece high energy, rockin’ blues band lead by its charismatic lead guitarist/vocalist, Laurie Morvan. Based in Long Beach, CA, the band honed its signature tight sound performing over 800 shows together including 80 festivals throughout the USA, Canada, and Europe.
In addition to Laurie’s fiery guitar work, performances feature crowd pleasing harmonies of backup singer/percussionist Lisa Morvan along with dueling solos between Laurie and keyboardist Tom Salyer fueled by the tight as nails rhythm section of bassist Pat Morvan and drummer Lonnie Jones.
Laurie’s “ GRAVITY” CD, released in 2018, made the 1st round Grammy Ballot for Best Contemporary Blues, was nominated for Best Blues Album in the prestigious Downbeat Reader’s Poll, and garnered the attention of the international market with a nomination for Best New Artist in the Independent Blues Awards. A previous release,“ Fire It Up!” , won the Blues Foundation Award for Best Self Produced CD at the International Blues Challenge.
60 second intro, “Who is Laurie Morvan Band?”, https://youtu.be/hUmx5RHLV8g
Money Talks, Official Music Video, https://youtu.be/6UOiiEjuShI
Boom Boom, Live Video, https://youtu.be/UU2YCwlqdHI
Laurie’s unique, incendiary guitar style has been highlighted in the world’s top guitar magazines.
“Tasty yet blistering Strat work that hits all the right notes and overflows with soul.” (Vintage Guitar).
“Stunning California axe slinger...exhilarating electric blues guitar style” (Modern Guitars) .
“Morvan singes the strings with fast, clean chicken pickin’, reaches heights of lyrical ecstasy through liquid bends, and kicks the rhythm in the pocket with propulsive comping” (Guitar Player).
“ Superior pop - blues ” (Downbeat).