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Ryan McGarvey

Ryan McGarvey

Rock / Blues / Blues/Rock Albuquerque, NM  US
Right In All The Wrong Ways
Right In All The Wrong Ways
Blue Eyed Angel Blues
Blue Eyed Angel Blues


Memphis - Official Video


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    May 31

    Salzburg, 5, AT | 8:00pm


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    Jun 9

    Verviers, BE | 8:00pm
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    Jun 15

    Oxford, UK | 8:00pm
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    Jun 16

    London, UK | 3:30pm

    Ryan McGarvey

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    Jun 17

    Portsmouth, UK | 3:30pm

    Ryan McGarvey Ryan McGarveyDate/TimeDate - Wed 17 June, 2015Doors - 7:30 PMCategory:BluesRockTickets: 10 adv / 12 door Age Limit: 14+ Ryans playing has the passion and exuberance of youth, but its further lifted by a deep dedication to his craft. His technique is awe-inspiring, but its the dawning subtleties and emotional range that hints of the greatest possibilities Ian MooreLook for this young lion in the future because hes looking for his own sound and what Ive heard so far; I like it. Chris Duarte I met Ryan 4 years ago and was very impressed at the depth of his influence and his ability to put said influences together in his own way.. To watch him grow as a artist and to hear his name mentioned to me as much as it has is a testament to his hard work and skill. -Joe BonamassaAt age 25, Albuquerque, New Mexico native Ryan McGarvey has in a relatively short amount of time not only gained a national, and international fan base, but admiration from his personal idols as well. In the past few years of Ryans career he has had the honor, and the pleasure of sharing the bill with such top name acts as Blue Oyster Cult, Shemekia Copeland, Shannon Curfman, Chris Duarte, Ian Moore, John Hammond Jr., Joe Bonamassa, Back Door Slam, Govt Mule, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, and many more. His debut CD release Forward In Reverse recently reached the top 20 (out of over 200,000 Artists Cds) on the best sellers list on CDBaby.com (The worlds largest online independent distributor). With rave reviews complimenting everything from his fiery guitar chops, which range from everything from delta slide to heavy rock, his unique vocals, or mature songwriting skills, Ryan McGarveys live shows will leave you breathless and wanting more. Absorbing influences from everything from early delta blues, to classic hard rock, to more contemporary blues/rock artists of today. In 2006 Ryan was named Guitar Center s Guitarmaggeddon: Next King Of The Blues champion of New Mexico . For three consecutive years (2007-2009) he was named Blues Act Of The Year, and was runner up for Singer/Songwriter Of The Year, as well as was named Best Guitarist Of The Year for 2009 in The Weekly Alibis Annual Readers Poll. In 2007 Ryan took home the New Mexico Music Award for Blues Song Of The Year for his song Cryin Over You, and was nominated for Mainstream Rock Song Of The Year for his song The One That Got Away. In 2008 Ryan was once again nominated for Blues Song Of The Year for his blues ballad Blue Eyed Angel Blues. Most recently Ryan was featured by the editors of Guitar Player Magazine twice during the Summer of 2008 in their publication. And, was named Best Musician from Albuquerque The Magazines Annual Best Of The City Readers Poll. In 2010 Ryan and his band were chosen out of some 4,000 bands (worldwide), and approved to perform a set at Eric Claptons Crossroads Guitar Festival in Chicago.With a solid rhythm section backing him, Ryan McGarvey and his band are embarking on bigger and better things Dont miss your chance to catch them in a town near you!Visit this artists WebsiteFind this artist on FacebookListen to this artist



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  • AWE.SOME (Artist)
    Great music, Ryan!:))) Stay unique as you are and sincere in what you do! Cheers!:))) \m/
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    Harp is killer and guitar spectacular Ryan "Right In All The Wrong Places" LA best wishes.
  • D.A.B (Artist)
    i really like your music, it was stuff like this that inspired to become a musican
  • Hurricane Ruth (Artist)
    Hurricane Ruth
  • motherlode (Artist)
    Enjoyed your songs here!! Nice work !! Certainly a fan and will by often!!
  • Septicemia Records (Artist)
    Septicemia Records
    From your neighbors here in Abq, much respect and support! Keep up the great music, a lot of talent and originality. Plz hit us back and give a listen, thx



Sounds Like: Joe Bonamassa, The Black Keys, Jeff Beck, The Jimi Hendrix Experience Official Page, Kenny Wayne Shepherd

Bio: :: 2011 Best Vocalist (Albuquerque The Magazine) ::

:: 2010 Ernie Ball Music Man -Play Crossroads Winner (Eric Clapton's Crossroads) ::

:: 2010 Best Musician (Albuquerque The Magazine) ::

:: 2010 Blues Act Of The Year (The Weekly Alibi) ::

:: 2009 Blues Act Of The Year (The Weekly Alibi) ::

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Having too much work to do when I'm not out: I've started writing songs on my phone at red lights/and in parking lots. #musicianslife


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