Sounds Like: Janiva Magness, ZZ Top, Bettye LaVette, Katie Webster, Buddy Guy
Label: Oh!-Town Records and Publishing
Manager: Tara MacKenzie (booking Rick and Marilyn Clarke)
Bio: Mixing equal parts blues, soul, and talent, with a dash of retro style, The MacKenzie Blues Band has quickly proved to be a force to be reckoned with on major festival stages and in clubs throughout Canada and the US.
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“There are multitudes of what my friend Terry Young calls “chicken-wing blues bands” out there who all sound pretty much the same as the next. The MacKenzie Blues Band are NOT among them. From the first note of the first track on Back Road Revelation I was struck by the head-snapping authority with which they play. There’s a genuine-ness about their sound that places them in a rank above the ordinary. Tara MacKenzie is an agile and intimidatingly aggressive vocalist, while Trevor’s blistering and articulate guitar playing provides a perfect counterpoint. It’s exceptional music, and one need not particularly be a blues aficionado to appreciate it.”