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Bobby Messano / Bio

BOBBY MESSANO

Bobby Messano is a legendary studio and live guitarist/singer who has garnered 19 First Round Grammy Ballots, released five contemporary Blues CDs, placed songs in major TV and Cable shows and played on over 50 Major label and Indie albums. His playing has been heard on everything from MTV to Benny Mardones' smash hit "Into The Night" The celebrated guitarist has played on records by Clarence Clemmons, Franke & The Knockouts, Joe Lynn Turner and STARZ, and produced the 60's hit act, "THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT". Live he has played guitar and been the music director for Steve Winwood, Lou Gram and chart topping Country artists Jimmy Wayne, Rodney Atkins and Steve Holy. Bobby has played or headlined BAMFEST, The Charleston Blues Festival, Smokin’ In Steel, Summerfest, Charlotte Speed Street, Blues Brews & BBQ, Blues At The Beach, Bayfront Blues Festival, Deltaville Seafood Festival, Willow River Blues Fest, Ambassador Blues Fest, Colonial Beach Blues Festival, and Southern Maryland Blues Festival. He continues to play 100-150 shows a year. Bobby's last four CD’s ( “Holdin' Ground”,” Bobby Messano Live In Madison”, “that’s why i don’t sing the blues “and “Welcome To Deltaville” ) have garnered a total of 19 Grammy 1st Round ballots and airplay on over 275 Blues shows. "that's why i don't sing the blues" was on the American Blues Scene's Blues Top 5 Chart for 24 weeks and was named 2012 TOP BLUES/ROCK ALBUM (USA) by Blues Underground Network. Between 2012 and 2014, Bobby played 350 shows in 27 states to over a ½ million people. On December 22nd 2012, Bobby was inducted into the “BLUES HALL OF FAME”. Bobby’s CD’s are heard continuously on “Sirius/XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville and the new CD “LOVE & MONEY” will be released in April 2015.

General Info

Band Members
Freddie Gasparini - Keyboard, Bobby Messano - Guitar, Dave Hollingsworth - Drums
Artist Name
Bobby Messano
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/bobbymessano
Active Since
05/90
Genres
Blues / Blues Rock / Funk Rock

Contact Info

Location
Warwick, NY
Manager
Roger McKelvey/SJA

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