Diane Blue / Press

"Captivating and emotive."

Jeff Johnson - Downbeat Magazine

“A sensational lead singer dripping with emotion who puts every inch into every syllable.”

“Blue is a multi-talented performer who's equally at home belting out a blues standard or cutting loose with a ferocious harmonica solo.”

Bill Van Siclen - Providence Journal

“Blue’s vocal talents are right on par with the likes of Dee Dee Bridgewater.”

“An incredible blues diva...extraordinarily talented vocalist.”

“[Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters' album Maxwell Street] is in no small part accentuated by the full-throated, soulful singing of Diane Blue."”

Frank Matheis - Living Blues Magazine, Oct/Nov 2016

“She exudes a sassy, jazz inflected confidence and earthly blues power that’s rarely seen or heard in the Northeast as she makes listeners believe every word she sings.”

Brian Owens - Metronome Magazine

"Soulful singing...with as much genuine heart as [Ronnie] Earl's stringing."

Dennis Rozanski - Baltimore Blues Society, review of Ronnie Earl "Good News" CD, released 2014

"Diane Blue is full of soul, plays a mean harmonica and can sing the blues like crazy! ...high energy, heart felt and simply wonderful!"

Cathy S. - Narraganset Cafe Proprietor

“I have worked with a lot of great singers...Etta James, Irma Thomas... Diane Blue is one of the best singers in the world. She's got so much soul...she blows me away.”

“Diane's voice is so stunning,with a powerful and very colorful delivery.”

Bob Sloane - Recording Engineer & Producer, StudioLive Recording

"Sumptuous...heartfelt vocals."

Malcolm Kennedy - Washington Blues Society Review of Ronnie Earl's "Good News" CD

“Diane Blue knows how to get a band rollin' and a House rockin'!”

Mark Earley - Saxophonist for Roomful of Blues

“Diane Blue is a major celebration of all that is the Blues...Nothing about her voice, her blues harp playing, all of her music, and her personality is standard. She's simply dazzling.”

Dian Francesca Cuccinello, Producer - Union Hall Productions

“She's like a cross between a female Howlin' Wolf and Aretha Franklin...”

Murali Coryell - Soul Singer, Songwriter, Guitarist -- on tour with Joe Louis Walker

“Diane Blue's voice and harp playing is among the best around. The show was excellent and Diane is captivating.”

“Diane Blue: You are fabulous! Everyone in the room was loving your music. From your soulful singing, heartfelt harmonica playing, and your professional stage presence, you have got it going on. You really 'perform'.”

Victoria Wills - Bustin' Out Productions

“When she gets her harp & mic going, the language is hard hitting blues. Strong, confident and tasteful.”

Domenic Forcella - Blues Beat Magazine

"She's a monster on that harp..."

Big Jack Johnson, Clarksdale, Mississippi - Juke Joint legend

“Diane has power, chops and finesse...Blue’s harmonica work offers justification to the adage of “it’s not just about the notes you play, but it’s about the spaces between the notes..."”