Nashville, TN -- The Galaxie Agency, a full-service artist management shop specializing in blues and roots artists, has signed "Hurricane"Ruth LaMaster to its roster. “We are incredibly excited to have Ruth join our group of artists. She is a powerhouse of soul who gives everything she has when performing or recording." ..... Gina Hughes The Back Story......... Ruth and I met a few years ago, in Memphis, TN, during International Blues Challenge. I heard her singing at the Blind Raccoon Showcase. I was drawn in by her powerful voice and her ability to interact with her audience from the stage. (I have always been a fan of some rockin' Blues.). She always attended The Galaxie Agency Showcase. Her infectious smile and her comradery with the crowd always caught my attention. Fast Forward 2016 ........ Again in Memphis, TN during the International Blues Challenge, I was sitting in Rum Boogie Cafe for the late night jam. Ruth sat down beside me and asked if she could give me her new EP. As we were discussing the EP, Ruth mentioned what her dream record would be. I said, "If you will come to Nashville, I will help you do that record." Ruth came to Nashville.....not once but several times. We had a heck of a good time and we definitely made a record. Put it on your calendar - March 10, 2017......it's coming. And in the meantime click the link below for a taste of "Hurricane" Ruth's new record, "Ain't Ready For The Grave", produced by Tom Hambridge. "Ruth is the real deal,” Hambridge said. “She really brought the goods to the studio. We started with great songs, and have some of the best players around performing with her on her album. I had a blast producing this record, and we are expecting great things from it.” Along with Hambridge on drums, "Ain’t Ready for the Grave", features Michael Rhodes on bass, Reese Wynans on keys, Pat Buchanan and Rob McNelley on guitar.
I have started an IndieGoGo campaign for my album that will be released in March 2017. ANY AMOUNT CAN HELP. Please take a look at the campaign and consider a donation. There are some great perks!! Thanks and Much Love, HR https://igg.me/at/hurricaneruth/x
Batten down the hatches! A Blues "Hurricane" is coming your way in 2017!!!! "Hurricane" Ruth LaMaster is headed into the studio to record her fourth album. We are thrilled to have Grammy-winning producer Tom Hambridge at the helm. Tom, Ruth, and a host of Nashville-based musicians will head to the studio the second week of June. Gina Hughes of The Galaxie Agency will be overseeing as executive producer. Be sure to watch us on Facebook for up to date "Hurricane" alerts!
The official release date is Tuesday 9-16-14 for our new album. Born on the River will be available on iTunes, CD Baby and Amazon for download on the 16th. If you can't wait that long it is currently available at our live shows. Thanks for all your support, and interest in our new album!!
HR's 2nd CD will be released this summer. "Born On The River" is made up of 11 original songs. You can preview the CD with a couple of songs posted here on ReverbNation. Keep an eye on our calendar to see when we will be in your area!
2014 is going to be the year of the HURRICANE!! Our highly anticipated 2nd CD is set to be released in the first quarter of the year. We are now booking some great dates, so stay tuned!
HR is back in the studio this weekend, and we are killin' it! The new tunes are sounding incredible! We can't wait to share with everyone, stay tuned!
We have started work on our second CD. We laid down six songs at Raxx Traxx in Chicago on Labor Day weekend, and we'll be wrapping up Thanksgiving weekend. Look for the new work to be released in early 2014
The IBC's are underway, and we are headed down this year to take in the great atmosphere! Ruth will be doing a jam on Friday afternoon with Women in Blues, and it should be a blast! Saturday 2-2 at 10:00pm, after the IBC finals, we will be performing at The Hard Rock! We will be joined by our new friends The Delta Project. Wrap up your great week/weekend of blues with Hurricane Ruth!
Thanks to everyone who has supported us along our journey. 2012 has been an incredible year for Hurricane Ruth. We have had so many great experiences: we released our first CD, we competed in Memphis at the IBC's, we performed on many big stages with a ton of great acts; including, the 2013 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, HEART!! 2012 was incredible, but it was just a start! Hold on everyone because 2013 is gonna be one for the ages!! Thanks again for all of your support, we can't do all the wonderful things we do without it!! Happy New Year & Much Love, Hurricane Ruth