Nineteen year-old blues guitar player, Keith Hallett of Fredericton, New Brunswick, has been turning heads for some time now. He has something to say through his music and the audience feels it instantly. Keith has been playing guitar since the age of 13, got into the blues at 15 and has enjoyed studying and playing it ever since. In a very short period of time, Keith has been able to play many festivals and special events like the Dutch Mason Blues Festival, the Mont Tremblant Blues Festival and the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. He has had the opportunity to open for such groups as Grady, Paul Rishell & Annie Raines, Watermelon Slim and the Workers, and has shared the stage with big East Coast blues names like Matt Andersen, Ross Neilsen, Morgan Davis, John Campbelljohn and Thom Swift. Last year, Keith's hard work paid off in the form of the 2007 Galaxie Rising Star Award, presented to him during the anual Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival. Keith Hallett's future is a bright one. Loaded with a ton of talent and audiences falling in love with his infective style on a daily basis, he is sure to be around for a long time to entertain us.
Keith Hallett - guitar and vocals
Pat Hawkes - Bass
Jason Berube - Drums
Keith just released his debut album, Bear With Me, on September 16, 2008. Listen up Canada! You'll hear it soon!
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Keith's album was just released last week and will be reviewed in several publications including Blu...Keith's album was just released last week and will be reviewed in several publications including Blues Revue magazine and the Telegraph Journal. Check back for reviews!
Keith can/will play 3 sets at 45 - 50 minutes each.
The set list entails about half originals and half covers. Typical repertoire: blues.