Fade to Blues

Fade to Blues

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Fade to Blues is a hard rockin' original guitar based blues band in the tradition of Texas and Southern guitar players. From Texas shuffles to the swampy blues of the south, Fade to Blue serves up a heavy dose of the blues that's as serious as a heart attack!

Biography

Three time CT Blues Challenge finalists (2006,2007 and 2008) Fade to Blues is New York and Connecticut's hardest rocking original blues band. Driven by two guitarists who's styles conjure up the traditions of bluesmen from Texas and Georgia, this band will "rock the house" with their original brand of danceable blues. Fade to Blue takes their blues as serious as a heart attack. They prefer to tell their own stories but, they also cover material by other artists such as; SRV, the Kings, Allman Bros., Johnny Winter, Jimi Hendrix and many others.

Formed in the spring of 2006 by Greg McCullough and Brian Ready, the band went into the studio imediately to record their recently released cd; "In the Dark". By August they were finalists in the CT Blues Society 2006 Blues Challenge. With the bassist Dave Anastasia and drummer Gary Schwartz, the band is a combination of three NY and CT blues bands; the Hoodoo Band (winner of the 2004 CT Blues Challenge, the 7 South Blues Band and The Blue Rays. Their combined email list totals over 1000 addresses.

Discography

"In the Dark"

Set List

Pride and Joy - SRV
Texas Flood - SRV
Cold Shot - SRV
Couldn't Stand the Weather - SRV
Voodoo Child - Jimi Hendrix
Little Wing - Jimi Hendrix
Matchbox - Ike Turner
Deja Voodoo - Kenny Wayne Shepard
Real Man - Robben Ford
Aint That Just Like a Woman - Johnny Winter
Check Out Her Mama - Johnny Winter
Smelly Old Dog - Scott Henderson
Driving Wheel - Lucky Peterson
Hug You Squeeze You - SRV
Baby Please - Kim Wilson
Too Tired - Albert Collins
The Thrill is Gone - BB King
Mary Had a Little Lamb - Buddy Guy
True Lies - Kenny Wayne Shephard
Lie to Me - Johnny Lang
Third Stone from the Sun - Hendrix