Lupe Garu the jamband juggernaut has been bringing down the house all over the northeast (www.lupegaru.com for full list of venues!) Bringing their brand of original blues, riveting bluesrock, and spell binding acid/fusion improv to the stage. 2013 Relix JamOFF winers check out cd First Bite !Howl!
Lupe Garu brings their brand of blues backed fusion laced rock to the stage! Multiple vocalists, progressive improv jams & strong song writing keeps Lupe Garu shows fresh & spontaneous, leaving audiences wondering what they are going to throw down next & dubbing them the tittle "The shape shifters of modern rock"! Lupe Garu also channels music from Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, Grateful Dead, Neil Young, The Band & blues greats like Buddy Guy & Eric Clapton! Other influences are, moe, Primus, Frank Zappa, Leslie West, Allman Brothers, Umphrey Magee & Gov't Mule. Lupe Garu has a strong repertoire of original songs that are featured on there first CD release "First bite" with the single "Come To See Me Fall" winning Relix magazine 2013 JamOFF grand prize songwriting competition! Over 100,000 copies of the song were distributed on Relix legendary cd sampler & featured the band in the Relix June 2013 issue . Lupe Garu was also voted best new band 2011 & best local band 2012 on internet radio sensation SRrocks! Lupe Garu & its members opened for many great acts like Melvin Seals & the Jerry Garcia band,Moist Boyz (featuring Dean Ween from Ween),Cheryl Crow guitarist Tod Wolfe, Stu Allen of the jgb, Mike Dugan & the Blues Mission, surf rock icons the Red Elvises, Professor Louie & the Crowmatix & have received praise from rock vets like Larry Rust (former keyboards & vocals for Iron Butterfly). Lupe Garu shows are a shape shifting journey through many music genre's, fusing classic songs w/modern jam rock originals, you never know where your gonna land @ a Lupe Garu show! Truly a fan pleasing original project from four very talented musicians ! Lupe Garu 2nd cd release sometime in the summer of 2013!!!