Julie Stewart and the Motor Kings

Julie Stewart and the Motor Kings


“Julie Stewart and the Motor Kings will stop you in your tracks.” Critically acclaimed throughout the Southwest as THE High-Energy Blues/Rock Sensation, Julie Stewart & the Motor Kings takes command of the stage and brings down the house.


Simply stated, this five-piece Santa Fe, New Mexico-based Rockin’ Blues band lays it down! The Motor Kings are recognized nationally for their electrifying high energy performances and powerful delivery. If you like the blues with a little edge, this band is for you. The band is considered by fans everywhere as one of the “most dynamic and critically acclaimed groups performing on the concert stage today.” After experiencing this band’s blistering presentation, the fans and music critics agree that Julie Stewart and the Motor Kings deliver the goods!

Julie Stewart from Dallas Texas, and The Motor Kings: Gregg Woodfin ~ Los Angeles California, Rob Heineman ~ Flint, Michigan, Roddy Welles ~ Boston, Massachusetts, and Tom Briggs ~ Dayton, Ohio, deliver strong vocals, blended harmonies, and searing solos that punctuate their unique style and powerful delivery. The band projects a talent and professional edge that can only be attributed to their combined years of experience, dedication to detail and love for live music.

Each member of the Motor Kings has a tremendous musical background, performing with many nationally recognized world-class musicians. In the past few years, this highly regarded act has shared the stage with notable international artists, including The Doobie Brothers, Cheap Trick, Government Mule, The Black Crowes, Savoy Brown, John Lee Hooker Jr., Tinsley Ellis, Lonnie Brooks, and Delbert McClinton to name a few. With touring dates for 2007 filling rapidly, Julie Stewart & the Motor Kings is already slated to be among the headline performers at several major National and International Jazz/Blues/Rock Festivals, nightclubs, and music events.


Julie Stewart and the Motor Kings are currently "in the studio" working on their 2nd CD, scheduled for release in 2007. Their first independent CD, “Durango Tango”, was recorded live in Durango, Colorado. Released in 2006, this debut album met with rave reviews and strong sales.

The Santa Fe Reporter said:
“Their (The Motor King’s) first release, Durango Tango, captures the Kings live at their rollicking and soulful best.” Stewart’s monster voice backed by a veteran four-piece ensemble lands a solid performance…”

Set List

The Motor Kings typically perform an hour-and-one-half concert set consisting mostly of originals with a few cover tunes. Club performances are generally three to four hours, with breaks to be determined.
The following song list is representative of a typical Motor Kings performance. (All material subject to change):
Back to Louisiana
Burning Heart
Can’t Get Next to You
Caught the Katy
Coast is Clear
Cold Sweat
Cost to Be the Boss
Don’t Tolerate
Feels Like Love (Original)
Good Understanding
Hard to Please
Have My Husband
Hey Baby (Original)
Hold Me (Original)
I Found a Love
I See (Original)
I Want You (Original)
I Was Just Thinkin'
I Wonder (Original)
I’ll Go Crazy
It’s Love Baby (24 hrs)
Just Trying to Save Me (Original)
Just Won’t Burn
Late at Night
Leave My Li'l Boy Alone
Life is Hard
Lock Me Up (Original)
Long Time Comin (Original)
Love to Burn
Motel 6 (Original)
My Heart Now Lives in Texas (Original)
Not Fade Away
One More Mile