Sammy Owen Blues Band has electricity, intensity and a give everything approach to entertaining a live crowd. Formed 2011 as a rotating line up of musicians from Fitzroy’s Brunswick Street, the hard-working Melbourne band performed weekly at some of the streets most frequented venues.
Sammy Owen is a left handed electric guitarist who leads the band. Sammy focuses on writing original songs with the band who creates their own contemporary, funky, energetic blues sound.
The band received great response and reviews from a debut performance at Echuca Winter Blues Festival in 2013, which lead to performances at Blues at the Briars as well as consecutive years at the world renowned Wangaratta Jazz and Blues. Sammy Owen Blues Band returned to Echuca Winter Blues in 2014 and were a clear favorite with festival goers throughout the weekend.
2013 saw Sammy Owen Blues Band release the debut Album “the neighbourhood watch….real people, real stories” which has lead to Top 10 placements in the Reverbnation Blues Charts as well as airplay on various shows on PBS 106.7fm and Triple R . The bands live shows have received rave revues in beat magazine, Melbourne street press & by blues fans and non blues fans alike.
Be prepared to be blown away by Sammy Owen’s unique, down to earth and downright stunning blues.