Doors open @ 6:30 show begins @ 8:00pm
Bobby Messano is a legendary guitarist and Contemporary Blues Artist who has released seven Solo CDs, placed songs in many
TV and Cable shows and played on over 50 Major label and Indie albums. His playing has been heard on everything from MTV jingles to Benny Mardones smash hit Into The Night.
The celebrated guitarist has played on records by Clarence Clemmons, Franke & The Knockouts, Joe Lynn Turner and STARZ, and produced the 60s hit act, THE SHADOWS OF KNIGHT. Live he has played guitar and been the music director for Steve Winwood, Lou Gramm and Country artists Jimmy Wayne, Rodney Atkins and Steve Holy.
Bobby has played or headlined BAMFEST, The Charleston Blues Festival, Smokin In Steel, Summerfest, Charlotte Speed StreeEPK Filest, Blues Brews & BBQ, Blues At The Beach, Bayfront Blues Festival, Deltaville Seafood Festival, Willow River Blues Fest, Ambassador Blues Fest, Colonial Beach Blues Festival, and Southern Maryland Blues Festival. The guitarists last five CDs ( Holdin Ground, Bobby Messano Live In Madison, thats why i dont sing the blues , Welcome To Deltaville and Love & Money) have garnered 26 Grammy 1st Round ballots in 8 categories and airplay on over 275 Blues shows. thats why i dont sing the blues was on the American Blues Scenes Blues Top 5 Chart for 24 weeks and was named 2012 TOP BLUES/ROCK ALBUM (USA) by Blues Underground Network. Between 2012 and 2016, Bobby played over 400 shows in 32 states to over a million people. On December 22nd 2012, the artist was inducted into the BLUES HALL OF FAME. His CDs are heard daily on Sirius/XMs B.B. Kings Bluesville and LOVE & MONEY which was released in April 2015 was nominated for a prestigious Blues Blast Award for Best Rock-Blues Album in August 2015. It debuted on the Billboard Blues Chart at # 7, peaked at #1 and spent a total of nine weeks in the Top 10. It was also #7 on the Billboard Heat Seekers Chart and Top 40 on both the Billboard Rock and Indie Charts. Love & Money also ended 2015 at #44 on the Roots Music Report Chart.