EPK - WATERSTREET BLUES BAND
waterstreet blues band delivers original modern blues with a rockin' party groove and a side order of Louisiana spice. You’ll dance!
The waterstreet blues band delivers original modern blues with a rockin' party groove. They add in a little swing and a side order of cajun spice to serve up their unique blend of blues music. Rob Deyman rocks electric blues guitar and adds a mellow jazzy groove or rootsy growl on his National steel tricone. On rock-solid bass, Paul Sapounzi delivers killer vocals that drive high energy band performances. Silvia Dee brings on keys, vocals and a bluesy accordion edge; together they form the heart of the band. Over the years they have developed close collaborations with musical friends - mixing in highly talented drummers, harp players and additional guests to amplify the waterstreet experience.
Their original music blends personal stories with universal themes, creating an accessible style for diverse audiences who say the “didn’t know they liked the blues” until they heard waterstreet.
As a trio, 4 or 5-piece group, the waterstreet blues band performs at festivals, clubs and theatres across Ontario including FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton. The band is active with festival appearances - including the Southside Shuffle, Kitchener Blues Festival, West Coast Blues Festival, Lighthouse Blues Festival, Orangeville Blues and Jazz Festival, Uptown Waterloo Jazz Festival, Canal Bank Shuffle, Guelph Rib Fest and more. The waterstreet blues band recently appeared as the feature act for the official “blues night” for Niagara Music Awards Week. Two members (Rob & Silvia) were selected to represent the Grand River Blues Society in the solo/duo category at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in 2017 and selected by ViaRail as “Artists on Board” Montreal to Halifax and back in 2019. Waterstreet made several appearances on CTV’s Good Morning Canada national program performing their original music.
The band has opened for Randy Bachman, Rik Emmett, Duke Robillard, Downchild Blues Band, Powder Blues, Garrett Mason and members have appeared on stage with Mel Brown, Maria Muldaur, Delta Moon, Marcia Ball, Alysha Brilla, Big Dave McLean and Lil Ed and Blues Imperial
Their first album "Another Life" is now streaming everywhere!
Here’s a full waterstreet bio on pdf.
Watch for their album to be released in 2020.