Roomful Of Blues plays an inspired, lively and heated brand of rippling, up-tempo, horn dominated R&B” - Rolling Stone

Few bands swing the blues more exuberantly than Roomful Of Blues… boisterous and relentlessly upbeat.” - Entertainment Weekly

Excellent marvelous wall to wall grooves… between the wicked guitar work and the brassy horn section, things never stop swinging.” - USA Today



a tour de force of horn-friend blues… Roomful is so tight and so right” - Billboard



Swagger, sway and swing, with energy and precision.” - The Chicago Sun Times



  • 8 piece unit with a winning combination of jump, swing, blues, R&B, and soul...featuring guitar, bass, drums, keyboards, trumpet, as well as, baritone, tenor, and alto saxophone
  • have been with Alligator Records since the company’s birth
  • non-stop performance schedule for over 45 years, radio success, and a legion of fans around the globe
  • winning the prestigious DownBeat International Critics Poll for “Best Blues Band” twice, DownBeat magazine says Roomful of Blues “are in a class by themselves
  • 5 Grammy Award nominations, and a slew of other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards
  • Blues Band of the Year in 2005
  • Tall City Blues Fest, Laid Back Festival, Calgary International Blues Fest, Pawtucket Arts Festival, more!