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CURRENT 4W1 NEWS!
CURRENT 4W1 NEWS! February 2021 Update
Another great day at the 4W1 agency!
We're truly pleased to announce the association of the 4W1 Agency with John Craig of the Forge AMP based out of the U.K. The Forge AMP provide various services for original musicians which allows the artists to concentrate on their craft while the Forge AMP takes care of the business element. The team at 4W1 Agency are sincerely excited to form this association with John Craig at Forge AMP and of course the goal of this addition to the 4W1 family is to benefit the artists both at 4W1 and FAMP. We all look forward to working in tandem to provide the best care for both rosters of talented musicians.
We here at 4W1 are sincerely excited to see what the future brings with these great new additions of Forge AMP and also Nico of Big D Bookings based out of Belgium we reported has recently joined the 4W1 family. Everything we do is with family in mind and helping our artists achieve their goals. Stay tuned for more exciting announcements just around the corner! Thanks again to John Craig and his staff at Forge AMP & Nico at Big D Bookings for becoming a part of our family!
AWARD-WINNING SINGER, SONGWRITER, MOVIE ACTOR, ENTERTAINER AND AUTHOR. ELDEST DAUGHTER OF ELVIS AND PRISCILLA.
Elaine Elizabeth 'Liz' Presley comes by her love of rock ‘n’ roll naturally. She has been singing along to record players since she was five years old. Liz has risen through the world of music, while honoring her father's legacy. She has built a solid reputation for herself in the music industry. Liz has just now released a book about her true life's story, entitled, "Kid of the King." This autobiography is a must read, "best seller on Amazon," and JUST RELEASED WORLDWIDE January 2021!
MALAYA BLUE - UK
BLUES. SOUL. R&B.
Malaya Blue’s new recording STILL re-affirms her position as one of UK Blues premier vocalists and songwriters. "She’s got so much talent she’s about to burst at the seams!"
JOHN FIDDLER - UK
In or around 1968, John Fiddler with Medicine Head began performing the blues and rock and roll songs in pubs and clubs in and around Birmingham. Radio DJ John Peel saw Fiddler and Hope-Evans perform at the Lafayette Club and later shared their music with John Lennon, Eric Clapton and Pete Townshend.
61 GHOSTS - USA
TWISTED AMERICANA. ORIGINAL ROCK N' ROLL. ALT-BLUES.
“61 Ghosts hails from New England, fronted by Joe Mazzari (vocals, guitar), who toured and recorded with Johnny Thunders of New York Dolls fame, and rounded out by Dixie Deadwood (drums), formerly playing with blues legend Leo ‘Bud’ Welch. Dixie brings a steady cyclone of power to the striking sound of this powerful duo, blending Mississippi Hill Country Blues and Rock 'n Roll with Mazzari’s memorable voice and searing guitar. Definitely one’s to watch out for!” — News Blaze
SD BLUES EXPRESS - IRELAND
Sam Davidson aka SD Blues Express are a power trio doing their own brand of raw Irish rock and blues in the style of the 60's band "TASTE" (of whom Sam was a member from 1995).
MARK S. BLACK BAND - IRELAND
ROCK. BLUES. ROOTS
Mark Black is a songwriter and blues musician with a distinctive style of rootsy blues. A regular on the Irish blues scene he could be found tearing up the boards at the Rory Gallagher International Tribute Festival in Ballyshannon or doing a stomping acoustic blues set at the Sea Sessions Festival.
BORN HEALER - UK
Born Healer have been bringing their soulful, heavy, groovy blues-rock to enthusiastic audiences since 2015. Now with a rebooted mojo, they're moving up to festival main stages. And with well-received support slots recently for Aynsley Lister, Skinny Molly, Focus and more, Born Healer are hitting their stride.
BOB ANGELL - USA
Angell was inducted in the Rhode Island Blues Hall Of Fame in 2015. Bob has shared the stage with many notable bluesmen; Muddy Waters, John Mayall, Hubert Sumlin, Mick Taylor, Big Walter Horton, Albert Collins, Walter Trout, Mighty Joe Young, Robert Jr. Lockwood , Johnny Shines, Bobby “Blue” Bland, James Cotton, Duke Robillard , CeDell “Big G” Davis .... and TONS more!
HOWIE G. BAND - UK
ROCK. METAL. BLUES.
A founder member of the acclaimed worldwide theatre show The Classic Rock Show, Howie has also worked with many legendary artists from the world of rock, including Don Airey (Deep Purple, Rainbow, Gary Moore), Biff Byford (Saxon), Marco Mendoza (Whitesnake, Ted Nugent) and Phil Campbell (Motorhead).
RICHARD TOWNEND - UK
AMERICANA. BLUES. SINGER-SONGWRITER.
Richard Townend is a familiar name on the British Blues circuit, having played at most of the well-known festivals and blues venues across the country. He is favorably compared to JJ Cale, Chris Rea and Dire Straits. Unbelievably talented musician!!
LETTERS FROM JETT - USA
COUNTRY ROCK. SOUTHERN ROCK. AMERICANA-ROCK.
Letters from Jett is the new face of Southern rock! Crisscrossing the United States, headlining shows and opening for such bands as The Outlaws, Sister Hazel, America, Jefferson Starship, Melissa Etherride, and Artimus Pyle Band.
TOO SLIM AND THE TAILDRAGGERS - USA
Tim “Too Slim" Langford has received Lifetime Achievement and Hall Of Fame awards by three Northwest blues societies, as well as more than 40 regional and national music awards. Too Slim and the Taildraggers music has also been featured on MTV’s series, The Real World and Road Rules. After 30 years of knocking it out of the park on recordings and stages across the world, Too Slim and the Taildraggers shows no sign of slowing down! Too Slim and the Taildraggers’ high energy Blues Rock has been thrilling audiences for years!
VERITY WHITE - UK
Verity White and her band meld driving riffs, powerfully emotional lyrics & passionate vocals. This band is a breath of fresh air in both style, sound and approach. Beautiful & honest rock music!
CHRIS BEVINGTON ORGANISATION - UK
R&B. SOUL. BLUES. ROCK.
The Chris Bevington Organisation are guaranteed to deliver excellence each time of asking! Extraordinary breadth and depth of talent in this large pool of 'pro' players, which you necessarily have to have when trying to run a 9 piece band!
ANDY LINDQUIST - USA
Andy Lindquist has been making music now for 44 years. And, he's played with some of the best musicians in the industry! From Heart members to Bill Lordan of Robin Trower and Sly and the Family Stone, to members of the Steve Miller Band, Olivia Newton John, to writing with the famed Wren Song writer Geoff Harrington." No rest for Andy as he about to record his 43rd album!! Amazing Talent!
JOHN ANGUS BLUES BAND- UK
John Angus Blues band are based in the North West of the UK. Their debut album is out on Vinyl and CD and most recent EP release including Sony ATV approved Heartbreak Hotel is hitting radio all over Europe, The band have shared the stage with top UK blues artists including Danny Bryant, Stevie Nimmo and Wishbone Ash at major blues festivals and top UK Venues. It's about Time, "all I can say is you should have done this before. What I hear is damn good blues rock. John Angus is blessed with a beautiful voice!" Blues magazine Netherlands
CRAZYCROW - IRELAND
BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.
This four-piece Dublin band of seasoned Irish Musicians have played and recorded with some of Ireland’s top acts, including Sinead O’Connor, Glen Hansard, Andrew Strong (Commitments), Don Baker and have toured extensively in Ireland and Europe, opening for The Rolling Stones, Ray Charles, James Brown, Joan Armatrading and Jerry Lee Lewis.
THE BLUESBONES - BELGIUM
The BluesBones band has shared many stages with internationally known prominent bands such as; King King, Jimmy Vaughan, Seasick Steve, Tommy Castro, Guy Forsyth, Laurence Jones, Danny Bryant, The Nimmo Brothers, Jimmy Thackery, Dan Patlansky, and many more!
2020 INT’L MUSIC CHARTS
#1 Blues Rock Charts RMR top 50 (USA)
#1 Blues Charts IBBA Top 40 (UK)
#4 Power blues list Collectif des Radio Blues (FR)
#8 Blues Charts RMR Top 50 (USA)
THE MIDNIGHT DEVILS - USA
HEAVY-GLAM ROCK n' ROLL.
The Midnight Devils are high flyin’-gravity defyin’-over the top ridin’ bad boys! A heavy dose of Rock n' Roll glam! High-octane energy, unique, unpredictable, covered in a heavy layer of glitter and lipstick. They combine the look and feel of Alice Cooper and Motley Crue. Nothing even comes close!
GERRY QUIGLEY - IRELAND
Gerry Quigley and his band captivate the crowds! It’s no wonder Gerry and the band have been invited to play some of the best festivals in Ireland and the UK! “Exquisite progressive rock guitar mastery”-Blues Matters magazine UK
RUSTY JACKS - IRELAND
SOUTHERN-ROCK. BLUES-ROCK. ORIGINALS & COVERS.
Rusty Jacks is one of the best live 'meat and potatoes' blues band in the country! Having performed at major blues festivals in Ireland & Britain. "Southern fried good ol' boy boogie!"
KYLE JOHN SUCKLING - IRELAND
ALT-ROCK. POP. SINGER-SONGWRITER.
Over the last number of years the prolific Northern Irish singer-songwriter, Kyle John Suckling has recorded a collection of songs written and recorded for tv & film. CBBC used one of his songs last year in their series ‘My Life'. The track was entitled ‘In the sky ‘ and was a collaboration with songwriter and DJ, Niall Hills .
JOSEPH 'MOJO' MORGANFIELD
It is with deep regret from of all us at the 4W1 AGENCY to hear of the sudden death of Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, family and close friends. May he rest in peace.
Joseph is the youngest son of the World Famous Muddy Waters. Joseph began his Career following in his father's footsteps. Young Joseph travelled and preformed with his father growing up in the Blues. His brothers are also Blues performers Big Bill Morganfield, and Larry Morganfield.
JIM BASNIGHT - USA
“Basnight puts his own spin on each entry, often taking an edgy approach that reflects a rock regimen spawned across a trans-continental divide stretching from his native Seattle to the urban environs of New York City. Basnight is a natural when it comes to bringing that insurgency to the surface, and he boasts a ‘60s sensibility that underscores his prolific prowess. Indeed, Basnight’s commitment to the cause is nothing short of remarkable.” Lee Zimmerman Goldmine Magazine
REBECCA DOWNES - UK
Winner of Female Vocalist and Emerging Artist of the Year at the British Blues Awards 2016, and Female Blues Vocalist of the Year at the FORM UKBlues Awards 2018, this Birmingham-based act is a ‘must see’. With Rebecca’s powerful voice to the fore, the 5-piece outfit performs stunning, original rock/blues.
THE DAVY K PROJECT - IRELAND
"The Davy K Project, a tight trio fronted by Davy K, a blistering guitarist who can shred with the best of them. They have a gnarly sound all of their own, gritty and raw packed with attitude and with Davy’s intricate guitar work you can’t help but be mesmerized by their highly engaging set." — Rocknloadmag.com. Davy has also recorded with Rock superstars Tony Carey (Rainbow), Ron Wikso (Foreigner) Neil Murray (Whitesnake) and Marc Lynn (Gotthard).
DELTA FUSE - IRELAND
BLUES. ROOTS. ROCK.
Their style has been described as ‘brothel blues’, with all the dirt and grime you would expect from old-school R&B, but their influences extend further, through 50s Chicago and 60s psychedelic blues to the smoother, soulful sounds of BB King and Sam Cooke. The band remain immersed, however, in the music of Muddy Waters, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin' Wolf, Johnny Winters and Delta Fuse's biggest influence, John Lee Hooker.
THE REVOLUTIONAIRES - UK
1940's -1950's R&B and ROCK 'N ROLL COMBO. JUMP BLUES.
Established within the ‘hotbed’ of the North East music scene in the UK, they power out jumpin’ hot rhythm & blues in their own indomitable hard hitting style. Primarily, they are influenced by 1940’s and 1950’s R&B. They have toured extensively both in the UK and abroad, performing at festivals in Ireland, France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Holland, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Malta and Dubai.
THE WALK OFFS - USA
GARAGE. ROCK 'N ROLL. POST PUNK.
"Decade ago bands of this caliber were part of a robust cadre of garage-based guitar slingers who ruled the mid and southwest..." New Noise Magazine. “The Walk Offs are a San Antonio based rock ‘n roll group that combines the rumble of Neil Young’s favored, grunge-before-grunge, rust dusted distortion with the late Tom Petty’s penchant for ear snagging hooks”….New Noise Magazine This is a great rock 'n roll band!!
RIFF RAIDERS - AUSTRALIA
PUB-ROCK. HEAVY ROCK-METAL.
Riff Raiders are proving to the world that honest to goodness Ausse Rock is far from dead! They're becoming famous for their innate dynamics, energy and melody! “The Gods of Aussie Rock would be proud...”
THE GLYCEREENS - AUSTRALIA
GARAGE PUNK ROCK.
Brisbane’s intergalactic punk fuzzsters The Glycereens have been spreading their wings around the local music scene since 2018. Their sound is reminiscent of early Blondie delivering a mix of power pop and and the raw edge sound of punk rock!
THE MCNAMARR PROJECT - AUSTRALIA
R&B. OLD-SCHOOL SOUL. BLUES
Two of Australia’s finest soul and blues singers Andrea Marr & John McNamara began their collaboration in 2018, winning that year’s Blues Performer Of the year Awards. ‘Individually Marr & McNamara are standout performers, but this combined project takes them to the next level’!" 4 Stars! Rory McCartney Blues Music Australia Magazine.
JOHN FAIRHURST - UK
Hailed by Acoustic Guitar Magazine USA as one of the Top Resonator guitar players worldwide, John has released 5 albums over the last 10 years as both a solo artist and with his full electric band. ‘The Divided Kingdom’, was released in April 2019 to international critical acclaim.
John Fairhurst remains probably the only performer ever to have played on every single Glastonbury Festival Main Stage in one single day….
RITCHIE DAVE PORTER & DEBRA SUSAN - UK
ORGINAL. ROCK-BLUES. HARD ROCK.
“Ritchie Dave Porter is one of the finest blues rock guitarists to come out of Birmingham UK. Power, Control and with an instinctive emotional touch“-Trevor Hazel, Rock Radio UK) Debra Susan, a classically trained singer & songwriter has fronted many bands prior to her collaboration with British Blues Rock guitarist Ritchie Dave Porter. Hard rock 'n-blues duo that takes no prisoners!
NITROVILLE - UK
HEAVY ROCK. SOUTHERN ROCK.
Solid musicianship and high octane live shows underpin their energy laden, Southern-tinged, high-voltage-vibe! International touring act Nitroville has shared the stage with many great names, from the Scorpions at London 'O2 Arena, to The Dead Daisies. "Pure high-energy rock with punchy riffs and the matching big balls!" Metal Hammer Magazine.
TONY KAL - IRELAND
JAZZ. BLUES. SOUL.
Previously billed as “Belfast’s best kept secret” Tony Kaluarachchi is one of the most interesting and talented musicians playing in Ireland today. He combines unique vocals and a mesmerizing guitar technique in a set list that spans jazz, soul, blues and Latino bossanova on jazz guitar or 12 string acoustic.