Avey Grouws Band
July 9 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Avey Grouws Band defies labels with their powerful Quad Cities sound, bursting with blues, roots, rock and soul. AGBs sophomore album, “Tell Tale Heart”, was recorded in Nashville, TN with Grammy award winner, Casey Wasner (Keb’ Mo’/Taj Mahal) during the pandemic. Released September 2021, “Tell Tale Heart” debuted at #7 on the Billboard Blues Album chart as well as on Roots Music Report charts, Living Blues, NACC and the UK’s IBAA chart and continues to get rave reviews. Avey Grouws Band also hit #10 on the Billboard Blues Album chart with their 2020 debut album, “The Devil May Care”.
In addition to charting on Billboard and Roots Music Report, the Living Blues chart, numerous end of year “best of” lists and getting top honors in the Unsigned Only Songwriting Competition and in the International Songwriting Contest, Avey Grouws Band was also nominated for 4 Independent Blues awards as well as for the BBMAs.
Avey Grouws Band is Jeni Grouws, Chris Avey, Randy Leasman, Nick Vasquez and Bryan West.