- 1 Verified Booking
- Hamilton, ON
- Blues Band
Marc J. said “”
We are a 2 piece blues duo from Lakewood, NY. We blend acoustic and electric guitar with a classic blues vocal styling to create a very real and raw blues/rock sound that will have everybody dancing and singing along.
Price Range: $300-$400
Gig Length: 120 - 180 minutes
Real and Raw Blues, the way it's supposed to be
A Strange Kind of Sunshine is a two-man blues band playing great classic blues standards by artists like Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, and Eric Clapton. A Strange Kind of Sunshine also writes and performs original blues music ensuring a one-of-a-kind show that can be seen nowhere else. Benjamin Blood (vocals, rhythm guitar, harmonica) and Charlie Backus (Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals) boast over a decade of musical experience and are dependable musicians who pride themselves on showing up on time, delivering a quality performance, having a few drinks with fans, and establishing positive relationships with bar owners and patrons alike.
Benjamin Blood is the winner of the Chautauqua Lake Idol Vocal competition.
A Strange Kind of Sunshine has played many venues in the Western NY and Northeastern PA area including:
Sully's Pub in the Jamestown Ice Arena
The Bellini Lounge in The Chautauqua Suites Hotel
Findley Lake Summer Concert Series
The Hadley House Restaurant
John Lee Hooker
can provide own equipment based on venue
Marc J. said “”
John said “Very friendly guys that provided great music for our Speak-easy themed event.”
Jill M. said “Bill played at our not-for-profit agency holiday party for about 250 people. He was amazing!! Everything was perfect- he is super talented and everyone…”