Fresh, fun, authentic upbeat blues and swing band and we throw in some classic country..
BB King, Muddy Waters, George Jones, Bob Wills, Stevie Ray — we do it all.
We can be 3, 4 or 5-piece band depending on the venue.
Great for dancing, indoor and outdoor house parties, the focus of your dance, cause, or backdrop for a dinner party.
Dancers: To our music let's go retro and do the Twist, the Frug, the Swim? and boogie. We keep songs short and to the point.
Wherever we go, people like us. Try us.
Price Range: $200 and up
Gig Length: 45 - 90 minutes
What to Expect
Peter HiFi & Electric Blues is reliable in every way.
We show up always on time, ready to perform under any conditions.
We're always in top form.
We mix fast and up-tempo swing numbers and gut-bucket blues that keeps the show going fast, and we know how to keep dancers on the floor.
Guitarist vocalist Peter "Hi-Fi" Ward knows blues and swing. In the 1980s he crisscrossed the U.S. and Canada with the Legendary Blues Band that had backed the Muddy Waters Band.
Borna nd raised in Maine, Peter moved to Massachusetts and backed a Who's Who of blues artists including Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Sunnyland Slim and Jimmy Rogers. He was married to the late Mai Cramer who had a blues program on WGBH radio. Peter produced a CD of western swing that featured steel guitarist Herb Remington, an original member of Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys. HIs first solo CD, "Blues on My Shoulders," has received terrific reviews since its release in October, 2017.
Additional Booking Notes
We're self-contained with out own modest PA system. We don't have lots of trailer-truck loads of equipment. Easy in, easy out. Our system is suitable for small, medium and large rooms.
Past Booked Events
|April 21, 2018 • 11:00am - 2:00pm||BirchTree Bread Co, Worcester|
|March 30, 2018 • 9:00pm - 11:45pm||Nick's in Worcester|
|March 26, 2018 • 7:00pm - 11:00pm||Gardner Ale House|
|March 17, 2018 • 11:00am - 2:00pm||BirchTree Bread Co.|
|March 15, 2018 • 8:30pm - 10:40pm||Dunny's Tavern, East Brookfield|
|July 14, 2017 • 7:30pm - 11:00pm||House Party|
Influences & Inspiration
BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Asleep at the Wheel, George Jones, Merle Haggard, Barney Kessel, Lightning Hopkins, Albert King, Benny Goodman, Charlie Christian, Bob Wills & his Texas Playboys.
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