PumpHouse Blues hails from Richmond,VA and has been building a steady following in recent years. In December 2022 they entered the studio to create their second CD of original tracks intermingled with covers. These new songs will quickly become favorites of their followers. The title song "I Gotta Go" shows off the vocals of lead singer "Lutha" Lucas. He has the ideal R&B style for this original song, highlighted by Chris Leitch on trombone. Lutha is also outstanding on "Lettie Mae" a songabout his woman who leaves him. His desperation comes through clear and strong on this track and the guitar riffs are fantastic as well. "What Are You Going To Do" & "Big Legged Woman" (in a short,short mini skirt) are both a fusion of R&B, blues and funk, sure to get the crowd out of their chair and on the dance floor. Reviewed by Larry Minnick, Host of "Left of Cool" on 91.1 FM WTJU Charlottesville, Virginia.
LARRY MINNICK ~ WTJU 91.1 FM CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
"This is Family" "Blues music is deeply rooted in the past, but its present and future are as wide open as the imagination of those who love it. It's like jazz in that way. Reinvention is always around the corner ,thanks to the uniqueness and devotion of its players" It's devotion that drives the members of PumpHouse Blues....to the genre and to one another"
Davy Jones River City MagazineDavey Jones ~ River City Magazine
PumpHouse Blues are gifted artist with a strong foundation in the long history of Blues music. They are from Richmond, Virginia, in the United States. Pumphouse Blues performs contemporary blues, a subgenre of blues, as their primary genre,
and they have a distinctive and soulful sound.
PumpHouse Blues, who draw their inspiration from the honest feelings and moving tales of the Blues, enchant listeners with their natural and expressive manner. Soulful vocals, powerful guitar riffs, and a strong rhythm section keep listeners moving to the beat in their songs. PumpHouse Blues creates a sound that is both recognizable and novel by skillfully fusing traditional Blues elements with modern influences.
Their music strikes a deep chord with listeners, inspiring a variety of feelings, from happiness and exhilaration to melancholy and meditation. PumpHouse Blues have a very unique capacity to engage their listeners through their music. They truly love the Blues, and it shows in their concerts, which are passionate and energetic.
In a world where music is continuously changing, PumpHouse Blues maintains the original spirit of blues while adding their own distinctive flavor of R&B and Rock. They stand out as a true gem in the Contemporary Blues scene due to their commitment to their craft and capacity to produce music that speaks to the soul.
Therefore, Pumphouse Blues is the only band you need to listen to if you want someone to take you to the heart and soul of blues music.
Your appetite will be whetted by their entrancing music and moving performances.