The Jim Nestor Agency is a Blues, Roots & Americana Booking and Entertainment Services Company licensed & bonded in Florida, TA1129. While we are based out of South Florida our clients span the globe. We are booking festivals and clubs for 2023 and into 2024... We have festival packages with several bands. Click on EPK for current audio, video and more
                          
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Lurrie Bell:   Agent, Jim Nestor  booking@jimnestor.com 
The son of famed blues harmonica player Carey Bell,  Lurrie Bell picked up his father’s guitar at age of five and taught himself to play. By seventeen, Lurrie  was playing on stage with Willie Dixon. In 1977 he was a founding member of The Sons of Blues with Freddie Dixon (son of Willie) and Billy Branch.  At last count Lurrie Bell has now appeared on over 50+ recordings either as leader or featured sideman. Lurrie Bell’s elegant and intense guitar playing and passionate vocals have made him a favorite at clubs and festivals around the world and have earned him a reputation as one of the “leading lights” in the future of the blues.  His 2022 release is a tribute to Freddie King. 
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John Primer  Agent Jim Nestor  booking@bluzpik.com
We are representing John Primer in the UK and Florida. Two time Blues Music Award winner & Grammy Nominee. The echoes of tradition bellowing from the birthplaces he played such as: Maxwell Street, Theresa's, Checkerboard and Rosa's Lounges, pulse from every chord in his fingers today. John Primer is a Chicago Blues Living Legend.  EPK
Gabe Stillman:  Agent, Jim,  booking@jimnestor.com
Gabe won the prestigious Gibson guitar award in Memphis 2019.  Anson Funderburgh produced the August 2021 Vizztone release, Gabe's 3rd CD. "Just Say The Word" is charting on the Billboard Blues Chart and Roots Music Radio Blues charts. 
The Nighthawks backed Gabe for his second release in 2020. On "Flying High". Mark Wenner said, “Gabe plays the blues with strength, personality, and a depth of both feeling and musicianship.” Gabe Stillman is an artist to watch always on the move.   EPK
BCP Artist Management Group,  bmtallman@aol.com 
Dennis Johnson: Agent, Jim, booking@jimnestor.com 
New Release, "Revelation" debuts #1 on Roots Music Radio Chart 7/2022
Dennis Johnson is one of the world class slide guitar players performing today.   He and his band are a high energy, groove driven, slide guitar tour de force.   The band elevates Blues, Rock, Roots, and Americana grooves to a stellar level that brings audiences to their feet. Summer 2022 brings the release of Johnson's new rocking album, "Revelation" with an accompanying tour.        EPK
Tom Craig:  Agent, Jim booking@jimnestor.com
Philadelphia native Tom Craig, who now splits his time between PA and SW Florida.  He plays a special mixture of Chicago Blues, Memphis Soul and R&B. Tom's 2nd CD released in 2021, "Good Man Gone Bad" produced by harmonica ace Mikey Junior and Dave Gross displays this  distinctive style on guitar and vocals.  Tom & his band could be seen backing Kat Riggins back in the  summer of 2021 for northeast festivals and concerts.   EPK
Memphis Lightning, UK & Euro Agent, Jim, Jim@bluzpik.com 
Lightning Thiboutot, Jr. & Big Red Thiboutot, Sr. along with Jermane Dukes comprise the most dynamic & exciting  band on the scene today.  "Borrowed Time" their latest release won the Best Self Produced CD at the IBC in 2022.  No time to rest, "The Road is My Home" is set to release in Fall 2022. The first time I saw them I thought Link Wray meets Danny Gatton in reincarnation. At 24 Lightning has lived a lifetime performing professionally since the age of 12.  A cancer survivor & stage warrior Lightning attacks the stage with every performance leaving it all there.
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Billy Price: Agent Jim  booking@jimnestor.com 
2016 Blues Music Award Winner Billy Price first attracted national attention during his three-year association with guitarist Roy Buchanan.   Billy's new release "Dog Eat Dog" on Gulf Coast Records promises nothing less.   The master of Blue Eyed Soul and Blues hit the Billboard chart with Dog Eat Dog in its first week of release.  City Paper "2021 Best of Pittsburgh"  winner.  Radio stations globally have picked up on him with festivals in Europe and North America  buying into this fabulous artist....... EPK
Veronika Jackson:   Agent, Jim, booking@jimnestor.com  
Veronika Jackson's new release, "The Woman I Am" is still too far under the radar and this CD should be a testament to her artistry...
LIVING BLUES.   Veronika performs throughout the US & Europe at Folk and Blues festivals.   Her music is influenced by  folk & blues artists such as Odetta, Dolly Parton, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Joan Baez,  and later, Diamond Teeth Mary, a blues performer who inspired many folk artist through her performances.   EPK
Peter Parcek:   Agent, Jim Nestor  booking@jimnestor.com 
Peter's daring, incendiary and soulful style is a distinctive hybrid. He weaves rock, gypsy-jazz, country, folk, and blues-- especially blues-- into a tapestry of melody, harmony and daredevil solos that push those styles to their limits.  Nominated by The Blues Foundation for the 2021 Blues Rock BMA for "Mississippi Suitcase" & in the 2011 his BMA nominations was for "Best New Artist Debut." Both nominations came as the result of the overwhelming critical acclaim for his 2010 national album debut, "The Mathematics of Love." 
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Anthony Geraci & The Boston Blues All-Stars
Agent Jim Nestor 
booking@bluzpik.com 
2021 Blues Music Award winner for Instrumentalist Piano
Anthony has recorded with Big Walter Horton, Ronnie Earl, Big Jack Johnson, Zora Young, Sugaray Rayford, Debbie Davies, Kenny Neal and many more great Blues Artists. His own releases have earned multiple Blues Music Award nominations from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, TN.  "The Blues Called My Name" is Anthony's 2022 release on Blue Heart  Records currently # 1 on Living Blues Radio chart.
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Sir Rod & The Blues Doctors  :   Agent, Jim booking@jimnestor.com Atlanta-based singer "Sir Rod" Patterson is Sterling Magee's nephew; harmonica player / percussionist Adam Gussow was Magee's partner for more than three decades (1986-2018) in the Harlem blues duo Satan & Adam, featured in a Netflix-screened documentary by the same name.  With Mississippi blues veteran Alan Gross on guitar (and his homemade cigar-box guitars), Sir Rod & the Blues Doctors released their debut CD, Come Together, to rave reviews in the summer of 2020.   EPK
JL Fulks: Agent, Jim booking@jimnestor.com
Award Winning Guitarist and Songwriter Jeffrey Lynn Fulks Jr. now known as JL Fulks.  He has shared the stage and opened for such names as: Johnny Winter, Robert Randolph, Doyle Brandhall ll, Donovan Frankenreiter, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Tinsley Ellis, Tab Benoit, Matt Schofield, Chris Duarte, Mac Arnold and the Plate Full of Blues, Brandon Santini, and many more.  In 2016 , 2018, & 2020 JL Fulks won several awards with the International Music & Entertainment Association: 2016 - Blues Song of the Year (You & I), 2018 - Blues Artist of the Year, 2018 - Music Video of the Year (The Way She Makes Me Feel),  Aside from his own artist career JL, is also a producer, session musician, and music instructor.  JL is based in Nashville.   
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Niles Blaize & The Swamp Cats 
Agent, Jim,  booking@bluzpik.com 

This Alabama born, Mississippi bred, multi instrumentalist music man, Niles “Red Bean” Blaize was living so close to New Orleans, “I could smell the beignets in the morning.”  Red Bean not only brings out the party, he carries it in his soul.  Fat Tuesday is booked years in advance.  Niles is a favorite performer at Cajun & food  festivals 
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Ross Osteen Band:   Agent, Jim,  booking@jimnestor.com  
The Ross Osteen bands' sound on stage drew Buddy Guy out of the kitchen at Legends in Chicago to join them on stage for a recent set in the windy city. To have a blues legend be drawn to your music and want to perform with you sight unseen is a testament to the deep blues sound emanating from the stage at a Ross Osteen show.  Their fourth release, "CUMBERGROUND"  came out in February  2022.  Performing in support  of latest release while getting rave reviews.  The band is based in the western mountains of  North Carolina in Hendersonville and travel nationwide. EPK
Seth Rosenbloom: Agent, Jim booking@jimnestor.com
Author of  Blues Soloing Handbook and TrueFire instructor, Seth, is ready to turn the Blues World on its ear. Boston Globe quote is “a searing blues-rock guitarist,” and The Noise Boston as a musician who “makes his guitar growl and has a voice to match,” he’s been compared to “a slightly younger and rawer version of Matt Schofield ,” by the Blues Power blog, which also praised him for “his gravelly, forceful vocals and stinging guitar work.”  EPK
Dexter Allen:  Agent, Jim,  booking@jimnestor.com   EPK
Guitar player for the Bobby Rush Band for many years Dexter is out on his own with several stellar albums released.  His live show at the Ground Zero Blues Club takes a page out of a classic old blues show, carrying on a custom that traces back to 1920s Delta pioneer Charley Patton: good, old-fashioned showmanship that makes people want to be in Dexter's presence.   Dexter performed at Eric Clapton’s 2019 CROSSROADS GUITAR FESTIVAL and is available for worldwide booking with his  passionate, driving guitar style in the vein of the Blues masters through the generations.

Patti Parks:  Agent, Jim,  booking@jimnestor.com    EPK 
Patti's latest release “Whole Nother World” has climbed Blues Radio Charts worldwide, including SiriusXM Radio, and received glowing reviews in major publications.
"Winning Honors, Festivals and Hearts.  A Blues Performer on Booga Records with Kenny Neal producing and Distributed by Vizztone Records Recording Artist Patti Parks has found a way to match her love for blues with her life’s most meaningful work – one of the best examples of the well-worn cliché that music is a healing force. She is the embodiment of it." —Making a Scene, album review by Jim Hynes
Mick Kolassa

Mick Kolassa: Agent, Jim,   booking@jimnestor.com             EPK
Michissippi Mick's latest offering is "Wasted Youth" produced by Jeff Jensen on Endless Blues Records.  A collaboration that has lasted for some 9 releases.  Whether it is a Delta Blues song from the 1930s, Piedmont Blues, Chicago Blues, Memphis style Soul Blues, slick city blues or cool country blues, Mick loves and plays them all. A former college professor & member of the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation he is an interesting addition to any festival lineup. Mick is available as solo/ duo acoustic format or with his band at festivals in the US and Europe

Jimmy Pritchard Agent, Maria, mariag@bluzpik.com
Bass player, singer, songwriter, sideman, & front man, no matter what he’s doing, Jimmy Pritchard brings the groove. From the moment he caught B.B. King on an episode of Sanford & Son at the age of 11, the Delaware native knew the Blues was something special.   EPK
Joel DaSilva:  Agent, Jill,  jim@bluzpik.com
Joel is an American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter hailing from Chicago and currently based in Fort Lauderdale, FL.   Joel has toured through the US and Canada and performs solo, duo or full band.  Joel appeals to Blues/Rock tastes with a touch of Rock a Billy. His sound is influenced by Buddy Guy, Albert King, The Sonics, SRV, The Black Keys, Johnny Cash, Elvis, Memphis, Chicago, the Swamp, the Mud, the City, and Otis Rush  among others.   A State of  Florida favorite Joel has competed at the International Blues Challenge as a solo and full band act on several occasions.    EPK

Tullie Brae Agent, Jim Nestor   booking@jimnestor.com
Cover girl on Blues Festival Guide 2022 is a celebrated performer who is known for setting stages on fire. With this new album Tullie teamed with producer Jeff Jensen to take listeners on an adventure through the blues. From hard rocking and dark imaginary journeys to soft and emotional ballads, this album demonstrates Tullie’s skill in songwriting and her amazing vocal range and quality. Above all, in REVELATON Tullie is using her deep love and mastery of the blues to reveal and celebrate a strong and independent woman.   EPK   

The Honey Project Agent, Jim Nestor   booking@jimnestor.com
After 5 years with Otis Cadillac & The Eldorado's as one of the Seville Sisters, Honey  strikes  out on her own.  The Honey Project comes out with a new release and is set to perform in Florida and beyond. The Honey Project's material encapsulates the 21st century musical experience combining Blues, Jazz, Pop, Funk and Country  into a melded style anyone can enjoy.  Melodic and Danceable   EPK

Joel Zoss: Agent  Jim booking@jimnestor.com   
Joel Zoss has enjoyed a worldwide reputation as a songwriter and guitarist since Bonnie Raitt recorded his “Too Long at the Fair” and “I Gave My Love a Candle.” Featuring his own million-selling compositions and folk and blues classics by American masters such as  Lead Belly, and Big Bill Broonzy.  Joel has toured worldwide as well as being an Author on the New York  Times best seller list for his book about Baseball.  A  true renaissance man in our time.
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The Natty Bos: Agent, Jim booking@bluzpik.com
Clay hosts the the Sunday Jam at Blues Burgers in Hallandale, Florida.  For the Natty Bos playing live is their passion. Band leader Clay Goldstein has toured throughout the United States, Europe and Central America including three AFE/USO tours with Matt Ward. His band The Pawn Shop with Norman Jackson appeared in three International Blues Challenges. Now it's South Florida and the Natty Bos. You have to love a band named after beer.  EPK
 
Otis Cadillac & The Eldorados Agent, Jim, booking@jimnestor.com 
Served up on a big stage like festivals and larger venues is the perfect recipe  for the Otis Cadillac Band and the El Dorados with The Seville Sisters.  A perennial performer at the Niagara Falls Festival and several others.  This is an 11 piece band that performs Classic R&B, Root Rock N’ Roll and related Blues oriented material. The band performs in a style that emulates the Rhythm & Blues revues of the late 50s and early 60s. EPK

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Jim Nestor

(954)588-5144

booking@jimnestor.com

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Kat Agner

(863)838-9817

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Clara Minor

(479)227-8276

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Maria Gorman

(607)422-0008

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Michael Francis McCarthy
   
(518) 567-3740
   
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(513) 836-1118
   
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