ATTENTION! Musical protest!!

Our bluessong against Rosatoms plans on building nuclear plant i Pyhäjoki/Finland. ATOMIC BLUES is out on Spotify now. Please join the movement! Atomic Blues Band: ATOMIC BLUES Guitar: Niko Riippa Vocal: Jessica Riippa Bass: Robban Hagnäs Drums/Harmonica: Olli Ontronen Mixed and engineered by Tumba Haldin at House of Dread 4.7.2015.

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WENTUS WORKING ON A NEW ALBUM

During the summer we have been working on a new album to be released later this year / or early next year. The record will be contain new original songs written by the Tres Hombres: Juho – Niko – Robban. Recording session has taken place at the great Suprovox Studios located in South Finland. The…

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ON THE ROAD AGAIN

After almost a Two-year break Wentus Blues Band will now hit the road again for a tour with the great DUKE ROBILLARD in October 2014. Wentus toured with Duke in 2010 and the idea of going out again came from Duke himself. The line-up for this tour will be Juho Kinaret: Vocals, Percussion, Niko Riippa;…

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GUSTI NORDLUND MEMORIALCONCERT

Our beloved friend and mentor Gusti Nordlund passed away suddenly on July 12th. Gusti was the one who gave the early Wentus Blues Band chances to perform in our hometown and he was truly one of our first inspirations. With his band Lena Maate (who was the first bluesband in Kokkola) they started the association…

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WENTUS IN 2012

WENTUS ON VACATION Hello everybody! 2011 ended for us with successful shows in Norway, Sweden and Finland. We had a real blast in Oslo at the bluesclub a fantastic evening at Akkurat and also many of the other were real memorable nights for us. I think we all wanted to give our best since we…

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ONE AND ONLY SHOW SUMMER 2012

After 15 years constantly on the road WENTUS BLUES BAND has decided to take a year off this year. We will although do one show this summer at the biggest festival in Finland; PORIJAZZ FESTIVAL, so please all fans, come to the show and let´s make this show a special event for this year to…

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R.I.P. LOUISIANA RED

ANOTHER GREAT BLUESMAN IS GONE We are very sad about the passing of one of the greatest and most beloved bluesartists; LOUISIANA RED. We had the fortune to meet him in 1996 and our work together started 2 years later when we invited him to Finland. Over the years we got to play with him…

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WENTUS 25 YEARS

WENTUS BLUES BAND 25 YEARS On saturday October 8th we celebrated our 25 years anniversary at the Snellmaninsali in our hometown during the Scandinavian Blues Party Festival. We had the honour to present guests like our ex singer Anders Sjöberg, the old finnish rocker Eero Raittinen and the great Louise Hoffsten from Sweden. Thank you…

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RIP EDDIE KIRKLAND

We are sad to inform you all that our mentor, Eddie Kirkland passed away in a car accident in Tampa, Florida on February 27th. For all of you, who like us, had shared the privilege of knowing Eddie & his music, as well as those of you who may have had a chance to play…

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