WHAT A GREAT YEAR IT WAS!

Happy New Year! We thought we will pay a little attention to what has happened and to what will happen next.  2009 was for us a great year. We had the pleasure to do many new things and to name just one highlight is too difficult.. We started the year with a really great tour…

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LOUISE HOFFSTEN & ERIC BIBB WITH WENTUS!

Howdy! The fall has arrived and the autumn leaves are falling down at least here in West Finland! Our summer was great and we had many highlights, Kaustinen Festival was a blast and also the show in our hometown with Bon´Balls and Barrence was a memorable night, the shows in Spain and Italy were great…

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SUMMERDATES ANNOUNCED

Hello Everybody! We had some really great shows this spring, the shows in Norway were great, we had an interesting nice evening at Peckas Eldkök in Sweden with great food and Niko got to play with a 57 Stratocaster there as well..  In Salla we went downhill skiing and Niko had an accident, luckily he…

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NEW T-SHIRTS!!

Due to the big request for Wentus Blues Band merchandise, we have now made new T-shirts for this summertour called MOONSHINE TOUR. Available in white and black. We have female- and male- tshirts from S up to XXXL. Remember we have also in stock Family Meeting DVD´s and also the following CD´s: FAMILY MEETING DVD,…

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OULU BLUESFESTIVAL

NEWS IN FINNISH !! Uusi musiikin huipputapahtuma Ouluun  – OULU BLUES FESTIVAL Oulun Uudella Seurahuoneella 4.4.2009! mukana Chicago Bar (Fin), Wentus Blues Band (Fin),Sven Zetterberg (Swe) Sielukkaan ja sinisen rytmimusiikin ystäville on hyviä uutisia- perinteikäs Blues rantautuu ja soi Oulun Uudella Seurahuoneella 4.4.2009 kansainvälisesti arvostettujen muusikoiden rytmittämänä- WENTUS BLUES BAND on yli 20-vuotias Suomen kansainvälisesti…

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CHICAGO FILMFESTIVAL

FAMILY MEETING USPREMIERE IN CHICAGO The Jussi – and Venla – awardnominated FAMILY MEETING will have its US-Premiere  on the CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL MOVIES AND MUSIC FESTIVAL Chicago, Illinois – USA  March 5 to 8, 2009 The CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL MOVIES AND MUSIC FESTIVAL (CIMMFest) heats up both the Chicago film and music scenes by spotlighting innovative…

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Wentus Blues Band Get National Honor

The band from the city of Kokkola in midwestern Finland was awarded for their 20-year career in advancing blues and roots music in the country. The prize was handed out by the Blues Lovers association. Last Tuesday saw the birth of a new Finnish blues tradition. The Blues Lovers association (based in the southern area…

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VENLA-NOMINATION!

FAMILY MEETING NOMINATED FOR VENLA The film about the 20-years anniversary of the Wentus Blues Band FAMILY MEETING is nominated for the VENLA-award in the category “Best Musicprogram”. The ceremonies will be on January 16th broadcasted directly on Finnish TV-Channel 4 ( Nelonen ). Let´s hope for the best!  

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TOUR WITH EDDIE KIRKLAND COMING UP

In January we will start our liveperformances first with playing one evening in Helsinki doing a double-bill show with Erja Lyytinen Band at Esa Kuloniemis Ghettoblues in Juttutupa. Since we are both RUF-recording artists we can call it a RUF-special! In the end of the month we will travel down to Mid-Sweden first to do…

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