ALLY VENABLE BAND – SATURDAY, 8/27 @ 3:00PM
A powerhouse from the Lone Star State, the Ally Venable Band has ignited excitement on the blues and rock scene. Lead vocalists and guitarist, Ally Venable, starting singing at an early age in church and then in recent years picked up the guitar and found her passion.
Being a protege of Lance Lopez and through Ally’s songwriting and onstage performance, this female packs a punch. She is the 2014 and 2015 East Texas Female Guitarist of the Year.
Each of Ally’s bandmates are versatile on multiple instruments. Bassist, Bobby Wallace is a master at his craft and his years of experience enhance the band. Classicly trained in music, drummer Elijah Owings, brings a steady, but dynamic sound to the band. He is the backbone of our rockin blues sound.
As the 2015 East Texas Blues Band of the year, the Ally Venable Band represents the future of blues.
She and her band are based out of East Texas and have played many venues in the region such as:
The House of Blues in Dallas
Auntie Skinners in Jefferson
The Back Porch in Kilgore
T-Bone Walker Blues Festival in Longview, TX
Mudbug Madness Festival in Shreveport, LA
The International Blues Challange in Memphis, TN
Gas Monkey in Dallas
and many others plus regional festivals like the Marshall Music Fest in Marshall Texas, Alley Fest in Longview Texas and more.
Major influences, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Orianthi, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Gales, Gary Hoey, Lance Lopez, Andy Timmons, ANA Popovic, Samantha Fish, Joe Bonamassa, Bonnie Rait