Elvin Bishop Official Website

Sail with Elvin… Win a Blues Cruise for 2!

Sail with Elvin… Win a Blues Cruise for 2!

Enter for your chance to win @ www.bluescruise.com/win Winner drawn August 15th Or… book your cabin NOW (tell ’em Elvin sent ya) at http://bluescruise.com/lrbc-29-oct-2017-southern-caribbean/ or by calling (816)...

Read More

Big Fun Trio Tee!

Big Fun Trio Tee!

Bruce and team @ Tinman Merchandising have done it again! • 100% pre-shrunk cotton • Crew neck • Classic look & feel Order yours...

Read More

Thu, Mar 23 – Sun, Mar 26 @ Jazz Alley in Seattle!!

Thu, Mar 23 – Sun, Mar 26 @ Jazz Alley in Seattle!!

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes rocking blues legend Elvin Bishop and his 6-piece band. Band members include Elvin Bishop (guitar/vox), Bob Welsh (guitar), Willy Jordan, Jr. (cajone/vox), Ruth Davies (bass), Steve Willis (keys/accordion/vox), Robert Cochran (drums/vox) and Ed Earley (trombone/vox) for four nights and six shows. Show times Thursday and Sunday...

Read More

Elvin on Music On The Couch! Monday Feb 20th

Elvin on Music On The Couch! Monday Feb 20th

Tweed Funk’s Return & Elvin Bishop Visit www.blogtalkradio.com/musiconthecouch/2017/02/21/tweed-funks-return-elvin-bishop on Monday, Feb. 20th to stream! Elvin starts at 9:30pm CENTRAL (10:30pm Eastern; 8:30pm Mountain; 7:30pm Pacific)....

Read More

Free Download! ELVIN BISHOP’S BIG FUN TRIO – AUTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE!

Free Download! ELVIN BISHOP’S BIG FUN TRIO – AUTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE!

Free Download! ELVIN BISHOP’S BIG FUN TRIO – AUTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE! Alligator is proud to unleash ELVIN BISHOP’S BIG FUN TRIO, the new collaboration between Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer and blues master Elvin Bishop – along with his friends, guitarist/pianist Bob Welsh and percussionist/vocalist Willy Jordan. The release date is Friday, February 10. Some autographed copies...

Read More

Preview the New Release! Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Preview the New Release! Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Hear samples of the upcoming release Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio and pre-order from iTunes today! Available February 10, 2017. http://apple.co/2hFUG6p ELVIN BISHOP’S BIG FUN TRIO SET FOR FEBRUARY 10 RELEASE Deceptively loose but always tight…the raspy chuckle in Bishop’s singing and the sharp sting of his guitar are forceful and fresh, enduring and fun.     —Fresh Air, NPR I love...

Read More

Elvin headlining at blues fest in Simsbury

Elvin headlining at blues fest in Simsbury

Elvin Bishop will appear at the Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center in Simsbury, CT on Sept. 17. Bishop will headline the day-long 2 Left Feet Blues Festival which features nine performers with doors opening at 10 a.m. Also performing on the bill are The Electrix featuring Buddy Guy’s former lead guitarist Scott Hold and Mark Telesca. Tickets for the event are $40 with tiered VIP...

Read More

Jazzfest review: Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite

Jazzfest review: Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite

Elvin Bishop on guitar and Charlie Musselwhite on harmonica performing at the Ottawa Jazz Festival. Thursday June 23, 2016. Errol McGihon Jazzfest review: Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite PETER ROBB, OTTAWA CITIZEN | Published on: June 23, 2016 TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival: Mainstage Confederation Park The TD Ottawa International Jazz Festival opened with several shades of the blues...

Read More

Elvin & The Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion Sat., May 14th! Tune in…

Elvin & The Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion Sat., May 14th! Tune in…

May 14, 2016 Land of the Skies INB Performing Arts Center | Spokane, WA | Get Tickets This week: we’re live from the INB Performing Arts Center in Spokane, Washington, just a few steps from the majestic waterfalls on the Spokane River. Bluesman Elvin Bishop is bringing his Big Fun Trio — with Bob Welsh on guitar and Willy Jordan Jr. on percussion — up from the Bay Area to lay down a few searing...

Read More

Congrats! Elvin to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

Congrats! Elvin to be inducted into Blues Hall of Fame

On May 4, 2016, Elvin, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, John Mayall, and The Memphis Jug Band will each take their places beside performers who have been deemed by a group of blues scholars and industry veterans to be the Best in the Blues. Each of these musicians has carved his place in blues history. Bishop’s beginnings with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band to his more recent recognition for the...

Read More

Four Nights & Six Shows @ Jazz Alley! Thu. 2/25 thru Sun. 2/28

Four Nights & Six Shows @ Jazz Alley! Thu. 2/25 thru Sun. 2/28

The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley welcomes blues legend Elvin Bishop and his band for four nights and six shows. Band members are Ed Earley (trombone and percussion), Bob Welsh (guitar and piano), Ruth Davis (bass) S. E. Williks (keys and accordion) and Bobby Cochran (drums and vocals). Show times Thursday at 7:30p, Friday and Saturday at 7:30p and 9:30p and Sunday at...

Read More

Missed Elvin & his “Big Fun Trio” on Prairie Home Companion? Listen here!

Missed Elvin & his “Big Fun Trio” on Prairie Home Companion? Listen here!

On Saturday, November 7th, Elvin Bishop appeared live on the nationally syndicated radio program A Prairie Home Companion. Bishop, along with his Big Fun Trio, performed “Old School” from his award-winning Alligator release, Can’t Even Do Wrong Right, along with two other songs. If you missed the broadcast, you can listen to the segments featuring Elvin Bishop here:...

Read More

Nov. 7th – Elvin & his Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion

Nov. 7th – Elvin & his Big Fun Trio return to Prairie Home Companion

This week: we’re heading to Bemidji, Minnesota for a live broadcast from the Sanford Center, up near the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Elvin Bishop will be along with his Big Fun Trio (featuring Bob Welsh and Willy Jordan) to bring a little southern blues to the northwoods. Plus: scripts and Minnesota scenes from our Royal Academy of Radio Actors — Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred...

Read More

Blues Blast Magazine Man Of The Year!

Blues Blast Magazine Man Of The Year!

Complete issue here: http://www.bluesblastmagazine.com/issue-9-44-october-29-2015/  Featured Blues Interview – Elvin Bishop His latest album may be titled Can’t Even Do Wrong Right (Alligator Records), but whether it’s through the proper alignment of the planets, hard work or just plain ole good living, it seems like Elvin Bishop has sure enough managed to do a lot of things...

Read More

35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival Wrap Up

35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival Wrap Up

Elvin Bishop, Selwyn Birchwood and Jarekus Singleton recently performed at the 35th Annual Rawa Blues Festival in Katowice, Poland (10/3). The Rawa Blues Festival is one of the largest and most popular blues festivals in Europe. All three of our artists knocked it out of the park. Check out pictures of their individual sets as well as the Alligator Jam Session where the seasoned Bishop is joined...

Read More

2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS!

2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS!

2015 BLUES BLAST MUSIC AWARDS! Male Blues Artist Of The Year and Contemporary Blues Recording for “Can’t Even Do Wrong Right”! Complete list of winners @...

Read More

Elvin to headline Rawa Blues (Poland) on Oct. 3rd!

Elvin to headline Rawa Blues (Poland) on Oct. 3rd!

Website: http://rawablues.com This year’s Edition of the Rawa Blues Festival will take place on Saturday, 3 October 2015. All concerts will be performed at “Spodek” Hall in Katowice. Elvin Bishop Bettye LaVette Jarekus Singleton Irek Dudek Selwyn Birchwood PLUS: Droga Ewakuacyjna Sex Machine Band Acustic Wes Gałczyński & Power Train Manfred & Johnson Joanna Knitter...

Read More

Elvin and Bob Welsh to appear on Prairie Home Companion June 20!

Elvin and Bob Welsh to appear on Prairie Home Companion June 20!

A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor Live National Broadcast June 20, 2015 The Ravinia Festival Pavilion Highland Park, IL, 4:45 p.m. CDT Special Guests: John Fullbright, Rachel Barton Pine, Elvin Bishop with Bob Welsh Find a station in your area You can also listen on Sirius Satellite Radio, Saturdays at 5:00 PM CST, or log onto www.prairiehome.org for a live audio Web...

Read More

Elvin Bishop (and band) take home 3 Blues Music Awards!

Elvin Bishop (and band) take home 3 Blues Music Awards!

The 36th Blues Music Awards took place before a sell-out crowd of 1500 in Downtown Memphis Thursday night. The evening began at a 5:30 reception with nominees Austin Walkin’ Cane and Annika Chambers performing and it ended after midnight. During the course of the evening, 24 Blues Music Award winners were announced and the show featured 20 ten-minute sets, including one by Blues Hall of Famers...

Read More

Elvin To Appear On Conan! Monday, May 11th

Elvin To Appear On Conan! Monday, May 11th

Blues guitar master Elvin Bishop — newly inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — will appear on TBS’ CONAN on Monday, May 11. The legendary guitarist will sit in with Jimmy Vivino and the Basic Cable Band for the duration of the show. Last month, Bishop was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the groundbreaking music he made with The Paul Butterfield Blues...

Read More