Little G Weevil

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Little G WeevilAward winning blues guitarist, singer, songwriter Little G Weevil (born July 6, 1977) is one of the most unique entertainers on the American Roots and Blues scene today. This high energy and very laid back performer sings his heart out and tells his real life stories in a way that is really hard to forget. His latest record "The Teaser" was Top 10 Best Blues Album of the year by the elite Mojo magazine. The album has shined silver and gold on Blues music charts from the House of Blues Radio to B. B. King`s Bluesville all the way to France.

"He somehow delivers intact the spirit and sound of Blues legends from 80 years ago....A new Blues star is here, he proves it."
- Bob Margolin

Little G Weevil started out as a drummer and began playing the guitar at 17. He was introduced and captivated by the music scene through listening to legendary musicians such as John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, Albert Collins, B.B. King and Chuck Berry.

John Lee Hooker and his blues was for me, like my grandfather and the tales he use to tell. When I first heard the songs Hobo Blues and Never Get Out of These Blues Alive, I thought to myself, God, I am part of this, I feel it, I belong to this. - says Weevil

Ever since he started his career he has focused solely on the music of the American South and this can be clearly heard in his compositions. Although he has never had formal guitar or vocal lessons he now performs worldwide.

He established his own band in 1998. After years of touring mostly European countries he released his first single (Chump Change) in 2001 and his first album (One) with his European band Pure Blues in 2004 under the EU based label D&B.

In the same year he moved to Memphis, TN where he received a long-term contract on the legendary Beale Street.

He has performed on numerous occasions in Beale Street's famous Blues clubs and has made his debut tours in the USA on his own or as a side man of Soul Blues singer Louisiana Mojo Queen.

His first solo recordings were also produced in Memphis in 2005.

In 2007, Little G signed up with the Atlanta, GA based King Mojo Records. A year later he left the label for Apic Records and released his very first solo album, the critically acclaimed "Southern Experience".

In 2009 Little G Weevil relocated to Kennesaw, GA where he has been based ever since.

His second solo work "The Teaser" came out in January 2012. It quickly climbed blues music charts in the USA and Europe. Blues and general music media worldwide praised the album. It`s Top 10 Best Blues Album of the year by Mojo - the elite England based publication.

A few months later Little G Weevil entered and won the Blues Foundation`s 2013 International Blues Challenge in the solo/duo category. He was also awarded as best guitarist in category. The ceremony took place in the beautiful Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN.

In March 2013 Little G Weevil signed up with Vizztone Label Group and his next album coming out in July, 2013.



 
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