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The Erja Lyytinen Band

Blues from the North

En: Take one part Blues traditionalist, blend it with a forward-thinking music academy graduate, serve with a side order of skill and a garnish of Nordic beauty. What have you got? Singer/guitarist Erja Lyytinen, a.k.a. ´the Finnish slide goddess´ (The Blues Magazine).

Since first setting foot in a recording studio some 15 years ago, Erja has become a bona fide star in her homeland and a celebrated fixture on the international music scene. In that time, she has recorded ten studio albums in places as diverse as Helsinki, Memphis and Clarksdale, Mississippi, earning numerous awards and honours along the way. She feels equally at home playing traditional and modern Blues, but has never been afraid to incorporate styles like Jazz, Pop and Soul into her songwriting.

In autumn 2017, Erja took part successfully in the Finnish TV-show Tähdet, Tähdet (Stars, Stars) and sang for half a million people each week. With the release of her last studio record Stolen Hearts, produced by Chris Kimsey, fans can now look forward to new sounds from Finland's Blues queen.

Organisation/collaboration: Jimmy Osborne, Brasserie Wenzel / Soutien: neimënster