Introducing the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band:
A Fiery Blend of Tradition and Innovation

Since its inception in 2007, the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band has been on a relentless quest to find their own voice and style within the realm of Blues music. Led by harmonica virtuoso and charismatic vocalist, Riccardo Grosso, the band has undergone several lineup changes, evolving into a four-piece powerhouse that delivers unforgettable performances brimming with high energy and exceptional quality.

With a deep reverence for the masters of the genre, the band refuses to be mere copycats. Instead, they strive to create a unique blend of traditional Blues infused with innovative elements. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Paul Butterfield, Charlie Musselwhite, the Ford Brothers, and even the eclectic sounds of Tom Waits, they embark on a mission to deliver a Blues soundtrack that resonates with the essence of every soul.

At the helm of the band, Riccardo Grosso stands as a harmonica virtuoso and passionate vocalist, revered by both critics and fellow artists. His journey has taken him from living in New Orleans to collaborating with legends such as Charlie Musselwhite and performing with the renowned Blues Brothers Band. In addition, he has gained recognition as a highly sought-after harmonica teacher, attracting students from across Europe and the United States.

To date, the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band has released three remarkable albums. Their debut studio album, “Right Now” (2014), features predominantly original material, showcasing the band’s songwriting prowess. “21.12” is a captivating live album, capturing the band’s electrifying performances, including a selection of songs from their live repertoire and captivating covers. “The Road And The Room” serves as a pivotal milestone, showcasing the band’s evolution through a blend of live and studio recordings, with a standout solo tribute to the late Sonny Boy Williamson II.

When the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band takes the stage, they leave no prisoners. The explosive energy generated by Riccardo and the exceptional guitar skills of Flavio Paludetti combine to create an undeniable force that engulfs audiences. Their captivating live performances have taken them across Europe, from intimate bars to prestigious festivals, leaving an indelible mark on every stage they grace.

The band’s undeniable talent has garnered widespread acclaim from international press and revered artists alike. Legends such as Canned Heat, Blues Brothers Band, and Charlie Musselwhite have praised their prowess and acknowledged them as a force to be reckoned with.

As the Riccardo Grosso Blues Band continues to leave their mark on the Blues scene, they invite you to join them on their exhilarating musical journey. Brace yourself for an unforgettable experience that pays homage to the past while pushing the boundaries of what Blues can be.

Line Up:

Riccardo Grosso – vocals & harmonica
Flavio Paludetti – guitar
Massimo Fantinelli – bass
Carmine Bloisi – drums