Gregg A. Smith and The Blues Revue Band with Matt "Guitar" Giles Band
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Gregg A Smith was born in HoneyGrove, Texas. His musical abilities came to light as an entertainer and singer, as he performed at his families Café, at the age of 3. Through the early years of adolescene, he began to craft his skills in several musical instruments. Traveling globally became his outlet to expand is talent as an entertainer. As a young man, Gregg attended college in the state of Oregon. He gained a vast arrangement of knowledge in the music field which lead him the “greatest opportunity” to perform with the house-band at the Famous Cotton Club. There Gregg experienced a life-long resume of “Who’s Who” to play with in the music industry. From the likes of Etta James, The Whispers, Johnny “Guitar” Watson, Grover Washington Jr., B.B. King, James Brown, and the list keeps going on and on of who Gregg has played with, or opened shows for. Now it was Gregg A Smith time to have his own music out. In 1985, Gregg’s first album titled “The Texas Blues Wailer” was released. Through this release, Gregg established a life-long friendship with the late Johnny Taylor as he toured with Bobby “Blue” Bland. Since then, Gregg has released several albums with established labels and various National artist features. These recordings lead Gregg to having a very successful name in the industry. He is an awarding winning radio jock on the KNON 89.3 FM station in Dallas, TX. Now Gregg is about to release the Biggest Blues song of his career, titled “Don’t Cry No More.” Don’t miss out on the historic blues event. Pre-order your copy today, get it when it releases, or you won’t see another musical genius in your lifetime.
I was born in Baltimore, Md. in October of 1970. As far as back I can remember, my family always had a piano in the house. Growing up I played a little piano and started playing trumpet in middle school. I got my first guitar on my 13th birthday. I was pretty much hooked from that day on.
I moved to Austin, Tx. on August 27th, 1990, coincidentally the day that Stevie Ray Vaughan died. I was a huge fan of his and he was part of the reason I moved to Austin. That, and Antone's night club on Guadalupe. I thought I was going to be a blues guitarist for the rest of my life. The more I played in Austin, the more I encountered different styles of music. I ended up playing in different bands, anything from singer songwriters to rock and roll, honky tonk to r&b. Mainly, I played what I call American southern roots music. I love cajun music, jazz, conjunto, blues, funk, soul, and rock and roll. Occasionally I like to listen to classical and weird music from far away lands.
I've been a side man in Austin Texas for over 26 years. I have been working on a solo record that brings my love of American southern roots music and all of my years of experience as a musician together. This will be a window into the sum total of what I am as a songwriter, guitar player, singer.
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Six Springs Tavern
147 N Plano Rd
Richardson, TX, 75081