LAURA CHEADLE FAMILY BLUES BAND WINNER OF 'BEST BLUES BAND OF THE YEAR' 2014 for Tri State Indie Music Awards sponsored by WXPN! and 2014 BEST BLUES BAND Ventnor Showdown Atlantic City, NJ. NEW BLUES ALBUM "Where The Blues Hangs Out" now available !
Dividing time between Philly and NYC, Laura Cheadle Family Blues band''s award winning blues is gaining national and international attention. Keeping it in the family is their forte with accomplished musician James "Papa" Cheadle on the keyboards, his son, "Jimmy Lee" Cheadle on lead guitar and the beautiful star of the show: singer-songwriter: Laura Cheadle on vocals and rhythm guitar. Not just a thoughtful singer-songwriter, and not just a soulful funk diva, BLUES musician Laura Cheadle offers audiences a lively performance filled with upbeat introspection. James "Papa Cheadle" has played and recorded with Don Cornell, DJ Jazzy Jeff, The Four Aces, Grover Washington Jr. and The Soul Survivors,Jaco Pastorius and Peter Erskine to name a few and is certainly his offsprings main inspiration. Laura Cheadle Family Blues Band have many accomplishments under their belt opening for: The Jonas Brothers, Sister Hazel, Spin Doctors, Ryan Cabrera, Kasim Sulton, Terrence Simien, Garland Jeffreys, John Oates/Hall and Oates, Average White Band, Clarence Clemons III for Bruce Springsteens After Party and Constantine Maraoulis of American Idol. These South Jersey Natives and current Philadelphia residents have toured nationally and internationally everywhere from the East Coast/West Coast to London. The Cheadle's have appeared on 6ABC's "Tuned In" as the very first viewers choice, The "NBC 10" Show, the National reality show "Next Great Family Band" on NBC/Cosi TV. Laura Cheadle was named a "Super Woman" in South Jersey Magazine for her active Charity Work. A very recent accomplishment: Laura Cheadle Family Blues Band just recently won "Best Indie Jazz/Blues Band of The Year" 2014 at Tri State Indie Music Awards sponsored by WXPN. The Band currently has 5 Albums out with their critically acclaimed NEW Bluesy Album "Where The Blues Hangs Out" now available on iTunes