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Ria Reece

Blues, Rock

The Ria Reece Band can best be described as ‘’Soul Rock’’,  heavily rooted in Blues and Classic R&B. Powerful and Soulful, Ria’s haunting vocals take center stage. The band’s regular line up includes guitar, B3 / Rhodes, bass and drums.

‘’The Ria Reece Band exemplifies the soul and R&B revival occurring across North America.’’
                - Feedback Magazin, Jim Martens (Host of Blues in the Morning CFUV) - Victoria BC, January 12, 2016

 In 2015, Ria Reece Band was invited to showcase in Canadian Music Week. That same year, Ria Reece Band was also invited to perform in Blues Summit 7, Canada’s not to be missed biannual forum for all members of the blues music community; which includes blues music in all of it’s forms. After the release of ‘’Out All Night’’, Ria and her musicians hit the road to promote their new album. Important show dates throughout 2016 and 2017 included, the ‘’Mont-Tremblant International Blues Festival’’, ‘’Blues On The Rideau’’ concert series, ‘’Virée Blues’’ concert series, the ‘’Porquis Rock & Blues Festival’’, and the ‘’Festival Jazz Blues d’Edmundston’’ in New Brunswick. It is also important to note Ria Reece’s collaboration with Pat Loiselle, Montreal’s stringed instrument specialist. A collaboration which lead Ria to guest appear during Loiselle’s performances at the ‘’Montreal International Jazz Festival’’, the ‘’Montreal Folk Fest’’ and the ‘’West Island Blues Festival’’.