Two-time winners of
European Blues Awards  ‘Album of the Year’

Story of the blues

Two-time Winners of
European Blues Awards Album of the Year

The Blues Overdrive is a internationally renowned blues’n roots act out of Denmark. They manifested themselves strongly on the international blues scene garnering recognition and applause from renowned music publications worldwide, their distinctive sound effortlessly bridges an array of blues and roots music styles into a deeply personal sound. Prominent European blues publication hails The Blues Overdrive as “A World-class blues band from Denmark. I do not exaggerate by saying that this combo can easily be categorized in the same league as for example The Fabulous Thunderbirds”.Over the years, the bandmembers have collaborated with notable luminaries including Lazy Lester, Manfred Mann, James Harman, Ian Siegal, Duke Robillard, among others.

 

Photo by Sven Lewandowsky

Reviews

What People are Saying

A world class blues band from Denmark.

“I do not exaggerate when I say that this Danish foursome can easily be placed in the same league as The Fabulous Thunderbirds.”

Blues Magazine (NL)

Very easy to get obsessed with

“In short: This band has an original melodic sound that I have never heard before. It is very easy to get obsessed with.”

Bluesnews (NO)

“This comes highly recommended”

“The songs are superb, and such is the quality of singing, playing and production. This comes highly recommended”

Blues Matters (UK)

“Impressive from the first minute to the last.”

“The demo tapes must really have impressed him (JJ Cale). Just like the whole album has me – and that being from the first minute to the very last.”

BluesNews (DE)

Don’t You Dare Miss it!

Live in Concert

Book The Blues Overdrive at your event or club by contacting:
info@bluesoverdrive.com or call +45 3131 9729.

2. February 2024 – InMotion, Århus (DK) SPECIAL TV SHOW
The Blues Overdrive – Showtime: 19.00

3. March 2024 – Musikhuzet, Rønne (DK) Buy tickets
The Blues Overdrive – Showtime: 15.00

15. March 2024 – Mojo Blues Bar, Copenhagen (DK) Buy tickets
The Blues Overdrive – Showtime: 22.00

13. April 2024 – Bygningen, Crossroads, Vejle (DK) Buy tickets
Peter Thorup Tribute – The Blues Overdrive & Ole Frimer – Showtime: 15.00

IAN SIEGAL & THE OVERDRIVE SPECIAL TOUR!

3. May 2024 – Underværket, Bluesnight, Randers (DK)
Ian Siegal & The Overdrive – Showtime: 21.00

4. May 2024 – 28 Live Bar, Roskilde Beat, Roskilde (DK)
Ian Siegal & The Overdrive – Showtime: 16.00

5. May 2024 – Pilegaarden, Brønshøj (DK)
Ian Siegal & The Overdrive – Showtime: 20.00

For Ian Siegal solo tourdates visit iansiegal.com !

24. May 2024 – Mødecenter Odense, Odense (DK) Buy tickets
Peter Thorup Tribute – The Blues Overdrive & Ole Frimer – Showtime: 20.00

16. June 2024 – Kollektivet, Ruds Vedby (DK)
Peter Thorup Tribute – The Blues Overdrive & Ole Frimer – Showtime: 20.00

23. June 2024 – Sonntags am Schloss, Saarbrücken (DE) info
The Blues Overdrive – Showtime: 11.00

10. August 2024 – Blueshappening Zelzate, Zelzate (BE) info
The Blues Overdrive – Showtime: 23.15

29. August 2024 – Amager Bio, Copenhagen (DK) Buy tickets
The Blues Overdrive + Ole Frimer/Knud Møller Band  DOUBLE CONCERT NIGHT! – Showtime: 20.00

More dates to be announced soon!


Stay tunes for more chances to experience The Blues Overdrive live!

For older tour dates click here.

Music Shop

The Blues Overdrive

Gateway Music (2012)

Debut of the Year 2012!
Wasser Prawda

Critically acclaimed debut album features previously unreleased JJ Cale tune ‘Got Myself a Woman’  written in his golden period in the early 70ies.

Tracks: I Need Your Lovin’, Done Tryin’, Out in The Country and many more.

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Clinch!

Gateway Music (2015)

European Blues Awards
Album of the Year 2016!

Features the legendary Duke Robillard (Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Roomful of Blues)  and Chicago ace-guitarist Joel Paterson.

Tracks: Pistol Blues, Living Here Without You, Woman of Love, Daughter of the Devil and many more.

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Overdrive Live!

Gateway Music (2017)

European Blues Awards
Album of the Year 2018!

Experience the Overdrive live with this album recorded live-to-tape at one of Scandinavias biggest festivals Smukfest.

Tracks: Death on the Highway, Three Time Lover, Ball & Chain, High Water (For Charley Patton), I Was Wrong and many more.

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Contact

The Blues Overdrive
DK-2300 Copenhagen S
Denmark
Phone: +45 3131 9729
info@bluesoverdrive.com

Booking & Tours

Booking Scandinavia:
info@bluesoverdrive.com +45 3131 9729
Booking Europe: Maximum Booking
info@maximumbooking.com  +49 177 642 4221
Booking Benelux: Bluesther
info@bluesther.nl   +31 6 423 748 43