Rob Lutes is a superb finger-picking guitar player and singer from Quebec with strong bluesy vocals and original material.
Rob Lutes is widely known for his superb songwriting, finger style mastery and soulful vocals. Since his first release, Gravity, in 2000, the Montreal-based musician, originally from Rothesay NB, has become widely known for his impassioned live performances, extraordinary playing, improvisational magic and intense, gritty vocals. He is a former Kerrville winner and Maple Blues, CFMA and Lys Blues nominee.
Lutes’ 2009 studio release, widely acclaimed Truth and Fiction spent three months in the EuroAmericana Top 10. His sixth album, The Bravest Birds, recorded in Montreal in 2012, features 12 original compositions and a cover of Loudon Wainwright’s gem Natural Disaster.
Award-winning Montreal songwriter Dale Boyle co-wrote two of the tracks. The album features blues, Americana, contemporary singer-songwriter genres and the blazing instrumental Turning Point