Your guide to events in Nelson, New Zealand
Friday 29th January 2021
Oscar LaDell was born in the US and raised in Purakaunui, Dunedin. The second-generation bluesman and his band started out playing blues standards in nightclubs around Dunedin, featuring songs by Muddy Waters, BB King, and Guitar Slim. Over the years, funk, rock, soul, R&B, and more have found their way into Oscar’s music. Oscar is supported by his band ‘Hoot’ - Ruairi Griffin (Guitar), Rani Cohen (Drums), and Oliver Robson (Bass).
Oscar LaDell & Hoot are touring Oscar’s latest album ‘Love & Revolution’ (release Jan 14th) following his debut ‘Gone Away’ (www.bit.ly/oscarladell). The singers sophomore effort relies more heavily on R&B and psychedelia, building upon LaDell’s blues background.