Original Old-School Blues and Soul
birth of new blue soul
Evolving from the Rogue Johnsen Trio (winners of 2017 DCBS Battle of the Bands), New Blue Soul's line-up includes a powerhouse cast of veteran D.C. musicians: Mary Shaver, vocals; Rogue Johnsen, keys and vocals
Michael "Jr." Tash, guitar; Dean Dalton, bass; Joe Wells, drums!
New Blue Soul has performed at: DC Blues Festival at Wunder Garten, J.V.'s, The Crimson Whiskey Bar, the Ice House Café, Backyard Grille, Café Montmartre, Tims Rivershore, Clydes Willow Creek, Taste of Reston, Westminster Blues and countless other venues.
Members have performed with a host of popular acts, including: W.C. Clark, Memphis Gold, Bad Influence, Tom Principato, The Nighthawks, Archie Bell and the Drells, Bo Diddley, Miss Lavelle White, Sam Andrew, Buddy Guy, Bob Margolin, Deanna Bogart...just to name a few.