Blu Demind, an original blues band, formed in 2015. The band mixes traditional and contemporary blues. The initial musical influences include Etta James, Albert King and Lonnie Mack.
Butler County native with 30 years experience, he has been playing guitar in the Tristate. He has fronted two former local blues bands, Blue Lightnin and Loose, along with varies other projects. He pounds out some high energy blues with blazing guitar work.
Julie McCormick- Vocalist
Northern Ky. award winning vocalist, she has been singing for 15 years. Awards include : 2015 Trihealth Cincy Sings 1st place award, Cincinnati Cincy Sings “Excellence in Acapella” award, and 1st place award at the Burlington Pawapalooza Battle of the Bands 2013. She is a gritty , bluesy singer belting out her original upbeat songs.
Paul Neff- Bassist
Starting bass at age of 15, he was soon playing at 17 with a band called The Squires. The Army interrupted his music career, along with 2nd shift jobs. He kept up his chops playing with a band called The Urinal Biscuits and attending local open jams. A confident, dynamic player, he is a great creative addition to this band.
Larry Frederick- Drums
Veteran and commercial artist, this drummer exchanged the paintbrush for drumsticks. Self- taught at age 13, he is an exuberant and powerful player who lays down the beat. Formerly of the band, Black Water Fog, his influences include include Buddy Guy and Gary Moore.