The Leo Clarke Band specializes in original music and tasty blues, folk, Americana and rock covers. Fronted by the experienced, award winning blues man and songwriter Leo Clarke, the band is made up of long time professional seasoned musicians boasting over 100 years professional musical experience; Leo Clarke, Larry Bloomfield, Gary Bates, and Dan Marshall. Leo has been performing his originals and more throughout the country for more than 25 years His slide guitar, open tunings, and unmistakable blues vocals have earned him awards all the way from Cincinnati to Memphis. Leo’s band is made up of equally seasoned veterans and season professionals in the music business. Larry(Harmonica) has is well known has one of the premier harp players in the region and has played with just about every blues player in Cincy and has been playing throughout the region for more than 30 years. Gary(Bass and vocals)not only plays bass but writes and sings as well. Gary has worked with several excellent musicians over the years including Modulators in the mid 80’s and has been playing in clubs and bars for over 45 years. Dan(Drums), the newest member of the group is no stranger to the stage. Dan brings 25 years of performance experience and can also be found playing guitar and singing all over town as his alter ego-“LoopManDan”. The Leo Clarke band has been nominated for best original band and best blues band by City Beat Magazine, and his last CD “Leo Clarke” came in #17 on WNKU’s top 89 CD’s of 2012. The Leo Clarke Band and combined 100+ Years experience have been performing throughout the region for decades. ffffffff
Cincy Blues Society
1623 Dalton Avenue 141080
Cincinnati, OH 45250
The Cincy Blues Society is a member-supported, 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote and advance the culture and tradition of Blues music as an original American art form. Formed in 1990, the Cincy Blues Society strives to fulfill its mission by encouraging and facilitating both performance and educational events and projects.