PA’s First Lady of the Blues
Expect to be “wowed!” Octavia’s wicked harmonica playing and sultry powerful vocals delivers shivers down your spine. Fueled with amazing audience interaction and backed by her smokin’ hot band consisting of Chip Stanilla guitar & vocals, Bobby Fry bass & vocals, and Jamie Furhman drums, you have great chemistry between band members that incite infectious joy audiences adore yielding the region’s hottest Blues act.
THE OCTAVIA BLUES BAND WISH YOU A LOVELY AND SAFE HOLIDAY SEASON.
The Octavia Blues Band won the International Blues Challenge and are Memphis bound in January. It is our honor to represent 2nd Story Blues Alliance for the next round of competitions. Read more here »
|Sat. Dec 14||9:00pm.||The Pickled Herring Pub||Octavia Blues Band||32 South Main Street, North East, MD|
|Sat. Dec 21||8:00pm.||Fraternal Order of Eagles – Carlisle #1299||Octavia Blues Band||26 East High Street, Carlisle, PA|
|Thu. Dec 26||8:00pm.||551 West||Octavia Blues Band||551 West King Street, Lancaster, PA|
|Sat. Dec 28||8:30pm.||The Cellar Pub||Octavia Blues Band||5267 Lincoln Highway, Gap, PA|
|Tue. Dec 31||9:00pm.||Roosevelt Tavern||Octavia Blues Duo||50 North Penn Street, York, PA|
|Thu. Jan 9||8:00pm.||Shanks Tavern||Octavia Blues Open Mic||36 S Waterford Ave., Marietta, PA|
|Fri. Jan 10||9:00pm.||Johnny Joe’s Bar||Octavia Blues Band||5327 East Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg, PA|
|Tour: Memphis International Blues Challenge|
|Tue. Jan 21 - Sat. Jan 25||8:00pm.||TBA||Octavia Blues Band||TBA, Memphis, TN|
|Sat. Feb 8||9:00pm.||Mohnton VFW, Post 9045||Octavia Blues Band||225 West Wyomissing Ave., Mohnton, PA|
|Sat. Feb 15||9:00pm.||Club 521||Octavia Blues Band||2400 Butter Road, Lancaster, PA|
This “Blues Diva” has garnered press such as, “Octavia has been noted as Top of the List of the very few female harmonica players in the blues world. ” [Jeremiah Eisley, Sun Gazette, Williamsport, PA].
“She’s one of a kind! Her confidence and fearlessness, along with her harmonica virtuosity, has earned her respect and a spot on the stage beside several bona-fide legends over the years.” [Jessica Smucker, Fly Magazine, Lancaster, PA].Leave your own comment! » More press coverage here »