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Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist
Blues / Jazz / Variety

 Fred Vine is a singer and fingerstyle guitarist from Rochester, NY.  He is a master of "Piedmont" style and Delta bottleneck slide guitar. His versatile guitar techniques are displayed in a repertoire rich with traditional blues, compelling instrumentals and captivating  songs.

  Fred's musical tastes are eclectic. A performance could include acoustic blues, jazz, original compositions , American Songbook and contemporary songs. His influences are rooted in bluesmen  Rev. Gary Davis, Robert Johnson, Son House, Mississippi John Hurt, Jelly Roll Morton and certainly Chet Atkins.  With a stage presence that is laid back yet engaging and witty, he easily connects with his audience.

  Fred has several recordings to his credit. "Mister Freddy Blues" (a compendium of roots blues), "Crystal River Blues" (a mixed bag of jazz, blues and contemporary), "Cruising on the Belle" and "Genesee Delta Stomp", which showcases Fred's original music. As a seasoned performer, Fred has shared the stage with Muddy Waters, John Hammond, Guy Davis, Dave Van Ronk and many others.    

 


5/28/16- 5:30- 7pm   The Roc City Rib Fest in Genesee Valley Park  Rochester, NY
 

6/12/16  3-6 pm aboard The Colonial Belle tour boat. Fairport,NY
 

7/9/16   4:30-5:30   The Corn Hill Festival (Avery Mall Stage) Rochester,NY with "Red,Fred and Weems"
 

7/10/16  10:30-noon  The Corn Hill Festival (27 Atkinson St.) solo
 

8/5/16   6:30-8pm   Carpenter Park at The Port of Pittsford, NY with "Red, Fred and Weems"
 

8/4/16 7-8:30pm Henrietta Public Library with "The Fred Vine Band" featuring Alex Vine
 

8/6/16   3-4:30pm   Crossroads Blues Festival  Lima, NY  with"Red, Fred and Weems"
 

8/17/16 7pm   Tunes by the Tracks   4 Railroad Ave. Clifton Springs, NY  solo
10/20/16  Sticky Lips in Henrietta, NY as part of the Son House Blues Night
 

For information on booking or to purchase CD's,

email fredvine@frontiernet.net

or call 585-334-2779

 

 

Genesee Delta Stomp
Mister Freddie Blues
Fred Vine Live
Cruising on the Belle
Songs of tbe Erie Canal
Crystal River Blues