This Weeks Featured Artist – Anthony Gomes

Anthony Gomes (born May 14, 1970, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian blues and blues rock guitarist and singer. He was born to a Portuguese father and a French-Canadian mother. After his 1998 debut album release Blues in Technicolor, he began touring the United States and Canada and he has since recorded eight more albums.

Gomes resides in St. LouisMissouri, United States, playing a fusion of blues with rock and soul, and with the Anthony Gomes Band has toured North America and Europe.


The Toronto born singer/songwriter/guitarist, named ‘One of the Top Ten Guitarists’ in the world by Music Tasters Choice, has released 12 albums and performed concerts in 17 countries. In November 2017 Gomes won ‘Best Musician (Live Performance)’ at the 37th Annual European Blues Awards.  Anthony has opened for B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Alice Cooper, Joe Bonamassa, Heart, Jonny Lang, Sammy Hagar, 38 Special, Robert Cray, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Gretchen Wilson.

Band members

Fred Spencer ~ Drums, Percussion

Carlton Armstrong ~ Bass Guitar


  • 1998 – Blues in Technicolor (Urban Electric)
  • 2000 – Sweet Stringin’ Soul (Urban Electric)
  • 2002 – Unity (33rd Street Records)
  • 2006 – Music Is The Medicine (Adrenaline)
  • 2006 – Long Way Home
  • 2008 – Anthony Gomes Live
  • 2008 – Primary Colors
  • 2009 – Rebel Blue
  • 2009 – New Soul Cowboys
  • 2012 – Up 2 Zero
  • 2013 – … Before The Beginning
  • 2015 – Electric Field Holler (Blues Rock
  • 2018 – Peace, Love and Loud Guitars


  • 1998: Buddy Guy’s Legends “Best Unsigned Blues Band”
  • 2003: BluesWax Artist of the Year


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