Doors open at 8 PM. Show starts at 9:30PM.
2 drink minimum.
Artur Menezes is taking the blues rock scene by storm! As a highly energetic guitarist, singer and songwriter, Art impresses the crowds with his feeling and showmanship. Although very much influenced by blues, he crosses genres with psychedelic rock, funk and brazilian rhythms such as “baião”, creating his own voice and sound, which has been attracting younger audiences and helping to keep the blues alive.
Based in Los Angeles, the Brazilian artist is making his name playing around US. His last album “Fading Away” was released on October 30th, 2020, through VizzTone Label Group. The album features Joe Bonamassa in one of the songs and it was produced by Josh Smith.
In 2021, Artur had a European tour and now he’s in te studio working on a new album. Artur got signed by a major label (to be announced).
In 2019, Artur performed at the Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival after winning the Grand Prize in a contest promoted by Ernie Ball.
He also won Gibson/Albert King Award for Best Guitarist by the Blues Foundation and scored 3rd place at the 2018 International Blues Challenge in Memphis.
In 2020, Artur Menezes got his Green Card granted by the US based on his recognition and efforts on promoting the Blues.
In 2017, Artur shared the stage with Joe Satriani in a festival in Brazil for a 20 thousand people audience. And recently, he started teaching guitar at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA.
7 years ago, when he was still living in Brazil, Artur was the headline of numerous festivals. In 2014, headline at Augustibluus Festival in Estonia and played in clubs in UK. In 2015, he toured twice in Mexico and in 2013 in Argentina.
In 2012, Artur played the opening shows for Buddy Guy in his South American tour in Brazil.
As an educator, Artur teaches guitar at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood, CA and has online courses and masterclasses with TrueFire, JamPlay, JTC and Pickup Music.
Concerned about disseminating and expanding access to blues in Brazil, Artur was one of the founders of the society "Casa do Blues" (House Of Blues), which promotes weekly shows with free admissions, workshops and lectures about the Blues. He remained on the board of the project until early 2013.
Artur was a speaker at TEDx,, an annual event licensed by TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) in 2013, where personalities share their experiences and knowledge in presentations broadcast live on the Internet and later released on video, the TEDTalks accessible to billions of people worldwide.