“Hendrix on crank guitar phrasing… all the soul of Otis Redding and the swagger of Steven Tyler. Anthony joyfully blends the distinction between blues and rock.”
Anthony Gomes has been creating virtuosic, burning blues since his recorded debut in 1998. 13 releases and numerous awards and ecstatic accolades later, the aptly named, “Peace, Love & Loud Guitars,” crackles with bare wires passion. Paramount after 100 plus years of blues music is the indefinable spirit of deep expression beyond words and notes. The Canadian blues guitar hero and scholar with impeccable taste, personifies that spirit. He sings and plays with an integrity and deeply felt emotion oblivious to fortune or fashion.
Best Musician/Live Performance Winner at the 2017 European Blues Awards.
Named one of the “Top 10 guitarists in the world”” by Music Tasters Choice.
Five of Anthony’’s most recent albums have appeared in the Top 10 on Billboard’s Blues chart, including LIVE (2008) which debuted at #1.
Performed and demoed the first 3D Printed guitar for the BASF company (2018).
Nominated for “Electric Artist of the Year” at the Canadian Maple Blues Awards (2016, 2013).
Winner of Blueswax Magazine’s Artist of the Year Award in 2003 and followed that up with subsequent nominations in 2004 – 2007.
Gomes has performed in 17 countries and has opened for B.B. King, Buddy Guy, Robert Plant, Joe Bonamassa, Heart, Jonny Lang, Sammy Hagar, 38 Special, Robert Cray, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Gretchen Wilson.
Buy tickets online or at Heart & Soul 42 Main St. (in the theatre building). Please note tickets are cash only at Heart & Soul.Sun-Tues 10-4; Wed-Sat 10-5.
Hours may vary, call first if you’re coming from out of town. (209) 256-9702
Sutter Creek Theatre