Casey Hensley San Diego Music Awards Best Blues Artist 2019
All over the world people are talking about 26 year old powerhouse vocalist Casey Hensley. Her talent and power are taking the Blues by storm. Surrounding herself with only the best musicians, and heavily influenced by all of the greats, it is no wonder she has everyone talking. Her self-monikered backing band always includes incredible celebrated guitar slingers such as Anthony Cullins, Laura Chavez, Kid Ramos, Johnny Main, Steve Wilcox, and many more to match her larger than life voice. Drummer Evan Caleb Yearsley (son of the late vocalist Candye Kane), saxophonist Johnny Viau, and bassist Mark C. They are well known for their ability to cross blues subgenres, including jump, swing, and Chicago blues.
The press took notice of Casey Hensley right away. In May 2017, the singer's band played the main stage at Doheny Blues Festival, headlined the Ojai Blues Festival, and appeared at Gator by the Bay. Later that year, they also played Las Vegas' Big Blues Bender at the Plaza Hotel. After Hensley signed to Vizztone Records, the album "Casey Hensley Live (Featuring Laura Chavez)" was released in October 2017 and hit #1 on the Global Radio Indicator Charts, #4 Roots Music Report Soul/Blues Chart, it debuted at #17 on ITunes Blues charts and hit #10 on the Living Blues Radio Charts. Casey Hensley is an undeniable rising star that will bring tears to your eyes and leave you breathless.