2017 RAMI Award Winner - Hall of Fame Inductee
2012-2017 RAMI Award Winner - Blues Artist of the Year!!
2014 RAMI Winner-Album of the Year
2014, 2015 Illinois Certification of Recognition
2015 Peoria "Road to Memphis" Winner
2016 International Blues Challenge Semi Finalist - Top 40 in the world.
Lizzi Neal Band takes decades of combined experience and love of all genres to create a paralyzing Contemporary Blues sound. Influenced at an early age by Blues, Soul and Jazz, power house Lizzi Neal displays mad ranging vocals and the ability to Co-write songs with Dave Neal that range from a witty, upbeat jazzy number, to a sultry heart wrenching soul song. Dave Neal on guitar plays melodic rhythm mixed with smokin leads. On the bottom is Alan Shupp on bass and John Brown on Drums. Alan's clean sound on bass displays his amazing artistry, while John holds the whole band together with a solid funky beat.In 2017 Steve Bunton joined and has helped really take their sound to another new place, playing a mixture from piano to organ, and even awesome horn section sounds. Regionally touring in the last several years, winning consecutive Blues awards and state recognition for their hard work, has them on the brink of success. Their first full length release won album of the year in northern Illinois. Currently working on their next album, Lizzi Neal Band looks forward to many years of continued success and making new fans.
Where LNB has Played:
Rollin on the River Festival
Illinois Budweiser Blues Fest
Paramount Blues Fest
Luther Allison Blues Festival
Illinois Vintage Wine Fest
La Salle Blues Fest
Mississippi Valley Blues Festival After Party
Blues on the Fox
Poopy's in Savanna
and sooo many more... see gig dates for others
Clubs and Fests in Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, Tennessee, Kentucky etc.
Articles and Links
"If you are looking for something new that doesn't sound like anything else, The Lizzi Neal Band is the real deal. They have such a dynamic style and have a way of making each person feel that they are playing just for them. Whatever "IT" is they have it! They soothe the pressures this life hands us all and for a moment we can all let it go. Thanks for the passion, music, and talent and for sharing it so well! Lizzi Neal is one of the Midwest best!" ---River City Blues Society
The incomparable "Lizzi Neal Band" There aren't enough accolades to speak about this band...you simply have to come and... see for yourself!! This is live music at its finest!! If you're looking for that "WOW!!" smile, tell your mama, tell your papa, tell all your friends.... We promise you won't be disappointed!! -Danny Bowman owner of Brothers Pub
Damn! that beat is off the chart. This jam is just OMG GOOD. IT's a bit of rock, girly and BLUES. It be soo easy just to put this on the radio as is. The music is soo vibrant and alive. It's bold and beautiful. Great jamming music. Amazing in one word. - FAN
groovy, soul touching awesome blues band
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