Blues On The Loose is just that. An ensemble of veteran musicians from Southcentral Pennsylvania who chose to deepen their blues music background and share their experience while contributing to the preservation of the legacy of blues music.
Blues On The Loose, from Lancaster, Pa., embodies the spirit of the swing and jump blues era of the mid 20th century. Their harmonica driven sound embraces influences from America’s west coast and of international players.
Frontman Lewy Dean, sings and plays harmonica, Guitarist, Jay McElroy, Bassist, Doug Porter and percussionist Connor Stoehr make up this exciting combo that look to the future of the blues while honoring it's past. Recent additions to our line-up of musical talent include Glenn Redcay - Guitar and Ralph Leon Miller - Keyboards and Fiddle.
We are proud members of and contributors to the Blues Society of Central Pennsylvania, Steel City Blues Society, Phoenixville, Pa. and The Bucks County Blues Society, New Hope, Pa.
Favorite Lancaster Haunts: 551 West, 551 W. King St., Marion Court, 7 East Marion Street
Concert performances include:
East Petersburg Blues Festival, East Petersburg, Pa: 2016, 2019 and 2022
Lancaster Roots & Blues Festival: 2016, '17, '18, '19, '21 & '22
Fill The Gap Concert, Lancaster, in lieu of Roots & Blues 2020
Dauphin County Music & Wine Festival, Fort Hunter, Harrisburg, Pa.
Featuring Mindy Abair & The Boneshakers, Mikey Junior & Slam Allen
Opening Act for Blues Society of Central Pennsylvania presents: Sugar Ray Norcia & The Blue Tones, Champion's, Highspire, Pa., 9 / '19
Winner of Steel City Blues Society IBC Battle of the Bands. 11 / '19
Entrants and Participants in the 2020 Internl. Blues Challange, Memphis, TN. Jan. 28 - Feb. 1, 2020
Opening Act for NOLA Records Presents: Benny Turner & Daryl Davis CD Release Party, Feb. 21, '20
Blues Society of Central Pa. 2020 Pandemic Blues Zoom Productions
Nominated for 2021 Blues Band of the Year by Central Pa. HoF & Music Awards, 2022.
Spring Wine Fest & KIPONA Fest, Market Street Stages, River Front park, Harrisburg, Pa. 2022