'Puppet Show' hits #7 on Billboard Blues Charts
'Puppet Show' hits #9 on iTunes Blues Charts
Jack Venable : 903-240-6885
A powerhouse from the Lone Star State, the Ally Venable Band has ignited excitement in the Modern Blues Scene. Lead vocalists and guitarist, Ally Venable, started singing at an early age in church and then in recent years picked up the guitar and found her passion establishing herself as a Texas Blues Guitar Slinger. Ally’s songwriting and onstage performance, proves that she packs a punch.
She has received many awards including the 2014 and 2015 "Female Guitarist of the Year ", three time winner of "Blues Band of the Year", "Album of the Year"- ETX Music Awards 2017. Guitar Player Magazine stated that," "Venable pulls off a stunner of gritty and/or sultry blues-rock tunes embellished with lots of tasty guitar solos."
Each of Ally’s band mates are versatile on multiple instruments. As Bassist, Bobby Wallace is a master at his craft and his years of experience enhance the band. Classically trained musician and drummer, Elijah Owings, brings a steady, but dynamic sound to the band. He is the backbone of their rockin’ blues sound.
Ally’s recent release ‘Puppet Show’ deputed at #7 on the Billboard Blues Charts, and continues to represent the future of the blues. Ally has shared the stage with Gary Hoey, Rick Derringer, Eric Gales, Lance Lopez, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, and Many others.
Record Label: Connor Ray Music
Endorsements : Ernie Ball, Category 5 amps, Fishman Pickups, Knaggs Guitars, Galaxy Audio & Clothing from Everything That Blings.
2018 - Nominated for "Best New Artist" - Independent Blues Awards
2018 - Nominated for "Best Blues Rock Band" - Independent Blues Awards
2017 - Awarded " Best Blues Band" - ETX Music Awards
2017 - Awarded " Best Album of The Year" - ETX Music Awards
2016- Awarded "Best Blues Band of the Year" - ETX Music Awards
2015- "Best Female Guitarist of The Year" - ETX Music Awards
2015 - "Best Blues Band of The Year" - ETX Music Awards
American Blues Scene Article
"Venable pulls off a stunner of gritty and/or sultry blues-rock tunes embellished with lots of tasty guitar solos" -Guitar Player Magazine
"The hottest new guitarist in blues music" - Good Times Magazine
“This album shines like a beacon...All in all, this is an exceptional album” -Blues Rock Review
" The solos are almost compositions by themselves, she can play fast, bust she also plays musically...Venable is the real deal," - American Blues Scene
“Puppet Show illustrates Venable’s remarkable writing skills. This is a strong and vibrant album and highly recommended”
-Making A Scene
"As their performance begins your mind isn't fully grasping what you are seeing and hearing on stage. You notice a level of established comfort that radiates from the young performer."- New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
"Venable is the new face and sound (and fury) of time's up girl power." -Midwest Record Entertainment
"Best New Artist: The Ally Venable Band (She may be working in a traditional genre — the blues — but Ally Venable does what she does well. And she’s still only in her teens!) BLURT!" – BEST OF DAVE STEINFELD / New York, NY