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Chickenbone Slim is an original blues artist from San Diego, CA. with 30 years of music experience, first as a bassist, and since 2011 as a guitarist, vocalist and bandleader. Chickenbone plays original and traditional electric blues, born in the middle of the last century. Chickenbonbone Slim’s sound is Chicago/Texas/Gulf Coast/Uptown Blues with an authentic 1950’s to 1960’s vibe. Chickenbone’s sound is not sock hop, its Johnny “Guitar” Watson in the Third Ward of Houston circa 1964 as in Chickenbone’s new single “Vampire Baby” from his 2020 release “Sleeper”.

By mixing original blues and swing music with traditional covers Chickenbone’s shows are varied, entertaining and dance friendly. CB is always experimenting and improvising new material as well as catering to his mission to entertain his audience. Chickenbone’s  talented band known as “The Biscuits” is made up of top local and touring San Diego blues musicians, and performs all over California and soon the world!

Chickenbone’s newest album, “Sleeper” released March 3rd 2020 features 10 original songs, recorded at the famous Greaseland Studios in Campbell, CA. Engineeringed and mastered by Christoffer “Kid” Andersen, the disc features guest appearances by Laura Chavez (Candy Kane) and Joey Harris and Jerry Rainey (the Beat Farmers). Chickenbone Slim is backed on drums by Marty Dodson, bass by Andrew Crane, and on guitar Scot Smart, and Troy Sandow on Harmonica.

Reviews are strong for “Sleeper”-“There’s a little bit of something here for everyone and if you have en the tiniest ‘open mind’ ……. this album will knock your socks off.”-Rocking Magpie, UK

Sleeper is gritty and soulful with a bluesy sound and clever lyrics, more than ‘just another blues record’.  Yes it stays fairly close to classic blues traditions, but his varied and unique song writing really lifts it head and shoulders above other artists trying to stick to the same lane.  There can only be one leader, and Chickenbone Slim is it.”-The Rock Doctor, John Kereiff

Slim continues to make his mark loud and clear. Fearless lyrics that don’t hew the line and stomping swinging and slinging in the company of contemporary blues pros, Slim amps it up for a wild time.-Midwest Record Review

BIO-Chickenbone Slim’s first all original release Gone was released in Fall 2015, and featured Big Jon AtkinsonGone was nominated Best Blues Recording at the 2016 San Diego Music Awards, and is available to sample or purchase here.

On tour in 2017 in Northern California, Chickenbone recorded with his band over three days at Greaseland Studios in San Jose with the incomparable Kid Andersen. Chickenbone’s sophomore release The Big Beat was released internationally in September 2017 and reached #17 on the Living Blues Album Charts. The CD received strong domestic airplay, international airplay, and glowing reviews-“This is one of the finest things I have heard in this style in a while.  It is very deeply rooted in blues traditions, immaculately played, and deals with everyday situations.”-Bill Wilson, Reflections in Blue. The Big Beat was nominated for best blues recording at 2018 San Diego Music Awards, and performed in 2018 at the San Diego Blues Festival.

Released on Lo Fi Mob Records, Chickenbone Slim’s new 2020 release “Sleeper” features ten all original modern blues songs. Soulful and unique while adhering to authentic classic blues style, Sleeper explores various viewpoints in its stories of love, loss, power and politics in modern society. Recorded at the famed Greaseland Studios in the summer of 2019 with Kid Andersen mixing, performing and mastering, Sleeper showcases Chickenbone’s unique sound, mixing West Coast jump blues with Chicago and Gulf Coast blues. Balancing on the line between originality and creativity with a deep understanding and respect for blues styles and history, Chickenbone is backed by top San Diego blues musicians Scot Smart on guitar, Troy Sandow on harmonica, Andrew Crane on bass, and Marty Dodson on drums. The disc features all original songs with strong singles including the Texas blues of  “Vampire Baby” and the 50’s rocker “Tougher Than That”.

Since he formed the band in 2012, Chickenbone has played over 1,500 performances, from the San Diego Blues Festival (2018), Gator By The Bay, Adams Ave Street Fair and Unplugged, and on tour throughout CA and AZ. Chickenbone Slim is available for live performances from solo to quintet sized performances for all ages, festivals, club dates, private parties and special events. The band is fully equipped for sound and lights for up to 200 guests. Contact Larry Teves at 619-370-6213 or email to Go to our Instagram page here or Facebook here more information and booking inquiries. Watch a video of Chickenbone Slim live here

2018 Highlight Performances
San Diego Blues Festival, Gator By The Bay, Adams Avenue Unplugged, Northern California, Memphis and New Orleans Tour and various venues
Reviews / Press
“…This is as good as it gets…this is absolutely the Real Deal…”
– Bill Wilson of Chickenwilson2blogspot
“What The Big Beat is, is a loping juggernaut of electric blues, created and propelled by San Diego’s own Larry Teves, AKA, Chickenbone Slim and his sveltly raunchy Fender Telecaster. “
-C. Michael Bailey,  All About
“This is the timeless Blues of Wolf and Muddy but with a modern shtick to it. …
– Alan, AKA The Rocking Magpie
“Chickenbone’s song writing is varied and unique, but at its core adheres to classic blues traditions.”
– Michael Kinsman of 411 Blues
Chickenbone Slim,
(619) 295-1230
Frank Roszak, KBA Awardee 2014
(818) 679-7636

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