Revelator Hill

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“Virginia-based Revelator Hill fires up the electric in electric blues. On Atlantic Detour, they combine masterful musical soundscapes and their love of the blues to create a powerful and distinctive sound all their own. Revelator Hill’s songs come on like a locomotive and take you with them. Both classic and original, Atlantic Detour, reveals the heat and intensity in its creation. The music will get in your bones and stay with you.” – BLUES MATTERS MAGAZINE (May 2017)

Awe-inspiring master guitarist and vocalist Bobby Thompson is no stranger to the blues and rock world. He cut his teeth learning to play in the old blues clubs of D.C. from the likes of Bobby Parker. After honing his craft as a much sought after support man, Thompson decided to step out as a solo artist, releasing three albums since 2011. A recent review from Roots Music Report claims Thompson’s songs portray “muscular blues- and soul-rock strong on soulful vocals and cut-above-the-norm originals.” With his smooth, gripping vocal stylings and his perfect musical taste on anything with a string, Thompson is what’s referred to as a “musician’s musician. Considered a “must see” act of the Northeast region, Bobby was nominated for the D.C area Musician of the Year award in 2015.