The Wanamaker Lewis Band is an exciting, dynamic electric blues band that has thrilled audiences in the mid-Atlantic region for many years. Members
of our band have performed with and opened for many great musicians
throughout the US.
Members of our band have performed with such notables as Muddy Waters, Koko Taylor, Magic Slim & The Teardrops, Roomful of Blues, Louisiana Red, John Mooney, Dave "Honeyboy" Edwards, Hubert Sumlin, Daryl Davis, John Brim,Big Jack Johnson, Ronnie Earl, Forrest Green, Rick Vito, Eric Steckel, the Allstars, John Herald, ...
Our band members have opened for Albert Collins, John Hammond, George
Thorogood, Johnny Sansone, Cyrille Neville, Leon Russell, Dave Edmunds, The
Nighthawks with Elvin Bishop, the Blasters, John Mayall, the Fabulous
Thunderbirds, Buddy Guy, Ruth Brown, Little Charlie & The Nightcats, Clarence
"Gatemouth" Brown, Deborah Coleman, Peter Wolf, Li'l Ed & The Blues Imperials,
Savoy Brown, Nick Moss & The Fliptops, David Bromberg, Shemekia Copeland,
Michael Hill's Blues Mob, Ana Popovich, Joe Louis Walker, John Herald, Pete
Seeger, Arlo Guthrie, Ritchie Havens, Jackson Browne, Joan Baez, Doc Watson,
Dave Van Ronk, Maria Muldaur, John Hartford, Steve Goodman, Billy Joel,
Warren Zevon, Tom Rush, the Joe Krown Trio, Chris Duarte, ...
One of us recorded with the Ramones.
We have played at major music festivals in New York, New Jersey, Delaware,
Maryland, Pennsylvania, California, ...
And we have performed in venues from California to Pennsylvania, and Maine
to Louisiana, (and even some sit-in situations in Singapore and the
We have played in concert halls including Carnegie Hall, the Sellersville
Theater, the Keswick Theater, the TLA, B.B. King's in NYC, the Grand Opera
House (Wilmington, DE), World Cafe Live (Philadelphia, PA), ...
We have performed at festivals including the RiverBlues Festival
(Philadelphia, PA), the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Festival of Bread & Roses
(Berkeley, CA), the Mariposa Folk Festival (city, state), the Anglesea Blues
Festival (NJ), the Riverhead Blues Festival (Riverhead, Long Island, NY),
Briggs Farm Blues Festival (Nescopek, PA), the Phoenixville Blues Festival
(Phoenixville, PA), the State Street Blues Stroll (Media, PA), the
Riverfront Blues Festival (Wilmington , DE), the Cool Blues & Microbrews Festival
(Wilmington, DE), Styleen's First Harmonica Blowoff (Syracuse, NY), the Gypsy
Moon Blues Festival (Lancaster, PA), Rosetree Summer Festival (Media, PA),
the Turkshead Festival (West Chester, PA), the Paoli Blues Festival
(Paoli, PA), the Bethlehem Music Fest (Bethlehem, PA), the Bourbon Street Blues
Festival (Califon, NJ), the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (Wilmington, DE),
We have performed at concerts presented by the Diamond State Blues
Society, the Bucks County Blues Society, the Philadelphia Blues Machine, the
Susquehanna Social Club (MD),
Additional venues at which we have played include the Showboat Hotel and
Casino (Atlantic City, NJ), the Bitter End (NYC), Terra Blues (NYC),
Warmdaddy's (Philadelphia, PA), the Twisted Tail (Philadelphia, PA), the Chestnut
Cabaret (Philadelphia, PA), the Ambler Cabaret (Ambler, PA), 23 East
Cabaret (Ardmore, PA), the Haunt (Ithaca, NY), the Catseye (Baltimore, MD), No
Fish Today (Baltimore, MD), the Hotel Fiesole (Skippack, PA),