The Blues Overdrive is regarded as one most exciting and fast rising acts on the European blues scene. Receiving acclaim from major music publications from over the world parising their unique sound that nicely transcends various styles of blues and roots music.
On stage, the band exhibits a high musical level with the two guitarists Andreas Andersen and Martin Olsen in front. Their musical understanding is almost telepathic and is aided by the solid backing from the Texan bassplayer Brother Birck and Swedish drummer Louisian Boltner.
The band contantly balances on the knife’s edge – where both musicians and audience has to be on their toes and where the next moment is unpredictable and exciting! They get the sounds of the past to sound like the future. With a stylish mix of elements of classic Chicago blues and trance-like and hypnotic delta grooves they are living proof of how blues music can be played in an exciting modern form.
As one of the most sought after blues acts in Denmark they have played numerous concerts in recent years. Among them counts many major international festivals and tours. With an entertaining show and a versatile repertoire there is something for every music lover.
“A world class blues band from Denmark” Blues Magazine
The bands latest album ‘Overdrive Live!’ was awarded European Blues Awards ‘Album of the Year‘ in 2018. The release was recorded live-to-tape at one of Denmarks biggest festivals ‘Smukfest’. The previous release ‘Clinch!’ which features Duke Robillard and Joel Paterson was also awarded European Blues Awards ‘Album of the Year‘ in 2015.