On February 15th of 2020, Budda Power Blues presented their expanded formation in a show meant to launch the upcoming tour. Then Pandemic hit, and they never played again.
Now the Full show is available on Munin.live from February 14th to the 28th.
Acclaimed by the press as the best blues band in Portugal, Budda Power Blues are a Blues Rock Power Trio from Portugal, with a huge jamming component and a powerful show.
The band has its roots deep into the blues school, but is all but classic Blues. All the Blues Giants were innovators, and that's how the band feels about the blues. "We have the obligation to bring the blues to the XXI century, keeping it fresh, new and alive", says Budda.
"This is my Blues! 21st century! Blues is a Feelling and no one will stop me from playing what I feel within! All my idols changed the face of the Blues, they made it new, fresh, Blues delivers the news!" - from "Blues is a Feelling".
Budda Power Blues Collective are:
Budda Guedes: Vocals and Guitar
Nico Guedes: Drums and Backing Vocals
Carl Minnemann: Bass and Backing Vocals
João Andresen: Blues Harp
João Martins: Tenor Saxofone
Rui Pedro Silva: Trumpet
Recorded, Mixed and Mastered by Budda Guedes
Directed and Edited by Nico Guedes
Henrique Rocha, Rúben Marques, Alexia Salgado, Bruno Martins, Gonçalo Delgado
Art Direction and Cinematography by Nico Guedes