Pete Galanis Feat. Nate Manos


Tue, Aug 6, 2024

Pete Galanis Feat. Nate Manos

with Nate Manos

Pete Galanis gained recognition as the talented guitarist for Chicago Blues/Jam Band, Howard & The White Boys, when he joined the group at the age of 26 in 2004. His exceptional blues skills, coupled with his natural versatility in handling funk, R&B, and rock styles, seamlessly integrated with the band's signature sound. Galanis brought an exciting, youthful exuberance to their music, evident on their latest release "Made in Chicago" from Evidence Records.

In 2012, Galanis collaborated with Manos on their debut album, featuring all-original music. Additionally, in 2010, he became part of Rob Blaine's Big Otis Blues, contributing to the band's debut album, "Big Otis Blues." Their performance at the 2011 International Blues Challenge in Memphis earned them a remarkable third-place ranking worldwide.

Throughout his career, Galanis has had the honor of sharing the stage with a remarkable lineup of musicians, including Buddy Guy, Sheryl Crow, Steppenwolf, Aretha Franklin, John Mayer, Robert Randolph, and many others. The list goes on to include esteemed names like Hubert Sumlin, Bob Margolin, Lil' Ed, Tab Benoit, and numerous other blues legends.

Pete Galanis's musical journey is characterized by his exceptional talent and his ability to captivate audiences with his remarkable guitar skills.

Nate Manos

Nate Manos is known by his peers and blues fans alike as one of the premier young Blues, R&B & Soul singers and guitar players on the Chicago music scene. Other than fronting his own band, he is presently working with Chicago Blues Hall of Famer Sheryl Youngblood as the lead guitarist and vocalist in “The Sheryl Youngblood Blues Band”. Nate has multiple residencies at Chicago’s premier nightclubs Blue Chicago, Buddy Guy's Legends, and the legendary Rosa’s Lounge. Nate has worked and played with countless Chicago Blues greats such as Jimmy Johnson, A C Reed & The Sparkplugs, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Shirley Johnson, Laretha Weathersby, Rico McFarland, Chico Banks, Pete Galanis, Omar Coleman, Toronzo Cannon. Nate also briefly co-fronted his own project with Delmark Recording artist and Omar Coleman, and blues guitar great and one of the original Sons Of Blues, Dan Carelli, in a band called “The Troubled Minds”. Nate has been blessed to share festival and nightclub stages with some of his idols and mentors, such as Buddy Guy, Jimmy Johnson, Chicago, Kool & The Gang, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, George Thorogood, Les Getrex, A C Reed, and Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials.