We’d guess that Sean Riquelme earned his Blues Puppy title for the fact that he first started playing guitar at age 6 – as soon as his hands could reach the frets – and was performing for crowds at age 11. A young pup indeed, and now only at 15 years old he’s ready to take the music world by storm with his first EP Licked. The title track is this week’s #RPMdownload. …read more »
Sean “Blues Puppy” Riquelme
Blues Puppy is a 15 year old Blues Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter. Grandfather put a guitar in Sean’s hands at age of 6. Started playing in front of crowds by 11 and started playing in gigs at 12. Started writing songs at 13. At his age, Blues Puppy currently performs a “Tribute to Guitar Legends” show at local venues/festivals/fundraisers/coffee shops with his band and is at the start of his career. He is unsigned and is working on his first all originals cd. Blues Puppy has been playing since the age of 6. His main influences are Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Santana, Buddy Guy, BB King, Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, etc.
New across our desk is this radio documentary by journalist Dustin McGladrey on Indigenous musicians in rock and blues. …read more »
From Juneau, Alaska, to Toronto, Ontario, to Boise, Idaho, Indigenous live music is making noise all across Turtle Island this weekend. Here’s RPM’s top ten picks. …read more »