The Ted Vaughn Blues Band

"The playing is tight,the sound is sharp....a blues persona all their own. Electrifying harmonica work."
-Mike DeGagne - All Music Guide

"Yes for unpretentious blues. A thousand times, yes ! The Ted Vaughn Blues Band is the genuine thing. Go to this show."
- "Top Pick" Eight Days a Week Guide, The Corvallis Advocate. Corvallis, OR.

Texas bluesman Ted Vaughn, currently based in Oregon, fronts this group of award winning blues pros with decades of recording and performing under their belts. Hans Bloom of The Delademokraten News in Sweden says "Ted Vaughn has a voice made for the blues."
The bands raucous, high energy live performances have gained legions of fans worldwide. Individually, the members have shared venues with top artists such as John Fogerty (The Golliwogs, Creedence Clearwater Revival ), Timothy B. Schmidt (The New Breed,The Eagles), Ted Nugent, and blues icon Doug MacLeod. The band has shared stages with artists as varied as Grammy nominated bluesman John Nemeth , pop legend Kenny Loggins and Texas blues masters "Smokin' Joe Kubek" and Bnois King. The Ted Vaughn Blues Band has electrified blues lovers at some of the largest festivals in the country as well as smaller, more intimate venues.
Due to the popularity of their original music, the band was listed as one of the "Top Ten" bands for worldwide airplay on Jango internet radio.
Their long awaited CD, "The Ted Vaughn Blues Band" was released on Harbinger Northwest Records and recorded by the Platinum Album Award winning production team of Leon-Forrest and Paul Carlsen (Nirvana , Greg Allman, The Doors). It has garnered critical acclaim worldwide and received a nomination for "CD of the Year" by Indie Music Digest

Ted Vaughn

Ted Vaughn - Vocals and Blues Harp : Ted was born and raised in Texas and was heavily influenced by the blues sounds of "Lightnin' Hopkins", "Howlin' Wolf", his namesake, Stevie Ray Vaughan as well as country artists such as Waylon Jennings. Ted formed a friendship with the late Texas bluesman Willie Willis (The Wildcatters) and studied technique on the harmonica from such notable players as Charlie Musselwhite, Sam Meyers (Anson Funderburg and the Rockets) and James Harman. Ted is a signed endorser for Shaker Harmonica Microphones and Bushman Harmonicas.

Notable Festival Performances

B.B.'s Jazz, Blues and Soups. St Louis, MO.

Iron Horse Casino, Auburn, WA.

The Triple Door, Seattle, WA.

Rivers Edge Concert Series, Independence, OR

Willamette Valley Blues Festival, Springfield, OR,

Boos, Blues and Brews Festival, Seaside, OR

The Melody Ballroom, Portland, OR

Winter Blues Festival, Milwaukee, OR

Seafood, Wine and Blues Festival, Salem, OR

Monmouth Independence Day Celebration, Monmouth, OR

Salem Independence Day Celebration, Salem Riverfront, Salem, OR

Jefferson Mint Festival, Jefferson, OR

A.B.A.T.E Campout, Fossil, OR

Ride to Remember, Tualatin, OR

Good Vibrations Motorcycle Rally, Salem, OR

Red, White and Blues Festival, Corvallis, OR

Corvallis Art Festival, Corvallis, OR

Oregon Wine and Brew Fest, Salem, OR

Thunder In the Garden, Silverton, OR

 Carlton's Got the Blues Festival, Carlton, OR