(Memphis, USA) Deeply rooted in blues, Southern Avenue from Memphis, Tennessee brings infectious rhythms, soulful guitar sounds, masterful musicianship, and riveting vocals to the stage and studio alike. Their sound represents an ideal, to come together in music, spirit, and in the love of life.
Southern Avenue consists of award winning, Israeli born guitarist Ori Naftaly, vocalist Tierinii Jackson, and her younger sister Tikyra Jackson on drums. Backed by some of Memphis’ best, Daniel Mckee on bass, Southern Avenue is the high energy blues band that you don’t want to miss. Their Debut EP was produced by Luther Dickinson and Kevin Houston. In their hometown of Memphis, they are considered by many to be the “future of the genre”.
The band reached to the finals of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. That means they are now one of the 8 best blues bands in the world according to the expert jury members. So young and so good already. Many more good things are to come. The band tours Europe in August and October.