“These are serious musicians having a hotter than hot good time. It’s tough to stay in your seat when Estrin and his musical cohorts get cooking.”
– Chicago Sun-Times

2018 BMA Band of Year

2018 Band of the Year - Rick Estrin & the Nightcats

Wildly fun, musically fearless and bursting with bravado, 2018’s Blues Music Award winning Band Of The Year Rick Estrin & the Nightcats have created one of the blues’ most instantly recognizable sounds and no-holds-barred styles. Featuring the world-class talents of harmonica master, songwriter and vocalist Rick Estrin, guitar wunderkind Chris “Kid” Andersen, keyboard wizard Lorenzo Farrell and dynamic drummer Alex Pettersen, Rick Estrin & the Nightcats serve up sharp and incisive original blues and gritty roadhouse rock ‘n’ roll.
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Rick Estrin and the Nightcats Sign With Blue Mountain Artists Tours

BMA Tours welcomes Rick Estrin and The Nightcats to the Blue Mountain for exclusive representation. These 2018 winners of the Blues Music Awards 2018 Band of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Traditional Male Artist will be serving up their sharp and incisive original blues alongside gritty roadhouse rock'n'roll. We are truly excited to have them on board.

Blue Mountain Artists Tours (704) 525-1559

Contact Derek Smith for North America booking.
Email derek@bmatours.com

Contact Dr. Patricia Morgan for International booking. 
Email patm@bmatours.com

Rick Estrin & the Nightcats

2019 Blues Music Awards Nominations Announced

2019 Blues Music Awards

The Blues Foundation announced this years Blues Music Award nominees and congratulations are in order for Rick Estrin and Kid Andersen!

Rick is nominated in the category of Contemporary Male Artist and Kid Andersen is nominated in the Instrumentalist - Guitar category.  Both well deserved.

The Blues Foundation will host the 40th Annual Blues Music Awards on Thursday, May 9th at 7 PM at Memphis’ Cook Convention Center. 

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BLUES MUSIC AWARDS Trifecta for Rick Estrin & the Nightcats