Get ready for a stellar ride through the traditional blues universe! Brian Lee & the Orbiters have earned an impressive reputation throughout the Northwest for their superb modern take on classic blues styles. Brian delivers dynamic and engaging performances with melodic vocals, exceptional song writing, and superb harmonica, slide guitar, and guitar. The accomplished, hard-swinging Orbiters’ rhythm section features Chris Wehba on bass and Russ Kammerer on drums. Completing the Orbiters’ sound on guitar is the remarkably expressive Mahiko Fujita. With their distinctive repertoire of original tunes, gems from the broad blues tradition, and exceptional musicianship, the Orbiters will take you on a stratospheric blues journey that’s also perfect for dancing!
Brian & the Orbiters have also been honored to receive many Washington Blues Society “Best of the Blues” awards, including Best Traditional Blues Act for 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017. The Orbiters have released multiple albums, which have received world-wide radio play. Their Identity Theft album hit #15 on the Living Blues radio charts.
For straight-ahead blues with exceptional musicianship and energy, Brian Lee & the Orbiters stand out.