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"Stunning California axe slinger...exhilarating electric blues guitar style..." Modern Guitars

"Fearless and fresh...Morvan plays with plenty of imagination" Vintage Guitar

"Morvan singes the strings" Guitar Player

" Undeniable talent...Morvan captivates as much on vocals
as on guitar"
Jazz & Blues Report


"A fiery, hell-burniní set of great tunes"
BluesSource.com

"The power jumps right out...a very strong recording...'Cures What Ails Ya' says it all"
Big City Blues

"Morvan is a flashy, fast-fingered picker "
BluesCritic.com

"Morvan knows how to wail the blues"
Midwest Record Recap

"Wiry, fiery solos...sweet, soaring voice...Morvanís lyrics deserve scrutiny"
Blues Revue

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Blues Rock lead guitarist Laurie Morvan ignites audiences at her live shows with her incendiary guitar playing, while Laurie's amiable personality, positive attitude and creative storytelling are infused in her songwriting style as well as her many interviews, articles and reviews.

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Pasadena Weekly Arts Section Feature Article on the Laurie Morvan Band

Pasadena Weekly feature article
Arts Section
June 5, 2014

"Laurie Morvan's sultry style rocks Arcadia Blues Club..."

Read the Pasadena Weekly feature article

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Blues Blast live show review of Laurie Morvan Band, 28 June 2013

Blues Blast, live review
Published July 11, 2013
LMB at Champaign Blues, Brews and BBQ, 6/28/13

"Laurie is one hell of a great guitarist and if you have not had the
pleasure of seeing her, put it on your must do list!"

Click here for the Blues Blast review

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Laurie Morvan on the cover of Southland Blues Magazine June 2013

Southland Blues Cover Story
June 2013

"Prior to starting her spring/summer touring schedule, Laurie Morvan spoke
with Pete Sardon about her unique style of song writing and offered insight
into her dreams for her band. This is one group from the Southland
that our readers should experience live as well as on CD."

 

Click here to read the entire Southland Blues feature article

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Laurie Morvan Band makes front page news for the Champaign News Gazette on June 29, 2013

Front Page, News-Gazette
June 29, 2013

After their sizzling performance at the Champaign Blues, Brews and BBQ
Fest, the Laurie Morvan Band was spotlighted with a photo of Laurie
on the front page of the News-Gazette.

"Laurie Morvan...tears up the Main Stage with her band".

See the front page featuring Laurie Morvan in the News Gazette

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Read the Daily Journal feature article on Laurie Morvan Band

Daily Journal feature article
June 20, 2013
Kankakee, IL

The Laurie Morvan Band is a huge hit with the Friends of the Blues.

"The energized, leg-kicking, stage-pacing Morvan is so much more
than just a wailing guitarist. She is a charismatic performer whose
stage presence is both powerful and inviting."

Concert goers are quoted as saying, "This band gave me a physical
reaction like I don't usually get" ... "They smoked!" ... and many fans
simply asked, 'How you gonna top that?"

Read the feature article in the Daily Journal

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Laurie Morvan is on the cover of the Cypress Chronicle

Cypress Chronicle cover story
Professor's Got the Blues

Summer 2013

"Math professor Laurie Morvan rocks our world!"

"Taking it from curvy sine waves to rockin' sound waves..."

Read the Cypress Chronicle article

 

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Laurie Morvan Band is the Music Pick of the Week by Sacramento News and Reviews

Sacramento News and Reviews
Music Pick of the Week: Laurie Morvan Band

published April 25, 2013

"Laurie Morvan...is a force on stage...don't miss her Sunday-afternoon show
where she'll rock the PowerHouse Pub with a style that is influenced
by Southern rock and guitar-driven blues. "

Read the Sacramento News and Reviews article

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Portland Monthly features Laurie Morvan Band at Duff's Garage

Portland Monthly spot lights the LMB
October 27, 2012

"Laurie Morvan grew up in a little white house on Bittersweet Lane. This seems
fitting for the music she'd come to make—energetic, red hot blues that can
go from euphoric to melancholic in only a few licks. "

Read the Portland Monthly article

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Mountain Press features Laurie Morvan Band in their Aug 22, 2012 issue

The Mountain Press live show review
August 22, 2012

by Thomas W. Catchpole

"The Laurie Morvan Band has been around for several years and has become a well-honed musical machine."

"Song writer Laurie Morvan played mostly her original songs during the concert.
She has a great presentation style, adding comments between songs about
what life experience inspired the writing of the songs."

Read the Mountain Press feature article

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Boulder Weekly feature article on Laurie Morvan, August 2012

Boulder Weekly feature article
August 9, 2012

"Morvan’s guitar work is the stuff of axe-nerd fantasy, elastic and fluid
when it needs to be, marksman-like when she needs to punctuate,
relentlessly feral when she stretches out. "


Read the entire Boulder Weekly feature article
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Downbeat reviews Breathe Deep by the Laurie Morvan Band

Breathe Deep CD review in Downbeat
March 2012

"Power and technique characterize Morvan’s blues-rock guitar style ...
these five Californians pack heat with an intelligent approach
that makes use of dynamics and built-up tensions"

Read the Downbeat review of Breathe Deep

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Vintage Guitar reviews Breathe Deep by the Laurie Morvan Band in March 2012 issue

Breathe Deep CD review in Vintage Guitar
March 2012

"Morvan’s Strat continues to be as at home on a
Texas shuffle on pop-based soul."

"She manages to spice up slow blues...
and her punchy soloing is right on the mark"

"soulful playing"

Read the Vintage Guitar review of Breathe Deep

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Elmore reviews Breathe Deep by Laurie Morvan Band

Breathe Deep CD review in Elmore
January 2012

Forty Days and Forty Nights
by Jim Hynes

"Laurie Morvan is as relentless as any blues artist... Morvan’s strength
is her blistering guitar, but again we find her speaking with direct human pathos...
That’s what it takes to get through the proverbial 40 days and 40 nights."

Read the entire Elmore review of Breathe Deep

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Big City Blues review of Breathe Deep by the Laurie Morvan Band

Breathe Deep CD review in Big City Blues
Dec 2011-Jan 2012

by Roger & Margaret White

"California guitar slinger Laurie Morvan turns as many heads with her
expressive playing as her long blond hair.  With exhilaration and skill,
Laurie’s guitar blazes on her newest CD, Breathe Deep."

Read the Big City Blues review of Breathe Deep

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Blues Revue CD review of Breathe Deep by the Laurie Morvan Band

Breathe Deep CD review in Blues Revue
Nov-Dec 2011

by Brian D. Holland

"No Working During Drinking Hours immediately sets the stage for a festive
atmosphere. The upbeat blues song begins with a catchy riff sequence
performed by Morvan with Stratocaster flamboyance.  The appealing dual vocals complete the signature Morvan sound and groove."

"Morvan’s guitar playing is what the excitement is all about. Her dazzling chops
and fluid licks have that buttery texture at times...The rest of the band deserves
credit too, as the piano, bass, and drums are watertight..."

Read the Blues Revue article on Breathe Deep

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Boston Blues Society reviews Breathe Deep by the Laurie Morvan Band

Breathe Deep CD review by Boston Blues Society
December 15, 2011
by Lady K


"There’s nothing not to like about Breathe Deep, the Laurie Morvan Band’s latest
release of rocking electric guitar blues. The CD contains terrific blues tunes,
written by a strong woman, with an amazing sense of humor, and a sense of the blues, who just happens to play some blistering, SRV-style lead guitar. Makes Lady K want to holler ‘You go, girl!’..."

Read the entire Boston Blues Society Breathe Deep CD review

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Laurie Morvan Band, Breathe Deep CD review by Blues Source

Breathe Deep CD review by Blues Source
October 24, 2011


"...guitarist Laurie Morvan and crew make a strong case for more awards to fill their trophy case. With Morvan’s muscular, yet lyrical, guitar lines leading the charge..."

"...a soon to be classic, No Working During Drinking Hours..."

Read the Breathe Deep CD review on BluesSource.com

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Breathe Deep CD review by Blues Blast
July 28, 2011

“Morvan...is a stellar guitar player with consummate phrasing and respect for both the music and the spaces between the notes.  I love her technique and style.  She is one of the rising stars in the blues guitar world and anyone who wants to hear the future of blues guitar should pick up one of her CDs and check her out.”  - Blues Blast

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Laurie Morvan Band on front page of Williamsport Sun-Gazette June 13, 2011

Laurie Morvan on cover of Williamsport Sun-Gazette
June 13, 2011

The Blues are Back

Festival returns to fairgrounds with music, friendship

"Laurie Morvan, lead guitarist and vocalist for the Laurie Morvan Band,
wails during a number at the 22nd annual Billtown Blues Festival
Sunday afternoon in Hughesville..."

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Guitar Player Laurie Morvan in Blues Revue Magazine

Blues Revue Feature Article
Nov/Dec 2010 issue

Powerful Women Play the Blues
by Art Tipaldi

"I believe we musicians have a sacred calling..."

Read the Blues Revue article on Laurie Morvan

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Random Lengths feature article on Laurie Morvan Band

Random Notes Feature Article
Los Angeles Harbor Area Independent News, CA
October 15, 2010

Random Lengths News caught the Laurie Morvan Band at the 2010 Bayou Festival this summer. Akin to a hound catching a scent, her incendiary playing cut though the zydeco from the main stage and took us across the grounds to the blues stage. We stood there watching in awe as Laurie tore into blues originals like, “Come Over to My BBQ” and “Living in A Man’s World.” 

See Random Notes feature article

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Laurie Morvan on cover of Weekender, Union Democrat, 8/12/10

Laurie Morvan on cover of Weekender
Union Democrat - Sonora, CA
August 12, 2010

The cover story highlighted the Fire On The Mountain Music Festival which featured the Laurie Morvan Band, Tommy Castro, Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings, Michael Burks,Rrick Estrin and the Nightcats, and Nick Moss and the Flip Tops.

See Weekender cover story

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Laurie Morvan Band, Fire It Up! CD review in DownBeat August 2010

DownBeat Magazine
August 2010
Fire It Up! CD Review

"...it’s encouraging to hear Morvan bring the guitar heat...
this Californian also sings well and crafts articulate lyrics..."

Read DownBeat review of Laurie Morvan Band Fire It Up! CD

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Sacramento Bee Entertainment Guide June 4 2010 Laurie Morvan

Laurie Morvan on cover of Entertainment Guide
The Sacramento Bee - Sacramento, CA
June 4, 2010

"A blistering blues-rock guitarist with a powerful alto voice... "

Read the "Ticket" cover story on Laurie Morvan

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Laurie Morvan House of Blues Radio Hour Blues Breaker

House of Blues Radio Hour Blues Breaker

"You Don't Know About Me" chosen Blues Breaker
4/24/10 to 4/30/10

Find the HOB Affiliate Radio Station near you

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Big Ten Network Laurie Morvan Band Nationwide TV Special

Watch the show!

Nationwide TV special
"Laurie Morvan Band: Nothing But The Blues"

airs on the Big Ten Network - Friday, February 19, 2010

11:00 am PST,  12 noon MST,  1:00 pm CST,  2:00 pm EST

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Blues Revue CD review of Fire It Up!

Blues Revue - Fire It Up! CD review
Feb/Mar 2010 issue
by Rev. Keith A. Gordon

"Poised on the edge of a major breakthrough...
sultry vocals, imaginative songwriting, and smoldering fretwork...

Fire It Up! is an inspired collection of original blues and rock. One spin will convince you that Morvan has the fire in her heart, the blues in her soul, and the talent to grab the spotlight."

Read the entire Blues Revue CD review

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Laurie Morvan on cover of Big City Blues magazine Dec 09 Jan 10

Laurie Morvan on Cover of Big City Blues
Dec2009/Jan2010 issue

"Thank you to all the fans, they are what keeps me going...
playing is such a blessing. I love every minute I'm on stage."
- excerpt from Laurie Morvan's interview with Big City Blues

See larger image

Pictured on cover (L to R): Fiona Boyes, Laurie Morvan, Cafe R&B's Roach, Cookie "little Koko" Threatt, Susan Tedeschi and Taryn Donath

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Elmore Magazine article by Jim Hynes entitled, Where Are The Girls With Guitars?

Elmore Magazine - Nov/Dec 2009
Article
Where are the Girls With Guitars?


Jim Hynes goes looking for where the girls are, and actually finds 'em. That devil! The "more feisty gals" he includes are Laurie Morvan, Ana Popovic, Dani Wilde, Joanne Shaw Taylor, Fiona Boyes, and Laura Chavez.

Read more

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Nashville Blues Society CD Review

Nashville Blues Society
November 19, 2009
Fire It Up! CD Review

"Laurie Morvan has the looks, the licks and the voice to assure her success in the blues world, and listening to "Fire It Up!" will show you why!."

More entire CD review

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Fire It Up! cd review on Blues Source - Laurie Morvan Band

Blues Source
November 10, 2009
Fire It Up! CD Review

"Plenty of jaw dropping guitar work...She not only can lay down a boogie or shuffle with the best of them; she can also rock or play with tasteful restraint..."

"A highly talented guitarist, singer and songwriter...Keep your eyes on Laurie Morvan, she's likely already thinking about the next step in her conquest of the blues world."

More Blues Source CD review on

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A1Blues.com Interview and Podcast

A1Blues.com - Blues Music and Interviews
October 22, 2009

Interview and Podcast

posted by A1 Mark

An interview with Laurie featuring songs from the new CD!

This show aired on KCOR Kansas City Online Radio 10/24/09 7pm CST
and also KCR-FM - Australia


"Laurie Morvan will be talking about her new record that just came out two days ago called Fire It Up. You will also be hearing some of the fiery tracks from the record."

Listen to the interview, read about Laurie, hear some of the new songs on her latest CD, Fire It Up!

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Folk And Acoutic Music Exchange CD review

Folk & Acoustic Music Exchange
October 21, 2009
Fire It Up! CD Review
by Mark S. Tucker, (progdawg@hotmail.com)
Edited by: David N. Pyles, (dnpyles@acousticmusic.com)


"Laurie Morvan has fire in the belly and it extends all the way to her fingertips, gently caressing a tamed down axe while singing, just before stepping out for bars and measures of prime soloing, sometimes blazing, other times just plain sophisticated. ... she sports a great set of pipes to tell the story of some rather naughty escapades and desires."

More on the Folk and Acoustic Music Exchange

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Ellnora Guitar Festival Review

The News-Gazette , September 15, 2009
Ellnora Guitar Festival Review
by Tim Barnes

UI Alumna Brings Great Festival To Electric End

"... Texas-style blue-rock guitar-slinging from the Laurie Morvan Band. Morvan has all the soulfulness of Bonnie Raitt and the swaggering, muscular guitar tone of Stevie Ray Vaughan ... She provided a blistering, high-energy ending to another great guitar festival at Krannert."

Read more of the News Gazette Ellnora Guitar Festival Review

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Illinois Times Band Spotlight Laurie Morvan Band

Illinois Times, August 6, 2009
BAND SPOTLIGHT | Laurie Morvan Band

"Let's just dispense with all the female blues guitar player business and forget the tall California blonde girl stuff and get to the heart of the matter right now. Laurie Morvan can play the blues. Go check out some YouTube cuts of her singing and playing and listen to the killer tone she gets on her classic Fender Stratocaster..."

Read the Illinois Times spotlight on the Laurie Morvan Band

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Mountain Democrat Coloma Blues Live! festival review

Mountain Democrat, June 8, 2009
Coloma Blues Live! festival review
by Mike Roberts

"Morvan, who opened the show, also stole it."

"Rock-tinged blues guitars ruled the day. Many attendees felt that Morvan, who opened the show, also stole it. The clear-eyed former athlete brought guns to rival Michelle Obama, and proceeded to bend them around her Fender Stratocaster in a scorching set of original blues rock that left the early arrivals staggering to the CD sales booth."

Read the Mountain Democrat blues festival review of Laurie Morvan

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Illinois Alumni Magazine Feature Article Laurie Morvan

Illinois Alumni Magazine
March/April 2009, Feature Article

by Dave Evensen

"Ever since she picked up a guitar as a young woman, she's considered the instrument the 'most wonderful thing that ever existed' and built her life around playing it...confronted with the old attitude that electric guitars are a man's plaything, Morvan overwhelms doubters with characteristic style..."

Read the Illinois Alumni Magazine article on Laurie Morvan

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Catalina Islander - October 3, 2008 - Front page story
by Dennis Kaiser

Catalina Island Blues Festival review..."Morvan captured the hearts
and ears of blues fans...humble but powerful talent..."

Catalina Islander Blues Festival review Laurie Morvan
     "...some of this year's Catalina Island Blues Festival had highlights that surpassed any moment from previous year's festivals.
      Female blues artist Laurie Morvan helped kick things off during the Blues Walk on Friday night while playing as a special guest with Island resident musician Roger Connelly and The Blues Merchants.
      During a set, Morvan, a tall blond-haired young woman who can play rockin' blues with the best of men and make it look easy, jumped up on the bar during one of her gigs.
     Morvan, who is unassuming and easygoing in person, captured the hearts and ears of blues fans throughout the weekend. She is an approachable, humble but powerful talent who promoters said really helped round out this year's blues festival...."

Read the entire Catalina Islander review of the Catalina Blues Festival
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Pasadena Weekly feature article on Laurie Morvan from their Sept 18, 2008 issue

Pasadena Weekly - feature article
Sept 18, 2008
by Dennis Kaiser

" Sexy and talented ... this lady lets it rip loud and proud...think Stevie Ray Vaughan mixed with Bonnie Raitt"

Read the Pasadena Weekly feature article on the Laurie Morvan Band

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IllinoisBlues.com - July 31, 2008
Live Show review: Laurie Morvan Band - Live at The Highdive, Champaign IL ,Sunday, July 27, 2008
by James "Skyy Dobro" Walker

"Laurie Morvan Band is the most unique five piece troupe I have seen"

Read the entire IllinoisBlues.com review of the Laurie Morvan Band

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Palladium-Item - July 31, 2008 - Richmond, IN
by Michael C. Lengel

"Lady Sings the Blues ... for Charity"

Read the entire Palladium-Item article

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Laurie Morvan cover story Entertainment Guide Champaign News Gazette

The News Gazette - Champaign, IL
Entertainment Guide Cover Story
July 25, 2008
By Melissa Merli

"Is there anything blues guitarist Laurie Morvan can't do?...Laurie Morvan
is as good with the guitar as she was on the volleyball court..."

Read the entire story about Laurie Morvan in the News Gazette

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Laurie Morvan featured in Springfield News Leader

The News-Leader, July 24, 2008 - Springfield, MO
by Phil Dickey

Note: Laurie on front page of Weekend Section with a page 4 Feature Article

"This gal grinds an ax like nobody's business"

Read the entire story about Laurie Morvan in the News-Leader

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The Arizona Republic, July 20, 2008 - Phoenix, AZ
By Larry Rodgers

Note: Laurie Morvan was the Critic's Pick on the front page of the Arts & Entertainment section!

"... Morvan is a rising blues guitarist-singer... known for soaring leads reminiscent of
the late Stevie Ray Vaughan and emotional vocals.... "

Read the entire story about Laurie Morvan in The Arizona Republic

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Modern Guitars Magazine - February 29, 2008
Feature Story by Brian D. Holland

Modern Guitars Magazine Feature Story on Laurie Morvan

"...smokin' good and a genuine hot item on the blues scene currently is Laurie Morvan. After listening to this lady for a while now, I can honestly say that I believe Stevie Ray Vaughan and even Freddie King would be smiling from one ear to the other upon hearing her play. They'd probably become huge fans."

Read entire Modern Guitars feature story on Laurie Morvan

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Guitar Player Magazine - October 2007
Feature Article by Dave Rubin

"Riffs - Blues"

Guitar Player Magazine Feature Story on Laurie Morvan

"Morvan singes the strings...reaches lyrical ecstasy through liquid bends...struts her own stuff in improvised solos with pugnacious double-stops and tightly coiled serpentine runs..."  

Read the entire Guitar Player feature article on Laurie Morvan

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Vintage Guitar Magazine - October 2007
Feature Article by John Heidt

"Girl With Guitar"

Vintage Guitar Feature  Article on Laurie Morvan

"Laurie Morvan writes from personal experience...new CD chock full of great songs and lead guitar..."

Read the Vintage Guitar feature article on Laurie Morvan

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Modern Guitars Magazine article

Modern Guitars Magazine - Feb. 13, 2008

"I caught Laurie and the band during the semi-finals after the Venue Coordinator for the Blues Foundation advised they were the band that truly impressed him from the first night of semi-finals. Laurie has been feature in issues of Guitar Player and Vintage Guitar and was on the cover of Southland Blues in July of 2007. Laurie and the band represented the Santa Clarita Valley Blues Society. Laurie's self-penned lyrics were exceptional. Her guitar playing and intensity propelled the entire set along. This is a band to catch if you are ever in California and they are playing anywhere near."

Read Modern Guitars article on the International Blues Challenge.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune article on the Laurie Morvan Band

The San Diego Union Tribune - Jan. 7, 2008

"A gifted singer-songwriter and a fleet guitarist who rarely overplays, this Long Beach-based dynamo heads a spunky, no-nonsense band."

Read San Diego Union Tribune article on the Laurie Morvan Band.

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Downbeat Magazine CD review

DownBeat Magazine - Sept. 2007

CD Review
Cures What Ails Ya by the Laurie Morvan Band

"... superior pop-blues... favors content over effect in her music. Morvan's band and guests, including George Duke, share her vigorous charm."     Read the DownBeat review of Cures What Ails Ya

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San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group article
San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group article
San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group article

San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group
July 27, 2007

Morvan sets blues on fire... "A tall, blue-eyed blonde walks up to the microphone, guitar in hand and confidence in her soul. Skillfully she launches into a set of hot modern blues that brings to mind a cross between Stevie Ray Vaughan and Bonnie Raitt."  Read the full article

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OC Weekly article on Laurie Morvan

OC Weekly - July 13, 2007

"Lean Woman Blues"

"...real, honest-to-goodness blues that informs the passionate blues rock of singer/songwriter/guitarist Laurie Morvan... In addition to her feeling-filled vocals and versatile guitar work-sometimes it's burning power chords, sometimes intricate single notes-what makes this inspiring woman so special is her undeniable self-confidence and perseverance."    Read the full article

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Excerpts from "Cures What Ails Ya" CD reviews
Full articles will be posted soon
   
"On 12 original tunes, Morvan singes the strings with fast, clean chicken pickin,' reaches heights of lyrical ecstasy through liquid bends, and kicks the rhythm in the pocket with propulsive comping." - Guitar Player Magazine

"Move over Bonnie Raitt, there's a new blues singin' guitar picker in town - Laurie Morvan."
- Campus Circle Magazine

"Whether she's throwing down fluid runs with a crystal clear tone as on 'One Little Thing,' ripping things up on the rocking instrumental, 'Wiggle Room,' where she mixes rock and big doses of funk, or works her way through a slow grinder, 'Keep On Believin',' Morvan demonstrates a feel for the guitar that puts her toe to toe with the majority of her male counterparts. But that's only part of the story. While she has undeniable talent on guitar she's also adept as a singer/songwriter. With a voice that sometime recalls Marcia Ball, while other times evoking a harder rocking version of Deborah Coleman (another lady who knows her way around the guitar!), Morvan captivates your attention just as much on vocals as on guitar... Morvan has crafted a fine disc of rock oriented blues." - Jazz & Blues Report

"...you just gotta love this gal that puts her heart & soul into every lyric and lick on every song. She's played with some of the best artists out there, and it shows on this CD - a fiery, hell-burnin' set of great tunes that solidly grounds Morvan as a new talent to be reckoned with...We definitely look forward to seeing her live act. Meanwhile, be sure and pick this one up for your collection." - BluesSource.com

"There's a lot of talk in guitar circles about how women just don't seem to cut it... But Morvan plays with plenty of imagination and doesn't rely on licks or tricks heard a million times." - Vintage Guitar Magazine

"...damn, this pretty woman sure can make that blues guitar wail in this tight, crowd-pleasing album of all originals." - The Pulse (Chattanooga, TN)

"... Morvan is a flashy, fast-fingered picker that recalls Stevie Ray Vaughan to my ears. 'Wiggle Room' is a cousin to SRV's 'Scuttle Buttin'.' I kid you not. Testosterone-dripping blues fans will riff off Morvan big time. Dig her solos on the slow blueser, 'Keep On Believin'.' Fitting is 'Where Are The Girls With Guitars,' a hit-worthy roadhouse stomper all those country-rock wannabe women wish they'd written. She says, 'You need a real live woman to play that guitar, yeah'." - Bluescritic.com

"Morvan knows how to wail the blues like a sharecropper's daughter with a bad case of sunburn. A red hot blues rocker, it's going to take more than a bottle of aloe to put her fire out. Zesty, rollicking stuff that you would expect from a red hot mamma, Morvan knows how to carry on and you can't help but to get caught up in her firestorm if you're any self respecting roadhouse blues fan." - Midwest Record Recap

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