New Jersey born Bobby Messano has played on more than 50 major label and indie albums. His music has been heard everywhere, from MTV jingles to Benny Mardones’ smash hit “Into The Night.” He has appeared or headlined at BAMFEST, The Charleston Blues Festival, Smokin’ In Steel, Summerfest, Charlotte Speed Street, Bayfront Blues Festival, and many other prestigious events. His recordings have been placed on the Grammy® ballot 34 times in 11 categories.
His music has been played on more than 275 blues stations. His album, THAT'S WHY I DON'T SING THE BLUES, was on the American Blues Scene’s Blues Top 5 chart for 24 weeks, and was named 2012’s Top Blues/Rock Album (USA) by Blues Underground Network. LOVE & MONEY, released in 2015, hit the top of the Billboard Blues Album chart and was nominated for a prestigious Blues Blast Award for Best Rock-Blues Album. His 2017 album, BAD MOVIE, debuted at No. 1 on SiriusXM’s Bluesville channel, remained in the Rack Of Blues Top 15 for three months and won in the Best Blues category for the Hollywood Music In Media Awards (HMMA).
Bobby has played or headlined:
The Charleston Blues Festival
Smokin’ In Steel, Summerfest
Charlotte Speed Street
Blues Brews & BBQ
Blues At The Beach
Bayfront Blues Festival
Deltaville Seafood Festival
Willow River Blues Fest
Ambassador Blues Fest
Colonial Beach Blues Festival
Southern Maryland Blues Festival
Between 2012 and 2016, Bobby played over 400 shows in 32 states to over half a million people.
On December 22nd 2012, Bobby was inducted into the “BLUES HALL OF FAME”. His CD’s are heard daily on “Sirius/XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville and “LOVE & MONEY” which was released in April 2015 was nominated for a prestigious Blues Blast Award for “Best Rock-Blues Album” in August 2015. It debuted on the Billboard Blues Chart at # 7, peaked at #1 and spent a total of nine weeks in the Top 10. It was also #7 on the Billboard Heat Seekers Chart and Top 40 on both the Billboard Rock and Indie Charts.“Love & Money” also ended 2015 at #44 on the Roots Music Report Chart.
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