Funky Bluester
Gritty, Grinding, and Swinging House Rockin'

Welcome to the home of Funky Bluester! Thanks for taking the time to check us out!

Formed in the spring of 2011, Funky Bluester has been earning a reputation as a must-see live act in Atlanta and around the southeast. Drawing from influences in blues, jazz and R&B, the trio pumps out gritty, grinding, and swinging blues that hearken back to the alleys of Chicago and the roadhouses of Texas.

Powerful, stinging guitar and vocals by D.L. Peterson combined with the booming bass of Russell Boyer and the metronome funk of the mighty Myles Mattison make Funky Bluester a force to be reckoned with.

You can find all the info you need to keep up with our touring schedule, behind the scenes info, and general "blues-bidness". Be sure to check out our YouTube link where you can see some live performances. Don't miss our Facebook link -It is updated constantly-be sure to "like" us. You can now also follow us on Twitter! Feel free to send us an email with any questions you have for Funky Bluester.

Please direct all questions and inquiries regarding availability and bookings to:

Blue Notes

  • Upcoming shows! We had a great gig at Monkey's Uncle in Griffin last weekend! Fun spot, awesome food, and excellent staff!We've been invited to join the annual celebration of Howlin' Wolf at the Northside Tavern this year! Come by Thursday 6/11 and check it out!We'll be back at one of our favorite spots Friday night-The Pointe in Old Town Conyers. Great food and people! 9 pm.Saturday morning we'll be returning to the tradition we started at the Monroe Farmers Market! 9 am! Hope to see you at one of the shows!
    Posted Jun 8, 2015, 12:34 PM by Dustin Peterson
  • Big Blues Ahead This Weekend! We'll be at Fat Matt's Rib Shack in Atlanta on Saturday from 8-11:30 and down at Buffington's in Milledgeville Saturday night for a 10 PM start.Hope to see you at one of the shows!
    Posted May 5, 2015, 5:35 AM by Dustin Peterson
  • The Walton Derby-5/2 We'll be the entertainment at this year's Walton Derby on Saturday May 2nd at the Big Red Barn at Jackson Farm.The Walton Derby is a fun-filled event where ladies wear their colorful hats and dresses, men wear their summer ties and jackets to enjoy an evening of virtual horse racing & betting (play money, of course), great music, delicious food and beverages, just a good ole' good time with 200-300 of your neighbors!The event is essentially a fundraiser for the Walton County Chamber of Commerce. But, it's really much more than that. The Walton Derby is the "go to" event in Walton County, an event like none other.
    Posted Apr 27, 2015, 5:31 AM by Dustin Peterson
  • Columbia County Blues, Brews, & BBQ festival -5/1 We are very excited to announce that we'll be headlining the Columbia County Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival on May 1st in Evans/Augusta,GA!Come on out for a great night of awesome blues, excellent brews, and incredible BBQ! There are no things on Planet Earth that combine more nicely!Tell your friends-see you there!
    Posted Apr 27, 2015, 5:30 AM by Dustin Peterson
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