2008 Best Band – WBS
Suze Sims 2008 Performer of the Year
2008 Kings of Beale Street Finalists
Five 2008 Washington Blues Society Nominations
2008 International Blues Challenge Semi-Finalists
07 Best Vocal, 06 Best Band, Best Guitar Nominees BIO
In the short time since the Red Hot Blues Sisters performed
their first live show in 2004 at Highway 99 in Seattle, they
have taken the local blues community by surprise with the
power and depth of their musicianship. Washington Blues
Society Best Band 2008 & 2006 nominees; fans love their
innovative original songwriting and fresh electric feel to the
blues. Selective covers of traditional standards shine with
the power of Aretha and the pearl in-laid guitar coolness of
Bonnie Raitt & Eric Clapton through the lens of the bands
strong musicology & blues show varieties.
The Red Hotz are 5-star Foley Entertainment rated.
Fronted by powerful soulful vocals from Suze Sims and
searing rock/blues styles from Teri Anne Wilson on guitar;
The Red Hotz are joined by top class Northwest musicians including Patrick McDanel on bass, and John Oliver
on drums among many others. The Red Hotz travel as a 4 to 8 pieces; with an award winning big sound.
These sisters always volunteer in your event city and make radio and in-store appearances to promote shows
and fundraising. So make use of them as you see fit.
2008 brings The Red Hotz to Memphis for the Semi-Finals of the International Blues Challenge,
and a new EP release from Peace Code Records of blues favorites entitled, “In Search of Memphis Mojo”.
The Red Hotz guarantee a crowd pleasing live engagement with a huge regional fan base.
Their well-crafted songs feature brilliant performances that are world class ready!
Recent live performances on main stages have continued to introduce the talents of RHBS to the
International music scene; resulting in extremely positive responses from ardent blues, rock and R&B fans.
• 08 Euro - UK, Belgium, FR, Germany, Netherlands
• 07 Euro - Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands
• 08 Winthrop Blues Festival
• 05 & 06 & 08 Portland Waterfront Blues Festival
• 06 Mt. Baker Blues Festival
• 07 Sunbanks Blues Festival
• 06 Pender Harbour Blues Festival
• 06 Blues by the Sea
08 IBC & Kings of Beale street finalists
• 06-07 Bite of Seattle & Comcast OnDemand
• 03-08 Northwest Folklife,
• 06 WBS showcase - The Triple Door,
• 05-08 The Yale, B.C.,
• 06-08 Wild Buffalo
• 06-07 Seattle Art Museum & more
Producers Bonnie Hayes and Tom Pfaeffle joined forces with Peace Code
Records 2007 release, “Feel the Burn” which includes originals. By The
Red Hotz (Suze & Teri) and collaborations with Alice Stuart & Bonnie
Hayes, composer of hit songs \"Have A Heart\" and \"Love Letter,\" recorded
by Bonnie Raitt on the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy-winning CD “Nick
of Time”. Tom Pfaeffle is best known for his work with Heart and Queensrych.
Other Peace Code Records - RHBS releases include:
“Hot off the Press’, ‘Flood in the Basement’
Sister Guitar ‘Universal Peace Experience’
& ‘Friends of the Holidays 06-07’