The real blues, with an Ozarks twist! Featuring Buddy Shute's original compositions and blues classics that will get your toe tapping and your hips swaying. The band includes 4 veteran bluesmen who have performed for many years, from the east coast to the west coast and all points in between. Buddy has released 2 critically acclaimed CDs and has been involved in several other recording projects. He is a 2 time winner of the Northwest Arkansas Blues Challenge and has performed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis. The band is known for improvising and creating a groove that pulls the audience into the performance and gets people moving and grooving! The current line-up has been together since 2014 and has played a wide variety of venues. All the musicians in the band had been busy playing with some of the top bands in the area until recently when they all realized that Buddy Shute and The Motivators is fun all the time! So, if you enjoy the blues, and you also like some groove, and you like to see accomplished musicians having fun, then come out and catch the band. Blues that will make you happy!
Band members are:
Buddy Shute-Guitar and vocals