The Blues Gangsters

Dave Ellison: Guitar (electric) | David Flemminger: Bass guitar, Organ, Piano | Matt Johnson: Drums | Kristi Maddocks: Vocals

Genre: Blues & Soul, Punk, Rock

Sound description: Blues meets modern rock

RIYL: David Bowie, Sex Pistols, Ramones, Johnny Thunder, New York Dolls, Velvet Underground, Iggy Pop

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Inception: San Diego, 2007

Influences: David Bowie, the Sex Pistols, the Ramones, Jefferson Airplane, the New York Dolls, the Velvet Underground, Iggy Pop


The Blues Gangsters are an amalgamation of veterans of San Diego's Che Underground, a post-punk scene that coalesced around the Che Cafe in the early 80s.


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