A New Voice on Pittsburgh’s Blues Scene

Fusing blues, roots, jazz, and ethnic music into their unique style, Lori Russo and the Uppercuts are veterans of Pittsburgh’s music scene. Their eclectic sound is a flavorful gumbo reflective of each members’ distinct background; all coming together to produce a fresh, dynamic, and exciting musical voice heard at venues and festivals throughout the region.

Vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lori Russo fronts the band with John DeCola on organ, piano and accordion, George Kalantzis on guitar, Bob Insko on upright and electric bass, Brendan Kennelty on drums, and Kelly Parker on West African percussion.

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