Ross Neilsen

Where you (and your band) are from (list members and hometowns):

Ross Neilsen – originally from New Brunswick. Now residing in Saskatoon, SK


Where did your name come from?

My Mother!


How long have you been performing?

25 years


What is your main genre(s)?



Do you play covers, originals or combination?

Mostly originals but yes, some covers.


Who influenced you as a musician or as a band?

Alvin Youngblood Hart. Morgan Davis. Doc Maclean. Big Dave Maclean. Son House.


Favorite song to sing?



Favorite place to play?

St. Andrews, NB


Craziest or most memorable thing that ever happened on the road or at a gig?

What happens on the road, stays on the road.


Instrument you wish you knew how to play?

Hammond Organ


Advice to new musicians?

Keep your day job as long as possible.


Is there anyone you would like to acknowledge that contributed to your and/or your band’s success?

Brent Staeben at Harvest Jazz & blues Festival


Do you have a website, blog or social media page? Or links to good quality video?

Full concert:


Anything else that would be of interest to people?

I have released ten albums. Four live and six studio. I have vinyl!