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Jeff Ray & Nick Salisbury

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Jeff Ray & "Hurricane" Harold Tremblay

Bio / Press Kit PDF (coming soon!)

For BOOKINGS or PRESS inquiries contact Jeff Ray at or 651-283-0465



Jeff Ray performs regionally and nationally, including Festivals, Colleges, Nightclubs, House concerts, Performing Arts Centers, Music Workshops, and more. Past venues include:


Bayfront Blues Festival

Taste of Minnesota
Deep Blues Festival
Highland Fest
Porcupine Mountains Festival
Folk Alliance Regional Midwest Conference 
Acoustic Sounds Cafe, NPR
Radio Heartland, NPR
Two Harbors Heritage Festival


Performers that Jeff Ray has shared the stage with include:


Chris Smither
Justin Townes Earl
Spider John Koerner
Earl Greyhound
Black Diamond Heavies 
Pat Donohue
Retribution Gospel Choir
Charlie Parr
James Hunter


Jeff Ray has earned recognition by a number of music organizations and societies, these include:


  • 2010 first-place winner of the Greater Twin Cities Blues Music Society "Road To Memphis" competition

  • 2009 second-place winner of the Trocadero's Spotlight Songwriter Competition.


Jeff's music is aired on radio in North America and Europe, and his CDs have received critical acclaim from the following publications:


Blues Matters (UK)
Rootsville (Belgium)
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN)
Northfield News (Northfield, MN)
Rochester Post Bulletin (Rochester, MN)
Reader Weekly (Duluth, MN)
Winona Daily News (Winona, MN)
Des Moines Register (Des Moines, IA)
The Onion (Madison, WI)
CD Baby (Portland, OR)


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