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Photo Credit Helen L. Collen

Photo Credit Helen L. Collen

(Los Angeles) DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring (lead guitarist of Def Leppard) and (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Buble & Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & The Crusaders, TLC), are set to continue their 2016 Sugar Shack Tour with a run up the East Coast this Spring.  Beginning on March 28th in Washington, DC the quartet will hit Philly, Asbury Park, Northampton, MA before heading into NYC, Boston and finishing up with a spot at Daryl’s House, the venue owned by Hall & Oates’ Darryl Hall.  The east coast leg of the Sugar Shack tour ends on April 8 in Bay Shore, NY with more dates to be announced shortly.

will be touring in support of their soon to be released live album, featuring songs recorded during the inaugural January “Sugar Shack” west coast run.   The January run featured sold-out shows with fans and critics’ alike raving about the bands live show.  Elmore Magazine declared, is a rocking force due to bring down any house– historical or modern.”  While San Francisco’s BAM Magazine said, “the live experience for is one not to be missed…Debbi Blackwell-Cook is mesmerizing!”

Collen initially started DELTA DEEP in 2012 after jamming over the course of a year with friend and relative, Debbi Blackwell-Cook. What started as a casual pairing singing Motown and classic blues staples quickly became a quartet who share a love for soul, funk and the blues when they added STP’s DeLeo and drummer Forrest Robinson.

AXS Entertainment proclaims, “The goal of (DELTA DEEP) is to create music that revives an appreciation for blues music. Mission accomplished.”  Glide Magazine says, “Collen has used the blues as a base, a foundation, on which to build his songs up from, adding in textures of R&B, soul and down & dirty rock & roll.”  LA Music Blog declares (Delta Deep’s) style of rock and blues is unique and consistently entertaining,”


DELTA DEEP’s East Coast “Sugar Shack” Tour Itinerary

March 28             Howard Theatre                               Washington, DC

March 29             Ortlieb’s Lounge                               Philadelphia, PA

March 30             Wonder Bar                                    Asbury Park, NJ

March 31             Iron Horse Music Hall                     Northampton, MA

April 3                   BB Kings                                     New York, NY

April 5                   Cavern Club at Hard Rock Café       Boston, MA

April 6                   Daryl’s House                                Pawling, NY

April 8                   YMCA Boulton Center                    Bay Shore, NY


Delta Deep coverTrack Listing for Live Album

Black Dog

Bang The Lid

Miss Me

Treat Her Like Candy

Black Coffee

Burnt Sally/Rock Me


Shuffle Sweet

Private Number

Take Me Home For Xmas


Down in the Delta


To Follow Delta Deep

Facebook:  deltadeepblues

Instagram:  @deltadeepblues

Periscope: @DeltaDeepBlues


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