Since the age of 16 guitarist, Motorhome Records recording artist, singer, songwriter Whitey Somers has been performing internationally at festivals, concerts and clubs, sharing the stage with many talented musicians, such as Rick Fines, Stephen Fearing, Jeff Healey, J.P. Cormier, David Essig, David Vest and The Bare Naked Ladies to name a few.
There’s been a lot of shows over the last 40 years. Whitey currently performs with “Whitey Somers Band”, solo acoustic shows and as guitarist for “Blue Dog Ramble”.
As a side man and session player Whitey has most recently worked with such artists as “The Screaming Gas”, “The Jessica Benini Collective”, “Alexander’s Bluestime Band”, “Beverley McKeen”, “Blue Cadillac”, “Lazy Mike”, and more.
“I grew up in a house full of musical influences. There was always something on the turntable or someone visiting with a guitar”.
As a nephew of Canadian composer Harry Somers, Whitey Somers found an early love of music, a pool he most happily dove into.
The Video for Whitey’s song “Down That Road” ( the title track from his new CD release ) took 3rd. place in the live category of the 2018 Canadian Songwriting Competition.
WHITEY SOMERS NEW CD, 2019’s “DOWN THAT ROAD”
FEATURING 11 NEW! ORIGINAL BLUES INFUSED TRACKS.
RELEASED IN FEB. 2019 / GETTING WORLDWIDE AIRPLAY.–