Lightning Hall- La Veta
Lightning Hall is an artist who blends the soulful sound of early acoustic and electric blues with folk, roots rock and other styles. Like revered jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, he plays, and plays well, in spite of serious burn injuries to his hands. A regular performer in the Albuquerque, NM area for several years. He grew up in the Gulf Coast city of Galveston, TX. where he acquired a taste for blues, southern rock, country, R&B… Southern music in general.
He sings, plays guitar and harmonica and writes and performs original songs and the songs of classic acoustic blues masters like Lightning Hopkins, Big Bill Broonzy and Muddy Waters and other “folksters”. And through the use of 21st century technology, Lightning Hall has begun performing as a one man electric blues band.
He has been described as a “very compelling blues artist” and one with “impeccable guitar work and a soulful voice” by blues-biz insiders and local promoters.