Rob Lutes

A mas­ter­ful fin­ger­style gui­tarist with an unmis­tak­able, soul­ful voice, over his eight albums, Rob Lutes has steadi­ly built a col­lec­tion of crit­i­cal­ly acclaimed songs that inhab­it the inter­sec­tion of blues, folk, jazz, Amer­i­cana, and the con­tem­po­rary singer-song­writer genre. Rob is a two time Cana­di­an Folk Music Award win­ner and mul­ti­ple nom­i­nee, and a mul­ti­ple Maple Blues Award nom­i­nee. Since 2000 he has giv­en work­shops at fes­ti­vals, schools and to com­mu­ni­ty groups on song­writ­ing, cre­ativ­i­ty, men­tal health and music history. 

Rob is also a co-founder of Sus­sex, a genre-bend­ing coun­try-jazz group, which fea­tures gui­tar, vibra­phone, ped­al steel and upright bass. 

He tours wide­ly in Cana­da and Europe.