With New Orleans swagger, a large cup of soul, a spoonful of blues, and a dash of jazz noir, Steve Boyd’sRum Reverie hoots and hollers. Imagine Tom Waits meeting Hound Dog Taylor in Bourbon St, New Orleansand you’re getting close. Steve Boyd’s Rum Reverie is essentially the brainchild of Paul Fiddles and SteveBoyd. With a wealth of creative experience, their respective pasts intertwine in the music of the band.
Their debut EP Healers and Howlers was nominated in The Age Music Victoria Music Awards ‘Best BluesAlbum’ category in 2016. In 2018, their first full length album, Hoodoo Hipshake, has been nominated in the same category. With performances at 2016 Leaps and Bounds Festival, 2017 Port Fairy Folk Festival, a residency at Melbourne’s iconic Cherry Bar during 2017 as well performances at the Echuca Winter BluesFestival 2018/19. Steve Boyd’s Rum Reverie promises to get you up out of your seats.