Living Blues Nominates Németh
June 28, 2013
John receives another prestigious nomination. This time from Living Blues for Most Oustanding Blues Singer. Voting is free and open until July 15. Vote for John now!
Németh Nominated for Two Blues Blast Music Awards
June 26, 2013
John earns two nominations from Blues Blast. "Soul Live" is nominated for Soul Blues Album, and John has been nominated, once again, for "Male Blues Artist." Voting begins July 15. Vote for John here!
Németh to Play Blues Music Awards Tonight
May 9, 2013
Nominated for 5 BMAs, John will also perform at the 34th Blues Music Awards tonight in Memphis.
Boise Show Announced!
Jan 22, 2013
Boise, Idaho, John is performing Feb 16th at the Egyptian Theater! It's been 20 years since he started his career in the City of Trees. The Frim Fram Four is opening the show! Tickets available at the box office and online.
On air Interview with Japanese Radio Station
Jan 9, 2013
John’s first interview in Japan will air Thurs, Jan 10, 2013 at 6:00 a.m. PST. The name of the internet radio station is “Otonamazu” and the program is called Catfish Blues with the amazing Nacomi Tanaka. You can also download the “live365 radio” app on your tablet or smartphone and search for station “otonamazu,” so you can enjoy the show on the go! The interview will re-run every Thursday throughout January. John will be featured next month too: John Nemeth Vol.2 in Feb!
Németh Receives Five BMA Nominations!
Dec 13, 2012
The nominees for the 2013 Blues Music Awards were announced on Wednesday, with rising star John Németh and veteran blues diva Janiva Magness leading the way with five nominations each! John earned nominations in the
- Soul Blues Album - "Soul Live"
- Contemporary Blues Album - "Blues Live"
- Soul Blues Male Artist
- Instrumentalist - Harmonica
- B.B. King Entertainer of the Year
Show your support for John and vote
New T-Shirts In Stock
Check out the new Live Album T-shirts! Now available in the store.
Two Live CDs Now Available!
John has released his first, and second, live CDs at the same time. "Blues Live" and "Soul Live" are two individual live CDs now available for your listening
pleasure! "Blues Live" is filled with your favorite John Németh blues hits. "Soul Live" is a collection of
your favorite John Németh soul hits. Which one should you buy? Easy. Buy both!
They're both equally great!
Boise Show with Elvin Bishop Announced
Feb 4, 2012
John is headed back to his hometown for a special show featuring Elviin Bishop. Be
there March 30, 2012 to witness this exciting show!
Németh to play 9/11 Benefit
John is scheduled to perform at The Five Alarm Bash in Fresno, a special event
honoring the victims of 9/11. The Five Alarm Bash is presented by the Fresno Fire Chief's Foundation.
- Sept 10, 2011
- Fresno Fire Dept Headquarters - 911 H Street, Downtown Fresno, CA
- Tickets are limited. $55 each. Call 559-621-4002 for details.
Another Award Nomination from Living Blues
July 8, 2011
Living Blues has again nomiated John for "Most Outstanding Blues
Singer," an award he won last year.
John Nominated for Two More Blues Blast Music Awards
July 1, 2011
Once again, John has been acknowledged by Blues Blast with two more award
nominations. "Name The Day!" is nominated for Contemporary Blues Recording, and John has been nominated for "Male
Blues Artist." Vote now!
Németh Opens for Buddy Guy This Weekend
April 21, 2011
If you're in the Bay Area this weekend, be sure to get your tickets to see John
open for the legendary Buddy Guy at San Francisco's beautiful Davies Symnphony Hall. More information about the show can be found online.
Németh Graces Cover of the Blues Festival Guide
April 20, 2011
John is in the spotlight on the cover of the 9th Annual
Blues Festival Guide. Over 100,000 copies are distributed during the festival season.
Németh in San Jose News
San Jose Mercury News' latest article on John states, "No longer a rising blues
star, vocalist and harmonica ace John Németh has hit his stride as one of the scene's most dependably exciting performers." Read the entire article.
New T-Shirts Now Availalble
Start the new year off right with a new John Németh T-shirt! Now available in
John Receives Two Blues Music Award Nominations!
Dec 17, 2010
John continues to receive praise for his latest album "Name The Day!" John was
recently nominated for two 2011 Blues Music Awards in the
categories of "Contemporary Blues Male Artist" and "Contemporary Blues Album." The awards will be presented on May 5, 2011 in Memphis. Learn
more about voting to make sure your voice is heard.
John Named "Most Outstanding Blues Singer!"
Aug 10, 2010
Singer John Németh can add another award to his growing list of achievements.
He was announced as the winner of the 2010 Living Blues Award for "Most Outstanding Blues Singer."
Németh was selected in a vote by the readers of Living Blues magazine, the highly-respected, and oldest, publication in the world
dedicated to the genre.
John Appears on National TV Series!
John has been discovered by Hollywood! He will sing and appear in an upcoming
episode of "Memphis Beat," a new television series on the TNT network. Read more about how the appearance came
about. If you missed the episode, you can still watch it online. Click here, then select the
"Suspicious Minds" episode from the playlist. John appears in "part 4" of the episode.
John on "House of Blues Radio" This Weekend
July 16, 2010
John will be interviewed by host Elwood Blues (aka Dan Aykroyd) and spin tunes from
his new critically acclaimed CD, which just entered the "Top 10 Blues Chart" on the program's website, thebluesmobile.com. The interview will
be broadcast nationally on nearly 200 affiliated stations. Find a station and broadcast time in your area.
John Needs Your Vote!
John has been nominated for "Most Outstanding Blues Singer" by Living Blues
magazine, and Blues Blast Magazine has nominated him for "Best Male Blues Artist." The winners for both categories are determined by your
votes! Make your voice heard and vote now by clicking the links below!
Blues Blast Voting
Nemeth on NPR This Weekend
John Németh will be a featured guest on National Public Radio's "Weekend
Edition" program on Saturday, June 26th. Host Scott Simon will interview the Blind Pig artist and discuss and spin tunes from John's latest
album, "Name The Day!" A complete list of NPR radio stations and broadcast times can be found here.
New Album Review
Living Blues claim's, "At age 34, Németh is with little doubt the most
accomplished male vocalist of his generation traveling the blues highway today." Read the full review.
Today is the day!
John's brand new album "Name The Day!" is now
available. Buy it online today.
"Name The Day!" Available for Pre-Order
May 11, 2010
Can't wait to get the new album from John Németh? We understand. Pre-Order today, and be one of the first get the new CD. Listen to songs from the new
album on the audio player below.
Pittsburgh Praises John
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette raves about John stating, "It's a real tribute to his
talent that he's not just imitating a genre, but that he's re-creating it, complete with its original style and feeling, but re-creating it in
his own image." Read the review.
New Songs Available on Vinyl
Blind Pig Records has released two of John's songs on an actual, vinyl 45rpm
record. The analog recordings from this limited edition pressing feature jukebox mixes of two outstanding tunes from
John's forthcoming CD release, "Name The Day!," which will hit the street on May 18, 2010. The Németh 45 is currently available for
"Love Me Tonight" Jumps to #6 on Billboard!
Mar 21, 2010
Over one year after it debuted at #10 on the Billboard Blues Charts, "Love Me
Tonight" has jumped to #6. Thanks to all of you for your support of the album that earned John a BMA Nomination of "Contemporary Blues Male
Artist of the Year."
Nemeth Nominated for Blues Music Award!
Dec 11, 2009
John received more praise from the blues community today as he was nomincated for
"Contemporary Blues Male Artist of the Year" by The Blues Foundaiton. Learn more about how to vote for John and other Blues Music Award nominees.
Nemeth Back on Billboard Charts!
Ten months after its debut, "Love Me Tonight" makes a second appearance on the
Billboard Blues Charts! John's second release on Blind Pig Records ranked #7 ahead of Robert Cray and Derek Trucks for the week ending
10/18/09, and stayed at #7 for the week ending 11/1/09. Thanks to all of you for your support!
More HD Videos Posted
Three new videos of John's sold-out performance at The Knitting Factory have just
been posted, including two previously unrecored songs. See the new HD
Another Chance to Vote for John
More nominations for John. This time from Blues Blast Magazine. Last year, John
walked away with two Blues Blast Awards. This year he's nominated for two more awards: "Best Contemporary Blues Recording" and "Best Male
Artist." Again, it's free to vote.Show some love!
Vote for John at Living Blues.com
John has been nominated for "Most Outstanding Blues Singer" by Living Blues
magazine. It's free to vote, so vote today and show you support. (Voting ends July
House of Blues is Hip to John
Elwood found out about John... So, he put him on The BluesMobile.com Top 10, as
well as featured one of John's new videos. Check it out.
New HD Videos Posted
John's sold-out performance at The Knitting Factory was captured by HD cameras. See the HD videos.
Mojo Reviews "Love Me Tonight"
Major UK music magazine weighs in on Jonh's latest album. Read the review.
An Excellent Question
Is John the "best white blues singer ever?" The East Bay Express seems to think so.
Read the article.
CD Release Concert
Here's a note from John about his upcoming CD Release
"Love Me Tonight" Hits #1!
John's new album hits #1 on this week's Roots Blues chart from the Roots Music
Report. Read more.
Interview with San Jose Mercury News
Check out the Mercury News interview with John featuring 2 videos, including a live,
acoustic performance by John and guitarist Bobby Welsh.
John Hits the Billboard Charts!
John's new release, "Love Me Tonight," debuted at #10 on the Billboard Blues Chart!
This marks an auspicious start for the singer/harmonica player's follow-up to his impressive and highly lauded 2007 debut. If you haven't
picked up a copy of the new album, you can buy it right here on the web site. If you have purchased a copy, thank
you! Now you can pick one up for your friends!!!
Another Great Review!
"Love Me Tonight" is being met with critical acclaim. Here's another great review, this time from All Music's Hal Horowitz.
"Love Me Tonight" Now Available!
It's here! John's latest album. Listen to some of
the new tracks on John's MySpace page. Then, order
your CD today!
Review of John's New Album
The release of "Love Me Tonight" is right around the corner, but the first review
is already in. Read it.
Pre-Order John's New Album
"Love Me Tonight" officially releases Jan 27,
2009, but the album is available for pre-order now! Be the first on your block to own the new album by placing your
Elvin Receives Grammy Nomination!
John congratulates Elvin Bishop on his Grammy nomination for his latest album, "The
Blues Rolls On." Elvin's album features a host of blues legends like B.B. King, and James Cotton. John appears on four tracks on the Grammy
nominated album. You can buy Elvin's album online or anywhere fine music is sold.
New Album Coming Soon!
John's second album on Blind Pig Records will be released on January 27, 2009. Read more.
John Walks Away with
Two Blues Blast Awards
Nov 3, 2008
Last night, John received two "Blues Blast Awards" from Illinois Blues--the only
nominee to receive multiple awards. John's "Magic Touch" album won Best New Artist Debut Recording. John also received the Sean
Costello Rising Star Award. Many thanks to all of you who voted!
Second Chance to Hear John and Elvin's Radio Appearance
Oct 30, 2008
Did you miss the live broadcast of John and Elvin Bishop on the legendary, live
radio program A Prairie Home Companion,? Don't worry. The good people at A Prairie Home Companion, have posted audio clips
and photos from the show on their web site. Listen to the
Live Radio Appearance with Elvin Bishop set for October 25, 2008
Oct 22, 2008
John will appear alongside Elvin Bishop on the legendary, live radio program A
Prairie Home Companion, this Saturday, Oct 25. Listen in on a radio station in your area. Read more.
Montreal Jazz Festival on YouTube
John impresses the folks up north. See clips of John's show at the Montreal Jazz
Festival on YouTube.
John Appears on Upcoming
Elvin Bishop "All-Star" Album
July 3, 2008
Elvin Bishop, the founding member of the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, has completed
work on "The Blues Rolls On," due out September 23. The album harks back to Bishop's roots, paying tribute to the musicians who helped give
him his start. In addition to John Nemeth, a who's who of Blues musicians support Bishop on the album, including B.B. King, Warren Haynes,
Derek Trucks, George Thorogood, James Cotton, Kim Wilson, Tommy Castro, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Angela Strehli. Bishop handles the majority of
the vocals, with Nemeth and others pitching in as well.
John Receives Blues Music Award Nomination
December 13, 2007
This week, The Blues Foundation announced nominees for the 2008 Blues Music Awards.
John was nominated in the category of Best New Artist Debut for "Magic Touch," his first release on Blind Pig Records. The event will be held
on May 8, 2008 in the Mississippi Delta.
John at W.C. Handy BBQ Festival
See a multimedia presentation of John's recent performance at the W.C. Handy Blues
& BBQ Festival last month. Click the "multimedia" section of the Gleaner web site. Courtesy of Amber
Blue Revue Covers John
See what Blues Revue Magazine had to say about John in a recently published
article. Read more.
Seems like everybody is listening to John Németh these days. Take a look.
John Signs with Blind Pig Records
Blind Pig Records has announced the signing of vocalist and harmonica player John
Németh to a multi-record recording agreement. Read more.
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