Acoustic Asheville: Bygone Blues Quartet

At it’s core, Bygone Blues is the duo of singer Peggy Ratusz and pianist Aaron Price. The pair have shared a passion for vintage blues and jazz and work to keep that sound alive today. They were quarter-finalists in the International Blues Challenge in 2017 in a competition against hundreds of other bands.

On occasion, they are joined by Jonathan Pearlman on guitar and Grant Cuthbertson on upright bass. It’s not unusual to catch the band as a duo, trio, or a quartet depending on the night.

Recently they performed as a quartet in an exclusive performance at The Grey Eagle for Xpress and Acoustic Asheville.

“Bygone Blues”

“Honeymoon in June”

“The Belle of the Blues”


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