This powerhouse known as The Terry Whalen Band are a 2015 Music NB Award winner for Blues Artist of the Year and a 2012 Music NB Award winner for Blues Recording for their 2011 release of A Work in Progress. This accomplishment is in addition to being a three time ECMA nominee for Blues Recording of ther Year. They deliver a heart thumping blend of blues and rock that has been described by Jeff Liberty of JL Artists as “classic ZZ Top on Steroids!!! Terry Whalen rocks the very foundation of your soul! That is the bottom line” in January, 2012, TWB received a 2012 ECMA nomination for Blues Recording of the Year for A Work in Progress. This is their third such honor in the past four years. They also received a 2010 ECMA nomination for Blues Recording of the Year, for their 2009 release of A Wicked Driving Rain. This came on the heels of their 2009 ECMA Nomination for Blues Recording of the Year for their 2008 release of The Devil’s Fireplace. The band were also honored with a Music New Brunswick nomination for Blues recording of the Year for A Wicked Driving Rain in 2010. TWB were a 2010 a finalist for the CBC Galaxie Rising Stars Showcase at the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival in Fredericton, NB.
To date the band have had the pleasure of sharing the stage with blues legends, Delbert McClinton, Jonny Lang, Robert Cray, The John Oates Band and the amazing James Cotton along with Jimmy D Lane, the son of the great Jimmy Rogers and Shirley King the daughter of BB King. The Terry Whalen Band has been compared to early ZZ Top, but what you will hear is one-of-a-king sound from frontman Terry Whalen and a band that delivers an original blend of blues and rock that will leave you wanting more.