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"This record is an appointment with history you are not allowed to miss" 
Blues Again Magazine 

"A luxuriant lesson for all those who want to review theih knowledge about the Blues"
Rock & Folk Magazine 

" With 'Down the Line', Nico Backton reminds those who would have forgotten that he is one of Europe's most brilliant Bluesmen of his generation !"
Fred Delforge, ZicaZic

Nico Backton is very pleased to present the 'Wizards of Blues' for a musical journey from Memphis to Chricago, crossing the shores of the Yazoo River...

"Nico Backton & Wizards of Blues" cross the United States from down South up to the cold North, from dusty cottonfields to the screaming streets of Chicago meeting either the most famous, either unknown Blues-artists or songs from the 30's, 40's, 50's...

Nico Backton & Wizards of Blues is considered by specialized critics and press as one of the best acoustic Blues bands on the French Scene. They played on most of the biggest french Blues-Festivals all over France, like Blues sur Seine, Blues en V.O., Les Rendez-vous de l'Erdre, Europa Blues Night, Europa Jazz Festival Blues Tour, Jazz sous les Pommiers, Blues en Loire, Andernos Jazz and many more,  shared the main scene at the Cahors Blues Festival 2009 with the biggest american Bluesartists amongst others, shared the program with Ten Years After at the Linton Blues Festival (U.K.), played at the Charleroi Blues Night (B), Namur Jazz Festival, at the Marquee, etc ...

After the big succes of their album "Back Door Blues", Nico & Wizards came back with the album "Blues on my Front Door" which has known the same succes and new amazing critics. Their album "Roots and Stories" is available all over Europe and distributed by Bertus.

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LATEST NEWS: "Down the Line" has two songs on 10th and 12th position in the Top 50 Contemporary Blues Song Chart, US-Charts  covering worldwide Blues-radio broadcasts, and is on third position in the Top 50 Contemporary Blues Album Chart. It is also on 17th position in the IBBA Album Charts for April 2014 on the UK - IBBA Blues Radios !



Listen to some LIVE songs recorded on tour !

last update 13.12.2012