CLETUS BLACK (vocals/guitar) Award winning and critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Cletus Black has been writing, recording and performing his songs for nearly two decades. Whether playing solo, with members of his band or with his complete Revue, he brings a unique blend of rock, folk, blues, country and pop to the stage. Cletus performs a mix of original songs and cover songs.
For over ten years, the five-piece Cletus Black Revue band has been grabbing live audiences' attention with their unique blend of rock, blues, jazz and pop sound. Fronted by award winning and critically acclaimed guitarist/vocalist Cletus Black, the Revue is comprised of some of Greater Cleveland's most outstanding musicians. Drummer Rod Reisman and bassist Pat Walsh (Simpletons) provide a tight driving rhythm section, while guitarist/vocalist Kevin McCarthy (The Cleveland Beat) and harp virtuoso Dave Morrison (Aces and Eights) add inspired heartfelt leads. The Cletus Black Revue has an exciting sound and style all their own.
They have played such venues as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, House of Blues, Wilbert's, the Beachland Ballroom, Legacy Village and the Agora. They've played many special events like the Cleveland Grand Prix, Painesville Party in the Park, Taste of Cleveland and the Clifton Arts Festival. The Revue has also performed on several live radio and TV shows.