Our Video of the Week is ‘Fight For Your Love’ by blues guitar-slinger Artur Menezes. He is one of our favorite guitarists. Just watch his new video and you’ll see why.
Artur won the Grand Prize in a contest promoted by Ernie Ball to perform at the 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival, Dallas TX September 21, 2019 at 12pm on the Village Stage. Artur will be there with Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr, Jeff Beck, Jimmie Vaughan, Joe Walsh John Mayer, Jonny Lang, Sheryl Crow, and many more.
Winner of the Gibson/Albert King Award for “Best Guitarist” by the Blues Foundation 2018 (IBC) Artur is an energetic and soulful guitarist, singer-songwriter with exquisite guitar chops. With four albums to his name, including his latest Keep Pushing (2018) Artur plays traditional blues, modern blues, blues rock, rock, and more. He’s a singer-songwriter and many originals are on his albums.
Artur is also a guitar instructor for Musicians Institute in Los Angeles.
A native of Brazil, and based in Los Angeles, he shared the stage with Joe Satriani in a festival in Brazil in 2017. In 2012 he opened shows for Buddy Guy on his South American tour in Brazil.
We are lucky to have him in the U.S. as he was headlining major festivals in Brazil. Check him out on YouTube, and also on his website and Facebook page.
Artur Menezes Online