MICKY & THE BUZZ
Micky & The Buzz is an Italian-Bizkaian “High Energy Jump & Roll” band formed in 2018 with the spirit of playing jump-blues and 50’s rock & roll with a punk attitude and a focus on fun and dancing. The members have a long history in bands like Shöck, No Relax, The Boogie Punkers, Jukebox Racket, The Cherry Boppers or Longboards and among the band’s influences are LaVern Baker, Wynona Carr, Varetta Dillard, Wynonie Harris, Little Walter, Wanda Jackson, Barbara Pitman, Giorgo Gaber or Mina, who have gone through the blender of Stray Cats, The Nightporters, Barrence Whitfield or The Clash. They have quickly caught the attention of critics, audiences and festivals such as “Azkena Rock Festival”, “Riot Show (Austria)” or “Big Rumble”.
Their first album “Strong Woman” (February, 2021) is already on sale and is a self-produced vinyl E.P. with three tracks in English and Italian.
Gonzalo Portugal is a musician born in Bilbao. After 16 years fronting the band Last Fair Deal, and after three albums under his belt, he takes another step forward in his career and embarks on his solo project.
The first work of his new adventure is an EP entitled “On My Way”. It was recorded in Larrabasterra in January 2022 under the supervision of Saúl Santolaria (Sweet Saul Studio) and produced by Gonzalo himself, it shows a range of styles from a blues language perspective. It is formed by three of his own compositions and a revision of the traditional blues “Rollin’ and Tumblin'”.