100 Modern Blues Rock Songs you must hear

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In this carefully curated playlist, we bring you 100 must-hear Modern Blues Rock Songs from 2010 to today. This selection shines a light on artists who have redefined the blues rock genre, infusing traditional blues with rock’s raw energy to create something truly unique. Below, we delve deeper into some of the standout artists featured in our playlist and what makes their contributions to modern blues rock so significant.

Greta Van Fleet

Michigan’s rock group Greta Van Fleet recently released their sophomore album ‘The Battle at Garden’s Gate’ with significant chart performance and critical acclaim. The group has three brothers: vocalist Josh Kiszka, guitarist Jake Kiszka, bassist/keyboardist Sam Kiszka, plus drummer Danny Wagner.

Rival Sons

Founded in 2009 in Long Beach, Rival Sons includes Jay Buchanan (lead vocals), Scott Holiday (guitar), Dave Beste (bass guitar), and Mike Miley (drums), joined by keyboardist Todd Ögren. Signed on Atlantic Records via Dave Cobb’s label Low Country Sound, their energetic blend of blues and rock has captivated audiences worldwide.

Alabama Shakes

With nearly 1.5 million albums sold in the United States, Alabama Shakes burst onto the scene with their debut album “Boys & Girls.” Their hit single “Hold On” received three Grammy nominations, showcasing their soulful blend of blues and rock.

The Black Keys

The Black Keys, formed by Dan Auerbach (guitar, vocals) and Patrick Carney (drums), have become synonymous with the garage rock revival. Their breakthrough album “Brothers” and the hit single “Tighten Up” have cemented their place in modern rock history.

Elle King

Multi-instrumentalist Elle King, known for her blend of country-rock, soul, and blues, released her debut album “Love Stuff” featuring the top 10 single “Ex’s & Oh’s,” which earned her two Grammy Awards.

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats

Nathaniel Rateliff, along with his band The Night Sweats, brings a refreshing mix of folk, Americana, and vintage rhythm & blues to the modern music scene.


The Swedish rock group Wolver offers a satirical look at the life of a modern rock band through their unique alt-indie rock sound, blending insightful lyrics with captivating melodies.

Joe Bonamassa

Blues-rock icon Joe Bonamassa, known for his extensive collection of vintage guitars and amplifiers, has released 25 solo albums, with 11 reaching number 1 on the Billboard Blues charts. His profound influence on the genre is undeniable.

Best Modern Blues Rock Songs

Our “100 Modern Blues Rock Songs You Must Hear ” playlist is not just a collection of tracks but a gateway to exploring the depths of modern blues rock. Each artist and band brings something unique to the table, from soulful ballads to gritty rock anthems.

We invite you to discover the stories behind the music, the passion of the artists, and the electrifying energy of modern blues rock with Kolibri Music.

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Blues, Rock, modern blues rock


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100 Modern Blues Rock Songs you must hear Artists

Alabama Shakes, Elle King, Greta Van Fleet, Joe Bonamassa, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Rival Sons, The Black Keys, Wolver

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