Phil Collen: All-Star supergroup continues Sugar Shack Tour 2016

Photo Credit: Helen L. Collen



(Los Angeles – March 14, 2016) DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of Def Leppard) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Buble & Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & The Crusaders, TLC), have been confirmed as a featured performer at this year’s prestigious RIVERBEND FESTIVAL in Chattanooga, TN on June 18th.

As previously announced, DELTA DEEP are set to continue their 2016 Sugar Shack Tour with a run up the East Coast this Spring. Beginning on March 28th in Washington, DC the quartet will hit Philadelphia, Asbury Park, NJ, and Northampton, MA before heading into NYC and Boston. During the tour the band will also perform at Daryl’s House, the venue owned by Hall & Oates’ Darryl Hall. The current east coast leg of the Sugar Shack tour ends on April 8 at the Boulton Center in Bay Shore, NY.

DELTA DEEP will be touring in support of their soon to be released live album ‘Delta Deep West Coast Live’, featuring songs recorded during the inaugural January Sugar Shack California west coast run. The album, due out this summer, features full performances from their sold-out shows with fans and critics’ alike raving about the bands live show. San Francisco’s BAM Magazine said of the show, “the live experience for Delta Deep is one not to be missed…Debbi Blackwell-Cook is mesmerizing!”

Collen initially started DELTA DEEP in 2012 after jamming over the course of a year with friend and relative, Debbi Blackwell-Cook. What started as a casual pairing singing Motown and classic blues staples quickly became a quartet who share a love for soul, funk and the blues when they added STP’s Robert DeLeo and India. Arie drummer Forrest Robinson.

DELTA DEEP’s East Coast “Sugar Shack” Tour Itinerary:

March 28 Howard Theatre Washington, DC

March 29 Ortlieb’s Lounge Philadelphia, PA

March 30 Wonder Bar Asbury Park, NJ

March 31 Iron Horse Music Hall Northampton, MA

April 3 BB Kings New York, NY

April 5 Cavern Club at Hard Rock Café Boston, MA

April 6 Daryl’s House Pawling, NY

April 8 YMCA Boulton Center Bay Shore, NY

June 18 Riverbend Festival Chattanooga, TN *

(Budlight Stage 8p-9:30p)