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Rob Lutes & Rob MacDonald

“Rob Lutes will soon be counted amongst the ranks of the best in the industry. Insightful and meaty… gutty and gritty… A rare talent that keeps getting better with each project released, one listen will prove he is more than a passing fancy; this guy is here to stay. ”

— Matt Large, Montreal Folk Festival

COME AROUND Nominated for four 2022 Canadian Folk Music Awards – Album, Contemporary Singer, English Songwriter, Producer of the Year (with Rob MacDonald)

Nominated – 2022 Acoustic Act of the Year – Maple Blues Awards 

COME AROUND – Top 20 Airplay, Folk-DJ Radio, 2021

That Bird Has My Wings – 2022 Winner, Male Category, Blues and Roots Radio International Songwriting Competition

WINNER – 2018 Canadian Folk Music Awards – Contemporary Singer of the Year 

Nominated for 2018 Maple Blues Awards, Male Vocalist and Acoustic Act of the Year

Walk in the Dark Nominated for the 2018 GAMIQ Folk Album of the Year

Nominated 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards – Ensemble of the Year (Sussex) 

Stingray Music: Top Folk-Roots Airplay (US) Year End 2018

Since the release of his first album Gravity in 2000, Rob Lutes has steadily built a collection of exquisite songs that inhabit the intersection of blues, folk, Americana, and the contemporary singer-songwriter genre. As skilled delivering a Piedmont blues classic as he is performing his own acclaimed original songs, Lutes’s masterful fingerstyle guitar work and soulful voice bring an unmistakable intensity to his live performances.