Val Starr & The Blues Rocket
Sacramento - California - United States

Val Starr & The Blues Rocket is a Contemporary Blues band who exploded on the Sacramento blues scene in 2011, and have been exciting blues lovers ever since. Their musical repertoire features original blues boogies, ballads, sultry shuffles and up-tempo swing. Val Starr is an extraordinary singer and songwriter who writes tales gleaned from everyday life, love, friends, and family. She is an explosive performer who always brings the audience to their feet and out onto the dance floor with blues that lift you up! The Blues Rocket band is made up of the best of the best of California blues musicians: life partner and co-producer John Ellis on bass, the electrifying Timothy Brisson on guitar, Frankie Munz on harmonica, and her in-the-pocket rocket drummer Paul Farman. Val Starr & the Blues Rocket have shared the stage with many top blues artists including Rick Estrin & The Night Cats, Chris Cain, Tommy Castro & The Painkillers, EG Kight, Coco Montoya, EC Scott, and more!  Val has 5 original CD's available, Cool Ride, Blues Away, Woman On A Mission, I Always Turn The Blues On" and her latest hit release, "Lighter Side of the Blues" hit the streets on January 2nd, 2020.


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Lighter Side of the Blues

Label: Sandwich Factory

Genres: Blues

Styles: Contemporary Blues, Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
24 Hour Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
Lighter Side of the Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
Lighter Side of the Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
1 Say Goodbye to the Blues (Like You Mean It) Contemporary Blues Blues
2 Sactown Heat Contemporary Blues Blues
3 If She Can Get a Man (Anyone Can) Contemporary Blues Blues
5 All or Nuthin' Man Contemporary Blues Blues
6 Can't Get Sad Tonight Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Lift a Finger Contemporary Blues Blues
8 Mister Bassman Contemporary Blues Blues
9 Movin' on Contemporary Blues Blues
10 24 Hour Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
11 Big Boss Man (#Metoo) Contemporary Blues Blues
12 Shame on You Contemporary Blues Blues
13 The Blues Doesn't Pick or Choose Contemporary Blues Blues

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Cool Ride

Label: Sandwich Factory

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
1 I Love You Too Electric Blues Blues
2 Wwddd Electric Blues Blues
3 Cool Ride Electric Blues Blues
4 Lovin' You's Not Even Electric Blues Blues
5 Good Boy Electric Blues Blues
6 Better Take It Back Electric Blues Blues
7 Whatcha Tryin' Electric Blues Blues
8 I Believe in Something Electric Blues Blues
9 Line Hook Sinker Electric Blues Blues
10 Jump Through Hoops Electric Blues Blues
11 All the Time Blues Electric Blues Blues
12 Fun with the Blues Electric Blues Blues

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I Always Turn the Blues on - Details

Label: Sandwich Factory

Genres: Blues

Styles: Electric Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
Whether Blues Electric Blues Blues
You Better Stop Electric Blues Blues
1 High Time to Go Electric Blues Blues
2 I Always Turn the Blues on Electric Blues Blues
3 What Happens After Midnight (Nothin' Good) Electric Blues Blues
4 Whether Blues Electric Blues Blues
5 You Better Stop Electric Blues Blues
6 Please Don't Go Away Mad Electric Blues Blues
7 Bad Luck & the Blues Electric Blues Blues
8 Out with the Old Electric Blues Blues
9 The Baby Mama Song Electric Blues Blues
10 Blind Eye Electric Blues Blues
11 Bye Bye Electric Blues Blues
12 It's Always Somethin' Electric Blues Blues

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Woman on a Mission - Details

Label: Sandwich Factory

Genres: Blues, Holiday

Styles: Electric Blues, Contemporary Blues, Christmas, Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
Yesterday's News Contemporary Blues Blues
1 Yesterday's News Contemporary Blues Blues
2 Bad Shoes Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
3 The Boozin' Blues Contemporary Blues Blues
4 Woman on a Mission Contemporary Blues Blues
5 My Baby Contemporary Blues Blues
6 It's As Easy As That Contemporary Blues Blues
7 Steppin' Outside the Zone Contemporary Blues Blues
8 Worth the Cost Contemporary Blues Blues
9 None of My Business Contemporary Blues Blues
10 Mr. Distraction Contemporary Blues Blues
11 Baby You're Not True Blue Contemporary Blues Blues
12 The Blues is Not a Color Contemporary Blues Blues
13 Silence Contemporary Blues Blues
14 Spending Christmas with the Blues (Bonus Track) Christmas Holiday

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Blues Away

Label: Sandwich Studio

Genres: Blues

Styles: Electric Blues

Songs on the Album

Track # Song Title Style Genre
1 I'm Just Sayin' Electric Blues Blues
2 Soul Mate Electric Blues Blues
3 Blues Away Electric Blues Blues
4 Let It Go Electric Blues Blues
5 Blue Collar Blues Electric Blues Blues
6 Fun Lovin' Woman Electric Blues Blues
7 Shakin' Electric Blues Blues
8 Busy Body Electric Blues Blues
9 Chardonnay Electric Blues Blues
10 Lose You to the Blues Electric Blues Blues
11 That's My Advice Electric Blues Blues
12 California Blues Electric Blues Blues