Ryan McGarvey

United States NMAlbuquerque

Ryan McGarvey, born in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is a star on the rise. His music with influences from everything from early delta blues, to classic hard rock, to more contemporary blues/rock artist's of today has gained fans world wide and the recongnition of the industry. Throughout his career, he shared the stage with legendary Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, B.B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Gov't Mule, The Fabulous Thunderbirds and many more.

'I met Ryan 4 years ago and was very impressed at the depth of his influence and his ability to put said influences together in his own way. To watch him grow as an artist and to hear his name mentioned to me as much as it has is a testament to his hard work and skill.' - Joe Bonamassa


  • Best Solo/Acoustic - European Blues Awards (2017)
  • Best Guitarist - European Blues Awards (2016)
  • Best Vocalist - Albuquerque The Magazine (2016)
  • Best Local Musician - The Weekly Alibi (2016)
  • Best Guitarist - European Blues Awards (2014)
  • Best New Talent - Guitar Player Magazine (2013)
  • Best Musician - Albuquerque The Magazine (2012)
  • Best Blues - Local I.Q. Magazine (2012)
  • Best Vocalist - Albuquerque The Magazine (2011)
  • Ernie Ball Play Crossroads Winner - Eric Clapton’s Crossroads (2010)
  • Best Musician - Albuquerque The Magazine (2010)
  • Blues Act Of The Year - The Weekly Alibi (2010)
  • Blues Act Of The Year - The Weekly Alibi (2009)
  • Best Guitarist - The Weekly Alibi (2009)
  • Best Musician - Albuquerque The Magazine (2008)
  • Blues Act Of The Year - The Weekly Alibi (2008)
  • Blues Act Of The Year - The Weekly Alibi (2007)
  • NM Music Award Winner - Blues Song Of The Year (2007)
  • Guitarmaggeddon Champion Of NM - Guitar Center (2006)