Tommy Castro (born April 15, 1955, San Jose, California) is an American blues, R&B and rock guitarist and singer. He has been recording since the mid 1990s. His music has taken him from local stages to national and international touring. His popularity was marked by his winning the 2008 Blues Music Award for Entertainer Of The Year. According to The Chicago Sun-Times, Castro plays "Memphis soul-drenched R&B…top-of-the-line blues." Blurt added, "Castro has a soulful voice, searing guitar and is an excellent songwriter and vocalist. If you close your eyes you will be convinced that you are listening to Otis Redding singing in 1967…tremendous.”
2011 Peekskill jazz and Blues Festival produced by Thom Pernice for the Peekskill BID. Photographed by Barry Gerber Live excerpts from Tommy Castro Band part2
Triple Trouble is Tommy Castro vocals and guitar, Lloyd Jones guitar and background vocals, Jimmy Hall harmonica, sax and vocals. With Double Trouble Tommy Shannon bass, Chris Layton drums and Reese Wynans B3.
Tommy Castro & the Painkillers LIVE in Long Beach. Second song of the smokin' set at the Gaslamp in Long Beach.