California Blues Queen Val Starr does it again, using words and music to describe the current situation. A hug is a lot like medicine and one from Val always cures.” - Henry Morgan

— Henry Morgan - Radio BluesFlac

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John Ellis


VAL STARR is the singer, rhythm guitarist, writer and producer for VAL STARR & THE BLUES ROCKET. They exploded onto the Sacramento blues scene in 2011, and have been exciting northern California blues lovers ever since. For the last decade, they have recorded five CD’s and three singles, the newest featuring Victor Wainwright on keys.  Their musical repertoire features original blues boogies, blues rock, ballads, sultry shuffles and up-tempo swing, and Val Starr loves to get people up on their feet dancing to that California Blues!


Val Starr & the Blues Rocket have shared the stage with the likes of Albert Cummings, Rick Estrin, Coco Montoya, Tommy Castro, EG Kight, EC Scott, Laurie Morvan, Chris Cain, Ms Arbess Williams, Daniel Castro, Dennis Jones, Kaye Bohler, Lisa Mann, Mick Martin, Leah Tysse, and Mike Hammar.


The Blues Rocket band is made up of the talented California blues musicians: John Ellis on bass; Frankie Munz on harp; Paul Farman on drums, and Tim Brisson on guitar.

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Val Starr

Val Starr & the Blues Rocket

Winter of 2020

Val Starr & the Blues Rocket

"Healing Kind Of Blues" 2022 CD

"Lighter Side Of The Blues" 2020 CD

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