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Trey Wanvig is a 18-year-old blues guitarist and vocalist from Sarasota, Florida.  Trey has won the regional blues challenge for both the Southwest Florida Blues Society and the Orange Blossom Blues Society in 2017, 2018, and 2019, which allowed him to compete at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in both the youth showcase and the adult solo / duo category. 

 

Trey has performed at numerous blues and music festivals including the Waterfront Blues Festival, Bradenton Blues Festival, Tall City Blues Fest, Dunedin Wines the Blues, Blues From the Top, the Dallas International Guitar Festival, and Giving Hunger the Blues.  Trey has also played at many legendary blues clubs and music venues around the country including B.B. King's on Beale Street in Memphis, Ground Zero Blues Club in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida, and even aboard the Allure of the Seas, one of Royal Caribbean's "Oasis Class" mega cruise ships.  In May of 2018, he was one of only 10 guitar players across the country invited to play at the Dallas International Guitar Festival's 10 Under 20 Event. 

Trey was selected by the Grammy Foundation to partake in their Grammy Music Revolution Project conducted at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater.  This has allowed him the opportunity to open many shows for a large number of prestigious artists, including Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Buddy Guy, and Alice Cooper.

He is also an ambassador for the United by Music North America organization, which is a program and a band for neuro-diverse and neuro-typical people with exceptional musical talent.  Trey has performed alongside many great artists including Shemekia Copeland, Bob Margolin, Annika Chambers, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, Janiva Magness, Toronzo Cannon, Paul DesLauriers, Shakura S'Aida, Biscuit Miller, Kenny Neal, Bryan Lee, Doug MacLeod, Ben Rice, Sarah Grace, Tas Cru, Gabe Stillman, Steve Vai, and Eric Johnson.​ 

Trey released his first album titled "Roadside Blues" in January of 2018, most of which was written when he was 14 years old, and recorded at the age of 15.  Trey is currently writing and working on new music for his next album which will begin production soon.

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