Peter Poirier, guitarist, vocalist, musician dedicated to classic 1950’s Blues.
Peter started out in the Boston blues scene of the early 1990’s when he formed his first band City Pete and The Eels. Performing throughout New England when in 1996 he was asked to join The Shirley Lewis Band. With Lewis, Peter was able to see more of the road, as the band was booked nationally. Playing well known venues such as Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago, Manny’s Car Wash in NYC, Blind Willie’s in Atlanta, The Slippery Noodle Inn in Indianapolis with numerous trips up and down the East Coast. The Shirley Lewis Band also performed at many festivals including Riverfest in Chattanooga TN, The City of Presidents Festival In Quincy Massachusetts, (where Peter also backed up another Boston legend “Weepin’” Willie) and The Red White and Blues Festival at the Cape Cod Melody Tent.
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