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Eliza Neals

Lead Vocalist and Piano/Keys for the American Band "Eliza Neals and the Narcotics!"

eliza-neals-dteroit-blues-rock-singer-award-winner ELIZA NEALS a dynamic front woman, multi-talented musician, confident producer and powerhouse outstanding live performer is “returning the magic back to Blues-Rock with mind-blowing live performances and Top of the Charts recordings.”

Eliza sings with unearthly passion and velvety grit, effortlessly pushing air to new heights, and her operatically trained voice has been called both sexy and menacing. None of this is surprising, of course, since Eliza studied with Motown Legend Barrett Strong and could rightfully be called the last of the truly trained MOTOWN singers.

“10,000 Feet Below” started 2017 at #2 on international Blues-Rock radio charts on Roots Music Report and #6 on Rack-O-Blues B.B. Kings, Bluesville!

2016 Detroit Music Award for “Outstanding Blues Recording” “Breaking and Entering”

Two Nominations from the new “Independent Blues Awards 2017” and Five nominations in 2016!

“Accomplished the near impossible,” American Blues Scene. “Simply breathaking,” Blues Matters UK. “Blues-rock that’s powerful enough to knock you off your feet,” Blues Blast. “Album with imperceptible faults” Soul Bag France. “Tough-as-nails voice soar above the crowd,” Big City Blues. “We know she’s good and this album confirms it,” BluesNews Norway. “Should be tattooed on the soul of all you blues-rockers out there,” Blues in Britain.

In addition to Eliza’s incredible singing, she masterfully plays piano, keys or Hammond B3. Performing at stages across the United States from Maine to Florida to Kansas City, revealing one of Detroit “hidden gems” live. A combination of Modern Electric Blues, Psychedelic Rock with a twist of Jam band and southern soul covers the spectrum. Often playing on piano or keyboards with a list of covers many a band would never attempt, “Eliza Neals and the Narcotics” perform masterly. Original compositions have garnered Eliza Neals; Five Detroit Music Awards and a surprising Detroit Black Music Award nomination in 2017.

A cadre of amazing guitarists have backed up Eliza Neals over the years. Howard Glazer the 23+ country international blues with a super side of Rock and one hell-of -a-feel takes the reigns. As a duo, trio or full blown eight to ten piece band, Eliza Neals delivers the most compelling storytelling in ages.

The award winning sultry and powerful blues rock soul vocalist, recording artist, composer, performer, publisher and producer is being compared to greats like Etta James, Janis Joplin and Ricki Lee Jones among many many others. “There is only one Eliza Neals,” don’t miss a night of music from the city that drives your soul. 

More Music:

2017 “10,000 Feet Below” charts at #2 on the Blues-Rock charts and #1 on the NEW YORK Album charts for 4 Weeks straight! Tops at #8 on the BLUES worldwide ROOTS MUSIC REPORT on MARCH 16th 2017.

2016 “You Ain’t My Dog No More” (summer single) charts at #1 on the NEW YORK Single Charts #3 on the Blues Rock Single charts and #10 on the Blues Radio Charts on RootsMusicReport for July 31st 2016.

2015 “On this Merry Christmas Day” (Holiday single) written with songwriting legend Barrett Strong goes to #1 song and #1 Album on the RootsMusicReport for January 3rd 2016.

2013- Detroit Music Award
“Outstanding Rock/Pop Songwriter”
2013- Detroit Music Award
“Outstanding Blues/R&B Recording” messinwithafool
2016- Detroit Music Award
"Outstanding Blues Recording" BreakingAndEntering
2013- Real Detroit's
“Best of Detroit Blues Artist/Group”
2012 & 2015 Detroit Music Award
"Outstanding Blues Songwriter"

"the Narcotics"

Present and Past Band Members
Barrett Strong
Mentor, Songwriter

The very first artist to record a hit for Motown. + so much more!

Howard Glazer

International Blues Guitar
Michigan Blues HOF
Detroit Music Awards
(Harmonica Shaw + EL34’s)

Lenny Bradford

North East Narcotic
(Joe Louis Walker, Bo Diddly)
“Cold Cold Night”

John Medeiros

North East Narcotic
“Cold Cold Night”

John Abraham

Original Narcotic Member
“10,000 Feet Below”
‘You Ain’t My Dog No More”
“Hard Killing Floor”

Demarcus Sumter

Midwest Narcotic
“10,000 Feet Below”
“Merle Dixon”
“Hard Killing Floor”

Mike Puwal
Guitarist / Engineer / Producer

Zug Izland, CannonBall Records (Alberta Adams, Delta Twins Johnnie Bassett), ICP, 25+ Times on the Top 10 w/ 9 #1’s Billboard Charts

Felipe' Drago

United Kingdom Narcotic
Founder “Cherry White”

Kenny Olson

“Kenny Olson is one of the best rock guitarists on the scene…” – Keith Richards
“You” + “Southern Comfort Dreams”

Gabe Gonzalez

(Enema Squad – George Clinton)
“Goo Goo Glass” “Windshield Wipers” “You”

Billy Perez
Recording Engineer

A reconstructed Focusrite #11 board inside SST – iiWii Studios captured the first live room recording after Hurricane Sandy.
“Sugar Daddy” “I’m The Girl” Windshield Wipers”

Tyrone Smith
Saxophone / Hammond / Piano

Not only is Tyrone an outstanding musician, He is a savvy business man.

Martin ‘Tino’ Gross
Writer/Producer "messin with a fool"

Recorded with Insane Clown Posse, cut remixes for the late bluesman R.L. Burnside, shares a writing credit with Bob Dylan and arranged/sang/performed for Kid Rock.

Shane Visbal

Mercury Pills
“Sugar Daddy” Lead

Liz Williams
Backing Vocals

BackUp Vocals
“Sugar Daddy” “You”

Chris Vega

“Sugar Daddy”

Mike Ryan

Guitar Grip co-founder

Michael Gallante

Felony Bebop Club, Colorform, Radiophonic
“Sugar Daddy”

Sal Carolei

Renee’ and the Derelicts
De-Tuned +

Valerie Taylor
Songwriter, Composer

influence on classic rock,
piano and songwriting.