"... Buddy Shute is a guitarist, keyboard player and  tunesmith  who carries forward the true blues traditions he learned growing  up in Memphis a block from Sun Studios in the golden era of music  in the Bluff City, something that comes through loud and clear...."

-Marty Gunther, Blues Blast Magazine.

This is the place to find out all you need to know about award-winning  musician and songwriter, Buddy Shute, and his hot little Ozark blues band, The Motivators. Born and raised in Memphis, and influenced by years spent living and playing music in New Orleans, Buddy's tunes will make you anything but blue.

He and his Motivators keep audiences listening, dancing, and smiling.  Blues, soul, rock n' roll, originals and covers--there's something for everyone. The band is a solid group of  Northwest Arkansas  musicians, whose combined talents have been motivating  music lovers for years.  Give 'em a listen-- you'll be glad you did. 

*AND THE HOME OF BUDDY SHUTE & THE MOTIVATORS

MEMPHIS HEART WITH AN OZARK SPARK 

  

New Release!

A Part of the Whole

Available July 15th

A PART OF THE WHOLE opens with the southern groove of I TRIED, one of ten original tunes that share that timeless quality drawn from Buddy’s adventures in Memphis and New Orleans and his journeys through the great state of Mississippi traveling between the two. 

The two cover tunes Professor Longhair’s HER MIND IS GONE, which Buddy learned from “Fess” having opened for him at Tipitinas, and the classic ONE MEATBALL are musical treasures.

Here is a tune from the album for ya to enjoy
until the it's released, July 15th: