"Becky Boyd, a singer of such strength, she could make a lot of 'No Girls Allowed' signs get ripped off the clubhouse doors... She possesses a powerful blues/jazz voice that’s forceful, sensuous and as clear as spring water. If there’s a jazz buff in the Cleveland area who hasn’t heard Boyd sing yet, do something about that. She has got the art of scat singing down cold. Becky Boyd is a local talent to watch." - Steve Byrne, Scene Magazine
"Becky Boyd is a local pro, who makes the magic happen." - Harmonica Blue, Strange Brew Magazine
About Becky Boyd
Becky Boyd has been playing the Cleveland club scene for 40+ years. Her vocals are outstanding, combining great tone, with tremendous feel. In addition to singing with many bands over the years, Becky has opened for such acclaimed artists as The Outlaws, Brownsville Station, Marshall Tucker Band, Gary Lewis and the Playboys, Fairport Convention, Buddy Miles, Robert Lockwood Jr., Billy Branch, Walter Trout, Chad & Jeremy and Todd Rundgren. A career highlight for Becky was singing backups for McKendree Spring at their reunion concert Memorial Day Weekend 2008 at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland Ohio.
Becky has been nominated several times as Best Vocalist & Best Female Vocalist in the Freetimes and Scene Magazine. Becky received the Best vocalist Award from the Cleveland Blues Society in 2018.
She has recorded two CDs with her previous band Real Life, as well as studio work with many Cleveland artists.
In 2010, Becky joined up with blues guitarist Tim Matson and competed in the Memphis Blues Challenge, sponsored by the Cleveland Blues Society. Taking first prize in the Cleveland solo/duo category, they won the chance to compete against over 100 acts at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. Becky and Tim performed at the famous Orpheum Theatre and placed in the Top 8.
They recorded a CD titled "Becky Boyd & Tim Matson.” Becky and Tim still play today, joined by guitarist Mike Modlin as Becky Boyd & The Natural Facts.
Her current band, Becky Boyd & The Groove Train, made their debut in January 2015. The band features bassist Alfredo Guerrieri, drummer Jim Wall and keyboardist Chris Hanna. Check the calendar to plan a date to see them at a venue near you.
More recently, Becky has joined forces with Kristine Jackson, Rachel Brown and Emma Shook, to form Sisters in Song - a group rich in harmonies, performing both covers and originals.
In addition to the acts listed above, you can also find Becky performing as a solo-acoustic act and in duos with Cleveland artists such as keyboardist Chris Hanna, Austin Walkin’ Cane, Kristine Jackson and also has a duo with her daughter - Claudia Schieve. In every instance, Becky gives a performance not to be missed!
Becky Boyd & The Groove Train play Kent Blues Festival
Saturday, July 17th, Becky Boyd & The Groove Train, featuring Beth Hart drummer Bill Ransom, will play the Kent Blues Fest from 2pm to 4pm
in Acorn Alley,
138 E Main St.
Kent, OH 44240
In the event of rain, the band will perform inside at Belleria's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria, on the corner of Acorn Alley and Erie St.
ACORN ALLEY / ACORN PLAZA
Located in the heart of historic downtown Kent between East Main and Erie Streets, Acorn Alley is a pedestrian-friendly development that offers cobblestone walkways and a welcoming locally-owned mix of specialty shops and boutiques, art and live music, and special events throughout the year.
Becky Boyd & bassist Alfredo Guerrieri play SOL Brunch
Sunday, July 18th, Becky & Fredo will play SOL Brunch.
38257 Glenn Ave, Willoughby, OH 44094
(Same parking lot as Willoughby Brewing Co.)
12 noon - 3pm
Becky Boyd & The Groove Train play Music Box Supper Club
Friday, July 30th, Becky Boyd & The Groove Train will play Music Box Supper Club.
Show at 8:00pm
Purchase your tickets by clicking the link. After you purchase your ticket, you must make a reservation for seating.
The band will be joined by guitarist Michael Bay!
Becky Boyd & guitarist Michael Bay play Driftwood Point
Saturday, July 31st, Becky & Michael Bay will play Driftwood Point!
7:30pm - 10:30pm
6827 Lake Rd W
Geneva, OH 44041
(County Line Rd. dead ends right into the parking lot on the lake!)
Beautiful view of Lake Erie from the patio!
Becky Boyd plays solo at 750ml Wines in Brecksville
Wednesday, August 4th, Becky will play solo/acoustic at 750ml Wines in Brecksville OH.
6pm - 8pm
Becky Boyd & The Groove Train at Jailhouse Taverne
Saturday, August 7th, Becky will be joined by guitarist Michael Bay, drummer Jim Wall, and bassist Christopher Vance at Jailhouse Taverne.
Great outdoor stage!
Becky Boyd & keyboardist Chris Hanna play Stone Mad
Sunday, August 8th, Becky and Chris will play Stone Mad Pub from 6 (ish) to 9pm
1306 West 65th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Becky Boyd & The Groove Train play
Wednesday, August 11th, Becky Boyd & The Groove Train will play The Bop Stop.
Get tickets here :
Live and virtual performance!