Uncle John's Blues Band is from Kuopio, Finland. Its members have been active in Finnish blues scene already from the 1970's.

The members of the band are:

  • Ewen MacDonald, vocals.
  • Tuomo Salo, guitar & vocals.
  • Seppo Örmälä, guitar.
  • Pekka Mustonen, bass.
  • Jarmo Saarti, percussion.
  • Markku Sirviö, keyboards.
  • Pertti Rytkönen, bass and harmonica.

The speciality of UJBB is pharmacological blues. We have been involved in a project that has published a CD called Beta-Blocker Blues, full of pharmacological blues songs that are available from here:

Here you can listen to the song: The Richard Ellis Man, which was recorded live at the Blues Cave, Kuopio, Finland.

To get us to gigs, contact Mr. Tuomo Salo, tel. +358 400 860 879, e-mail tuomo.salo(at)


Updated 1.8.2009