Phil Collen: Delta Deep Rocked at Riverbend Festival

 Photo Credit: Helen L. Collen 

Hometown Orange County Show Confirmed on September 12th…

(Los Angeles – June 20, 2016) DELTA DEEP, the critically acclaimed blues-based band featuring Phil Collen (lead guitarist of Def Leppard) and Robert DeLeo (bassist for Stone Temple Pilots), in addition to Debbi Blackwell-Cook (back-up vocalist for such artists as Michael Buble & Gregory Hines) and Forrest Robinson (drummer for India.Arie, Joe Sample & The Crusaders, TLC), blew the roof off the stage on this year’s prestigious RIVERBEND FESTIVAL in Chattanooga, TN this past Saturday.

In addition, DELTA DEEP are set to continue their 2016 Sugar Shack Tour with hometown show at the Skyloft in Laguna Beach on September 12th ( The band will be touring in support of their soon to be released live album ‘Delta Deep West Coast Live’, featuring songs recorded during the inaugural January Sugar Shack California west coast run. The album, due out later this summer, features full performances from their sold-out shows with fans and critics’ alike raving about the bands live show. San Francisco’s BAM Magazine said of the show, “the live experience for Delta Deep is one not to be missed…Debbi Blackwell-Cook is mesmerizing!”

Collen initially started DELTA DEEP in 2012 after jamming over the course of a year with friend and relative, Debbi Blackwell-Cook. What started as a casual pairing singing Motown and classic blues staples quickly became a quartet who share a love for soul, funk and the blues when they added STP’s Robert DeLeo and India. Arie drummer Forrest Robinson.

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