Paul Urban & Friends
Paul Urban & Friends
Tidewater Roots and Blues Band
Award Winning
Guitarist / Vocalist / Songwriter
Paul Urban
PAUL URBAN has released seven albums and performed at countless festivals and music venues. He has appeared on network television, syndicated radio shows, and podcasts.
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March 24, 2023 - WAVY-TV Hampton Roads Show
Paul Urban & Friends return to Live Music Friday to play Over & Over.
March 2023 - True Grit Radio Network
Paul returned to talk about his world since 2020. How he has adapted to continue to share his music and the music on the new album, Silver Wings. [Source]
January 2023 - The Scene 757
In-depth interview by Sandy Archer and Bryan Dunn
October 2022 - Veer Magazine
Silver Wings album review
May 19, 2021 - Hampton History Museum
Join Paul Urban and Joe Hardesty of Paul Urban & Friends for the virtual debut of their new duo, Flat Third, featuring music from their upcoming album, "Three Chords And The Truth"!

Paul Urban & Friends would make an excellent entertainment choice for your festival or performance venue. The band is fronted by guitarist and vocalist Paul Urban. Besides full band, Paul Urban & Friends is also available as a solo. or duo. If you feel we could be of service, call 757‑570‑9138 or email paul @


Paul Urban & Friends is a Tidewater Roots and Blues Band which includes jazz and funk influences in it's music. The band has expanded it's repertoire to include blues rock, Southern Rock and Country as well as original music from Mr. Urban's three CD's of original music.

Located in Chesapeake Virginia, Paul Urban is a familiar name in the regional music scene - most recently performing in the prominent blues band Urban Hill. With the formation of Paul Urban and Friends, Paul is moving into a more diverse musical direction. During the past several years, Paul has performed at The Williamsburg Winter Jazz and Blues Festival, The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, The Henrico Theater, The Hampton History Museum, The Smithfield Wine and Brew Festival, The Stockley Gardens Arts Festival, The Phoebus Spring Fling, The Bay Days Festival, Gloucester Main Street Blues and Brews Festival, as well as countless Tidewater nightclubs and restaurants. His music is also featured on local radio stations WHRV FM, WFOS FM and WCVE FM.

Live in Southside Tidewater Virginia?
Looking for pro one-on-one guitar lessons?
You've come to the right place. I have been teaching guitar professionally since 1981. I offer instruction in rhythm, harmony, theory and soloing in the following genres: Blues, Rock, Jazz and Country. I also teach sight reading. Please feel free to call me at 757‑570‑9138 for scheduling and pricing. I hope to hear from you soon!