The Blue Lords

Played 2013 & 2015

The Blue Lords

About The Blue Lords

Based out of Norfolk, Virginia this hard driving band makes no bones about where their roots lie. The Blue Lords are a powerful, true blue classic, southern rock and blues band. With a blistering guitar attack, coupled with a thunderous rhythm section, the Blue Lords have shared stages with some of the biggest names in rock; ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, 38 Special, The Doobie Brothers, Charlie Daniels, Peter Frampton, The Outlaws, Blackfoot, Pat Travers, Blue Oyster Cult, Kansas, Johnny Winter, Molly Hatchet, Steppenwolf, & Jefferson Starship, among others. In 2006, the Blue Lords single “Walk The Walk” was featured in the independent feature-length film, “Sweet Good Fortune.”

“There is something about the South, southern bands, southern music in general that resonates in your soul, says lead vocalist and drummer Steve Archer, and there is a brotherhood among all of the bands that we all share and are extremely proud to be a part of”.

Guitarist/vocalist Tony Bullard: “We all were raised on country music, classic, southern rock and blues. The Allmans, Skynyrd, Charlie Daniels, Marshall Tucker, that whole movement was an exciting time in music. We still love what we do, and it’s truly an honor to be able to perform for people and carry on that tradition. It’s all about the fans and the music, giving it your all at every show and being thankful for your blessings. We do … and we are.”

A long time Skynyrd friend and fan, Bullard was asked to escort the late Ronnie Van Zants daughter Tammy Van Zant to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Lynyrd Skynyrd was inducted by Kid Rock along with Black Sabbath, Miles Davis, Blondie, and the Sex Pistols, with Herb Albert and Jerry Moss receiving a Life Time Achievement Award in 2006. “An amazing night,” says Bullard. “Truly an honor we will never forget”.

“…Reckless, Wicked, Desperados!” – Don Barnes .38 Special

“…Check out the Blue Lords. They’ve been rockin’ for a while and I highly recommend them!” – Johnny Van Zant / Lynyrd Skynyrd

“…When you talk about the Blue Lords, no holds barred…the best!” – Dave Hlubek / Molly Hatchet

Band Update:
The Blue Lords band suddenly and abruptly ended in 2015, but the New Lords carry on its legacy.



What Passengers Think

We signed up for our first RLC Cruise (VI) 15 months in advance and counted down the days the entire time. I worried myself that it couldn’t possibly meet my own mountain-high expectations after that long wait. It absolutely did. Every band that we saw played at an amazing level (and some of them are over 70!). And they cared. These groups love playing this gig. It shows.

The ship and its crew were wonderful. Food was good. We had great weather. And to top it off, the people are amazing! Such a beautiful, hip, relaxed and respectful gathering of rock fanatics. This is truly my tribe and my vibe.

Can’t make RLC VII unfortunately but we’re just waiting for the announcement for RLC VIII later this year. This cruise is rock’s best kept secret.

Peter, New RLC Patron of Rock Peter, New RLC Patron of Rock

We were first time cruiser’s. Definitely the BEST vacation ever!!! Five of the most relaxing, stress free, days of a fun filled vacation.. We cannot say enough… the ship was clean, well managed, and beautiful.. venues were excellent. Rock Legend’s did an excellent job with the line up…loved ALL the music we could see and the goodies with the Rock Legends Cruise were very well thought out.

Thanks to everyone for the memories..hope we can do it again someday soon.

Julie, BLAST Julie, BLAST