News in 2019! New album coming out soon!

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The Sugar Thieves have a lot to tell you about. We have a new album coming out soon. We have a Go Fund Me campaign going, to help us finance this project. We would love to have your support, big or small. Please visit our Facebook page for a link to our Go Fund Me campaign. Or visit and search “Please Contribute to The Sugar Thieves new album” On the road News: Catch the Duo in Omaha Nebraska this …

The Sugar Thieves Spring Tour 2018 (Las Vegas, Boise Idaho, Salt Lake City)

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The Sugar Thieves Trio will be performing at The Sand Dollar Blues Bar in Las Vegas, NV. on April 25th! The full band will be performing in Boise Idaho, at The Sapphire Room on Friday April 27th! Tickets are available at, or by calling the venue. Catch the Trio in Salt Lake City at The Loading Dock on April 30th! More dates and details to come! We hope to see you there!

Back to Nebraska this summer!

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“Omaha, NE—This Thursday, July 20, Omaha Performing Arts’ Jazz on the Green series will host The Sugar Thieves. The Phoenix based band started as a duo between Meredith Moore, originally from Omaha, and guitarist Mike Lander in 2006. They gained notoriety after playing blues competitions in Phoenix and eventually Memphis, Tennessee, and since then their music has achieved international appeal, Moore said. “We’ve traveled all over the world together, we’ve been on two European tours and have had some amazing …

“2 Cups” CD Release – May 26

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Guitarist Mikel Lander and vocalist Meredith Moore originally met in 2006 through a mutual friend at a Tempe house party. It may not have been a meet-cute sort of encounter (and Lander initially rebuffed Moore’s invitation to jam together) but it wound up changing both of their lives forever. The couple, who’ve been married for a few years now, form the core of The Sugar Thieves, one of the Valley’s best roots/blues acts the serve up “meat shakin’” sounds that …

European Tour 2015

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The Sugar Thieves are proud to announce we’re headed back to Europe from March 28-April 12 March 27 – Les nuits du blues an Abbeville March 28 – Poisvilliers (private party) March 29 – Venue Le temps des crises in Beaumont en Veyron April 1-2-3 – Le Bateleur – Nieul sur mer (Near La Rochelle) – With our friends Manu and Amelie! April 4th – Salaise festival April 11 – Nuit du blues au feminin in Bondues – Near Lille …

Watermelon Slim Feb 28

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Watermelon Slim Solo Performance with special guests, the Sugar Thieves WATERMELON SLIM burst onto the international blues scene in 2005 when he was nominated by the BLUES MUSIC AWARDS as ‘Newcomer of the Year’. Between 2007 and 2011, he received 17 other nominations from the same organization, winning the ‘Album of the Year’ and ‘Band of the Year’ in 2008. There have been many more awards and honors bestowed on this master of this most original genre of American music. …

LIVE Video Shoot / NEW Sugar Thieves Songs Jan 10

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Join us on Jan 10th for a very unique Sugar Thieves concert! This show will feature new material, and will be shot LIVE in front of YOU! Banana Gun will also be performing. Doors at 8pm. No Cover before 10pm. The concert will be at: LAST EXIT LIVE 717 S. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ, 85004 Saturday January 10 8pm doors, no cover before 10pm

Headed back to Europe!

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It’s official! The Sugar Thieves are headed back to France this spring from March 25 to April 13. Tour dates will be posted shortly, including some pretty cool festivals. Tell you friends on the other side of the ocean! Also, for the second year in a row, Phoenix Magazine has named the Sugar Thieves 2014’s Best Band! Here’s a quote: No knob-twisting. All soul. The Sugar Thieves embody the energy of early rock and soul music, harking back to an …

“Best Local Band” – Phoenix Magazine

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The Sugar Thieves are proud to have been voted “Best Local Band” by Phoenix Magazine! “The Sugar Thieves .. alchemize blues, jazz, country, folk and other roots music traditions into a single foot-stompin’, hand-clappin’, meat-shakin’ bowl of soul.“ Check out the full article here

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