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Meet Louie Bello from Boston and Nashville

There isn’t a hat Louie Bello can’t wear. Whether it’s a Sox cap and he’s bumpin’ out a soulful pop hit, a Cowboy hat and he’s throwin’ a little twang at you, or a fedora and he’s making you swoon as he croons like Sinatra, Louie is as versatile a performer as they come.  Hang on to your hats now, because this Local Catch of the Week has dropped a seriously catchy country gem,  and it’s getting a lot of well-deserved attention.

“Ain’t Tryna Be a Cowboy” is the latest from this Boston artist who grew up singing harmonies with friends on the street. His passion for music started at home, listening to whatever his dad was listening to. Since then, Louie has traveled the world performing his music. He’s opened for Eric Paslay, Tyler Farr,  Chaka Kahn and many more. His original music has been featured on television and shows ranging from Keeping Up with the Kardashians, The Real World and Lincoln Heights. 

Hats off to a New England favorite, who’s also become a Nashville favorite, as he’s spent the last few years going back and forth. Even though we’ve been hearing a seeing Louie for quite a few years, and he’s certainly been getting national recognition, I’m sure this is just the beginning for this talented and passionate singer and songwriter, who proudly calls Boston home.

Louie Bello

  • Listen To Louie

    Take a listen to the song you will be rapping along with in no time at all, “Ain’t Tryna Be A Cowboy.” It really is infectious. Push play

     

  • More On This Fellow, Bello

    • Originally from: Boston
    • Now lives in: Nashville/Boston
    • Been playing since: I was about 15 years old. Got inspired by my dad and his passion for music.
    • How would your describe your sound: Country/R&B
    • Biggest influences: My Dad, Zac Brown, Stevie Wonder, Kieth Urban and Frank Sinatra
    • Who have you opened for: Tyler Farr, Eric Paslay, 112, Chaka Kahn
    • Your all- time favorite country song: Humble and Kind
    • Favorite song you’ve written: Ain’t Tryna be a Cowboy
    • What songs on the radio are you digging now: One Missisipi – Kane Brown. Tenille Townes- Same Road Home,  Ghost- Justin Bieber
    • Played in Nashville: For the last 8 years
    • Favorite country concerts: Florida Georgia Line
    • Other talents: Hockey Player and Illustrator by trade  and a I am a mean bowler
    • Fun Facts: I’m Good at Flipping water bottles. I love Christmas and I am not a fan of Horror Movies
  • Louie Live

    See Louie Bello performing live in New England

    • May 5- Nash Bar in Boston
    • June 4- Six String Grill and Stage at Patriot Place, Foxboro
    • August 11- Loretta’s Last Call in Boston

     

  • The Bello Network

    Follow Louie Bello on his social media

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  • Louie Bello in studio

  • Louie Bello

  • Are You A Catch?

    Every week, Kruser’s Local Catch highlights New England’s homegrown country music talent, and tells you where to catch them locally and in Nashville. Click here to view previous catches.

    *Singer/songwriters with original music: Please submit for consideration on The Local Catch by emailing: carolyn.kruse@bbgi.com