Hayden discovered the blues at an early age while living in Mississippi and started playing guitar just before his 9th Birthday. He was birthed into the music scene at age 12 when blues legend Buddy Guy invited him to play alongside him for a sold-out show at the one of the largest music venues in his hometown of Buffalo, NY. 

Ever since, Hayden has surprised and entertained audiences across the world with his electrifying guitar playing abilities. Hayden has been invited to perform with many nationally well-known musicians including: Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Grammy® winning producer Tom Hambridge, Lee Ritenour, Robert Randolph, Davy Knowles, Donald Kinsey & Kinsey Report, Bob Margolin and several others.

Hayden was the Grand Prize winner in the 2018 Lee Ritenour/Yamaha Music International Guitar Contest (Blues Category).  The contest included contestants from over 50 countries and the judges included some of the worlds greatest guitarists including Lee Ritenour, Joe Bonamassa, Keb Mo, Pat Martino, Joe Satriani, Vince Gill.

Hayden's Band, The Hayden Fogle Band, has been recognized as one of the top Blues bands in Western New York and has been invited to perform/headline at some of the largest music festivals in NY state. 

“Fogle plays the electric blues like a seasoned journeyman. His depth of soul, incisive phrasing and tendency to favor subtle nuance over flash suggests a musical maturity that belies his tender age.”
Jeff Miers - The Buffalo News

"A guitar prodigy who straps on a Fender to mystify tavern and festival crowds"
Michael Farrell - The Buffalo News
 

“It is an impressive feat to be signed to a major guitar label when you have been playing for only five years. It is even more impressive when you are only 13 years old. Yet Hayden Fogle, an eighth-grader at Orchard Park Middle School, is humble about being recently signed to Paul Reed Smith guitars.”
Catherine Colmerauer - Orchard Park Bee

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