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Great Mark Wenner Interview Series

The irreverent Reverend Billy C. Wirtz conducted a series of interviews for Blues Revue with Mark Wenner. Fun stuff, great read, check it out! Blues Bytes – The Tattoos of the Blues – Part 1 Blues Bytes – The Tattoos … Continue reading

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Hawks release “Damn Good Time” getting rave reviews!

“Damn Good Time is one of the best roots records of the year from a bunch of blues-tinged roaddawgs who still know how to rock”. – By Grant Britt http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/nighthawks-damn-good-time “… this is as good as anything the band’s ever … Continue reading

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Mark Wenner Undergoes Successful Heart Bypass Surgery

The Nighthawks have announced that their founding leader, Mark Wenner, has undergone successful heart bypass surgery and is expected to make a complete recovery. Because of the operation, Mark will stay off the road for approximately six weeks while he … Continue reading

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The Nighthawks are having a Damn Good Time
on debut CD for Severn Records

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Severn Records announces a May 15 release date for Damn Good Time, the label debut from seminal American roots music band, The Nighthawks, distributed in the U.S. by City Hall Records. Damn Good Time is the follow-up … Continue reading

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Nighthawks back at Dietle’s

Come on out and hang with the Hawks for a rare appearance in Rockville at Dietle’s Tavern on Friday April 20th. Get there early–it will be packed! See you there.

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Hawks in the News–Signed to Severn Records

Montgomery magazine features a great cover story on the Nighthawks, six pages of a nice overview with photos. “I’ve been able to go from something I imagined in my mind . . . to today and what the band sounds … Continue reading

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The Nighthawks win their first Blues Music Award

In the 32 years since the inception of the Blues Music Awards (formerly known as the W.C. Handy Awards), legendary Washington, D.C., band The Nighthawks had never even been nominated before in any category. That all changed when the 2011 … Continue reading

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Nighthawks, Paul Bell win at WAMMIES!

Wow! We just won three awards at the Wammies — the Washington Area Music Awards. Paul Bell beat fellow nominee Mark Wenner for blues instrumentalist, and the band won best blues group and best blues album for “Last Train to … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new Nighthawks website!

It’s been a long time comin’ but we finally got our new website up and running. We’ll be updating and adding more content as we go, so look around, check it out!

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Nighthawks Nominated for Blues Music Award

2010 has been a landmark year in many ways for seminal American roots band The Nighthawks, culminating with the announcement last Wednesday from the Blues Foundation that the group has received its first-ever Blues Music Award nomination. The band’s February … Continue reading

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