Local Atlanta musician Sean Costello passed away Tuesday night just one day before his 29th birthday. Costello was an extremely talented and innovative blues artist, who had recently released We Can Get Together to much acclaim on the Delta Groove label in February.
In his short career, Costello had the honor of sharing the stage with some of blues legends, including B.B. King, Buddy Guy, and Elvis Costello to name a few.
Delta Groove’s President and C.E.O. released the following joint statement about Costello’s death: "Sean Costello was a genius. He was destined to go down in music history as a blues legend. His musical legacy will live on through his music forever. We at Delta Groove Music and all his fans everywhere are devastated by the untimely news of his death. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, loved ones and friends and to all of his many fans around the world. He will not be forgotten."