NB JULY IS FREE ALL MONTH FOR MEMBERS!
01/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
THE HITMAN BLUES BAND & THE NEW YORK CITY HORNS
Band leader Russell ‘Hitman’ Alexander, son of New York jazz scene vibes player Ray Alexander, is the real New York deal and one of the most charismatic frontmen you’ll see on the blues scene with a sensational band.
07/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
CHRIS LORD AND HER BLUES EXPRESS
A powerful and raunchy Rhythm & Blues 5-piece, Chris Lord and her Blues Express produce classic jazzy blues. The band is driven by the superb voice of Chris Lord supported by a heady mix of tenor sax and guitar all built upon a first class rhythm section.
08/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
Mark Harrison’s unique songs are attracting a lot of attention and he has established a growing reputation for the individuality of his music.
09/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
Andrew Maxwell & Luisa Omielan
Andrew Lawrence & Ellie Taylor
13/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
Robin Ince & Rob Broderick (Abandoman)
HOWLIN’ Wolf was the biggest, baddest bluesman ever to stalk the earth. There’ll never be another like him… WOLFPACK play the music of Wolf and other blues greats with understanding and a giant slice of 21st-century Essex attitude.
Singer, guitarist and harp player TIM AVES (Rockin’ Armadillos, Automatic Slim), is joined by three-times British Blues Award-nominated guitarist JOEL FISK and ROB “Tank” BARRY (bass) and Essex shuffle king PAUL LESTER (drums),
15/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
lauded by the UK blues press as one of the best contemporary blues bands in the UK, feat. vocalist Son Maxwell and guitarist Bob Moore, lead the band backed by Ian Salisbury on keys, Derek White (Larry Miller band) on bass and ex Mick Clarke band drummer Russ Chaney.
21/07/2017 20:30 £5/4
MATT EDWARDS BAND
Unconventional yet always full to the brim with groove and power, Matt Edwards is a Blues songwriter, vocalist and guitarist that stands out of the crowd in the UK Blues scene. Hailing from the South of England, Edwards is inspired by a huge wealth of musical genres. From jazz to rock, funk to folk – his style of writing showcases subtle flavours from all styles and gels them into his own alternative Blues-Rock sound.
22/07/2017 20:30 £5/4
Good time blues, from this band who have played all over. Featuring ‘Wildman’ Roger Fuller on vocals and harp, the fabulous ‘Mr 110%’ Mark Roberts on Drums, ‘BB’ Bruce Fryer on Guitar and ‘Alan’ on Bass. They’re as fun as they sound.
28/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
An exceptional singer with a glorious 6-piece band with trumpet and sax. Already featured on the covers of music magazines, Laura is an established festival favourite.
29/07/2017 20:30 £10/9
THE CLIFF BROWN BAND
For the final night of the Blues festival: Cliff Brown on guitar and vocals, Chris Hilliard on drums (Donnybrook Fair, Albert Lee, Liane Carroll), Luke Palmer on bass (The Selector, The Cherry Pickers, Greg Coulson), and Matt Ratcliffe on organ
30/07/2017 14:00 £4/3