Gig: Fabulous Thunderbirds

Posted on: Tuesday, Jul 10, 2007

One of the all time great bands are in the Northwest this month.

For the past 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound, influenced by a diversity of musical styles, manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid via such barnburners as “Tuff Enuff” and “Wrap It Up”. Co-founder Kim Wilson, the sole original member, still spearheads the group as it evolves into its newest incarnation.

“We started as a straight blues band”, vocalist and harmonica player Wilson says. “We now incorporate a mixture of a lot of different styles. We’re an American music band and we’re much higher energy than we were before.”

You can see the T-Birds at the following events

July 16, 2007 Wolverhampton, England Robin 2
July 17, 2007 Manchester, England The Academy
July 18, 2007 Newcastle, England Carling Academy
July 19, 2007 Southport, England Arts Center
July 20, 2007 London, England The Mean Fiddler
July 21, 2007 Exeter, England Arts Center

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