Gig: The Stumble – Buckley Academy – 18 April 2009

Posted on: Wednesday, Apr 8, 2009

The Stumble  - Colin Black

The Academy welcomes ‘The Stumble’

Playing Live in Buckley on April 18th, One of the UK’s best Blues bands visits the Buckley Blues Club.

The Buckley Blues Club, at The Academy in Buckley, has recently seen the Jive Aces, The Jalapenos, and Big Boy Bloater grace the stage… now has another treat for us all… THE STUMBLE !!!

SO WHO ARE THE STUMBLE ?…

If you’ve seen them before then you will know that they are all about live rapturous Chicago style rhythm & blues.  If you are new to the band, then allow me to explain….

The Stumble are a six piece band based in and around Preston in the North-West and what you get is a classic valve driven back line driven with shuffle and roll. Influences range from B.B. King, Freddy King, Muddy Waters, Maceo Parker, The Allman Brother’s Band,Booker T, King Curtis etc…

Their debut album ‘The World is Tough’ came out in 2006 and received rave reviews throughout the UK blues communities and further afield.

They have been doing a serious schedule of UK appearances since then, with sell out gigs at blues clubs, independent venues and some great festival appearances across the country and in Ireland.

The second album ‘The Houngan’ released Nov 2008 paints a more diverse musical canvas than the previous album. The album is designed to be as diverse, in terms of tones and tempos, as possible. We wanted the listener to understand our influences, yet hopefully appreciate that the sound and style of the numbers are our own. The tracks roll and rumble, but the colour which the soloists add to the melting pot really makes them rich.

If you don’t want to miss out on hearing this fantastic band yourself on 18th April, 7:45pm, then get your tickets for now from The Academy.

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Tickets priced just £10 are limited, and selling fast…

For Tickets, call 07812 369702

www.dance-hall.info for venue info/directions

www.thestumble.com for band info/sound samples

Stumble Simon Anthony

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