Gig: Tommy Allen and Johny Hewitt – Wyre Blues – Marine Hall, Fleetwood – 25 June 2009
Posted on: Monday, Jun 22, 2009
Tommy Allen and Johny Hewitt
Wyre Blues sessions at The Marine Hall, Fleetwood
25 June 2009
Thursday June 25th sees the next of the popular Wyre Blues sessions at The Marine Hall, Fleetwood with the first appearance in the area of Tommy Allen & Johny Hewitt. Tommy is better known for his guitar duties with Nicky Moore’s Blues Corporation and Trafficker and Johnny plays with Cheshire based Smokehouse Blues.
A mutual love of acoustic delta blues and electric Chicago blues saw them get together to jam and later, play pubs & clubs up and down the country.
A few words from their myspace site:-
The well-balanced musical mixture of Tommy Allen and Johny Hewitt has come from years of love and passion of the true blues. These two guys in everyday life perform in totally different style bands; though grown from the same roots, these roots are where Allen and Hewitt meet and take us on their very own journey to where the delta headed to Chicago and became electrified. You would have seen and heard music like this along Maxwell Street every day with the likes of Robert Nighthawk, Carey Bell and many other artists who bridged that pre-war acoustic and post-war urban electric styles. Tommy Allen and Johny Hewitt, the duo, are no-frills, no-nonsense, raw and honest and like Johny says, “Let the music speak for itself”.
Thursday June 25th at 9.00 in the Marine Hall, Fleetwood. Admission £2.50.