Gig: Smokehouse Blues – The Academy, Buckley – 26 Sept 2009

Posted on: Sunday, Sep 20, 2009

Jonny Hewitt guests with Down at Antones_DSC7757

Smokehouse Blues

The Academy, Buckley

26 September 2009

This month sees a welcome return of one of the regions most well respected and well loved bands to North Wales.

Top North West blues band, Smokehouse Blues are to appear at The Academy, Mold Road, Buckley – a traditional style venue, with licensed bar, large dance floor and comfortable seating.

The Runcorn-based band deliver an explosive mix of West Coast and Chicago blues – led by the dynamite harmonica and vocals of Johnny Hewitt – one of the country’s finest players – and Barney Barnett’s fine guitar work.

The band is completed by the rhythm section of Russ Williams (stand-up bass) and Mark Donaldson (drums) – expect some of their own material, and covers by blues masters such as Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and William Clarke.

Catch Smokehouse Blue at The Academy, Mold Road, Buckley on Saturday, 26th November – doors open at 8 pm, band on stage approx. 9 pm. Tickets £10 on the door, or by phone (07812 369702).



September 20th, 2009 at 18:10
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Great pic of Johnny . . . . one of Ian’s I think, when he sat in with Antone’s at Worthenbury!



September 20th, 2009 at 19:43
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Yep! Johnny’s OK on the harp and Ian’s not a bad snapper.