Gig: After Hours Blues Band – Wyre Blues, Fleetwood – 26 Aug 2010

Posted on: Monday, Aug 23, 2010

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The next in the popular Wyre Blues sessions at The Marine Hall, Fleetwood is on Thursday August 26th and features The After Hours Blues Band. They are a three piece blues rock band based in Preston in the North West of England.  The band has been around since the late nineties and has an established following in the area that appreciate electric blues, blues/rock material.

The Band members are (L to R); Doug Long, bass and backing vocals, Lee Wharton, guitar and lead vocal, Pete Mundy, drums.

The current line up was established in early 2007 following the departure of the original bassist. This led to the band taking a sabbatical from playing and gigging on a regular basis whilst the new line up reviewed the existing repertoire, and new songs were written.
The band play a mixture of covers from artists likes Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan, their own reworked versions of blues classics from people like Albert King and BB, plus a growing collection of their own original songs.

They have appeared at both the Burnley R&B and Colne Great British blues festivals. They have appeared on BBC local radio on several occasions, and have been featured in the international Blues Matters magazine.

Doors open 8.00pm, 9.00 showtime and admission is £2.50. Tickets can be bought in advance from The Marine Hall box office on 01253 887693 or on line from www.marinehall.co.uk.

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