Gig: Autumn Season at The Met, Bury

Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 31, 2010

Friday, September 10, 8pm

Presented by fRoots Magazine

Tickets: £12 / £10 concession / £10 members
Venue: Main Theatre

Spider John Koerner is a traditional American folk and country blues musician and rhythmic guitarist. His musical style stems from a solid foundation of the old blues masters, respect for the traditional song, and a firm command of his source material.

“Funky, with lots of open spaces between oddly placed notes, all of it held together with his impeccable timing.”Blueswire


Saturday, September 18, 8.30pm


Tickets: £10 / £8 concession / £8 members
Venue: Main Theatre

Van Morrison’s daughter Shana has a musical style that is hard to pin down with influences from most of the major genres. Her beautiful wide ranging voice has gained her a number of famous fans including John Lee Hooker, Joe Cocker and Dr John to name a few. She has just released her album Joyride to great acclaim.


Friday, September 24, 8.30pm


Tickets: £8 / £6 concession / £6 members

Manchester’s Kyla Brox is without question the finest young female blues singer in the UK today. Her voice is magnificent, combining effortless power with exquisite control, singing her own special mix of funky, jazz-tinged blues. Kyla has just released her new album Grey Sky Blue to great acclaim.


Wednesday, September 29, 8pm


Tickets: £8 advance / £10 door
Venue: Ramsbottom Grant Arms

Matt Andersen has a larger than life showmanship that has been earning him a fervent and steadfast audience wherever he graces the stage. Matt’s sprawling blues, roots and rock musical hybrid with his sorrowing and soulful voice has sparked a phenomenal buzz.


Friday, October 1, 8pm


Tickets: £8 advance / £10 door
Venue: Main Theatre

R&B festival favourites The Stumble mix uncomplicated guitar solos with the powerful voice of Paul Melville and you’ve got a band that even a diehard blues fundamentalist would succumb to. Playing their own songs alongside well chosen covers, the band perform strong arrangements with vigour and passion.

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