Blues at The Met, Bury

Posted on: Saturday, Feb 19, 2011

Saturday, March 5, 8pm

BEN WATERS TRIO

Tickets:  £12 seated / £10 standing
Venue: Main Theatre

One of the UK’s top blues performers, Ben closed the Blues Festival in Ramsbottom in 2009 and returns to the North West to perform some of the material from his new album as well as his usual power-driven boogie woogie and rock ‘n roll, alongside his own original material. When he starts to play, you’ll never be able to sit still- his music is always, uplifting, effervescent and a great fun!

Saturday, March 12, 8pm

TY GARNER

Tickets:  £10 / £8 concession
Venue: Studio Theatre

Ty Garner performs original songs inspired from life and from living life! His new album, My Internet Baby has a world class line-up of musicians who create a cultural mix of blues roots, jazz, psychedelia and beyond.

Monday, March 14, 8pm

IAN SIEGAL BAND

Tickets:  £12 advance / £14 door
Venue: Main Theatre

Arguably the UK’s finest contemporary bluesman, Ian Siegal returns to The Met following his victory at the British Blues Awards, where he won Band of the Year. His latest CD was the first by a non-American artist to be MOJO’s Blues Album of the Year.

“Siegal is the cleverest writer and most magnetic performer of blues in the UK.”MOJO

Thursday, March 17, 8pm

MATT ANDERSEN

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, March 25, 8pm

KING PLEASURE AND THE BISCUIT BOYS

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

King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys are more than just the world’s greatest swing band, they are an institution! Paul Jones on BBC Radio 2 called them “the hardest act to follow since the parting of The Red Sea”, Atomic Magazine from New York wrote “To those who say that swing is a musical form best left to Americans, prepare to be proven wrong. This British combo is bullet-proof!”.

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