Gig: Blues in Bury in June
Posted on: Friday, May 27, 2011
The Met, Market Street, Bury, Lancs BL9 0BW
Tel 0161 761 7107 * Fax 08700 520 297 * http://themet.biz/
Wednesday, June 8, 8pm
THE BLUES BAND
Venue: Main Theatre
The members of The Blues Band were already held in admiration by fans when they formed back in 1979, made up of Paul Jones (Manfred Mann), Dave Kelly, Tom McGuinness (The Roosters/Manfred Mann), Rob Townsend (McGuinness Flint/Medicine Head) and Gary Fletcher.
Twenty five years later they continue to add followers. Acknowledged as being amongst the finest purveyors of Rhythm and Blues, they have inspired numerous other bands.
Friday, June 24, 8.30pm
Tickets: £10 / £8 concession
Venue: Studio Theatre
Through his unmistakable guitar work, sonorous baritone voice and stage presence, Hans Theessink has attained a status which is unique for a European.
Described as “one helluva guitar player” by Bo Diddley, Hans has released twenty albums and is one of the finest purveyors of American blues and roots music.