Gig: Doug MacLeod at Fogherty’s, Liverpool
Posted on: Thursday, Jun 7, 2012
Friday, 22nd June, 2012 – Doors 8 pm, show starts 8.45 pm
From John and Lorraine of Johnny’s Blues Club:
This concert is a must for all lovers of the best in acoustic blues music. Doug is one of the finest exponents of the genre, as you’ll be well aware, if you’ve seen him on previous visits to Liverpool.
Advance tickets (£11 each) are now available by calling or e-mailing me. An early response will be most appreciated, if you plan on coming along.
Thank you for supporting us and, more importantly, quality live music.
Best wishes, John & Lorraine
Doug MacLeod is rightly acknowledged as a torchbearer of the acoustic blues. The man from St Louis, Missouri, is one of the last remaining bluesmen who learned from the old masters. He is highly respected for his superb songwriting, and several of his songs have been covered by many artistes including Albert King, Albert Collins and Coco Montoya.
Doug is also a great storyteller, who enthrals his audience with the tales that have inspired his songs. As a performer, he is renowned for his finger-picking and bottleneck guitar wizardry, his warm soulful vocals and his wit, which combine to produce unforgettable live performances. In the words of the late Delta blues legend, Honeyboy Edwards, “Doug MacLeod, now there’s a man that can really play the blues.”
Fogherty’s function room is situated at 1 Blenheim Road (just off Smithdown Road) Liverpool L18 1EH. Tickets for the concert (£11 each in advance and £12 on the door) are obtainable from John Welsh on 0151 428 2855 or from www.johnnysbluesclub.co.uk.
A fund of information on the region’s excellent blues scene can also be found at http://www.bluesinthenorthwest.com.