Gig: North West dates for Alex McKown Band
Posted on: Sunday, Nov 25, 2012
Alex McKown Band will be appearing locally in December.
Alex was the youngest artist to be nominated for a British Blues Award in 2011 & 2012. Alex was recently featured on a compilation CD “The Cream of Electric Blues” along with tracks from Walter Trout and Joe Bonamassa !
Having been mentored by Hamilton Loomis, Alex is out to entertain with a mix of classic and original funk blues.
The band also features the world class sax playing of Simon Peat who as performed and recorded with the likes of Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone and Tina Turner ! The tight back line is provided by Lee Buckle on Bass ( Stone Sole River/ Dakotas) and Martin Schofield on Drums (The Usual Suspects).
The gigs are :-
Friday 7 December @ 71 Bar and Lounge, Stalybridge, SK15 2QP
Thursday 13 December @ Blue Funk Club,Macclesfield, SK12 1RG