Gig: Porter – Alexander’s, Rufus Court, Chester: 15.08.13
Posted on: Tuesday, Aug 6, 2013
Tickets – £9 door / £7 adv. Doors: 8pm
Porter create a fusion of blues, jazz and ska and received critical acclaim for their album ‘Can’t Stand Still’ which gained BBC Radio Two play for several tracks and has seen the band featured in the ‘Blues Matters’ magazines on two occasions in the past year.
This line-up of the band started playing gigs throughout Europe around 2011 supporting various artists including Grammy-award nominee James Hunter. This period of activity culminated in the release of the jazz/ska/blues album ‘Can’t Keep Still’ in summer 2012.
Their new album ‘Stone Chucker’ promises more of the same with a further tilt towards the blues.
Fronted by songwriter Gary Porter the band look to perform their songs to a UK wide audience on the ‘Stone Chucker’ tour and Alexander’s are looking forward to having them on Thursday, 15th August.