Posts tagged ‘blues

STOP PRESS 3Kings bring their brand of North Mississippi Hill Country Blues to the Christmas concert of Going Up The Country at Worthenbury Village Hall this Friday. According to Wikipedia Hill country blues (also known as North Mississippi hill country blues or North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country blues. It is […]

8 pm for 9 pm show –£15 Ben Tyzack and Guy Tortora In our opinion this is likely to be the gig of the year when the two London based Americans Ben and Guy get together for one of only a handful of duo gigs this year. Ben is known to many as the guitarist […]

From Garry White: Thursday, 19th November, should have brought The Ben Poole Band to us but his cancellation has given me the opportunity to bring in another extremely talented young player – Chris King Robinson – who, like Laurence Jones, is carving his way into the psyche of British blues fans and joins him in the […]

Live gig review for MIKE ZITO & THE WHEEL by Rosy Greer – Lancashire Blues Archive @ True Blues Club, Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside 31/10/15 Another memorable evening at the North West’s premier ‘Juke Joint’, the True Blues Club in Newton-Le-Willows, Merseyside. Breaking ground with the support act for the evening, the Tom Kilner Band, a […]

It was a pleasure to see this band again with its original line-up of Mark Taylor on lead vocal – the son of King Size Taylor, and his band The Dominoes from the 60s, who were one of the emerging bands from Liverpool who played at The Cavern along with another band to be called The Beatles. Joan Bimson […]

Local blues and swing outfit, Little Jo & The Misfits appear on home ground in Runcorn on Saturday night.

Live gig review for WILLE & THE BANDITS @ The New Continental, Preston, Lancashire – 24/10/15 By Rosy Greer – Lancashire Blues Archive This was the third visit to the superb venue, The New Continental in Preston, for Wille & The Bandits and yet again they upped their game. Hailing from Cornwall, they produce […]

Unique, extraordinary, breathtaking, USA Blues Hall Of Famer Catfish Keith, will redefine everything you think is good about acoustic blues guitar. He rewrote the book, he reinterprets everything you think you know. One of a kind and definitely one of the best acoustic blues men of the modern era. When : Sunday, 1st November Where : […]

Live gig review for ‘CHRIS BEVINGTON & FRIENDS’ by Rosy Greer -Lancashire Blues Archive @ Bluefunk R&B Club, Poynton Legion, Poynton, Cheshire – 15/10/15 This was my first visit to the Bluefunk R&B Club in its Poynton home, and what an excellent venue! Tonight was going to be something of a treat, with the […]

To cap off a great weekend for all devotees of the late, great Irish rock and blues master, Rory Gallagher – following on from Saturday’s 20th Annual British Tribute Concert in Manchester – Band of Friends made a welcome return to The Cavern in Liverpool. This is as close as it is probably possible is to […]

Live gig review for ‘THE BIG BLUES FESTIVAL’ – by Rosy Greer – Lancashire Blues Archive @ The Atkinson, Southport, Merseyside – 9th/10th October 2015 The Atkinson is an impressive well run Arts Centre in the middle of Southport. With an excellent concert space, incredibly helpful and friendly staff, good food and drink, which […]

Not strictly blues, but the rockin’ harmonica player Stacie Collins appears tomorrow at Llandudno Junction Labour Club, 87 Conway Rd, Llandudno Junction, LL31 9NE.

BAND OF FRIENDS – FEATURING GERRY MCAVOY & TED MCKENNA CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF RORY GALLAGHER Long-standing Rory Gallagher bass player, Gerry McAvoy; together with drummer Ted McKenna (1977-1981), are joined by Dutch guitarist Marcel Scherpenzeel as Band Of Friends, to deliver the music of the late, great Irish blues and rock maestro. They appear at […]

Cory Henry is a multi-instrumentalist and producer with a catalogue worthy of a man twice his age. His primary instrument is the organ. In his best moments, he captures the breadth of the Jazz and Gospel idioms and produce something altogether new through his unique blending of the two genres. Full details here:

8 pm doors for 9 pm show – £10 From Pete Evans: We were absolutely blown away by Jack when he appeared at the Overton festival in May. Many people told us that he was the star of the festival and we had to agree. Rarely have we heard such talent on the guitar from […]

Doors open: 7 pm, show: 8 pm Toby Walker was born in New York and now lives in Long Island. A winner of the prestigious Memphis International Blues Challenge Award, he has a widely acclaimed reputation as an exceptionally gifted, finger-picking blues guitarist and singer. Like all great acoustic blues artistes, Toby is also a […]