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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 […]

Mississippi Hill Country Blues trio 3 Kings will take to the stage as part of the all day food and drink festival in Hoole, Chester on Sat 03 Oct. Ten of Chester’s finest bars and pubs will do battle in two competitions – the Mocking Bird Tap, the Oaklands, Luke and Gin Rickeys, Joseph […]

Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen at The Band On The Wall, Manchester – 20th August 2015 Over the many years of our enjoying live music, a handful of gigs will remain in the memory for an eternity. This appearance of Jon Cleary and The Absolute Monster Gentlemen at Manchester’s Band On The Wall […]

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Connie Lush and Blues Shouter at Alexander’s, Chester – 25th June For many years, Connie Lush and Blues Shouter have graced the stage at Alexander’s in Chester and it is fitting that they were chosen as one of the bands to lead up to the 25th anniversary of the club’s current owners. Singer/songwriter Connie was […]

Dale Storr at Alexander’s, Chester – 7th May, 2015 On a day when the city was thronging with race-goers, an incredibly sparse audience was privileged to enjoy a masterclass in New Orleans style piano at Alexander’s. Like the true professional that he is, despite the low turnout, the Sheffield-based maestro gave his all, as he […]

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A superb evening’s entertainment last night at Chester’s excellent Live Rooms. Ian Siegal brought his crack European band to town to start the UK leg of his huge European tour. Surprisingly Siegal’s first ever Chester gig. There was not a roots music genre untouched in two hours of the finest entertainment – blues, soul, funk, […]

Phil Bates at Liverpool Marina – 12th March, 2015 Best known for his considerable contribution to ELO2 and other ELO-related projects, Phil Bates appeared at Liverpool Marina in solo, acoustic format, sprinkling a blues-infused influence over a wide range of musical styles. That he is able to tailor his vocal delivery and guitar-based mastery to […]

There is a slab of American rock and roll in Chester on Sunday night.  New York band The Dough Rollers will be playing live at The Compass, Chester. Hot off the back of a support slot with Billy Idol and heading for support slots with The Black Keys – this is sure to be a […]

A rare chance to see some blues at the Cellar Bar, Chester this coming Sat night as 3Kings bring their blend of uptempo Mississippi Hill Country Blues to this lively bar on the outskirts of the city.  10pm start.  Free entry.

Gig: 3 Kings – 2015 dates

Posted on: Saturday, Jan 10, 2015

Three dates so far for 3Kings, featuring’s own Ken Peace on mile wide harmonica and gravelling about 1/3 of the vocals. 23 Jan – Worthenbury Blues Club 28 Feb – Cellar Bar, Chester. 10pm 28 Mar – Kash Taprooms, Chester 4pm Happy Hour. Here’s a taster – one minute of each of five songs. […]

Marcus Bonfanti at Studio 2, Liverpool – 27th November 2014 After a fine opening to the evening’s entertainment by two impressive local bands, New Heys and Midnight Ramble, Marcus Bonfanti took to the stage, supported by an excellent rhythm section of Matthew Waer on bass guitar and Craig Connet on drums. In a single, typically […]

Dale Storr at Alexander’s, Chester – 23.11.14 The Sheffield-based piano maestro Dale Storr, delivered a top class performance at Alexander’s, much to the delight of the handful of punters who had braved the elements on a rain-swept Sunday evening. His two brilliant sets covered a wonderful range of New Orleans style RnB, funk and boogie, […]

A rare North West gig for John Fairhurst next week in Manchester. John Fairhurst truly epitomises the modern day wandering blues man. Stories of hunger, listlessness, roaming and reckless abandon are just a prelude to John’s story, something that can only be fully understood in the presence of the man. His magnetic raconteur style and […]

Timetable of Events Thursday 13th Nov. Gary Boyle Band – Number 39. Start: 9:00pm Friday 14th Nov Shakatak – Library Theatre. Doors: 7:00pm Start: 7:30pm *This is a ticketed event and is priced at £18.00 advance or £20.00 on the door Gary Hall – The Belgrave. Start 9:00pm Junkhouse Dog Blues Band – The Crown. […]

The Kash Taproom Saturday happy hour sessions continue this week with some up-tempo live blues. Live on stage from 4 pm to 7 pm. North West based trio 3Kings will be featuring for their second visit.  Playing a danceable mixture of lo-fi bluesy material – they are sure to make happy hour pass with a […]

YouTube: The Howlin’ Brothers

Posted on: Sunday, Oct 5, 2014

Appearing at The Compass, Chester on 20th October. I’ll be there – hope you can make it too.