Date Band Genre Start Fee
January 2019
Sat 05 Jan 2019 Judy Blu Band 7.30pm £10
Music has always been a big part of Judy's life, mainly due to the inspiration of her father who has an eclectic mix of vinyl from rock and roll, blue beat to Billy Holiday. Judy has performed at festivals and venues across the UK. She is currently venturing into new and exciting projects with local musicians. Judy also sings a range of genres and likes to be free (in her musical choice) so don’t be surprised to hear her singing the blues! Influences include The Blues, Reggae, Jazz, Rock and Soul Classics. Current music projects to date include:? The Judy Blu Band Blue Silk (Acoustic) Masai Blues The RB Band
February 2019
Sat 02 Feb 2019 Glas 7.30pm £7.00
To capture the vibe and feel of classic blues, rock and roll, country, and R+B in a modern and contemporary way is no mean feat. Step forward GLAS, a three piece band from S Wales. Featuring a combined collective of talent that has seen them share stages with the likes of Albert Lee.The Groundhogs, Bill Kirchen, Leo Bud Welch, Crazy Cavan and The Rhythm Rockers, The Spellkasters, and Gerry Mcavoy's Band Of Friends , John Otway, Jason Ricci,Mick Pini, Deke Leonard and Ben Waters. GLAS, fronted by Dai John on vocals and bass, with the drums of Sam Andrews, and lead guitar of James Oliver are one of the hardest working on the scene with regular festival appearances all over the UK and beyond.
March 2019
Sat 02 Mar 2019 Ruby and the Revelators 7.30pm £10.00
“For me singing blues can turn the coal of life into gold; it is the musical equivalent of alchemy, which is why singing blues and soul is so special to me…” Ruby Tiger Drawing on a rich seam of musical influences from songwriter led blues, r n b, soul, jazz and funk, RUBY & THE REVELATORS are proving to be a unique and very popular band on the blues scene. They perform a refreshingly unique set list, that combines imaginative interpretations of classic blues songs, as well as eschewing the obvious in favour of lesser known gems as well as showcasing their original compositions. Ruby & The Revelators are a band that will not just move people’s feet, but people’s hearts too. Referred to as “pocket dynamite” Ruby is renowned for her effervescent and magnetic stage presence and her passionate delivery. Her voice has developed into a powerfully smoky and gravelly, yet sweet instrument. Ruby is a singer that knows how to place her heart within the material, and draw on her life experiences to deliver the emotion that sits at the centre of a song.
April 2019
Sat 06 Apr 2019 Catfish 7.30pm £10.00
In 2016 they won a British Blues Award and in 2018 won the UK Blues Award for Blues Act of the Year (England). They have just completed a very successful tour of Holland and Spain, have a further three European tours already booked for 2018, along with an impressive set of UK dates all over the country already in the diary. Their album Broken Man was voted album of the year for 2017 by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association. Both their albums have reached no 1 in the IBBA Blues Airplay Charts, and they are currently recording their next. 'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...' Blues Matters Magazine August 2017. Catfish are: Matt Long - guitar and vocals Paul Long - keyboards and vocals Kevin Yates - drums Adam Pyke - bass
May 2019
Sat 04 May 2019 BackwaterRoll Blues Band 7.30pm £10.00
Backwater Roll are a kick ass Blues Band based in Southampton, Miff Smith, Deano Matthias, Louis Matthias, Barry Pethers,Alan Taylor & Stevie Watts
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