Date Band Genre Start Fee
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
July 2019
Sat 06 Jul 2019 Seven Great Bands 12.00pm TBA
Summer Blues Festival: Will Killeen, Workshop Band, Albino Frogs, Stompin' Dave, Marc Davies Band, Blues Central, Mike Ross Band
August 2019
Sat 03 Aug 2019 Ramon Goose Band 7.30pm £12
The long and winding road from Marrakech to Tiznit had a profound influence on the Desert blues of guitarist Ramon Goose, who forges an infectious blend of old-school blues and hypnotic Saharan grooves with songs of refugees, smugglers, danger and freedom. Ramon originally established himself as the guitarist; chief songwriter, producer and driving force for the acclaimed British band NuBlues (with Ed Vans), also working with Senegalese world music star Diabel Cissokho and forming The seminal band The West African Blues Project, his most recent new venture is Desert Rock.
September 2019
Sat 07 Sep 2019 John Verity Band 7.30pm £12
John Verity (born 3 July 1949 in Bradford, West Yorkshire) is an English guitarist formerly with the band Argent from 1974 to 1976. When Argent split up, he formed Phoenix with Bob Henrit and Jim Rodford. The band recorded three albums with CBS Records and toured Europe before disbanding.
October 2019
Sat 05 Oct 2019 Red Hot Pokers 7.30pm £14
The Red Hot Pokers formed in 1984 and as well as working continuously as a separate entity, have worked as a backing band for visiting US blues and rock,n,roll artists. These include Lowell Fulson, Carey Bell, Lazy Lester, Frankie Ford, Big Al Downing, Nappy Brown, Big Jay McNeely and many more. The band has toured extensively throughout Europe and has played in Canada and the Far East. The Red Hot Pokers became Van Morrison's touring band in the early 2000s and are featured on his album "You Win Again" The band,s current live set is a mixture of styles - very much blues based, but country, soul and reggae are included too.
November 2019
Sat 02 Nov 2019 Ruby and the Revelators 7.30pm £12
Olivia Stevens started performing professionally in 2008. She is equally at home singing anything from sultry jazz ballads to ballsy blues and upbeat Northern soul. Ruby is renowned for her effervescent stage presence and powerfully emotional performances, and described by Blues Matters as “a ‘go-see’ act on the British Blues Scene”. After releasing 2 EP’s 2016 sees the release of her much anticipated debut album. She has been described as having “…one of the most stunning and powerful voices on the blues circuit today, Ruby sings every note with passion.” Monica Madgwick, Boogaloo Promotions.
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