UK And International Artists Descend On Edinburgh Blues Club This Autumn
Following a packed schedule to date this year, the Edinburgh Blues Club is delighted to announce the following shows this autumn.
Friday 2 September | Robbie Hill Band
The return of Fife born and Helsinki based Robbie Hill Band, following successful support slots for Grainne Duffy and Erja Lytinen. In support is the Deke McGee Band who produce the authentic sound of the Saxophone led Small Big Bands of the 40s and 50s.
Wednesday 21 September | Stevie Nimmo Trio
Having appeared at a sell out show as part of The Nimmo Brothers last October, Stevie’s new solo album Sky Won’t Fall has won universal praise. Support comes from GT’s Boos Band who release their self-titled second album on 30 July.
Wednesday 28 September | Kirk Fletcher
Widely considered one of the best blues guitarists, Kirk Fletcher has commanded the respect and acclaim of critics, peers and fans across the world. Kirk will appear on Wednesday 28 September with support from Sandy Tweeddale, known for his work with Blues ‘n’ Trouble and The Blue Hyenas.
Friday 28 October | Red Butler
Earlier this year Red Butler supported Danny Bryant at a sell out show and they will return on Friday 28 October as part of the tour promoting their new album. Support comes from Georgia Gordon who started out as a singer-songwriter who now has a full band behind her, belting out a unique bluesy/early RnB sound.
Friday 18 November | Ian Siegal
Ian Siegal celebrates 25 years of touring with his band this year and has gone on to release numerous acclaimed albums and accumulating more British & European awards than you can shake a stick at, together with three nominations in the USA Blues Music Awards. He will bring his band for a larger capacity show at La Belle Angèle on Friday 18 November as part of his TwentyFive tour. Support comes from our members favourites, Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters, featuring the Husky Horns.
Tuesday 29 November | Guy Davis
Tuesday 29 November will see performances by New York bluesman Guy Davis and Statesboro, Georgia born roots and americana singer-songwriter Brooks Williams, ranked one for the top Acoustic Guitarists of all time. Support will come from Jim Condie who may will recall for his work with Tam White, among many others.
Before what promises to be an epic autumn, there is still plenty of summer yet to be enjoyed at the Edinburgh Blues Club. The club welcomes Moreland & Arbuckle on Saturday 18th June, The Billy Walton Band on Tuesday 21st June and are also a part of the inaugural Edinburgh Blues ‘N’ Rock Festival on Saturday 30th July. You can find out more information about the Edinburgh Blues Club via their website by clicking here.
Take your pick from that lot!