LOOK WHO'S ON THE BILL FOR 13.8.16
By r4dford, Sep 30 2015 10:16AM
Hi all you lovers of real live music. We have now finalised the artists for our next Festival on 13th. August 2016. We are really excited about this and know that you will not be disappointed with our line up. They are ALL top quality musicians.
PLEASE BOOK YOUR EARLY BIRD TICKETS AT REALLY COMPETITIVE PRICES.
WE ARE EXPECTING TO SELL OUT THIS YEAR. As most of you will know, we pride ourselves on being a smaller and more comfortable event, so places are strictly limited.
BANDS AT RADFORD MILL FESTIVAL OF RHYTHM & BLUES 13.8.16
THE LAURENCE JONES BAND - Laurence Jones is arguably the most talented guitarist to come out of the UK for the last 15 years and he is still only 23. Winner of The Young Artist Award at the British Blues Awards for both 2014 and 2015.He has already starred at The Albert Hall in the UK and at the time of writing is off to the Carnegie Hall in the USA. He then has further European and UK tours. He has released 2 acclaimed albums and has won plaudits from many icons in the music business. His band is complemented by 2 master musicians in Roger Innis on Bass and Miri Miettinen on drums. A must see band. http://www.laurencejonesmusic.com/Home.html
MIKE HODDINOTT’S BLUES ALL STARS - Mike Hoddinott is one of the country’s leading Blues and Jazz drummers, performing regularly with some of the UK’s top performers. The Blues All Stars feature top class professional musicians who have worked with artists such as Gary Moore,The Commitments, Kasabian, Jamelia and many more .Mike Hoddinott – Drums; Paul Hartshorn – Guitar; Richie Blake –Bass; Roger Sansom – Organ; and recent addition to the band ,Eric Okafo on Vocals. They absolutely stole the show at last year’s festival. Don’t miss these guys.
INNES SIBUN BAND - Innes has been in bands since he was 12 years old and has gained a huge reputation for his great guitar playing. He spent a year touring in Robert Plant’s Band in Europe and the USA, and now tours with his own 4 piece band all over the UK and Europe. Steve Hall – Bass; John Buckett – Keyboards; Kevin O’Rourke – Drums. They were absolutely brilliant last year and had everybody up dancing. These guys are worth the ticket alone. http://www.innessibun.org.uk
GLAS - One of the busiest trios in the UK hailing from South Wales. They are led by David John on Bass/lead vocals complemented by the superb guitar work of James Oliver and the tight drumming of Huw Hannon. They are gigging all over the UK including many festivals. Come and see why.
BACK WATER RHYTHM & BLUES BAND - this talented 5 piece band plays a range of both acoustic and electric blues via Delta through Texas and into Chicago. Fronted by talented singer Alicia Rendle-Woodhouse with husband Adam on lead guitar, Billy Jones (harmonica), Matt Hughes ( Double Bass) and Phil Tait (drums). You will really enjoy this band. www.bwblues.com
CAVEMOUTH - a cracking 4 piece playing their own brand of Swampy-funk, hip hop blues. Featuring Lex Forster on lead guitar and vocals with Mo on Bass and vocals; Richie Austin on drums and vocals and Duncan Hook on Sax. www.cavemouth.co.uk
THE BLUE HORIZON TRIO - are fronted by gifted guitarist and vocalist Iain Eccleston with Eddy Gerlach on bass and Josh Armitage on drums. They play their dynamic blues all over the UK
LEO JAMES – an accomplished slide and lap steel guitar player who draws his influences across a broad range from blues through to folk. His songs are underscored by his husky vocal tones. He provided the perfect opening to last year’s festival to widespread acclaim. http://leojames.co.uk