Edinburgh Blues Club Announces 2015/16 Concert Schedule!
Edinburgh Blues Club has released its eagerly anticipated November 2015 to May 2016 schedule showcasing some of the biggest names in the global blues scene and underlining its reputation as one of Scotland’s most successful new live music ventures.
Highlights include an intimate acoustic set from blues legend Paul Jones, the searing blues rock of Danny Bryant, the fluid Weissenborn lap slide guitar of Martin Harley and the deeply groovy funk blues of Ron Sayer Jr. & Charlotte Joyce.
The growing national and international reputation of the Edinburgh Blues Club has attracted the likes of Texan multiple Blues Music Award winner Mike Zito, the deep primal Mississippi Delta grooves of Big Joe Louis, Radio 2 Blues Show legend Paul Jones, renowned roots and blues live act Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro and recent British Blues Award winners Paul Lamb & Dani Wilde. As well as established high profile headline acts, Edinburgh Blues Club continues to showcase the best up and coming new acts including the Scottish debut from Blues Matters magazine’s ‘Best New UK Act 2014’ winners ‘Red Butler’.
The Edinburgh Blues Club is a Social Enterprise; established to harness popular support for regular blues events in Edinburgh. The club provides a monthly blues event, featuring touring blues acts from the UK and beyond. It truly is an Edinburgh success story at a time of concern for live music events in Scotland’s capital, adding a new dimension to the scene with a prodigious and growing membership, regular full houses and the ability to attract some of the biggest names in the business.
From the downhome sound of the Delta to contemporary blues rock riffage, the Edinburgh Blues Club showcases every shade of blues with its eagerly anticipated new programme.
All concerts will be held in the Blues Club’s regular venue ‘The Voodoo Rooms’ 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2AA. Doors open at 7.15pm.
Full schedule as follows:
Sun 1st Nov 2015 – Mike Zito and the Wheel with support from Mud In Your Ear
Fri 4th Dec 2015 – Big Joe Louis with support from The Simon Kennedy Band
Wed 20th Jan 2016 – Paul Jones and Dave Kelly with support from John Alexander
Fri 12th Feb 2016 – Danny Bryant with support from Red Butler
Fri 18th Mar 2016 – Dani Wilde with support from Linda Jackson
Thurs 24th Mar 2016 – Martin Harley & Daniel Kimbro: support from Neil Warden/Gary Martin Trio & Gus Munro
Fri 8th April 2016 – Paul Lamb and The King Snakes with support from The Chilli Dogs
Sat 21st May 2016 – Ron Sayer Jr. & Charlotte Joyce with support from The Andy Gunn Band