July 26, 2021

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Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues

Traverse Theatre 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh

BILLY BRANCH 3 TIME GRAMMY NOMINEE RETIRED 2 TERM GRAMMY GOVERNOR ALLIGATOR RECORDS RECORDING ARTIST Billy Branch was discovered by Willie Dixon, the "father of modern Chicago Blues," while Billy was still in college. Willie encouraged Billy to finish his college education, which he did, but instead of going to law school after receiving his Read more about Billy Branch & The Sons of Blues[...]

£20

Rebecca Downes

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

Rebecca and her band are a ‘must see’ live act that often leaves newcomers simply blown away by the power of the performance. With her co-writer Steve Birkett alongside her, a very tight band behind, and Rebecca’s powerful voice to the fore, the 5-piece outfit performs original rock/blues tracks from the EP Real Life, the Read more about Rebecca Downes[...]

£15

The Stumble

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

A blistering mix of blues, soul and old school R&B, The Stumble have been wowing audiences with the energy and virtuosity of their live performances for the past 20 years. Festival favourites in every corner of the UK and Europe, The Stumble are taking their creative talents to a new level with their stupendous 4th Read more about The Stumble[...]

£15

The Achievers

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

The Achievers are one of the most original and exciting new bands in British Blues/Roots music and their performances - with four-part harmonies, joyful melodies and infectious dancing rhythms have been leaving audiences across the UK and Europe wide-eyed and elated. Some call it 'Rhythm & Blues', some call it 'Roots' but The Achievers call Read more about The Achievers[...]

£15

Kai Strauss & The Electric Blues Allstars

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

Kai Strauss belongs to the small circle of European blues musicians, to whom also American colleagues and critics attest an authentic style. Grown up musically in Germany's Blues stronghold Osnabrück, Strauss toured for more than 15 years on the side of the Texan Memo Gonzalez and earned with its intensity a permanent place in the Read more about Kai Strauss & The Electric Blues Allstars[...]

£16

The Steepwater Band with support from Rob Tognoni

Teviot Row House 13 Bristo Square, Edinburgh

AC/DC once said, "If you got the dollar, we got the song / Just wanna boogie woogie all night long," and The Steepwater Band surely embodies this lip-smacking urge to get some in this mean old world, befitting the group's Chicago roots and their earthy understanding of crackling city blues. The abiding, resounding passion inside Read more about The Steepwater Band with support from Rob Tognoni[...]

£18

Sean Webster Band

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

A young Sean Webster's life dramatically changed when a friend introduced him to the likes of the music by the blues greats. The three Kings, Albert, BB, and Freddy, as well Robert Cray, Buddy Guy, Gary Moore and the primary reason for Sean playing the guitar, the legendary Eric Clapton. Sean's passion for guitar and Read more about Sean Webster Band[...]

£15

Ian Siegal (solo)

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

Though he is best known as a bluesman and variously described as a legend and a national treasure, a typical Siegal solo show is much more than blues, taking in the American folklore of songwriters such Guy Clarke and Townes Van Zandt, and his own genre-defying songs. What binds together this varied repertoire is Siegal’s Read more about Ian Siegal (solo)[...]

£18

Bernard Allison

Voodoo Rooms 19a West Register Street, Edinburgh

As a true “Son of the Blues”, Bernard possesses the requisite guitar feel and vocal intonations necessary to propel his blues to the next century. He delivers the energy level essential to captivate audiences and indulges showmanship and spontaneity to drive his performance in fresh, innovative directions each night. “In order for anything to expand, Read more about Bernard Allison[...]

£16

Dr. Feelgood

Teviot Row House 13 Bristo Square, Edinburgh

The most enduring act to emerge from the UK’s much touted pub-rock scene, Dr. Feelgood was formed in 1971 by a group of R&B enthusiasts who had originally played in local outfits such as the Southside Jug Band, the Fix, and the Pigboy Charlie Band. The original line-up included Lee Brilleaux (Lee Collinson, 10 May Read more about Dr. Feelgood[...]

£18