Belmont Street Blues Afternoon
Café Drummond, Belmont Filmhouse, The Tippling House, 2-5pm, £12 Rover ticket
Top class blues, with a twist of jazz and soul will be all over Belmont Street on the afternoon of Saturday 10th March with a host of great names playing informal sets in three intimate venues. With a rover ticket you can roam from venue to venue checking out the music and the atmosphere. Three hours of great blues in three venues in Belmont Street for £12.
The programme features:
“One of Scotland's heroes, a bluesman of amazing ability...a totally brilliant one man band” (Mike Harding, BBC). The undisputed master of the one-man blues format, playing electric and acoustic guitar, mouth harp, drums and mouth percussion. (Cafe Drummond 2-2.30pm and 3.50-5pm)
The singer and guitarist hailing from Washington DC, learned his trade from fathers of Piedmont blues, the classic East Coast style from the 1920s. (Cafe Drummond 2.40-3.30pm and The Tippling House 3.40-4.30pm)
Jed Potts Hillman Hunters
Three piece electric band playing blues inspired by 50s and 60s American classics, whether laying back into a Freddie King ballad or digging-in to a hypnotic Muddy Waters groove. (Belmont Filmhouse 2-2.50 and 4-5pm)
Deep down and dirty Mississippi Blues Rock from guitarist/vocalist Craig Lamie and drummer John Murphy. A simple back porch approach to Delta blues, some dirty slide guitar and a dose of rock rhythms. (Belmont Filmhouse 3-3.50pm)
Lyndon Anderson & Sandy Tweeddale
Harmonica player Lyndon is “one of the best in the business and he also possesses a great big soul voice" (Blues In Britain). He joins top Scottish blues guitarist Sandy Tweeddale of Blues N Trouble fame. (The Tippling House 2-2.40pm and 2.45-3.30pm)
Please note both Cafe Drummond and The Tippling House are licensed premises - plesae check with us if you want to bring unders 14s.
NB due to the size of some of the venues admittance maybe restricted. We will not oversell the total capacity of the event, so you will get to hear music at all times.
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