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West End Blues Trail

Top class blues will be all over The West End on the afternoon of Sunday 22 March.

With a rover ticket you can roam from venue to venue checking out the music and the atmosphere. Three hours of great blues with a host of great names playing informal sets in four intimate venues for £12.50, with headlining acts including the driving electric blues of Gerry Jablonski Electric Band, and classic 50s and 60s American blues from Jed Potts and Hillman Hunters, plus much more.

Venues: 21 Crimes, Glentannar Wee Glen Bar, McGinty’s Meal an’Ale, Shack (NB over 18s ONLY)

The programme includes six great bands:

Dixie Fried - 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.

Gerry Jablonski Electric Band – The classy international globetrotters deliver high-octane blues-rock. One of the tightest and hardest hitting bands on the current scene. 

Gus Munro - Great vocalist –guitarist crossing classic acoustic blues with hard edged singer songwriter

Toby Mottershead - A tour of early blues and roots music from guitarist Toby Mottershead bringing  the sounds of the Delta and the Hill Country; the jug bands and juke joints back to life.

Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters - Three piece electric band playing blues inspired by 50s and 60s American classics, led by one of the most popular guitarists/vocalists in the country:  Freddie King ballads to hypnotic Muddy Waters grooves.

Nicole Smit - Charismatic and captivating, Nicole Smit’s blues-drenched voice ranges from blues and r’n’b to soul. 

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