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Blues In The City: The Nimmo Brothers + Serious Sam Barrett + Sofie Reed + Dove And Boweevil + Kent DuChaine + The Clare Free Band + Nicky Moore + Danny Kyle + Victor Brox
The third annual four day Blues In The City music festival this year in aid of the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity.
With many of the top acts from all over the UK and America playing including the Nimmo Brothers, Steve Roux and the Brass Knuckle Band a special one off Supergroup consisting of Papa George, Richard & Valerie Hayes, Sam Kelly, Pete Stroud & Paul Jopson. Kent DuChaine (USA) the legendary Victor Brox Special and many more.
With many more acts playing across Chelmsford on the Sunday at free to enter venues.
Pile-driving blues rock from this fine young band from Scotland, fronted by the twin guitar/vocals of Stevie and Alan Nimmo. The best in UK blues/rock, guaranteed to raise the roof.
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Influenced by American blues and jazz, Swedish born Sofie Reed changed her plans from theatre school to pursue a career as a singer/song writer. In 1987 she left Sweden and settled in Minneapolis USA.
Utilizing her creative skills Sofie freelanced as a stylist within the local music scene, until one of her clients, Sheila Charles, daughter of Ray Charles, hired her as a backing vocalist and her singing career took off.
Sofie Reed tour dates
Acoustic funk from this talented duo, both members of the acclaimed band Mondatta Funk.
Dove And Boweevil tour dates
One of the best blues slide guitarists around accompanied by his legendary 1934 National steel guitar; Ledbessie. "There are few musicians who can captivate a room of people with nothing but a guitar and the blues to the level that Kent Duchaine does". "His ability to immerse his audience into his world, his life and his heart is unrivalled" - Blues In Britain Magazine.
Kent DuChaine tour dates
Clare is an artist who is redefining the blues for the modern world. Her roots lie in the blues but her influences go way beyond the genre making her one of the most exciting new artists writing and performing in the blues world today.
A passionate, award nominated, songwriter and a fabulous guitar player, she has an excellent band. Clare's performances are fiery, exciting and heartfelt.
The Clare Free Band tour dates
One of the country's most distinctive and well-loved rhythm and blues vocalists. In various incarnations Nicky has had five hits in the singles charts and appeared on hit albums including Bob Dylan's 'Hearts Of Fire'. Voted top live blue band by Radio 2 listeners.
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