Saltburn R & B Festival
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Saltburn R & B Festival

at Saltburn Community Theatre
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10 great acts inc Emma Wilson Blues Band, Reece Hillis and John P Taylor Band, The Purnells, John Carroll, Robbie Reay, Steve Pablo Trio, The Big Bad Blues Band, Catfish, Chris James & Martin Fletcher.

Saltburn R & B Festival

Saturday 4th September
Sunday 5th September

Featuring

Catfish

Catfish appearing at this event

International touring blues rock powerhouse Catfish are making waves on the music scene in the UK and Europe. In 2021 Matt Long was named instrumentalist of the year for the second consecutive year in the UK Blues Awards. In 2020 they were named Band of the Year and Blues Instrumentalist of the Year (Matt Long). In 2018 they were named Blues Act of the Year (England) to add to their 2016 British Blues Award for Keyboard player of the Year for Paul Long. In the last few years, they have played at almost every major UK blues festival and have established themselves as a real force in the British blues scene. They now tour regularly in Europe Their first two albums 'So Many Roads' and ‘Broken Man’ both reached no. 1 in the IBBA airplay charts. The second of these, ‘Broken Man’, was also nominated for a UK Blues Award and was named album of the year by the IBBA. Their current album 'Burning Bridges' was released in May 2019 and has received excellent reviews from the UK and European music press. It was the third most played album by the Independent Blues Broadcasters Association in 2019 and has been nominated for a UK blues award for 2020 as album of the year. During lockdown they released a live album recorded at a live stream in July 2020 when all the venues were closed called 'Exile - Live in Lockdown' which was also nominated for a UK Blues Award. 'Catfish are one of the finest live bands in Britain today. The quality of musicianship is outstanding and in Matt Long, they have one of the greatest young guitarists on the scene today...' Blues Matters Magazine.

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Ricky Cool & The In Crowd

Ricky Cool & The In Crowd appearing at this event

Ricky Cool has been fronting and performing in bands sine the mid 1970’s and is associated with some of the finest music to come out of the West Midlands. Since then Ricky Cool has fronted and played with a number of bands presenting American and Jamaican music in an authentic and entertaining way. He co-founded The Big Town Playboys, the band that nurtured the talent of Mike Sanchez. Ricky Cool and the Rialto’s became the nucleus of Robert Plant’s first Honeydrippers line up. In Ricky Cool and the Western Swing Allstars, Ricky worked alongside some of the finest musicians in London including B.J.Cole and Bobby Valentino. Ricky is regarded as one of the finest exponents of Blues and Country style harmonica in the UK and as such he still works with Mike Sanchez and also gigs with rising UK blues star Big Boy Bloater. He has played on recordings by Hank Wangford, Matchbox, Mike Sanchez and even toured with Billy Connolly as can be seen on his ‘Billy Connolly Bites Your Bum’ DVD. With his new line up, simply called Ricky Cool, Ricky presents a musical mix of original numbers, ska, bluebeat, rock ‘n’ roll and rhythm ‘n’ blues, plus entertainment in the inimitable Ricky Cool style.

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Chris James Blues

Chris James Blues appearing at this event

Carlisle based musician Chris James is well-known for his mix of finger-picking and slide guitar. Chris is a blues man in the tradition of Muddy Waters, Robert Johnston and Big Bill Broonzy, and he delivers authentic, acoustic instrumentals and songs with a warm, charismatic personality and laid back manner.

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Rated Excellent

Saltburn Community Theatre

Albion Terrace
Saltburn
TS12 1JW

Saltburn Community Theatre

Albion Terrace
Saltburn
TS12 1JW