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Paul Jones & Dave Kelly of The Blues Band – Acoustic Duo Blues Concert
Friday 14th June 2024 at 8:00 pm

A combination of arguably the greatest British harp player and slide guitarist, both excellent vocalists, entertain you with an amazing evening of acoustic blues and anecdotes.

The Blues Band are now retiring from touring – but their two lead vocalists will continue with their Acoustic Duo concerts

Ruggedly durable and timeless, the Blues is perhaps more popular today than it has ever been. Young musicians still cut their teeth on its enticing, 12-bar appeal, but its real rewards, true virtuosity, poise and knowledge, only come with age.

Founder members of The Blues Band, Paul Jones and Dave Kelly’s tangled and colourful roots go way back into the true undergrowth of the tradition. As well as their own original material, they not only know and perform the work of the greats, ranging from Howling’ Wolf, John Lee Hooker through to Sonny Boy Williamson – they actually played alongside them, and enjoyed their friendship. After over a quarter century as presenter of his BBC Radio 2 R&B show, as a thrilling singer and harmonica maestro, what Paul Jones doesn’t know about the Blues can be written on a pinhead. The same can be said about Europe’s leading bluesman, Dave Kelly. He’s played with them all, including legends such as James Burton and Buddy Guy. Superb blues vocals combined with guitar virtuosity have elevated Dave Kelly into the higher echelon of international blues performers, where he truly belongs.
A live acoustic set by this dynamic duo is an occasion you’ll remember. If you’re a true Blues fan, everything you need is here.

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Tickets include a £0.50 ticket transaction charge, there is also a £2 handling fee per order.
Buy Tickets

30.50, 123/150 remaining)
25.50, 10/10 remaining)

Event Artists

Paul Jones

Blues Singer & Harmonica Player

Paul was the original front-man with the group Manfred Mann, and co-composer of the signature tune for Ready, Steady, Go! He was at the forefront of the 60s pop revolution, with million-selling records alongside the likes of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Animals. Nowadays he shares the lead with Mike D'Abo in The… (click for more information)

Dave Kelly

DAVE KELLY - Solo dates When not touring with The Blues Band, Dave Kelly enjoys doing solo acoustic performances  :- Ely Folk Festival, Glastonbury, The Great British R&B Festival in Colne and Blues On The Farm in Chichester, being just a few of them, he regularly plays at the Vancouver Island festival and indeed festivals… (click for more information)





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