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Big Boy Bloater on Thursday 19th January 2023
January Blues Festival presents
BIG BOY BLOATER & THE LIMITS
+ special guests: LAURA B & HER BAND
+ Host/DJ: SNOWBOY
"Big Boy Bloater is one of the great blues men of our time" Jools Holland
'I'm a massive fan of Boy Boy Bloater, he's a charismatic boy with a big voice" Imelda May
Big Boy Bloater is a guitarist, singer, songwriter, presenter and entertainer of the highest order. His take on roots and R&B has impressed many people within the genre, from the original greats of Blues & roots to modern aficionados, and beyond.
His voice has been compared to Howlin' Wolf crossed with Tom Waits – indeed he was voted #87 in the top 100 'Best Blues Voices of All Time' by the readers and writers of the Blues Magazine in 2016.
Laura B is the UK’s foremost authentic Rhythm & Blues vocalist and performer. Her powerhouse vocals are inspired by original legends such as Ruth Brown, Big Maybelle, Lavern Baker and Etta James. Laura B is backed by her fabulous all star band. This exciting seven-piece combo rocks its’ riffs, honks its’ horns and swings its’ rhythms.
Your host and DJ for the night playing classic blues, rhythm & blues and more is legendary DJ and musician Snowboy.
Music Genres: Blues, R&B
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