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Warrington Rhythm & Blues Festival: 23rd May 2009
Pyramid & Parr Hall, Palmyra Square South, Warrington
www.pyramidparrhall.com


Main Stage    
3.00pm Smokehouse Blues Band This Runcorn-based band deliver an explosive mix of West Coast and Chicago Blues led by the dynamite harmonica and vocals of Johnny Hewitt. Expect some of their own material plus covers by blues masters including Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter and William Clarke.
5.00pm The Escape Committee Over the last 20 years, this four piece blues-rock band have established themselves as an integral part of the local music scene. The band is inspired by the music of Eric Clapton, Neil Young and The Allman Brothers.
6.30pm Soul Provider Founded by the Cinnamon Club's very own Neil Hughes, this high energy, Commitments style soul band is the most recent addition to our already amazing line-up.
7.30pm The Cadillac Kings Firm favourites on the blues and jump-jive scenes. The Cadillac Kings feature some of the UK's top blues and roots musicians. Inspired by the sounds and styles of the 40s and 50s, this group of phenomenal musicians have a reputation for wowing live audiences. The band has earned accolades and fans alike throughout the UK & Europe over the past few years and we are delighted to welcome them to Warrington.
9.30pm The Stumble Festival headliners The Stumble are a rapturous, Chicago style rhythm & blues outfit, who have built a huge following and enviable reputation as one of the finest British blues bands on the circuit.

"With all due respect to other worthy contenders, there is now no better blues band in the UK"
- Blues in Britain

Acoustic Stage    
4.30pm Peter Price In addition to hosting the festival's acoustic stage, Warrington's best known acoustic blues man will take to the stage for a set of his own.

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