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Friday 2 September 2016 - Robbie Hill Band & Deke McGee Band
Robbie Hill returns to Scotland with his Finnish band which mix covers that pull new meat from old bones with original work that sounds as old as mud. They play the blues to create a sound that is both unique and infectiously familiar. With support from The Deke McGre band who create the authentic sound of the Saxophone led Small Big Bands to perform their own brand of Vintage Rhythm n' Blues.

Wednesday 21 September 2016 -
Stevie Nimmo Trio & GT's Boos Band
Award winning blues rock guitarist and singer-songwriter, Stevie Nimmo, released his second solo album “Sky Won’t Fall” via Manhaton Records on Friday 4th March. Since the late-’90s, Stevie has been helming legendary blues-rock outfit The Nimmo Brothers alongside younger sibling Alan. GT's Boos Band have firmly establish themselves as one of Scotland’s leading bands playing blues based material with a new album on sale.

Wednesday 28 September 2016 -
Kirk Fletcher & Sandy Tweeddale Band
Widely considered one of the best blues guitarists in the world, Kirk Fletcher has respect and acclaim of critics, peers and fans across globe. He is a four-time Blues Music Award nominee and has played with a variety of popular artists, including a four-year role as lead guitarist of Fabulous Thunderbirds. He is also frontman of his own band, having released three studio albums and a live album. Support comes from Blues N Trouble guitar player Sandy Tweeddale and his band.


Friday 28 October 2016 - Red Butler & Georgia Gordon
The blues/rock outfit Red Butler emerged in April 2012). Drawing upon influences from SRV, Etta James, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Moore, Free, King King, Santana and Derek Trucks the band have developed their own style of writing and will showcase their new album Nothing To Lose. 20 year old Georgia Gordon supports and with a full band behind her, belts out a unique bluesy/early RnB sound.

Friday 18 November 2016 - Ian Siegal Band & Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters
Widely regarded as the most compelling and admired Blues artiste to have come out of Britain since the icons of the sixties, Siegal has been a constant on the UK and European blues scene gathering 11 British & European awards, three nominations in the USA Blues Music Awards, and is the only non-American to have twice scored a MOJO Blues Album of the Year. Jed Potts & The Hillman Hunters will appear with The Husky Horns.

Tuesday 29 November 2016 -
Guy Davis & Brooks Williams
A special show for New York bluesman Guy Davis and Statesboro, Georgia born roots and Americana singer-songwriter Brooks Williams, ranked one for the top Acoustic Guitarists of all time.  Two beautiful guitarists displaying a level of skill and humanity that makes audiences smile wherever they perform, with support from Jim Condie.


Sunday 11 December 2016 -
Blues For Rowan Alba featuring Laurence Murray ProjectBecky Pilcher's Blues BandLogan's Close, Dead Broke & Dirty and Nobody's Business 
This fund raising show for local charity Rowan Alba will showcase 5 emerging blues acts who have not previously performed at the club. Headliners the
Laurence Murray Project have appeared on STV Edinburgh’s ‘The Fountainbridge Show’, played at the Great British Rhythm and Blues Festival in Colne and will release a 12-track album within the next few months.

 

Thursday 19 January 2017 - Toronzo Cannon & Redfish
Chicago-born-and-raised blues guitarist /vocalist/ songwriter Toronzo Cannon has been acknowledged as one of the city’s most popular and innovative blues musicians. In a major coup for the club Cannon, who is signed to the largest blues label Alligator Records, will perform his UK debut here. Support will come from the Soul-deep rhythm and blues of Borders band Redfish.

Friday 17 February 2017 - Ina Forsman + Daniel Smith Blues Band
Having spent the majority of the year on the road with the Ruf Records Blues Caravan in Europe and the USA, Ina Forsman has been recognised as a breakthrough blues artist. The Finnish blues and soul singer will bring her band from Helsinki which features Scottish guitar player Robbie Hill. Boogie woogie, blues and soul jazz pianist Daniel Smith and his band will open the show.

Thursday 23 March 2017 - Nine Below Zero & The Troublemakers
Nine Below Zero are one of Britain's most respected R&B bands, famous for their no-frills, punchy and direct approach. Fronted by Dennis Greaves, with his rasping vocals and stinging guitar work and fellow-founder Mark Feltham on harmonica, the band will appear as an eight piece in support of new album Shades Of Blue. The bill also includes The Troublemakers featuring Blues ‘n’ Trouble’s Tim Elliott and Sandy Tweeddale with a free spirited, spontaneous style of pre-war rural blues.

Friday 7 April 2017: Giles Robson Band & The Gerry Jablonski Band
Leading blues harmonica player Giles Robson and his band have signed to Dutch Major Label V2 Records and headlined the Saturday night on the first ever BBC Introducing stage at the massive mainstream festival ‘Latitude’. In an exciting night of harmonica led blues, they will appear in a double header with club favourites the Gerry Jablonski Band who will be promoting their new live album.

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