GENERAL SAFETY GUIDE & INFO

  • Wear a face covering on for entry & exit, queuing, moving between spaces, visiting toilets & ordering at the bar
  • Use hand sanitisers located around the venue
  • Sign into and out of Test & Protect on entry and exit from the show
  • Continue to create distance from other people where possible
  • Do not attend if you are symptomatic - persons displaying possible symptoms will be refused entry/removed
  • We are monitoring CO2 levels and ensuring maximum ventilation
  • Respect other gig goers & our staff

Edinburgh Blues Club is a Social Enterprise established to harness popular support for a regular blues events in Edinburgh to ensure that the city and surrounding areas do not miss out on quality touring blues acts.

The club provide a monthly blues event, featuring touring blues acts from the UK and beyond, with support from the finest local blues artists. The Edinburgh Blues Club is run on a member subscription basis, where club members can pay a monthly subscription in return for access to the monthly events and newsletter. Tickets are also on public sale at Ticketweb and Tickets Scotland.

More info at http://edinburgh-blues.co.uk

Jimmy Carpenter Blues Band

Jimmy Carpenter Blues Band
Jimmy Carpenter Blues Band

2021 Blues Music Awards Winner - Best Instrumentalist- Horn

Jimmy Carpenter, saxophonist, singer-songwriter, and arranger, began his musical journey over 35 years ago. In the '80s, he toured the east coast with the renegade blues band, The Alka-Phonics, in the ’90s with the blues-rock band The Believers, with whom he learned about the music business.

Over the years, Jimmy has toured internationally with Tinsley Ellis, Jimmy Thackery, Walter Wolfman Washington, Eric Lindell, and others.

In 2012 Jimmy joined Mike Zito, his long-time friend and musical cohort, and recorded and toured as a member of Mike Zito and the Wheel.

In addition to touring nationally & internationally, Jimmy has written, arranged and recorded the horns for many artists, and has gained a reputation as a master Blues, Rock-n-Roll and R&B saxophonist. Jimmy has also released three solo albums: Toiling in Obscurity, (2008); Walk Away (Vizztone 2014), and Jimmy Carpenter Plays the Blues (Vizztone 2017).

After many years in New Orleans, he currently lives in Las Vegas with his partner in crime and musical inspiration, Ms. Carrie Stowers. In addition to leading his own band and playing with numerous others, he is the Musical Director for the Big Blues Bender, and leader of the Bender Brass, The Bender’s house band. He is the current president of the Las Vegas Blues Society.

Advance tickets £18 stbf from Ticketweb. Buy online here. Over 18 only.