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 £12 per month 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
Kris Barras Band
Kris Barras is the U.K's most exciting Blues-Rock Guitarist. His blend of soul-wrenching melodies with blistering technique has thrilled audiences worldwide for the past 13 years. The band's unique mix of foot-stomping riffs and catchy tunes have made them the 'must-see' Blues/Rock band of 2018.
Kris was voted in the Top 15 Blues Guitarists in the world by the reader's of Music Radar/Total Guitar Magazine.
In April 2018, it was announced that Kris would become the new frontman for USA super-group, Supersonic Blues Machine. The band feature's legendary artists such as ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons, Steve Lukather (Toto), Eric Gales, Warren Haynes (Gov't Mule) and Walter Trout.
Kris has signed a multi-album deal to legendary Blues record Label, Provogue/Mascot Label Group. He joins a roster with artists such as Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Wayne Shepherd and Walter Trout.
Vocals Guitar / Kris Barras
Keyboards / Josiah J Manning
Bass / Elliott Blackler
Drums / Will Beavis
Natural Blues Guitarist
Barras' fingertips have a direct connection to the soul
More info at https://www.facebook.com/krisbarrasband/
More info at https://www.krisbarrasband.com/
Erin Harpe has been hailed as 2an authentic blues chanteuse", earning a reputation for her raw delta blues style and "total, selfless and compelling immersion in the music." Erin is an accomplished finger-picking acoustic guitarist, performing originals as well as classic 1930's songs by everyone from Tommy Johnson to Memphis Minnie with her husband Jim Countryman on Ukelele bass. She is recognized along with Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, Shemekia Copeland, Rory Block and Ana Popovic in 2013's "30 Women Burning Up the Blues" in The Alternate Root Magazine.
Erin loves to play the down home acoustic blues and has played with Phil Wiggins (of Cephas and Wiggins), James Montgomery, Warner Williams & Jay Summerour, Eleanor Ellis and many more and opened for some of the blues greats including T-Model Ford, Honeyboy Edwards, Roy Bookbinder and James Cotton. She's played at the House of Blues, Caffe Lena, Passim, the International Blues Challenge, South by Southwest, the New York State Blues Festival and many other festivals and venues around the US. She will perform as a duo, joined by Jim Countryman on ukelele bass.
More info at https://www.facebook.com/erin.harpe
Admission price TBC from Ticketweb, Tickets Scotland. Buy online here. Over 18 only.