Date(s) - 15/09/2017
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Sound Lounge
GORDON SMITH/ALAN GLEN BAND
Gordon Smith was once described by the late John Peel as the ‘foremost white blues guitarist in the world” which is a hefty epithet to carry around and potentially embarrassing to such a modest character as Gordon – but there is no doubt that he is a great blues guitarist with an authentic blues voice which caught the attention of the legendary Blue Horizon label in the early 1960s.
He displays the influences of the blues greats – Rev Gary Davis, Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Sleepy John Estes and most obviously the great Lonnie Johnson.
Gordon Smith is joined by Alan Glen on harmonica, Jim Mercer on double bass and Bob Haddrell on piano – apart from the pianist, the same stellar cast as on the acclaimed live limited edition album recorded at Brooks Blues Bar in February 2011which will be available (£10) at the gig.
Tickets: £10 in advance from www,wegottickets.com
£12 on the door