Date(s) - 25/03/2018
2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Old Post Office Theatre
Mar 25th AUTOMATIC ANNIE.
Musicians based in Shropshire & Sandbach, Automatic Annie’s hot rhythm & blues machine swings & rocks through the progressions. Tainted Love and Summertime are soulful and dynamic. Hip Shake and Wang Dang Doodle will make you beat your feet all night long while Cry Me a River and Route 66 get the jazz treatment. Singer Julia “Opus” Raven is an exceptional and unforgettable performer. This hoodoo combo has a residency at Havana Republic in Shrewsbury, and is rapidly riding the Blues Escalator to wider recognition.
Support is by JAXHILL – fine sounding warm rich blues from an acoustic duo from the 2 Staffordshire outposts of Leek & Lichfield. Mike Gledhill (guitar, resonator,vocals) and Phil Jackson (harmonicas, vocals) play acoustic blues, americana & their own songs. Influences are Robert Johnson, Son House,Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Paul Butterfield, Ry Cooper,60s-70s songwriters, Sonny Terry,Brownie McGhee, Miles Davis and Charles Mingus