It’s that time of year again where we welcome you to our brand new Blues Matters stage in Hotshots, just off Skyline at the Great British Rock & Blues Festival in Skegness.
Blues Matters stage times and bands are as follows…
Friday 17th January
Catfish – 8 – 9.30pm
UK and British Blues Award-winning band Catfish have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal frontman in 24-year-old guitarist/vocalist Matt Long, who plays with a real passion for the blues.
Howlin’ Mojo Blues Band – 10.15 – 11.45pm
Howlin’ Mojo Bones are a 4 piece blues band based in North East London. Formed in 2016, the band is making waves on the live circuit with their distinctive, driving, modern blues sound.
Saturday 18th January
Roadhouse Jam – 12.45 – 4pm
Jo Carley & the Old Dry Skulls – 8pm – 9.30pm
This trio play a unique hybrid of early 20th Century music infused with dark Cabaret. Dedicated to the subversive, the world of Jo Carley and the Old Dry Skulls is dark, animated and unusual.
Sunday 19th January afternoon acoustic sets
Trevor Babajack Steiger – 12 – 1pm
Rowland Jones – 1.30 – 2.30pm
When Rivers Meet – 3 – 4pm
Rounding off the weekend we have evening sets from…
Roadhouse – 8 – 9.30pm
Roadhouse is one of the UK’s most established blues-rock acts and is lead by acclaimed songwriter, guitar player and singer, Gary Boner.
The Achievers – 12.30 – 2am
UK Blues Challenge winners 2019, The Achievers are one of the most talked about and critically acclaimed bands on the UK blues and roots scene. Expect modern, secular ‘dancefloor-gospel’.
We can’t think of a better way to round off a brilliant weekend of music than to come to Hotshots and hang with these guys. A good time is guaranteed!
Below is a wee reminder of their set from last year in Jaks, the dance floor was jumping from the first song to the last!