The Papa George Band
Friday 18th January 2019 - Starts 8pm
TICKET PRICE: £15
With many years of playing live music to rock and blues audiences in the UK, Europe and US this band will be playing at the Ropetackle Arts Centre on Friday 18th January 2019.
The London-based band will deliver a night of true passionate blues. As well as playing originals, they include a range of classic blues covers including material from the great blues artists.
PAPA GEORGE is recognized by an American Heritage International Organisation as a “Master Blues Artist”, and was inducted into the “Blues Hall Of Fame” in February 2013.
Euro Blues Awards 2014, Papa George was nominated finalist for the solo category. In 2016 he was recognized as a British Blues Great from the British Blues Awards (sponsored by The Cavern Freehouse, London).
Press reviews of Papa’s performance were highly rated and described him as …“an amazing blues vocalist and guitarist…playing at a very impressive level and definitely memorable”…
Described by Muddy Waters guitarist, Bob Margolin “…a powerful Deep Blues player…a spectacular blues artist. “He’s got power and nuance, he’s a master entertainer and pure player.”
The ace rhythm section includes two long time “bluesman’ bassist PETE STROUD (Peter Green, Buddy Whittington, Roger Chapman…) and drummer TOM COMPTOM (Johnny Winter, Alvin Lee…)
Papa George and his band present an inspirational performance with attitude.
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