Blues on the Beach – Monday 29 May – Marine Shelters
THE FUN KICKS OFF AT 12………AND IT’S ALL FREE!!
12pm: Adam Sweet Band
Adam Sweet is a young guitar-slinging songsmith from Exeter. Playing modern blues with a rootsy edge, Adam’s debut album, Small Town Thinking, garnered rave reviews and he continues to perform relentlessly with a gig schedule that increasingly takes him all over the UK. Here he is with his own band for some classic blues rock.
1pm: Snap, Crackle & Funk
Playing a blend of vintage and modern funk/soul classics, Snap, Crackle & Funk exhibit their impressive musicianship and showmanship. Ollie Harris, its bandleader, used to be known as the other half of Six Days, the brother and sister acoustic duo, but now plays in Dead Ground, on guitar and vocals. He’s also been known to play with Jonah Hitchens Band. Expect this dynamic five piece to get you up and grooving.
(Clara Bond – Vocals; Ollie Harris – Electric Guitar; Ben Milverton – Electric Guitar; Chris Tilke – Bass; Josh Williams – Drums)
2pm: Paddy Blight Band
After a scene-stealing set at 2016’s festival, this year sees the Paddy Blight Band bring their funkiest blues-fuelled music to Lyme Regis yet again. Led by guitarist Paddy Blight, and with a line up of drums, Jordan Savage, Jeff Walker on bass and Josiah J Manning on keys, they’ve played with some of the best including Matt Schofield, Ian Seigal, Dana Gillespie, Dirty Aces, & Joss Stone.
Vince Lee has been a mainstay on the South West’s music scene for over 25 years. An authentic, virtuoso blues musician whose band ‘The Big Combo’ have been performing regularly since 1996. His involvement with many of the areas finest players has lead to several musical projects, bands & recordings. He toured the UK & Europe extensively for ten years as front man with The Wildcards, a four- piece rockin’ rhythm & blues band with three successful albums to its credit.