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Blues Weekender – September 2023

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September 15, 2023 @ 7:00 pm

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Come and join us for a weekend of classic Blues tunes! We’ve got an excellent line up of musicians this year with performances from; Easy Does It, Three Card Trick, Al Hughes and The Brian Rawson Band!

Easy Does It
Local legend Easy Bob Reid plays classic blues tunes on the harmonica. Easy is still going strong at 80 and is always jazzing up any space his music reaches.

Three Card Trick
Gary alongside his brother Dean and their pet drummer Gibby formed 3 card trick for venues and events that were looking for something a bit different. Having 20 years experience in the music industry, Three Card Trick have recently completed successful tours of France, Spain and USA promoting their original albums.

Al Hughes
Rooted in Blues and soul tradition, like so many Scottish singers, Al writes from his own perspective on topic which are very much of today. His influences can be clearly heard, but his songs are, modern, relevant and gathering praise from growing number of well respected figures on the British music scene.

Brian Rawson Band
Brian was the guitar player in Belfast band, The Tearjerkers (Good Vibrations/Phonogram) who opened for Thin Lizzy on their Chinatown Tour, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Doll by Doll and Rachel Sweet. He played guitar with Jimmy Bain (Rainbow/ Wild Horses/Dio) on demo’s for the band, Rogue Male on which Jimmy produced and played bass before relocating to the U.S. where he played guitar on singer/songwriter Jon Lacabanne’s album “Amen”, The Groove Monsters debut album and Gary Stipe & Whiskey Hill’s E.P. He formed the Brian Rawson Band eight years ago in Glasgow and the band has clocked up hundreds of gigs throughout the UK including major festivals such as the Maryport Blues Festival and HRH Blues (Twice) and the Norfolk Blues Festival to name but a few.

40 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart
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The Vault Arts Centre, 40 Victoria Street
Newton Stewart, DG8 6BT
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15 September 2023
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7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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