New Crawdaddy Club

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PAPA GEORGE BAND

Internationally acclaimed bluesman, Papa George, is admired on the UK blues circuit as an extremely well-respected musician.

Since the mid-70’s, Papa George has forged a reputation for stunning performances on the blues circuits and Festivals and is highly regarded, both here and in the USA and Europe for the gritty passion of his voice and his finesse on the blues guitar.

Recognised as one of the UK’s top guitarists and vocalists, and described by THE TIMES as “a mean axeman”, he captivates audiences playing Fender Stratocaster, or bottleneck blues-style on Amistar and National Steel guitars, with a passionate vocal style delivered with absolute conviction.

The Papa George band has built up a solid reputation in it’s own right with Papa more than ably supported by a pair of the finest musicians in Pete Stroud (Ex Peter Green’s Splinter Group) on bass and the very highly rated Darby Todd ( last seen at the club with Buddy Whittington) on drums.

They have made guest appearances with the late Gary Moore and Freddie Mercury, Zoot Money, Paul Jones of the Blues Band, Roger Chapman and PP Arnold to name just a few.

George was recognised in the 2016 British Blues Awards in the “Blues Great” category, a richly deserved recognition of this great blues artist.

Support this week from DAVE PRESS (solo)

February 3
MIGHTY BOSSCATS
February 17
JIM CRAWFORD