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4th MARCH 2017
Keith Thompson Band
British Blues Rock musician Keith Thompson has been consistently performing in mainland Europe now for 20+ years, where he is well known to the large blues following as an exciting live performer.
This year Keith completed his 8th Blues/Rock album, “Catch the Fire” which features as guests, Buddy Whittington (John Mayall etc.) and rising star, Laurence Jones.
Keith and the band have subsequently toured again in Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Poland, USA & UK. They also appeared at several major festivals in Croatia including Baska International Guitar Festival, Umag and Kastav Blues Festivals. Also at Slovenia at the prestigious “Postonja Blues Festival” with “Ten Years After” and “Paul Lamb and the Kingsnakes”, Suwalki and Krosno Festivals in Poland alongside, Jeremy Spencer (Fleetwood Mac), Clarksdale Blues Festival, USA, Colne R&B festival in Lancashire, Swanage, Banbury Upton and Gloucester Blues Festivals in the UK. Keith has added his skills on stage or in recordings to projects by Spooky Tooth, Mike D’Abo, Steve Winwood, Ruby Turner, Larry Burton, Dave Markee and Henry Spinetti (Eric Clapton Band and Tina Turner) Greg Ridley of Humble Pie, Robbie Blunt, (Robert Plant) Luther Grosvenor of Mott The Hoople, Gino Washington, and many others.
Keith's many influences include, for electric guitar playing: Eric Clapton, Gary Moore, Rory Gallagher, Paul Kossoff & Free, Dave Gilmour, Jimmy Page, Robben Ford, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jeff Beck. For acoustic guitar playing: John Martyn, Doyle Dykes, Stephan Grossman, Rory Gallagher. As a songwriter, The Beatles, The Stones, Free, Larry Norman, Bob Dylan, John Martyn, Rory Gallagher. Keith also enjoys Keith Urban, Jeff Lang and Joe Bonamassa. Check 'em out!
or from the treasurer.
Kings Head Ground,
off Station Road,
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The aim of the Borough Blues Club is to promote Rhythm & Blues and its related forms in the South Wales area by organising performance nights with good blues acts and by means of workshop, educational and outreach activities.
Live gigs are held, usually on the first Saturday in each month (check this website for details) at New Panteg Rugby Club and feature the best local and regional bands as well as appearances by established blues stars, where this can be arranged.
Membership of the Borough Blues Club, which runs from April until March each year, is just £5 per annum, benefits include reduced admission and priority booking for all gigs, reduced costs for away trips, regular newsletter etc... To join, please come to a gig night and fill in a form or send a completed Membership Form by post to:
35 Pettingale Road,
enclose a cheque made out to Borough Blues Club for £5 per
person or £8 per couple.
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