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6th May 2017
Will Wilde Band
Another one not to miss!!
Will Wilde picked up his first harmonica at the age of 16 and played it until his lips bled. Weaned on the likes of Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson and Buddy Guy, Wilde grew up steeped in traditional Chicago Blues, yet his focus as an artist remains resolutely on the future.
Wilde fuses his passion for blues with his love of rock. He takes what's authentic and powerful about the music he grew up loving and introduces the raw energy of bands such as Led Zeppelin, Free and Deep Purple without losing the heart and conviction of the blues.
With knowledge and respect for the original masters of the instrument, Wilde takes the harmonica to a whole new level. Thomas Ruf (Ruf Records) called him ‘The Hendrix of the Harmonica’. His live show has been described as: ‘A masterclass of blues harp playing, bar none.’ (Blues in the North West).
Wilde has been five times nominated in the British Blues Awards for best Harmonica player (2010/2011/2012/2013/2014) and he has shared the stage with various notable blues artists. He has appeared twice on the Legendary Blues Cruise playing with veterans such as Sherman Robertson, Michael Burks, Earl Thomas and Taj Mahal.
Kings Head Ground,
off Station Road,
More information about Cwmbran RFC can be found at
click the Gig Guide page for forthcoming bands.
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 Cwmbran 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 still just £5 per annum, benefits include reduced admission, loyalty bonus and priority booking for all gigs as wel as Email alerts.
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