120 years of the Blues

120 years of the Blues by Tim Hughes

Saturday 6th November, 7.30pm, British Schoolroom, Cliff Road

“Combining presentation and performance, Tim outlines the emergence of the blues from the Deep South, through Chicago and the British blues boom to the modern day. Covering artists as diverse as Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Blind Blake, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, BB King, Ry Cooder and many others. Including performances by Tim, using traditional bottleneck and finger-picking guitar styles, of “Walking Blues”, “That’ll Never Happen No More”, “Red Rooster”, “Baby Please Don’t Go” and “Paris Texas”. This event is designed to be of interest to all who would like to find out more about the blues that has been so influential to the development of popular music over the last century.”

Tickets £8 (to include a glass of wine or soft drink) on sale from the Co-op (cash)