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MARTIN McNEILL                      

bottleneck blues

MARTIN McNEILL:

solo guitarist/singer and Bottleneck Blues frontman.

 

Martin sings and plays traditional blues, using the slide or bottleneck guitar technique.

Material includes Delta and Chicago blues, soulful ballads and modern folk blues.

As well as working as a solo act, Martin leads the band Bottleneck Blues and performs duo gigs with various players.

The Bottleneck Blues line-up often features international harmonica star West Weston, Roy Webber on drums, JJ Zarbo on upright bass, and sometimes Tim Huskisson on piano.

Martin's album, Lately I've Let Things Slide, has been dubbed "British blues at its best".

 

*ONE OF THIS COUNTRY'S FINEST BOTTLENECK BLUES GUITARISTS

- Stephen Foster, BBC Suffolk presenter and music writer.

 

*GREAT PERFORMER...STUNNING BOTTLENECK GUITARIST

- Ashwyn Smyth, British Blues Federation chair.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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* Sat May 26, 8.30pm: Cock Tavern, Ongar -- Bottleneck Blues Trio

 

* Sun May 27, 3pm: Mawson's micro-pub, Southchurch Road, Southend

 

* Mon May 28, 1pm: Hop Yard Brewing Co, Hartford Road, Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5AA

 

* Mon May 28, 8pm: Spread Eagle, Queen's Road, Brentwood -- Bottleneck Blues featuring Roy Webber and JJ Zarbo

 

* Weds May 30, 8.30pm: Blues With Bottle Club, Anchor, London Road, Sevenoaks -- with Tim Huskisson on piano

 

* Sun June 3, 4.30pm: Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues with West Weston, JJ Zarbo and Roy Webber

 

* Thurs June 7, 8.30pm: Rock Lodge, Oxford St, Whitstable CT5 1DB

 

* Fri June 8, 8.30pm: Ye Olde Smack, Old Leigh -- Bottleneck Blues with JJ on bass, Rob Pokorny drums and special guest Chris Corcoran on guitar

 

* Tues June 12, 8pm:  Spread Eagle, Queen's Road, Brentwood -- Bottleneck Blues with Tim Huskisson piano, JJ bass

 

* Sun June 24, 4.30pm: Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues with West Weston, JJ Zarbo and Roy Webber

 

* Sat June 30, late afternoon: Cider festival, Old Dagenham Country Park. Special five-piece Bottleneck Blues line-up: West Weston (harmonica), Chris Kibble (piano), JJ Zarbo (bass), Rob Pokorny (drums). Late afternoon (timings to be confirmed)

 

 

 

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