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MARTIN McNEILL                      

bottleneck blues

MARTIN McNEILL:

solo guitarist/singer and Bottleneck Blues frontman.

 

Martin sings and plays old-school blues and is a highly-rated slide guitarist.

His repertoire includes Delta and Chicago blues, soulful ballads and modern folk blues.

Martin works as a solo or duo act and leads the band Bottleneck Blues.

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

Martin's album, Lately I've Let Things Slide, has been called "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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GIGS TO END OF YEAR

 

* Thurs Nov 15, 8pm: Blue Ball, Grantchester, Cambridge -- with Ruby Florence

 

* Fri Nov 16, 8.30pm: DP's Place, High Street, Aldeburgh

 

* Sat Nov 17, 8.30pm: Queen Street Brewhouse, Colchester

 

* Sun Nov 18, 4.30pm: Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues with Laurie Garmon on harmonica, Todd Knapp on drums, JJ on upright bass

 

* Tues Nov 20, 8.30pm: Flying Pig, Hills Road, Cambridge -- Ruby Florence Trio (part of Cambridge Jazz Festival)

 

* Weds Nov 21, 8.30pm: Flippin' Frog, Rochester

 

* Thurs Nov 22, 7pm: Oaktree vegan restaurant, Leigh Road, Leigh (bookings 01702 471435)

 

* Thursday Nov 29, 9pm: Rock Lodge, Whitstable

 

* Mon Dec 3, 8pm: Peggy Sue's Music Bar, London Road, Leigh -- Bottleneck Blues Trio with Tim Huskisson and West Weston

 

* Thurs Dec 6, 7pm: Oaktree restaurant, Leigh Road, Leigh (book a table on 01702 471435)

 

* Sun Dec 9, 4.30pm: Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues Band with Tim Huskisson, Roy Webber and JJ

 

* Tues Dec 11, 8pm: Spread Eagle, Queen's Road, Brentwood -- Bottleneck Blues Trio with Tim Huskisson and JJ

 

* Sat Dec 15, 8.30pm: Cock Tavern, Ongar -- Bottleneck Blues Trio with Todd Knapp and JJ

 

* Sun Dec 30, 4.30pm: Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues Band with West Weston, Roy Webber and JJ

 

 

REGULAR GIGS

 

RAILWAY HOTEL, SOUTHEND

Every third Sunday, 4.30pm (full band)

Nov 18, Dec 9

 

PEGGY SUE'S, LEIGH

First Monday of the month (trio)

Nov 5, Dec 3

 

SPREAD EAGLE, BRENTWOOD

Second Tuesday of the month (trio)

Nov 13, Dec 11

 

 

FULL LISTINGS...CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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