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MARTIN McNEILL                      

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Martin McNeill is a seasoned blues performer known for his slide guitar skills.

 

Martin hosts Monday Blues at Peggy Sue's, Leigh-on-Sea, playing and singing with guest musicians each week.

 

He gigs in solo, duo, trio and full band formats.

 

The band Martin McNeill's Bottleneck Blues are a fixture at Southend's famous Railway Hotel, playing a late Sunday afternoon gig every third week. The line-up includes West Weston on harmonica or Tim Huskisson on piano, JJ Zarbo on double bass, and Roy Webber or Marc Cecil on drums.

 

Martin McNeill also performs with vocalist Ruby Florence.

 

 

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COMING UP...

 

Thursday June 30: Solo gig at Mawson's bar, Southchurch Road, Southend. 8pm

 

Sunday July 3: Bottleneck Blues at the Railway Hotel, Southend, with special guest Chris Kibble on piano. 4.30 start.

 

 

FULL GIG LISTINGS

...CLICK HERE

 

 

BEN TYZACK AND DOM PIPKIN LINED UP FOR PEGGY SUE'S

Some great players are lined up for Monday Blues at Peggy Sue's, including:

* Singer/guitarist BEN TYZACK, who fronts the Spikedrivers as well as performing as a solo artist (July 18);

* New Orleans-style pianist and DOM PIPKIN (Sept 5);

* JOHN EMIL, who will be over here from the States on a tour (Aug 22);

* Essex blues rocker TIM  AVES (July 4).

Hosted by Martin McNeill, Monday Blues is at Peggy Sue's in Londaon Road, Leigh-on-Sea, each week, 8pm-10.45pm.

 

CLICK HERE FOR THE MONDAY BLUES PAGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

FULL GIG LIST GIGS

You can buy my CD, Lately I've Let Things Slide, via this website if you use Paypal. Click this link:

 

 

 

 

Or email me martinmcneill2005@gmail.com and I'll send you one.

 

It costs £10, including post and package within the UK.

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"THIS ONE IS BRITISH BLUES AT ITS BEST...terrific album, excellent showcase for Martin's outstanding slide talent"

IAN McKENZIE, Editor, Blues in the South, on the the CD Lately I've Let Things Slide (which he made one of his picks for 2015)...click here full review

CONTACT MARTIN

07967 339 809 martinmcneill2005@gmail.com

 

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The Martin McNeill solo CD Lately I've Let Things Slide has been selected as one of the best of 2015 by two pundits.

 

Joe Singleton played a track in his round-up of of 2015 on the Big Blues Bonanza, broadcast by Kansas City Radio.

 

Blues in the South editor Ian McKenzie placed the CD at No 32 in his (international) Top 50 of 2015.

 

And Paul Stiles, editor of Blues in Britain magazine, says: "I’ve been playing tracks from the album on UK Blues Today radio show recently and in the coming weeks.

"In fact, if I had a theme tune it would be Pickin’ The Blues."

 

Live at Peggy Sue's: West Weston, Rob Glazebrook, Martin McNeill: CLICK HERE! IMGP0324 (1) HEAR MARTIN ON SOUNDCLOUD 12938275_10154222163027446_6155212388040303655_n
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Latest video clip: BLOW WIND BLOW (Martin solo) GREAT GUESTS LINED UP FOR MONDAY BLUES AT PEGGY SUE'S...click here ECHO PIECE ON PEGGY SUE'S...click here