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MARTIN McNEILL                      

bottleneck blues

Martin McNeill is a blues slide guitarist and singer, gigging as a solo act and in duo, trio and full band line-ups.

Martin McNeill's Bottleneck Blues features Roy Webber on drums and JJ on upright bass, often joined by West Weston on harmonica and/or Tim Huskisson on piano.

Martin's influences include Muddy Waters, Elmore James, Ry Cooder and Fred McDowell.

 

 

*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.

 

* ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S BEST BOTTLENECK BLUES PLAYERS, EVER. INCREDIBLE PLAYING, ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC

- Doug Welch, BBC Radio Kent folk show presenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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JUNE/JULY GIGS

 

* Thurs June 20, 8.30pm:

Flying Pig, Hills Road, Cambridge

 

* Sat June 22, 1pm:

Wheatsheaf, Tattingstone, Suffolk -- Blues, Beetroot & Beer Festival

 

* Tues June 25, 8pm:

Annie's Jazz at Thorpe Bay Golf Club, Thorpe Hall Hall Ave, Southend SS1 3AT  -- dance night with special five-piece Bottleneck Blues Band. West Weston (harmonica), Tim Huskisson (piano), Roy Webber (drums), JJ (bass)

 

* Weds June 26, 7.30pm: 

Woolpack, Church Lane, Warehorne,  Kent, TN26 2LL

 

* Sun June 30, 7.30pm:

Queen's Head, Church Road, Boreham

 

* Mon July 1, 8pm:

Peggy Sue's music bar, London Road, Leigh-on-Sea -- with West Weston and Tim Huskisson

 

*Thurs July 4, 8pm: Clarendon Hotel, Montpelier Row, Blackheath SE3 ORW

 

* Tues July 9, 8pm:

Spread Eagle, Queen's Road, Brentwood -- with Tim Huskisson and JJ

 

* Weds July 10, 8pm:

City Wall wine bar, High Street, Rochester ME1 1JT -- with JJ on double bass

 

* Fri July 12, 9pm:

Coda music bar, High Street, Colchester -- with West Weston, Roy Webber & JJ

 

* Sat July 13, 4pm:

Metro, Dereham, Norfolk (Dereham Blues Festival)

 

* Sun July 14, 3pm:

Metro, Dereham, Norfolk (Dereham Blues Festival)

 

* Tues July 16, 7.30pm:

Five Bells, The Street, East Brabourne, Ashford, Kent, TN25 5LP

 

* Fri July 19, 5pm:

Luna music bar, Church Lane, Leytonstone

 

* Tues July 23, 8.30pm:

Flying Pig, Hills Road, Cambridge -- Ruby Florence Trio

 

* Fri July 26, 8.30pm:

Pheonix, Old Dover Road, Canterbury

 

* Sat July 27, 8.30pm:

Queen Street Brewhouse, Colchester

 

* Sun July 28, 4.30pm:

Railway Hotel, Clifftown Road, Southend -- Bottleneck Blues Band

 

 

REGULAR GIGS

 

RAILWAY HOTEL, SOUTHEND

Usually every third Sunday, 4.30pm (band)

Next one: July 28

 

PEGGY SUE'S, LEIGH

First Monday of the month (trio). Next one: July 1

 

SPREAD EAGLE, BRENTWOOD

Second Tuesday of the month (trio).  Next one: July 9

 

 

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