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Linton Music Festival

The Lineup 2008

These bands have been booked and confirmed to play at the 2008 Linton Music Festival.


Friday 20th June 2008
Gates open at 18.30
The Revolutionaires
19.00
With influences from Louis Jordan, Little Richard, Chuck Berry and Roy Brown, The Revolutionaires are a brilliant 1950's R&B combo who have played to great acclaim in the live music venues across the UK.

Further details: http://www.revolutionaires.co.uk/


Slowburner
20.30
SLOWBURNER are a 4-piece live blues band from the Midlands of England who play R&B the way that Brits are not supposed to be able to. Calling upon a deep love and understanding of traditional blues fused with an unparalleled level of performance experience, the band have built a reputation as one of the UK's very best live acts.

Further details: http://www.slowburner.co.uk/


The Blockheads
22.15 *HEADLINE*
The Blockheads, who need no introduction, are headlining on Friday night. They first formed in 1977 to promote Ian Durys' album New Boots and Pantieshence they have an excellent pedigree.

Further details: http://www.theblockheads.com/



Saturday 21st June 2008
Gates open at 13.00
Joanne-Shaw-Taylor
13.30
Playing a mixture of fiery guitar playing, sultry vocals and 100% pure soul, she spent a summer touring Europe with the super group D. U. P. This included fellow band members Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Candy Dulfer (Prine) and Jimmy Cliff.

Further details: http://www.joanneshawtaylor.com/


NuBlues
15.15
Ramon Goose, described as the 'cream of the UK's emerging blues stars', in his NuBlues guise has forged a sound influenced by Mississippi Delta blues and Chicago Blues which is then fused with Hip Hop loops and grooves.

Further details: http://www.nublues.com/


R J Mischo
18.00
R J Mischo is a harmonica ace and singer. His live shows are inspired by the blues from the south side of Chicago. His music style will keep you gooving all night long!

Further details: http://www.rjblues.com/


Big Blind
TBC
Playing their original material, with influences by the likes of ‘The Hoax’, ‘Stevie Ray & Jimmie Vaughan’, ‘Lester Butler’ & ‘Howlin Wolf’, Big Blind have received rave reviews. They have produced their internationally acclaimed debut CD “Dressed to Win” in record breaking time after landing a recording contract within their first 8 months.

Further details: http://www.bigblindblues.com/band_uk.html


The Stumble
20.15
Following rave reviews in 2007, the festival has broken its own rules by bringing them back! They are a complete outfit combining stage presence and superb musicianship with absolutely stunningly original material.

Further details: http://www.thestumble.com/


King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys
22.15 *HEADLINE*
Closing out Saturday night, the rough, tough and rocking, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys' hit Linton. This exterior masks the fact that these are the finest, most authentic Rhythm Blues band ever to come from outside the USA.

Further details: http://www.bigbearmusic.com/kingp/home.html



Sunday 22nd June 2008
Gates open at 13.00
Ramon Goose Trio
13.30
Ramon Goose plays again after his NuBlues performance on Saturday. Ramon has toured all over Europe with many big names but here he is again showing off his acoustic, slide and electric guitar skills.

Further details: http://www.ramongoose.com/


DC Fontana
15.30
The DCs tumble, twist & turn to produce a vibed-up sound.

Further details: http://www.dcfontana.co.uk/


British Blues Quintet
17.30 *HEADLINE*
Sunday has a double headline! Firstly kick back and listen to the legendary sounds of five master musicians that will rock you.

Further details: http://www.britishbluesquintet.co.uk/


The Animals
19.30 *HEADLINE*
No introduction is necessary for the 2nd part of the Sunday headline. The Animals, who formed in Newcastle-on-Tyne, reflect their upbringing with brawling, blues-based rock and roll! The Festival will close to the greats such as "Gotta Get Out of This Place", "It’s My Life" and "House of the rising Sun"!

Further details: http://members.aol.com/TheAnimalsSite



More Details

More details and ticket details can be found on the official Linton Festival site

http://www.lintonfestival.org

Linton Music Festival @ The Alma Inn, Linton, Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 7RY



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